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Nahar Singh's (Amrish Puri) fore-fathers and he have sworn to protect the family and heirs of powerful underworld don, Jodhabhai and his heirs for generations. Nahar would like his son, ... See full summary »

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Ishaan Singh
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Suman Dev
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Nahar Singh (Ishaan's father)
Rahul Bose ...
Sunny
Govind Namdeo ...
ACP Aslam Khan
Nethra Raghuraman ...
Nishi (club dancer)
Vinit Kumar ...
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Anupam Shyam
Atul Kumar
A.K. Hangal ...
Homeless teacher
Vihang Nayak
Kanti Madia
Ravi Patwardhan
Khalid Mohamed ...
Mushtaq
Uttara Baokar
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Nahar Singh's (Amrish Puri) fore-fathers and he have sworn to protect the family and heirs of powerful underworld don, Jodhabhai and his heirs for generations. Nahar would like his son, Ishaan (Ajay Devgan) to continue this tradition, to which he is willing as he friendly with Jodhabhai's son, Sunny (Rahul Bose). Ishaan's vow begins to falter when he falls in love with Suman Dev (Tabu). Things gets even more complicated when Suman comes forward to testify that she witnessed Sunny's car being driven from the scene of a multiple homicide. Sunny finds this out and asks Ishaan to chose between him and Suman, and Ishaan choses Suman. Things escalate out of control when Nahar is killed; and Ishaan becomes a prime suspect in the multiple-family homicide. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Manoj Bajpayee was signed for a role but opted out when Ram Gopal Verma requested him not to sign any small role's during the shooting of Satya. See more »

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nice idea, bad film
12 December 1999 | by (england) – See all my reviews

Yes, it's refreshing to see a bollywood film that isn't solely a romance - there are too few original ideas these days. This film is about the Bombay mafia, and in particular the son of a Bombay don who gets crazed with power and loses control and respect for human life. There is the obligatory romantic angle between Ajay Devgan and Tabu, but this is thankfully kept to a minimum. The trouble is the film just doesn't carry. A weak storyline and poor acting from the main villain contribute the the film's failure to get the audience involved in the plot. Although Ajay and Tabu are brilliant at acting, their talents are wasted in this film. The music for the film - by A. R. Rehman -is really good, but the songs are intrusive and do not fit in with the feel of the movie. Overall, it is not surprising this film has flopped.


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