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Sarfarosh (1999)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 30 April 1999 (India)
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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Seema
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INSP. Salim
Akash Khurana ...
Ajay's Father
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Ajay's Mother
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Babhi
Ahmed Khan ...
Haji
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Sultan
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Shiva
Shri Vallabh Vyas ...
Major Baig (as Shrivallabh Vyas)
Rajesh Joshi ...
Thakur
Ali Khan ...
Shafi
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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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Rupaiyo ki lalach mai apne desh ko bechne chala hai, Haramzada. See more »


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Trivia

Debut film of actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui who was then a small time actor. See more »

Goofs

The scene where Pakistan general id talking to his agents, the map on the wall is Indian map with Kashmir as its part. It would not had been same assuming Pakistan shows POK as a separate state. See more »

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Ajay Singh Rathod: Kya Thakur tu aata nahi hai?
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Referenced in Hadh Kar Di Aapne (2000) See more »

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4 December 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

One of the best things about this movie is that it shows the hero taking the right path to revenge. He becomes an IPS Officer and concentrates on eradicating crime. This is in contrast with the regular Bollywood hero, who takes the shorter and easier path justified with tit-for-tat logic to kill a particular villain in the story. Thus, this movie rises above the parochial view of solving problems through one particular revenge. Otherwise also, of late Bollywood heroes are never shown as studious ones because it is only the poor students that most people like to relate to and studious people or anyone can laugh on them as well.


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