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Mr. Adler
Gilbert Aguilera ...
Drug dealer
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Storyline

On or about 12May00, a truck gets stolen in Los Angeles, and the Police bring in six men of South Asian origin for questioning. They are: Yashvardhan Rampal, known as 'Major' educated intelligent, unemployed, with an ailing wife who longs to return to India; Non-English speaking Jay Rehan, otherwise known as 'Ajju', a foul-mouthed, trigger-happy gangster; A out-of-work former nightclub bouncer, Marc Issak, whose girlfriend, Lisa, is a bar dancer, and who is known to get into fights due to his uncontrollable temper; A drug deal, Raj Yadav, otherwise known as Bali, foul-mouthed, womanizer, stutterer, and alcoholic; Bali's sidekick, Maqbool Haider, otherwise known as Mac; White-collared Anand Mathur, alias Andy, recently separated from his wife, Renu, and longing to get back together with his son, who he cannot get custody of due to financial problems. The six confer in a cell, cite woes that even though the Italians have their Mafia, the Colombians have their Cartels, but the East ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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6 perfect strangers, 1 perfect crime. Now, all they have to fear is each other... See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 December 2002 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Чужой среди своих  »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 280,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

INR 115,633,140 (India), 27 December 2002

Opening Weekend USA:

$425,975, 22 December 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,002,066, 12 January 2003
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The 1st arrest and interrogation scenes are similar to the ones in The Usual Suspects. The interrogation is done by Detective MacQuarrie. Christopher McQuarrie is the writer of The Usual Suspects. See more »

Quotes

Yashvardhan Rampal 'Major': [To Ajju] Who in the blue hell gave you a passport?
Jay Rehan 'Ajju': Baali's mom!
Yashvardhan Rampal 'Major': [Major looks at Baali]
Raj Yadav 'Baali': She's been w... working in a passport office since childhood only!
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References Rififi (1955) See more »

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Written by Lucky Ali
Composed by Lucky Ali
Performed by Lucky Ali
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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What about the American?
23 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is a unique film in many ways, most of which have been touched upon. It is a refreshing new version of Bollywood film making. Cheers to Sanjay Gupta for taking the chance to be different.

Sanjay Dutt was excellent in this film. He reminds me of Jean Reno, and hopefully this will open him up to an international audience.

What I would also like to comment on is my performance as Detective Maquarrie. I busted my butt to give the audience a realistic LA detective, and did all my own stunts as well.

It was a pleasure working with some of Bollywoods best, they are truly a great bunch of guys and were very profesional. Hats off to all of them for taking a chance on this film.

If you have any comments, please feel free to e-mail me.

I can also be seen in last years "Windalkers" as a marine sgt., and you will be seeing alot more of me in the future.

Thanks to all that saw the film.

JF Davis


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