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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

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Thriller | Mystery

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Release Date:

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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

Amol Palekar did the film for purely emotional reasons as scriptwriter Kamlesh Pandey was a good friend of the actor. Kamlesh started his career as a screenplay writer with Palekar's Ankahee (1985). See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Neeta: Have you ever quenched your thirst with fire, officer?
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Awesome! Powerful !! Spiritual !!!
20 June 2012 | by (Bangladesh) – See all my reviews

I am a Big fan of Amitabh Bachchan. But forget that. I recommend all to watch this movie for at list one time. It is Awesome, stylish, powerful, great experience. Nice experiment from the Director. Hollywood like movie, but has the essence of Bollywood. I am just thrilled to watch how Big B acted in this movie. He was spellbinder, Superb!You will find Persona, style,anger,super coolness, toughness, naughtiness, frightening and also frightened shade in his Character. It's a complete package. I think it is one of the difficult and 'cult' character of the world cinema(including Bollywood and Hollywood). And you would be agree that the best All rounder of acting Mr. Amitabh Bachchan has done pure justice to the character. Manoj Bajpayee was tremendous. Also other actors and actresses were good too. But the ultimate winner is Big B. Singing himself two songs and his dancing will mesmerize you. In a nutshell, it is a classic movie. Still now i wait and search when this movie will be shown in TV channels----- And, feel sad that Indian audiences could not give this movie it's due. I will rate this movie 7 out of 10.


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