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A woman falls for a charming and mysterious businessman. The whirlwind romance turns sour when she is framed for his underworld crimes. Now, finally out of prison she is ready for sweet revenge.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Karan Singh Rathod
Urmila Matondkar ...
Sarika Vartak
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ACP Malti Vaidya
Aditya Srivastava ...
Kamlesh Mathur
Pratima Kazmi ...
Pramila (as Pratima Kajmi)
Madan Joshi
Zakir Hussain ...
Sanjeiv Nanda
Abhay Bhargav
Rasika Oak
Seema Adhikari ...
Dolly
Gopal K. Singh ...
Abhijeet (as Gopal Singh)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sheeba Chaddha
Rasika Joshi ...
Gomti the Prison Queen
Kavita Kaushik ...
Karan's girlfriend who lives in Delhi
Gulfam Khan
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Storyline

Sarika and Karan are employed in a big city called Mumbai in India. They meet, have a date, and find that they are attracted to each other. They do not know nor care of each others' backgrounds, and get married. They start to live in a small apartment. One day Karan asks Sarika to deliver a parcel for him via an Indian airline, which she does. The authorities stop her, and a search reveals that she was carrying drugs in the parcel, and she is arrested. After her arrest, Karan visits her and assures that this is all a big misunderstanding, and she will be found not guilty and let out soon. This does not happen, Sarika is found guilty, is convicted and sentenced to a long jail term. While in prison, it slowly and painfully dawns on her that she has been used, and wants to avenge this. In order to get even with Karan, she must first of all either wait for the sentence to get over or be more daring and escape, take Karan by surprise and avenge her humiliation. Which way will Sarika take? Written by Calista

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24 February 2004 (Kuwait)  »

Also Known As:

There Was a Beautiful Girl  »

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INR 80,000,000 (estimated)
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When ACP Malti Vaidya is sitting in the hotel, she's shown first sucking on a long cigarette (unlit), then in the next shot, is lighting the same cigarette with a noticeably shorter and already smoked cigarette. See more »

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Simply Amazing !
1 February 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i think this flick is one of the best so far from RGV factory ... urmila has proved herself again and again .. But this movie has proved that she doesn't need big banners to impress her critics or viewers ! her acting is one of the best seen in bollywood history to date. even bhoot looks pale in front of it i think Saif should be ranked as the most outstanding khan of bollywood ! the new director shows talents .... this movie is only 2 hrs long which is a complete surprise for bollywood i think makers like yash chopra karan johar should incorporate such techniques in their movies and try to bring such talents in front of viewers instead of being stereotypes best this movie which guarantees you wont be disappointed ... saif and urmila will be a treat 2 watch !


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