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LOC: Kargil (2003)

Based on the real story during Kargil war fought between India and Pakistan in 1999.

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Lt Col. Y.K. Joshi, 13 JAK Rifles
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Lt. Manoj Kumar Pandey, 1 / 11 Gurkha Rifles
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Capt. Anuj Nayyar, 17 JAT
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Sepoy Sanjay Kumar, 13 JAK Rifles
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Maj. Deepak Rampal, 17 JAT
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Lt. Vikram Batra, 13 JAK Rifles
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Lt. Balwan Singh, 18 Grenadiers
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Maj. Padmapani Acharya, 2 Rajputana Rifles
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Yogender Singh
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Hema (as Rani Mukherji)
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Maj. Rajesh Adhikari, 18 Grenadiers
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Gren. Yogender Singh Yadav, 18 Grenadiers (as Manoj Bajpai)
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Simran (as Kareena Kapoor)
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Rampal's wife
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Reena Yadav
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LOC KARGIL is the story of Indian soldiers fighting in Kargil and being remembered by their family. There is Vikram Batra (Abhishek Bachchan), a daredevil soldier who won Param Vir Chakra for his bravery. Manoj Pandey (Ajay Devgan), a poet by nature laid his live and was served with Param Vir Chakra too. The toughest of all the soldiers was Lt. Balwant Singh (Akshaye Khanna) awarded the Mahaveer Chakra. Major Deepak Rampal (Sanjay Kapoor) was on leave when the call for war came. He was the backbone of the unit, awarded VIR CHAKRA. Lt. Col. Y. K. Joshi (Sanjay Dutt), a daredevil soldier was too awarded VIR CHAKRA. Captain Anuj Nayyar (Saif Ali Khan) for whom death was just another game lived his life and was awarded with Mahaveer Chakra. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Heroes do not choose their destiny, destiny chooses them

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Drama | History | War

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12 December 2003 (India)  »

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INR 400,000,000 (estimated)
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The most expensive Hindi movie made (December 2003). See more »

Goofs

When Capt. Anuj Nayyar, attacks the Pakistani soldiers, it is daytime. But in the next shot it is completely dark. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Manoj Kumar Pandey: Ask your mother whether you are beautiful or not.
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Khush Rehena
Written by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Roop Kumar Rathod
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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Sadly Patriotic.
9 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

I have come to the conclusion that Bollywood does not know how to make War Films. A plain vanilla Documentary would have made more justice to the Martyr's of the kargil. The movie is agonsingly long, too many charecters that hoover over a lost script, a technical disaster and repetious to the core. The filmmaker has tried his best to lend auntheticity by using the real terrain but after an hour of the movie it is like Dejavue. The problem I see is Amateur consultants and dialogue that dilutes the theme and reduces the content to a mear childrens play. Bollywood is the leader when it comes to Musical but when it comes to aunthenticity in depicting a war and special effects the two Movies that come close are "The Hero" and "Gadar-Ek Prem Katha". This movie is an unmitigated disaster even though the Producers intentions were laudable and Patriotic.


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