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Aks (2001)

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Raghavan Ghatge, a psychotic terrorist, and Manu Verma, the cop who tracks him down, shoot each other simultaneously, the result being that Raghavan's soul is transferred into Verma's body...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Insp. Manu Verma
Raveena Tandon ...
Neeta
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Raghavan Ghatge (as Manoj Bajpai)
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Supriya Verma
K.K. Raina ...
Mahadevan Ghatge
Kamal Chopra ...
ACP Pradhan
Tanvi Azmi ...
Madhu Pradhan
Vineeth Kumar ...
Narang
Pramod Moutho ...
Justice Balwant Chaudhry (as Pramod Muthu)
Salim Ghouse ...
Blind Guru
Veerendra Saxena ...
Hanif Kasai (as Virendra Saxena)
Vijay Raaz ...
Yeda Yakub
Vrajesh Hirjee ...
Raw Officer 1
Gajraj Rao ...
Raw Officer 2
Mithilesh Chaturvedi ...
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Storyline

Aks is the story of a hunter and his prey. A cop and a killer. Aks is the story of Manu Verma and Raghuvan. The story begins in the heart of Budapest. The Indian Defence minister is on a routine foreign visit. He reveals the true details of his diplomatic trip to his head of Security Manu Verma by informing him about the floppy which has valuable information that could affect the very destiny of the nation. On the other hand Intelligence sources have revealed to Manu Verma that a lone assassin long feared for his ruthlessness has been paid to eliminate the Defence minister. The shadowy figure is called Raguhvan, Manu Verma reaches the Indian Defence Minister just moments too late to save him and finds the statesman in a pool of blood Raguhvan has struck and vanished into thin air. Now the hunter becomes the hunted as Manu Verma tries to find Raghuvan. When he does find him something unexpected happens, which changes both Manu and Raguhvan forever. Written by annonymous

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There is a stranger in your mirror

Genres:

Thriller | Mystery

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£46,312 (UK) (13 July 2001)

Gross:

£46,312 (UK) (13 July 2001)
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Trivia

Nandita Das was unhappy the way her role shaped up in the end product and felt cheated by the makers, she stated in a press conference that the role was the complete opposite of what was explained to her. See more »

Goofs

Yeda Yakub can be seen blinking in the sauna, after Raghavan kills him. See more »

Quotes

Supriya Verma: Still working? If you people bring your work to the dining table, I might take the dinner to your office, ok?
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References Justice Chowdhary (1982) See more »

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Whoa!!!!
2 January 2002 | by (nrw york, USA) – See all my reviews

How can this movie flop is beyond my comprehension! This is a quality movie that i have seen in a long time. Its so much more better than the stupid movies Bollywood keeps churning out. Amitabh Bachhan and Manoj Bajpai tear it up! WerD.


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