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Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 11 July 2003 (India)
CBI officer Akram seeks to nab three terrorists, Ali, Abbas and Laila, who have held 213 tourists as hostage in Elphinstone Jail. For this, he seeks help from Rachit, a former associate of the trio.

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Rachit
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Akram Sheikh (CBI officer)
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Abbas Ramani
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Ali Ramani
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Gopal, a scientist
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Laila
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Sheetal
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Sapna
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James Ricardo-Computer Hacker
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Jailer
Amit Bhalla
Deepak Bhatia
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Rahul
Deep Dhillon
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CBI Officer Akram Sheikh (Sunil Shetty) is on the verge of nabbing three dreaded Pakistan-backed arms dealers , the brothers Ali (Arbaaz Khan) and Abbas (Sanjay Kapoor) and their common moll Laila (Isha Koppikar) . When Sheikh busts an important arms deal conducted by his three targets , Ali-Abbas join forces with Gopal (Chunky Pandey) , a corrupt scientist to get hold of a deadly virus and take the tourists at the Elphinstone Jail resort as hostage . Akram Sheikh is now compelled to get help from Rachit (Ajay Devgan) , a criminal serving jail time who was a former associate of Ali-Abbas and the only person in history to have successfully escaped the Elphinstone jail . Along with a commando team , they try to pull off a rescue attempt by breaking in the jail and rescuing the hostages . Written by Soumitra

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Ajay Devgan was shooting for Bhoot 2003 at the same time hence he spotted the same look in both the films. See more »

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Remake of The Rock (1996) See more »

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Woh Ladki Bahut Yaad Aati Hai - II
Written by Sameer
Composed by Nadeem Saifi and Shravan Rathod
Performed by Kumar Sanu
Courtesy of Venus Records and Tapes Ltd.
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Bollywood Popcorn Flick
22 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

I watched this movie the other day as i had keenly anticipated the release of it. As ever in true bollywood style the story is a blatently been lifted from the hollywood blockbuster The Rock. The film is very entertaining throughout keeping u at the edge of your seatz most of the way through. There are a number of faultz in this movie...mainly the lacklustre acting from most of the cast & the highly annoying script, also dere are to many songs in Qayamat, mainly in the first half which only slowz down the pace of this action flick. There are two factorz that save dis movie from being a complete stinker...AJAY DEVGAN & THE ACTION SCENEZ. The action scenez in Qayamat are probably the best ever in bollywood, they leave u in complete awe as u can see a lot of time & money has been spent 2 make the scenez look accomplished Ajay Devgan totally stealz the show with his superb acting in a role which was tailor made 4 him, even though he hardly speakz throughout the whole of the movie his emotionz are shown through his brilliant pragmatics, this role definetly is up there wid his brilliant rolez in COMPANY, DEEWANEGEE & LEGEND OF BHAGAT SINGH...trully mezmerizing. Overall this movie is pure eye candy...if u want a entertaining nite out then go watch QAYAMAT I give it 7/10


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