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Pukar (2000)

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Major Jaidev Rajvansh and his fellow officer Hussein manage to rescue a leading politician as well as capture his kidnapper, Abhrush. The terrorist has been searched for years and he is ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Major Jaidev Rajvansh
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Anjali
Namrata Shirodkar ...
Pooja Mallapa
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Colonel Hussein
Rohini Hattangadi ...
Mrs. Mallapa (Pooja's mother)
Farida Jalal ...
Gayetri Rajvansh
Shivaji Satam ...
Col. Rana
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Abhrush
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
K.D. Chandran
Sudhir Joshi ...
Anjali's Father
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Mr. Rajvansh
Abdul Qayyoom Khan ...
Advertising Executive
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Military General Indian Army
Viju Khote ...
Dayanand Hawasti
Lata Mangeshkar ...
Herself
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Major Jaidev Rajvansh and his fellow officer Hussein manage to rescue a leading politician as well as capture his kidnapper, Abhrush. The terrorist has been searched for years and he is finally captured by the two officers. Jai returns to a joyous welcome, and is declared a national hero. He takes a break from the army and returns to his hometown. There he meets his childhood friend Anjali who has always harboured love for Jai. Anjali is determined to make sure she and Jai stay together 24/7. At a party, he meets Miss India, Pooja Mallapa. As they spend more time together, he begins to love her and she too begins to love him. In the mean time, Jai's parents are arranging his marriage to Anjali but when they find out about Jai's love for Pooja, they realise that they have to tell Anjali everything. Anjali, heartbroken and jealous swears revenge on Jai for rejecting her. Realising her hatred for him. Abrush takes advantage and together they plot to destroy Jai's reputation and life. ... Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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$198,287 (USA) (4 February 2000)

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$357,422 (USA) (18 February 2000)
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Rajkumar Santoshi was to make the film with Sunny Deol and Madhuri Dixit in 1991 as " Ajay". The film got shelved due to problems. Boney Kapoor offered a good financial deal to Santoshi and he opted to then make the film with Anil Kapoor in 1998. See more »

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Humrahi Jab Ho Mastana
Music by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar & Majrooh Sultanpuri
Performed by Udit Narayan, Hema Sardesai
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Excellent movie
9 August 2000 | by (Hyderabad) – See all my reviews

It is an excellent movie which can be characterised as a mini classic . It has first rate performances from Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit .The action sequences are a major highlight of the film as are the photography and locales . Good work from Rajkumar Santoshi.


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