A honest but disgraced Police Inspector's attempts to clear his name pits him against terrorists and the brother of his sweetheart.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jay Singh
Inspector Karan Saxena
Ravi Mathur
Divya Mathur
Natasha Tejani (as Sangita Bijlani)
Commissioner Mathur
Bhujang / Bhairav Singh
Inspector Suraj Singh (as Sharad Saxena)
Dan Dhanoa ...
Ganga / Ram Avtar
Anjana Mumtaz ...
Sudha Saxena


Honest, diligent and brave Police Inspector Karan Saxena while carrying out his investigations against gangster and smuggler Bhujang is mysteriously framed and transfer to a remote area called Madhavpur. While residing there Karan sets to put things right and gets into confrontations with a bandit, Jai Singh who is good at heart and always ready to fight for the oppressed because his own dad, a brave Martyr has been killed by Bhujang, he too join with Karan to wreak vengeance against Bhujang. Ravi the son of the Mumbai Police Commissioner, Mathur joins Bhujang gang secretly wanting to get his own revenge from Bhujang. These three men Ravi, Karan and Jai manage to gather evidence against Bhujang and his gang and sets out on a dangerous road of crime, without the laws help in order to liberate the country from Bhujang / Bhairav Singh and his gang. Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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A Volcanic Saga of Three Angry Men





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It's like a riptide...not really.
18 April 2010 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

Rajiv Rai's 'Tridev' is very much the typical multistarrer flick on the 80s. With its over the top action sequences, songs appearing out of nowhere, heroines who are there for eye-candy, repetitive coincidences etcetera. Let's start with the good side. The catchy soundtrack is quite good, my favourite song being 'Gali Gali Mein Firta Hai'. The 'heroines' are quite pretty. While there is Sonam and Madhuri Dixit, they can easily be overlooked when a sizzling Sangeeta Bijlani appears on screen (however, she is an awful dancer). Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff and Naseeruddin Shah are cast as the action heroes and it is Shah who steals the show with his over the top performance by providing some excellent comic relief. The late Amrish Puri is a delight to watch when he plays the over the top villain. 'Tridev' is quite entertaining in parts. It's not as boring as for example, Feroz Khan's 'Janbaaz'. I fast forwarded most of the dishum dishum action sequences and maybe it's not such a bad movie to play on your DVD player while you're cooking or ironing your clothes. Campy.

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