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Cast overview, first billed only:
Renu A. Mathur (as Namrata Cooper)
Major's wife
Dancer / Singer in Club
Ranjit Chowdhry ...
Det. MacQuarrie (as J.F. Davis)
Morgana Di Castlebesozza ...
Sanjay Sippy ...
Mr. Adler
Gilbert Aguilera ...
Drug dealer


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  »


Box Office


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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


This was Amitabh Bachchan's 100th lead role. See more »


The blood of the cop looks orange. See more »


Jay Rehan 'Ajju': [to Major in Hindi] Will you only bark or will you bite?
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Written by Dev Kohli
Composed by Anand Raj Anand
Performed by Sanjay Dutt, Shaan, Zubin Garg, Anand Raj Anand and Sudesh Bhonsle
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Adaptation of Reservoir Dogs.
2 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie is an adaptation of Quentin Tarantino's "Reservoir Dogs", the only difference being that there are more people in the movie. I must say, for a bollywood movie, I got more to see than I expected. I saw this movie before watching Reservoir Dogs and the performances were simply brilliant. Amitabh, Sanjay and Mahesh Manjarekar make an excellent team. If you want to relax and watch an explosive bollywood movie on a friday night, this is exactly the kind of movie you are looking for.

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