Inspector Amar Damjee intervenes by chance during a terrorist attempt on the Chief Minister's life after several bodyguards were killed; several terrorists were killed, one arrested, but two escaped. The Chief Minister entrusts Amar with the task of finding and arresting the rest of the gang that had done already other successful attempts against government officials. Amidst an international scandal of millions of rupees, Amar gets framed for the rape and murder of Anjali, the only daughter of Police Commissioner Mazumdar... This time, the court case is swiftly judged, Amar condemned and imprisoned. Amar knows he is innocent, and wants to clear his name, for which he must escape from prison. Even so, the high powers that have sent him to jail are now after his life. [with thanks to gavin, bbakhtiari and rajoo] Written by
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The film went mostly unnoticed, but Aamir Khan's performance as Amar Damjee was appreciated by critics and filmmakers. It also turns out that Aamir's performance in this film was one of the key reasons director and film maker John Mathew Matthan selected Aamir for his film "Sarfarosh", as he thought Aamir played a tough cop, which he needed for his film, very well. "Sarfarosh" would go on to become a huge hit and win both Aamir Khan and John Mathew Matthan a lot of acclaim. See more
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