Deshu, a mechanic from Dubai, comes home to Mumbai, and gets embroiled in a crime by accident. The film shows his meteoric rise from common, law-abiding man to underworld kingpin.

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Deshu
Chunky Pandey ...
Raghav
Rukhsar ...
Bhakti Bhatnagar
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Gunjan
Yashpal Sharma ...
Shabbir
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Muqarram
Goga Kapoor ...
Hashimbhai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ishrat Ali ...
Tambe
Raj Arjun
Nagesh Bhonsle
Vrajesh Hirjee ...
Mangli's goon
Zaheed Hurrain
Zakir Hussain ...
Babbanbhai
Narayan Jadhav
Vinod Jaywant
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After his mother passes away, Mumbai-based Deshu returns from Dubai to condole his married sister, Kumud, and retired police constable father, but becomes embroiled with the police as well as the underworld after he witnesses a brutal homicide. Hounded by both the police and goons affiliated to Mangli, he decides to enter the criminal world of Hashimbhai, a rival of the later, and begins his career by killing Mangli. His rise in the gang is phenomenal, and his association with Bollywood beauty, Bhakti Bhatnagar, creates jealously amongst Hashim's sons, Shabbir and Muqarram, who also feel demoralized and threatened, and use every opportunity to instigate their father against him, while the Mumbai Police assign 'Encounter Specialist' Inspector Razaak the task of doing away with Deshu. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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This film is actually based on the life of real life gangster Dawood Ibrahim See more »

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Follows Company (2002) See more »

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Ek Pal Ki Zindagi
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Lyrics by Sarim Momin
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Pretty darn cool!
25 June 2005 | by (Aurora, IL) – See all my reviews

I loved it. A mish-mash of RGV's previous gangster flicks. Simply loved 'Randeep Hooda' as 'Deshu'. How cool is that character? Seriously, he's one of my favorite characters of ALL TIME. I just loved the simplicity of this movie. No stupid camera gigs. No special effects on gun-shots. The focus is entirely on telling a good story and it keeps u riveted like other gangster flicks haven't. 'D' never drags.

Hooda has some screen presence.....this guy really commands ur attention. He emotes through his eyes and is downright chilling in some scenes. He's also gifted with a strong voice. I can definitely see him going places.

People expecting another cheap kichri of Satya/Company will be surprised by how entertaining and well made this flick is. Definitely recommended!


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