Inspector Sam Bharucha (Naseeruddin Shah) is an honest and diligent Police Inspector. He frequently comes across youth gangs, calling themselves "bhai". He also has marital problems with ... See full summary »



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Cast overview:
Inspector Sam Bharucha
Ponappa Awadhe
Kiran Jaywant
Akash Khurana ...
Sudhakar Rao
Mrs. Sudhakar Rao (as Ratna Pathak Shah)
Sanjeev Dabholkar ...
Avinash Marathe (as Sanjeeva Dhabolkar)
Rahul Mahendale ...
Sachin Shivsagar ...
Sushant Shellar ...
Mahesh Jadhav ...


Inspector Sam Bharucha (Naseeruddin Shah) is an honest and diligent Police Inspector. He frequently comes across youth gangs, calling themselves "bhai". He also has marital problems with his son himself calling himself a "bhai", and associating with criminal elements. One day during one of this patrols, there is a shoot-out between a youth gang and his police party. A number of youth are killed. Various family members come forward to claim the deceased bodies of the youth, save for one. This intrigues Bharucha, and he sets out to find out why. He gets an anonymous message from a caller, calling himself Poonappa Awade (Dilip Prabhawalkar). Bharucha meets up with Poonappa, but doubts his credibility, as Poonappa confides in his him that the dead body of the youth belongs to a very rich and influential family. When Bharucha meets with the alleged parents of the youth, he is told that their son is abroad, in America. Bharucha has now to decide whether it the parents or Poonappa who is ... Written by rAjOo (

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Good movie
27 August 2003 | by (SD, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is definitely different from your typical Bollywood movies. For one, it doesnt have any songs. This movie is about a Police Inspector who unwillingly kills some disillusioned individuals in an encounter. The main story picks up after that. It is about the inspector's struggle to find information about the killed guys. Naseer as usual is a versatile actor. He plays the part of the Parsi-inspector in such an excellent fashion that you wonder why such movies are not made frequently but then when you hear that this movie did not do well in India, you understand why..(not enough mass appeal). I recommend this movie for anyone who doesnt mind watching a different movie which touches upon an important subject.

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