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China Gate (1998)

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10 old exiled army men decide to free a village from an evil bandit

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Col. Krishnakant Puri
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Maj. Sarfaraz Khan
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Maj. Ranjir Singh Gurung
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Sandhya Rajan
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Mrs. Gopinath
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Maj. Kailashnath Gupta
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Inspector Barot
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Capt. Bijon Dasgupta (as Tinu Anand)
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Pandey / DK (as Anjan Shrivastava)
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Sub. Nageshwar Rammaiah
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Gopinath
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Devdurg villager
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Col. Kewal Krishan Puri
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Colonel Krishnakant Puri and his colleagues are all court-Marshall from the Indian army because they all are accused of aborting mission 'China-Gate'. 17 years later a young woman, Sandhya watch helplessly as a notorious bandit, Jageera crush her Forest Officer father, Sundar Rajan to death; this then forces her to approach Puri and his colleagues for assistance in liberating her village, Devdurg from the terror of Jageera. She lodges the battalion stay in an abandoned house in the village and provide them with all the necessary arms, ammunitions and materials needed to combat Jageera and they start there preparations and training for the mission; while at the same time their efforts are frustrated by the village police headed by the corrupt police inspector, Barot but they do manage to handle him. Then several attacks are launch on Devdurg by Jageera and his gang forcing Puri and his men to retaliate by the exchange of gun-battle which leaves many causalities on both sides. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Worth it for Chama Chama
11 September 2007 | by (Metairie, La) – See all my reviews

First of all let me admit, I like Bollywood movies for the singing and dancing. So I always have a"plot" verdict and a music verdict. I rate the movie as good, there was an interesting plot, the acting was good, and the tale had a good moral.

But I must admit I would probably have never watched it if it were not for Urmilla's rendition of Chama Chama. Simply spectacular, one of the greatest things ever. I rank it up there with Dola Re Dola from Devdas, and Rhamba's Pyaar Achcha Hota Hai from the film Pyaar Diwan Hota Hai.

In fact I work for a public library and recommended the library purchase both China Gale and Pyaar Diwan Hota Hai simply because I was totally blown away after seeing them on the Chart Busters DVD from Eros Entertainment. Both movies are OK plot wise, but these two are true show stoppers. So I literally would not have seen either movie except for these two songs!


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