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Lakshya (2004)

 -  War | Drama | Romance  -  18 June 2004 (USA)
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When taken out of comfort zone, pampered young man Karan faces the reality of having goalless life.

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Maj. Binod Sengupta
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Subedar Maj. Pritam Singh
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Maj. Kaushal Verma (as Raj Zutshi)
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Capt. Jalal Akbar
Prashant Chianani ...
Lt. Vishal Srivastav (as Prashant Chainani)
Shakeel Khan
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Ajai Jose
Aditya Srivastava ...
Pradeep
Abir Goswami ...
Capt. Sudhir Mishra (AMC)
Parmeet Sethi ...
Maj. Shahbaaz Humdani (Pakistan)
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Mr. Shergill
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Storyline

Karan is a lazy man, who is good for nothing. He lives on the income generated by his father and elder brother, who run the family business. All Karan does is have fun with his buddies and romance a woman named Romi. When he watches an action movie, he and his friends decide to enlist in the army, but the course proves to be too much of a bother and he abandons it half way, thus making his lose respect on the home front. Romi also stops respecting him. Now Karan decides that he must re-join the army and show to his family and Romi that he too is focused about path he has to take in this lifetime. But will he be resilient enough to carry out this task? Written by Sumitra (corrected by Calista)

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It took him 24 years and 18000 feet to find himself

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War | Drama | Romance

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18 June 2004 (USA)  »

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Budget:

INR 300,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$139,000 (USA) (25 June 2004)

Gross:

$752,344 (USA) (23 July 2004)
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Trivia

When Hrithik Roshan was asked if there was anything about this movie that he would have changed, he answered that, in the second half, he would have changed Preity Zinta's hair, which he found to be awful. See more »

Goofs

When Hrithik Roshan receives a letter from his friend while in Kargil and is interrupted by his fellow senior officer, he puts the letter in his right pant pocket. But when he remembers about the letter later on, he removes the letter from his left pant pocket. See more »

Quotes

Romila "Romi" Dutta: What is all this happening?
Alwyn: Mushko, Dras, Kaksar, Batalik, it's the same everywhere.
Romila "Romi" Dutta: I don't understand. Why does this war take place. Why do people get killed this way? When will these people understand that solution to a man's problem is not war but peace and prosperity?
Capt. Saket Ahluwalia, Dogra Regt.: [shouts loudly from the other table] Just shut up, just shut up.
Capt. Saket Ahluwalia, Dogra Regt.: [confronts Romi and others] If you want to give a lecture on peace and prosperity go to some other place. Get Lost.
Alwyn: See you are misunderstanding us.
Capt. Saket Ahluwalia, Dogra Regt.: You want ...
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Farhan is a very promising film maker
25 June 2004 | by (Mumbai, India) – See all my reviews

One of the best Hindi films i have ever seen. I have never heard background music like that in any other Hindi film, at least in the last decade. The special effects in the rock climbing scene were done very well. Farhan has proved to be a good film maker by making two completely different sorts of films and made them both beautifully. The shots were like paintings and everything looked authentic and real, like the uniforms and the helicopters and the camps fitted perfectly with the surroundings and the imagination of it all as a whole is just amazing. Farhan to me is a very promising film maker. Hritiks acting was outstanding, except for a little over acting in the beginning. Overall i must say that i know i can expect great things from farhan and from Hritik. Good luck! and Congratulations!


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