Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home (2004)

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Major Ranvir Kaul (Amitabh Bachchan) is a POW who was captured along with over 30 soldiers by Pakistani soldiers in 1971 during the war between India and Pakistan. 33 years later Ranvir's ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Maj. Ranvir Kaul
Gaurang Kaul
Raghuvir Yadav ...
Akhilendra Mishra
Tanuja ...
Ranvir Kaul's wife
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nishikant Dixit ...
Capt. Ajit Verma
Saurabh Dubey ...
Rajendra Gupta ...
Ashraf Ul Haq ...
Yasir Khan ...
Lt. Rehmat Kazi
Piyush Mishra
Sanjay Narvekar ...


Major Ranvir Kaul (Amitabh Bachchan) is a POW who was captured along with over 30 soldiers by Pakistani soldiers in 1971 during the war between India and Pakistan. 33 years later Ranvir's son Gaurav (Akshaye Khanna) decides to go on a rescue mission to Pakistan and bring back his father who he has not seen since he was a child. Helping him on his mission is Khan (Sanjay Dutt) who had successfully escaped from the same prison. Written by

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54 men trapped behind enemy lines. . .One man who didn't know how to help. . .Another who didn't want to. . .And the greatest escape ever. See more »


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Release Date:

25 June 2004 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Deewaar - Hölle ohne Wiederkehr  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£37,428 (UK) (25 June 2004)


£37,428 (UK) (25 June 2004)

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2.35 : 1
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Amitabh Bachchan and 'Tanuja' will be playing a couple for the first time in 33 years. The last time they played a couple was in the 1971 film Pyar Ki Kahani (1971) See more »

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It's a nice entertaining movie.
14 September 2004 | by (Flordia) – See all my reviews

Amitabh appearing in his old super-hit namesake as Major Ranvir Kaul who is held as a undeclared prisoner of War between India and Pakistan for over 30 odd years with many others. The start of the movie is gripping showing one of the nth attempts made to escape and the will to survive persecution.

One attempts by a their mate is partly successful and in conveying the message to Indians. But it is in vain as the Government & Army cannot do anything. The son of Kaul, Akshaye Khanna, takes it upon himself to go to Pakistan and get his father back. Here's the silly part of the ease in how he enters Pakistan and goes about doing the necessary.

As a reprimand for the escape attempt the prisoners are moved to a 'high security' prison where they mingle with other similar captives, led by Raj Zutshi. Also there is Sunjay Dutt a goon caught on the border. He somehow manages to escape and in short teams up with Khanna for the escape where he lands up back in the jail (!!).

The title 'Let's bring our hero's home' is kind of misnomer as this is no rescue attempt (like Behind Enemy Lines, Saving Private Ryan, etc.). Couple of scenes by Kay Kay (a good playback singer – playing a Pakistani jail officer) and Akhilendra Mishra are impressive. The heroine is a waste. A couple of songs here and there. Though the escape planning, akshaye in Pakistan, and some of them are lame (compared to good Hollywood thrillers) it is a good entertainment package.

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