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Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000)

In order to seek justice for a man who exacts vengeance on a politician, who was responsible for his daughter's death, two rival reporters teams up to help him to prove his innocence.

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Suresh Bhagwat
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Ria Bannerjee
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Ajay's mother
Dilip Joshi ...
Pappu Junior's assistant
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M.K. Sharma
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Ramakant Dua
Jaswir Kaur
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Ajay Bakshi
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Laxmi
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Pappu Junior
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Chief Minister Mushran
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Storyline

When a businessman is assassinated on the eve of election, the assassin, Mohan Joshi is arrested on the spot, but manages to escape days later during the media coverage. He is portrayed to be a terrorist and the country is thrown into an uproar. Many die who had no connection with the rivalries of Joshi and his victim, in a corporate attempt to scare the survivors into believing that Joshi is part of a "foreign hand" of bullies. Joshi meets Ajay and Ria then tells them the truth behind the whole incident. It seems that Joshi's teenage daughter died because of a brutal rape by the man whom he would later slay. Revealing while "on camera" that this man and his partners have been destroying everything in pursuit of their goals, Joshi declares that he killed the man in revenge, almost without thinking. "If that is terrorism, I'm a terrorist", he concludes. Later, Joshi is put into prison and sentenced to death. On the day of his execution, the reporters and general public lead a silent ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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21 January 2000 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Mein Herz schlägt indisch  »

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£98,556 (UK) (21 January 2000)

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$588,606 (USA) (28 January 2000)
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After this film, director Aziz Mirza made Chalte Chalte & Kismat Konection. See more »

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Featured in Billu (2009) See more »

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Aao Na Aao Na
Performed by Jatin
Composed by Jatin Pandit & Lalit Pandit (as Jatin-Lalit)
Written by Javed Akhtar
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Nice Movie
23 November 2008 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie and I thought I wouldn't like it because it's kinda an old one yet I was really surprised in a good way because the actors play, the story, the script and everything was well done and credible.

I liked the songs..especially the "I'm the best" one song by the 2 actors at different times and moments. Yet both were so great and lovely.

So I advice you to watch it for the actors, the music and the deepness of this movie with a tender and "politicaly" correct way of playing of the 2 actors.

Enjoy it! My result: 6/10. Watch it at least once.


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