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Vishal Chaudhry is the second son of Assistant Police Commissioner of Police, Ramakant Chaudhry. His eldest son, Vikas, was killed by unknown elements, who are still at large. Ramakant is ... See full summary »

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Vishal Chaudhry
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Ramakant Chaudhry
Madhoo ...
Mohini Sharma
Farida Jalal ...
Revati Chaudhry
Dalip Tahil ...
Police Commissioner Desai
Deven Verma ...
Head Const. Devkinandan Sharma
Mohnish Bahl ...
Vijay Sharma
Mohan Joshi ...
Baba Khan
Rami Reddy ...
(as Rammi Reddy)
Sulabha Arya ...
Parvati Sharma (as Sulbha Arya)
Dinesh
Ankush Mohite
Rumi Jaffery ...
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John
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Satish Kaul ...
Vikas Chaudhry
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Vishal Chaudhry is the second son of Assistant Police Commissioner of Police, Ramakant Chaudhry. His eldest son, Vikas, was killed by unknown elements, who are still at large. Ramakant is honest and dedicated, and in a corrupt city, is considered a major liability. Vishal is hot-tempered, and this often leads him into fist fights. When Vishal witnesses a murder, and is able to identify the killer, the son of a prominent and well-known person, his father disbelieves his son, and is reluctant to arrest the culprit. He does reconsider, and goes ahead with the arrest, only to have his wife, Parvati, abducted and released - with a time-bomb tied to her waist. Vishal and Ramakant must now decide whether to save their mother and wife respectively, or to compromise with the killer, his father, and corrupt elements within the police force itself. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Sunil Shetty was signed for Akshay's role. Guddu Dhanoa decided to drop him from the film. See more »

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5 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a typical melodramatic Bollywood production. The system (cops, courts, etc) is corrupt and THE hero (whose only qualification seems to be that he knows how to fight) is going to fix it all. I am not sure what the message for the viewer is: is someone upset with corruption supposed to start mayhem in the streets to get revenge ? The songs were average as well. The acting is mediocre in general, with a few good sections. Amrish Puri has done a good job in his role as a honest police officer. Akshay Kumar is at best, mediocre. The story is somewhat improbable, with bombs being tied to people to kill them in public by blowing them up - wouldn't it be easier to just shoot someone or do something similar ??


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