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Sunil Dutt ...
DSP Shiv Kumar (Guest Appearance)
Shashi Kapoor ...
Ravi Kumar
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Vijay Kumar
Shatrughan Sinha ...
Rakesh
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Sheetal Kumar
Parveen Babi ...
Sunita
Bindiya Goswami ...
Renu
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Chacha
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Shakal
Mazhar Khan ...
Abdul
Helen ...
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Bindu ...
Padmini Kapila ...
Roma (Guest Appearance)
Sujit Kumar ...
Shakal's assistant
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Shaan tells the story of DCP Shiv Kumar an honest, brave and upright police man. He live in the country with his wife, a daughter and two brothers Ravi and Vijay who are con men to the highest extent and would do anything to th rick people, there cunningness, one day got them into trouble with the law where there brother was forced to arrest them and feel no pity for them. However they were release a few days later since they were keeping a low profile in jail. Shiv Kumar decides to investigate against gangster and smuggler Shakal and his men where he was killed in his line of duty. After there brother's death Ravi and Vijay decides to mend there ways where they were persuade by marksman, circus master and an old enemy of Shiv, Rakesh, who decides to mend his ways and join hand with the two legendary to destroy Shakal who keeps a man-eating crocodile on an island far apart. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Jaanu Meri Jaan Main Tere Qurbaan
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All-In-One Film
12 June 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Shaan has everything you would want in a film - there's comedy, drama, action, great music, and an all-star cast. Not only that, but there also is a car chase, a hostage crisis, a shootout, a jewel heist, and a deadly marine animal!

Characters include a pair of con-artist brothers who get conned themselves but end up joining their crafty foes (an uncle and niece team), another brother who just happens to be a police officer, his wife and daughter, a mischievous club singer, a hitman who turns good, a diabolical villain and his cronies, and a disabled informant. What more could you ask for?

As if the movie itself is not enough, the music is excellent as well. What else can you expect from R.D. Burman? "Yamma Yamma" is an instant classic. Find out for yourself if you haven't heard it yet, just ask for the MP3. "Pyar Karne Wale" is a hit as well, and fits perfectly into the movie, unlike most songs in Hindi films which just appear out of nowhere (and I must say, Parveen Babi looks great as she "sings" and dances to it in the movie).

This film is a 10/10 all the way. Shaan may be older than I am, but it's a film for the ages, and my father having a rather large video collection, Shaan being among them, I must have seen it at least a half dozen times since I was little. If you love watching Hindi movies, but haven't seen it yet, put it on your list of ones to watch. I'm sure you won't be disappointed.


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