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China Gate (1998)

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After witnessing the brutal slaying of her Forest Officer father, Sunder Rajan, at the hands of dreaded dacoit Jageera, Sandhya goes to Colonel Krishnakant Puri and asks for his assistance ... See full summary »

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Col. Krishnakant Puri
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Maj. Sarfaraz Khan
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Maj. Ranjir Singh Gurung
Mamta Kulkarni ...
Sandhya Rajan
Ila Arun ...
Mrs. Gopinath
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Maj. Kailashnath Gupta
Paresh Rawal ...
Inspector Barot
Tinnu Anand ...
Capt. Bijon Dasgupta (as Tinu Anand)
Anjan Srivastav ...
Pandey / DK (as Anjan Shrivastava)
Jagdeep ...
Sub. Nageshwar Rammaiah
Viju Khote ...
Ghanshyam
K.D. Chandran ...
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Shivaji Satam ...
Gopinath
Harish Patel ...
Devdurg villager
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Col. Kewal Krishan Puri
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After witnessing the brutal slaying of her Forest Officer father, Sunder Rajan, at the hands of dreaded dacoit Jageera, Sandhya goes to Colonel Krishnakant Puri and asks for his assistance in bringing an end to Jageera's rule in the Devdurg region. Krishnakant agrees to assist her, and summons about a dozen of his fellow officers and subordinates to assist him. They all assemble at Devdurg with all the necessary ammunitions and arms to combat Jageera, not realizing that Jageera has influence over the local police detachment, who will prevent Puri and his men to possess any guns and weapons. This does not deter Puri and his men, and they continue to stay on in Devdurg and gain the confidence of the villagers. What the villagers do not know that Krishnakant and his men had all been dishonorably discharged from the army for cowardice and retreating when attacked by the enemy. Will Puri and his men abandon Devdurg and let history repeat itself? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The original leading lady was Manisha Koirala. See more »

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Remake of Shichinin no samurai (1954) See more »

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If you prefer technicially brilliant movie, this is one, you can't afford to miss it.
1 December 1999 | by (Pune, India) – See all my reviews

This is another WONDERFUL movie by RajKumar Santoshi, the creator of Ghayal, Ghatak, Damini. Though the movie is inspired by blockbusters like Sholay (Hindi), Seven Samurai but has somehow prints its own identity. This movie has more than 12 actors but the director has beautifully characterize their roles. You would remember each and everybody even after leaving the theatre. I think this is the first Hindi movie which has no young actors in it and typical love story. The other highlights of the movie are excellent cinematography, live sets and superb acting. If you prefer technicially brilliant movie, this is one, you must see.

-Anupam


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