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Karan Arjun (1995)

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Karan and Arjun reincarnate in the different parts of the country. But the faith of their previous mother brings them together in order to avenge their death.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Durga Singh
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Karan Singh
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Arjun Singh
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Thakur Durjan Singh
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Sonia Saxena
Mamta Kulkarni ...
Bindiya
Ranjeet ...
Mr. Saxena
Johnny Lever ...
Lenghaiya
Arjun ...
Nahar Singh
Ashok Saraf ...
Munshiji
Aashif Sheikh ...
Suraj Singh
Ila Arun ...
Rajasthani Dancer (segment "Gup Chup")
Kishore Anand Bhanushali ...
The Guy who wanted to marry Bindiya
Suresh Chatwal ...
Girdhari (Vijay's Father)
Salim Khan Ding-Dong ...
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When Durga's husband speaks out against the tyrannical rule of his brother, Durjan Singh, he is mercilessly killed, and Durga and her two children, Karan and Arjun, are left destitute. Durga brings up her sons without informing them of their heritage nor of the death of their father, but they soon find out when the elder Thakur decides to invite Durga back into his household. This does not auger well with Durjan Singh, and he has the elder Thakur killed. When he finds out about Durga, he goes to end her life, but her sons spring up to defend her, only to get themselves killed. Alone, destitute more than ever, and devastated, Durga loses her mind, and prays to God to bring her sons back so that they can avenge her humiliation, and the death of their father. Seventeen years later, two youth re-enter her life, they do look like her sons, and are ready to take on Durjan Singh, but will they also meet the same fate as Karan, Arjun, and their father? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The first movie to feature Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan on screen together. See more »

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One of the best of 90s
11 May 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I still remember the first time I watched this movie back in 1995. I was almost hypnotized during the movie. Dialogues like "Mamta Ka Karz" and "Inteqam Ki Aag" may sound cheesy in today's time, but these were pretty common those days and who better than Shahrukh and Salman to mouth those lines. Salman did his tough guy role with élan. Shahrukh though physically unsuitable to play that kind of role didn't do bad either. Kajol may be remembered as an actress of substance today but this movie showed her and Mamta Kulkarni, both as mere showpieces, a trait of 90s. Amrish Puri did another of those evil Thakur kind of roles, that he could even played in his sleep. However the soul of the movie is Rakhi Gulzar, every time she mouthed that unforgettable "Mere Bete Aayenge, Mere Karan Arjun Aayenge" line, I used to find myself almost in tears. Music was average, but "Jaati Hun Main, Jaldi Hai Kya" became a chart-buster and was like Kajol's own "Dhak Dhak".Not to forget "Mujhko Ranaji Maaf Karna", which was one of the most talked about songs after "Choli Ke Peeche". Bravura performances, hit songs, high emotional melodrama and above all Rakhi's spirited performance made this movie a cult. Not to miss if you have been bored of NRI characters roaming in Mercedes and dancing in exotic locales and want to see some real Bollywood extravaganza.


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