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Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997)

Governor Jaisingh Sinha is murdered and the needle of suspicion points towards his estranged son, Sahil Sinha who must prove his innocence.

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Bobby Deol ...
Sahil Sinha
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Sheetal Choudhry
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Isha Diwan
Prem Chopra ...
Mantri
Raza Murad ...
Lawyer Thanawala
Paresh Rawal ...
Ishwar Diwan (Isha's dad)
Sadashiv Amrapurkar ...
Insp. Neelkanth
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Vilas Rao
Dalip Tahil ...
Meghnath Choudhry (Sheetal's dad)
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Dr. Gandhi
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Insp. Udham Singh
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Gov. Jaisingh Sinha
Mukesh Rishi ...
Mantri's bodyguard
Tej Sapru ...
Jailer
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Phoolchand
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Jaisingh lives in India with his son, Sahil, who dislikes his father. Things only get worse between father and son, when Jaisingh wants him to get married to Sheetal, a woman he has chosen to be his daughter-in-law. But Sahil wants to marry another girl by the name of Isha, and no amount of pressure can get him to change his mind. Finally, an argument ensues between the two, with Jaisingh getting killed. The Police are summoned, they arrest Sahil, try him in the Indian courts, convict him, but instead of giving him the death sentence, they put him in jail for life. A defiant Sahil, who still maintains his innocence, finds a way to escape, with the authorities hot on his tail, and leading this chase is a senior policeman by the name of Udham Singh, who has never been known to fail in his job of apprehending runaways and other criminals. Written by Sonia

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The song " Gupt Gupt" was sampled from the English song " Deep Forest " by the group Deep Forest. See more »

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Duniya Haseeno Ka Mela
Written by Anand Bakshi
Composed by Viju Shah
Performed by Udit Narayan
Courtesy of Tips Cassettes & Records Co.
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A great suspense thriller
7 April 2000 | by (Bangalore, India) – See all my reviews

A movie in true Rajiv Rai tradition, Gupt is a big budget suspense thriller. The songs are well shot and the movie runs at a pace which manages to sustain interest throughout. Bobby plays a man wrongfully convicted for his father's murder and all evidence is against him. He escapes from prison and puts together all the clues to catch the real killer. Kajol acts well while Manisha looks cool. In fact she looks better than she has ever looked in all her recent movies. If you like well made Hindi masala movies, this is your movie.


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