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Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000)

When a businessman is assassinated on election eve, the assassin, Mohan Joshi is arrested on the spot, but manages to escape days later during the media coverage. He is accused of terrorism... See full summary »

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When a businessman is assassinated on election eve, the assassin, Mohan Joshi is arrested on the spot, but manages to escape days later during the media coverage. He is accused of terrorism 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 lead a silent march, flying the national flag of ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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£98,556 (UK) (21 January 2000)

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$588,606 (USA) (28 January 2000)
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Shahrukh Khan wanted to include a remix by Bally Sagoo in the film. But by then the film was complete and ready for release. It was too late to add it in the film. See more »

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I Am The Best
Performed by Abhijeet
Composed by Jatin Pandit & Lalit Pandit (as Jatin-Lalit)
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Cool Super Mega Hit of the Millennium
14 February 2000 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

I have watched this movie so far 5 times in the theatres and I intend to go to the cinema again.

I liked the story line and the way the movie begins. Though I am not an Indian citizen, the movie was really touching and I could feel the patriotism in the cast and I enjoyed the music very much. Lyrics were very well written. I can go on and on.

Million thanks to Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and Aziz Mirza for giving us such an excellent movie to begin a great Millennium ahead. >


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