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Main Hoon Na (2004)

An army major goes undercover as a college student. His mission is both professional and personal: to protect his general's daughter from a radical militant, and to find his estranged half-brother.

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Maj. Ram Prasad Sharma
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Raghavan Datta
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Laxman Prasad Sharma
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Sanjana Bakshi
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Gen. Amarjeet Bakshi
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Brig. Shekhar Sharma
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Prof. Rasai
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Principal
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Miss Kaker
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Madhu Sharma
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Project Milaap TV Host
Kunal Kumar ...
Shastri
Rajiv Panjabi ...
Percy
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Storyline

When India and Pakistan decide to end their hostilities, there is one army person in India who is unhappy, because of his son's death in the Indo-Pak war. He decides to launch terror attacks and bring an end to peace, and for this purpose he shoots and gravelly injures an Indian army officer. After the death of this officer, Raghavan then decides to do away with the army officer's daughter, Sanjana, who is studying in hostel. Raghavan and his men descend on the hostel and hold over 100 students hostage. There is only one student who can save them, and his name is Ram, he claims he is a student, but is here on a mission - a mission that when told will reveal his real identity and two plans which he must carry out simultaneously. Written by Sumitra (corrected by Iqbal)

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30 April 2004 (India)  »

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£322,290 (UK) (30 April 2004)
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Trivia

Farah Khan and Shah Rukh Khan had started planning for this movie in 2000. Filming had started in 2001, but Shah Rukh Khan's back injury and other commitments came in the way. See more »

Goofs

When Brigadier Shekhar Sharma is introduced, he is holding his army uniform cap in his hand. In the next shot, he is wearing the cap and then takes it off again. See more »

Quotes

Chandni: Did you just sing to me?
Maj. Ram Prasad Sharma: No, I didn't. I'm just a tin soldier.
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The whole crew of the movie appears as a cameo in the song Ye Fizayen at the end as a part of closing credits. See more »

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Referenced in Dulha Mil Gaya (2010) See more »

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Tumhe Jo Maine Dekha
Music by Anu Malik
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Performed by Abhijeet, Shreya Ghoshal
© 2004 Venus Records and Tapes (India) Pvt. Ltd
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View From A Casual Audience
1 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am not into Bollywood movies that much, but I really enjoyed watching Main Hoon Na ( I asked my friend, and she said it means "I'll be there for you"). As you would expect from Bollywood movies, there is a mishmash of genres in this movie: romance, drama, comedy, action, political thriller, and the odd musical number now and then. Imagine True Lies meets Grease meets Toy Soldiers meets Never Been Kissed meets Matrix. I know it has been parodied so many times, but that slow-mo back ward flip when Shar Rukh Khan tried to evade the Spitty teacher's bullets ala Matrix really cracks me up! I also liked the characterisation of the female characters in this movie. They really stand their ground against the male leads.They are not clingy and naive as I find some Bollywood movies portrays women... And no wonder... it was directed by a woman. I also enjoyed the soundtrack. Like the movie, it aims to sound contemporary while paying tribute to the traditional styles. With tongue firmly in cheek


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