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The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003)

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Arun Khanna is a spy for the Indian government whose aid is enlisted to stop ISI Chief Ishak Khan. Khan is trying to build a nuclear bomb with which he can liberate Kashmir from the Indians... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Major Arun Khanna / Batra / Wahid
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Reshma / Ruksar
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Shaheen Zakaria
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I.S.I Chief Ishak Khan
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Mr. Zakaria
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Salman
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Major's sidekick
Yvonne Maverick ...
Government Agent (as Yvonne Czerny)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rajat Bedi ...
Militant
Deep Dhillon
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Security Guard
Shahbaaz Khan ...
Suleman
Khalid Mohamed ...
Militant
Pradeep Singh Rawat ...
Police Officer
Gene Snisky ...
Russian Terrorist (as Gene Snitsky)
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Arun Khanna is a spy for the Indian government whose aid is enlisted to stop ISI Chief Ishak Khan. Khan is trying to build a nuclear bomb with which he can liberate Kashmir from the Indians. A battle of wits ensues. When Khan detonates a bomb at Khanna's engagement party to a fellow spy, Khanna's resolve is only strengthened. Now not only does he have to fight Khan, but he also has to track down his missing fiancee. Written by Ace_of_Hearts

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10 April 2003 (India)  »

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Budget:

INR 530,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$130,200 (USA) (11 April 2003)

Gross:

$269,194 (USA) (25 April 2003)
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The most expensive Hindi film to date (2003), costing around 55 crore Rupees (550 million Rs.). See more »

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Deol proves himself!!!
9 September 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This movie is said to be the most expensive film till date made by an Indian filmmaker.Anil Sharma is quite an old film maker who has experienced many things in his life and has thought of how to make his movies.Casting Sunny Deol was the first right decision he made as no other actor could have taken his place for such a role.It was a difficult role which needed lots of emotional and action packed activities.Sunny performs amazingly.It is said that he actually jumped the final jump in the movie from the top of the mountain.That's incredible. The movie is a love story of a spy as the name suggests.If you can imagine Sunny looking different in his make ups, then you might understand on what basis the movie has been made.Pritey Zinta delivers a good performance.The rest of the cast gives in their hard work and Amrish Puri yet again proves that he is the best Villain there is.

Songs are average while the action sequences(especially with the wrestler in the lab in Canada is rocking!!!)are just too good.Allan Amin yet again proves his modern mind and his outlook. Overall, it is fun movie and a great time pass.


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