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Krishna Patil is a poor, unemployed, unsuccessful and short tempered youth who stays in a chawl with his father Ramakant and elder sister Mansi. He tries to secure a job in the police ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Krishna Patil (as Manoj Bajpai)
Kavita Chaudhary
Ajay Pandey
Ramakant Patil
Sheeba ...
Mansi Patil
Raveena Tandon ...
Special Appearance
Ishwar Mohanlal Ghodbole
Mamu / Romesh Bhagwat Dogra
Raju Kher
Johnny Lever ...
Makrand Deshpande ...
Raju Mavani
Sachin Khedekar ...
Mun. Comm. Khairnar


Krishna Patil is a poor, unemployed, unsuccessful and short tempered youth who stays in a chawl with his father Ramakant and elder sister Mansi. He tries to secure a job in the police department but fails. One day he happens to meet Kavita Choudhary, a young, rich, beautiful, intelligent lawyer. He falls for her instantly and begins wooing her. Kavita, having recently lost her father, stays alone and feels lonely and depressed. There is a certain void in her life. She is looking for someone to share her loneliness and an unemployed Krishna suits her requirements perfectly. Hence she accepts him as her boyfriend despite his mediocre looks, poor family background, jobless status and lack of personal hygiene. Written by Yogesh Verma

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Release Date:

1 December 2000 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Ghaath - Rache  »

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Raveena Tandon shot for the film for a week. She then had to leave the film due to date hassles. She was replaced by Tabu. See more »


Referenced in Dum (2003) See more »

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Re-defining P.O.L.I.C.E.
20 August 2004 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

A very well-made movie, reflecting the current corrupt times in India, especially in Bombay City.

Of particular interest is the definition of "P.O.L.I.C.E.", which is supposed to mean P - Polite, O- Obedient, L- Loyal, I- Intelligent, C- Courteous, and E - Efficient.

In this movie a corrupt police inspector I.M. Ghodbole (Mukesh Tiwari) passionately re-defines P.O.L.I.C.E. as P- Power, O- Order, L- Liar, I- Incompetent, C-Corrupt, and E - Encounter. Unfortunately, as is systemic racism deeply embedded in Canada and the United States, so is corruption in India. There are solutions, but those solutions need tough love, and a will to change things for the better. This movie justifiably states that the courts and the law are available for a few affluent individuals; that people in power are above the law; and a non-existent media. Just my two cents.

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