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Sarfarosh (1999)

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After his brother is killed and father severly injured by terrorists, a young med student quits his studies to join the Indian Police Service to wipe out the terrorists.

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Ghazal singer "Gulfam Hassan"
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Ajay Singh Rathod
Sonali Bendre ...
Seema
Mukesh Rishi ...
INSP. Salim
Akash Khurana ...
Ajay's Father
Smita Jaykar ...
Ajay's Mother
Sukanya Kulkarni ...
Babhi
Ahmed Khan ...
Haji
Pradeep Singh Rawat ...
Sultan
Makrand Deshpande ...
Shiva
Shri Vallabh Vyas ...
Major Baig (as Shrivallabh Vyas)
Rajesh Joshi ...
Thakur
Ali Khan ...
Shafi
Upasna Singh ...
Mala (as Upasana Singh)
Salim Shah ...
INSP. Yadav
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Ajay Rathod is a no-nonsense police officer from Mumbai Crime Branch. Long time ago his elder brother was killed by terrorists which caused him to quit his medical studies and join Indian Police Service. He is a great admirer of Pakistan-based ghazal singer Gulfam Hassan. During one of Hassan's concerts, they meet for the first time and become great friends. Meanwhile, Ajay's investigation into the Pakistan-supported cross-border terrorism takes him to Rajasthan and reveals an unsettling truth about someone close to his heart. Written by Soumitra

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The film was released at the time of the Kargil conflict when tensions between India and Pakistan were high. See more »

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When Ajay and his crew go to the eatery to get Bala Thakur, he got shot and a motorcycle runs over his leg. He grabs his thigh and screams in pain. However, in the next scene, we can see he has a cast on his lower leg. See more »

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Ajay Singh Rathod: Kya Thakur tu aata nahi hai?
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great movie - definitely worth a watch
16 February 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This movie leaves the theatre with you and stays in your mind for a long time. A realistic and honest look at the problems our police system is facing is the theme of this movie. Amir Khan, is as usual,incomparable and produces a strong and honest performance. He and his team are a bunch of honest, hard-working cops trying to get Mumbai rid of all the terrorism and criminals. Amir Khan plays a tough cop with a rough past (his brother was killed by gangsters) and the event has led him to try and sweep crime away from Mumbai. All the actors in the movie have done their job very well, especially the actors in Amir Khan's police team. Sonali Bendre has done as much justice as she could to her role, which is kind of minimal and unfair. Yet, the movie is a great one. Naseeruddin shah is amazing as usual, and goes through with his character with ease and perfection.Worth a watch, the movie will surely not fail to impress.


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