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(2004)

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The director's initial plan was to hire all the main actors with names starting with alphabet A. Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgan, Akshay Kumar, Aishwarya Rai, Atul Kulkarni, Amrish Puri and Akshaye Khanna. However, Akshaye Khanna dropped out and was replaced with Tushhar Kapoor on short notice (hence the odd one out).
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Akshaye Khanna was initially approached to play Sub Inspector Ashwin Gupte.
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan injured her leg in a jeep accident during filming.
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Jayapradha had a full-fledged role, but because of her commitment to her sick husband who was hospitalized, her role was trimmed down to a guest appearance.
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Rajkumar Santoshi wanted to make a film about cops with Amitabh Bachchan ever since he was involved as an assistant in Ardh Satya (1983).
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Rajkumar Santoshi had wanted Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to be in his film since he dropped her out of Lajja (2001).
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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.
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The actor's name who played the role of Constable Kamlesh Sawant is Kamlesh Sawant.
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Ram Sampath's first mainstream Hindi film as a music director.
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Ajay Devgan's second negative role after Deewangee (2002).
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Prakash Raj's voice was dubbed.
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Paresh Rawal was signed for Akshay Kumar's role. The producer dropped him to add more commercial value to the film. Thus he signed Akshay.
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's first role as a villain.
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