A young man with a vendetta against a business tycoon seduces and kills his eldest daughter and then proceeds to his younger daughter but she begins to suspect her new lover's ulterior motive.

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Ajay Sharma
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Shobha
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Priya
Siddharth ...
Inspector Karan
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Seema
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Madan Chopra
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Babulal - Head Servant
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Vishwanath Sharma (as Anant Mahadevan)
Daboo Malik ...
Ravi Shukla (as Krish Malik)
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Seth Bajodia
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Vicky Malhotra
Resham Tipnis ...
Anjali Sinha
Amrit Patel ...
Chopra's chauffeur (as Amrut Patel)
Sumeet Pathak ...
Young Ajay (as Master Sumeet)
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A poor but ambitious young man Ajay Sharma is a devoted son to his widowed, traumatized, amnesiac mother. He leaves home for Bombay to fulfill the mysterious promise he made to himself and his mother. On the way he gets a lift from his childhood friend Vicky Malhotra. Ajay has secretly seduced Seema, the elder daughter of business tycoon Madan Chopra and on the side, he also makes acquaintance of Chopra and his younger daughter Priya at a car race in Madras. Ajay promises to marry Seema but betrays and murders her by throwing her off the roof of a building, making it look like a suicide with the help of a faked suicide note which he obtained from Seema under false pretext. He then adopts the identity of Vicky Malhotra, makes the vulnerable Priya fall in love with him and also wins Chopra's trust. However, Priya refuses to believe that her sister committed suicide and keeps investigating, which forces Ajay/Vicky to murder anyone who could possibly help her discover the truth. Written by Soumitra

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Dr.Albans hit song " ITS MY LIFE" is played in a party scene. See more »

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Adi Irani gives a lift to Srk and says his life is only traveling between Pune and Mumbai but his car registration shows GA which is Goa registration See more »

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Ajay Sharma: And though you want to, you can cause me no harm. Because this time around, your condition is like the handicapped person who needs a crutch to walk but has no hands to hold it.
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Remake of A Kiss Before Dying (1991) See more »

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Baazigar O Baazigar
Performed by Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
Music by Anu Malik
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One of SRK's Best Performances

If I had to recommend just one Shah Rukh Khan film, this will be the one. Baazigar is a story of revenge - a thriller romance. Ajay Sharma's family is betrayed by the villainous Madan Chopra. Subsequent events lead to his father and sister dying on the same night (the latter, in his arms). His mother is so traumatised she loses her mind. Ajay's anger and thirst for revenge is justified. As an adult, he plots Chopra's downfall and Chopra's two daughters are his tools. SRK is so convincing you forget he's not really Ajay. Some of the scenes make you grab your seat and go "Wow". Kajol is, as usual, a dynamic performer. Shilpa is OK. Johnny Lever must be one of the few people who can crack jokes in a serious film and not make you tear your hair out in frustration. His Babu Lal is an effective comic relief.

The songs are not too bad. If you've heard Anu Malik's previous songs, you'll realize that Baazigar has a number of rehashed tracks. Typical of Anu Malik, no? Overall, this film deserves at least an 8. I don't understand why its rating is low in here.


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