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DCP Abhay Singh
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DCP Abbas Lodhi
Mita Vasisht ...
Sumitra Singh
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Surinder
Ashish Vidyarthi ...
Commander Bhadra
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IGP Pathak
Milind Gunaji ...
Shiv
Vinit Kumar ...
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Ila Arun ...
Zeenat
Joan David
Sadiya Siddiqui ...
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Rajiv Dhingra ...
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Achyut Potdar
Shri Vallabh Vyas ...
Inspector Tiwari
Shivkumar Subramaniam ...
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Riveting suspense thriller about a dedicated cop who leads an under-cover squad against a group of terrorists. He manages to capture their leader, but finds himself and his family mentally and physically manipulated by the wily terrorist and his followers. Written by ajmal hussain <ajji@nightmail.com>

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Remade as drohi in Telugu and Tamil with kamal Hassan and Arjun in lead characters See more »

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Remade as Kuruthipunal (1996) See more »

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21 March 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

A harsh movie. That's how I'd describe Droh Kaal.

I watched this only recently simply out of curiosity. I remember watching Kamal Hassan's Drohi some 15 years ago, and I feel the original Droh Kaal is definitely better.

It is an unconventional film revolving around cops who fight terrorism and terrorists who take advantage of the corrupt system into manipulating the law.

Acting is good on part of the actors. The best actor is perhaps none other than Om puri.Film is draggy at times. THERE ARE NO SONGS AT ALL. This film is not suited for kids for the violence and some explicit scenes. And no one can watch it more than once.


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