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Khakee (2004)

 |  Action, Drama  |  23 January 2004 (USA)
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DCP Anant Shrivastav (Amitabh Bachchan) has been assigned the mission to escort terrorist Iqbal Ansari (Atul Kulkarni) from Chandangarh to Mumbai. His terrorist organization are determined ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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DCP Anant Kumar Shrivastav
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Sr. Inspector Shekhar Verma
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Yashwant Angre, Former Police Officer
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Mahalaxshmi (as Aishwarya Rai)
Tusshar Kapoor ...
Sub Inspector Ashwin Gupte (as Tusshar)
Atul Kulkarni ...
Dr. Iqbal Ansari
Jaya Prada ...
Jaya Shrivastav (Special Appearance)
Lara Dutta ...
Dancer 'Aisa Jadoo' (Special Appearance)
Prakash Raj ...
ACP Naidu
Sabyasachi Chakraborty ...
Minister Deodhar (as Sabyasachi Chakrabarty)
Tanuja ...
Dr. Iqbal Ansari's mother
Ashwini Khalsekar
Radhika Menon
D. Santosh
Kamlesh Sawant ...
Constable Kamlesh Sawant
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Storyline

DCP Anant Shrivastav (Amitabh Bachchan) has been assigned the mission to escort terrorist Iqbal Ansari (Atul Kulkarni) from Chandangarh to Mumbai. His terrorist organization are determined to obtain him again. The plan for this is led by Yashwant Angre (Ajay Devgan), a ruthless killer and a former police officer. Anant's team consists of Inspector Shekhar Sachdev (Akshay Kumar), rookie cop Ashwin Gupte (Tusshar Kapoor) and two more inspectors. Soon Mahalakshmi (Aishwarya Rai) joins them as she is the only witness to have seen Yashwant. The team are armed and ready to go but danger lurks everywhere as the terrorist organization are determined to make sure the officers do not make it to Mumbai. The trip turns into survival when the team are attacked at various times. Finally the team make it to an abandoned cottage in the forest but there is a shoot out and the team are heavily outnumbered. Shekhar tries to force an exchange but against Anant's and Ashwin's judgement. Finally Ansari, ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Also Known As:

Khakee - Das tödliche Gesetz Indiens  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£87,379 (UK) (23 January 2004)

Gross:

£87,379 (UK) (23 January 2004)
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Rajkumar Santoshi narrated the story of the movie to Amar Singh (politician), who had arranged the meeting with Amitabh Bachchan and the film started with his blessings. Also, during the film's production he went out of his way to obtain permission to shoot on the train. Hence the reason Amar Singh is thanked in the opening credits. See more »

Goofs

Dr. Ansari is speaking comfortably on the train, but is declared dead on arrival at the hospital. See more »

Quotes

Yashwant Angre: Welcome... Welcome to Chandangarh.
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Connections

References Amistad (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Yoon Hi Tum Mujhse Pyar
Music by Ram Sampat
Lyrics by Sameer
Performed by Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghoshal
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Amitabh v/s Ajay = A blast, terrific executed film
27 February 2004 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Khakee had big names to its credit Amitabh, Ajay D. Aishwarya R., Akshay Kum., Tusshar, and above all Rajkumar Santoshi. Santoshi is so consitent with making good movies and making his performers give career best performances. The movie is not a routine cop drama or to best of my knowledge its not stolen of any Hollywood movie, but one may have an idea earlier in the film that it kind of looks like Swat but its not like Swat at all. It is an example of what a nice action thriller should be, it doesn't give its audience time to blink while the movie is going on. It surprises at every new scene. The movie is also a prime example of why Amitabh is till date consider a legend in Bollywood. There were couple scenes that he shows his skillz but some were simply best for example when he reminds the police officer in the police station of his duty was just so text book, No wonder he is called Mr. Institution. Amitabh gives a glimpse of Old Amitabh "Angry young man" in this case "Angry Ol' man" at the climax point when he beats Ajay down. It is undisputed actor is one of the best in the buisness despite of his age, he can still make his fan following grow. The story, direction and screenplay was really hot. The best man in the film was Amitabh B. but other performers were surely upto Bachchan's calibre. Ajay D. in a negative role was smashing, I liked his name "ANGRE"! The sequences amongst Ajay and Amitabh was so hot and best part of the whole product. Ajay with great performances one after another, he is sure one of the best emerging actors in Hindi Cinema, if continued with such performances he will be called among the best of all times.(in Hindi Cinema) Akshay Kumar had a career performance in the movie. Tusshar was alright but Akshay Khanna would have been lot better in his shoes. Aishwarya Rai was simple gorgeous and she too was alright. Atul Kulkarni had very little to say but lot to tell. He was just right for the role. Overall, as on behalf of Hindi cinema viewers i would like to urge Mr. Rajkumar Santoshi to make films that's as crafty as this (entertaining). I really liked it because it was out of the norm yet very effective and with master performers giving good performances. I would recommend it to any one who likes Amitabh B. or even who is a fan of Ajay D. must see cinema!!! Yep Amitabh rules No competition matters when it comes to Amitabh B. Still standing Tall.


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