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On a calm summer day in 1991, in the bustling Lokhandwala Complex, five criminals including Maya and Dilip were counting 70 lakhs in flat no. 32 B, when 286 policemen, headed by ACP Khan, ... See full summary »

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Ex-Justice Dhingra
Arbaaz Khan ...
Inspector Javed Khan
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Inspector Kaviraj 'Kavi' Patil
Vivek Oberoi ...
Tusshar Kapoor ...
Dilip 'Buvabhai' Buva
Ravi Gossain ...
Aslam Chikna
Rohit Roy ...
Fatim 'Fattoo'
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Mita Mattu (as Diya Mirza)
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Rohini S. Khan
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Tarannum 'Tanu'
Shabbir Ahluwalia ...
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Amrita Singh ...
Mrs. Dolas
Aditya Lakhia ...
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Sub-Inspector Abhishek Mahatre
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Storyline

On a calm summer day in 1991, in the bustling Lokhandwala Complex, five criminals including Maya and Dilip were counting 70 lakhs in flat no. 32 B, when 286 policemen, headed by ACP Khan, took strategic positions around their building. A gunfire ensued and the entire nation witnessed the most talked about daylight encounter lasting 6 hours that transformed suburban Mumbai into a virtual war zone. Shootout At Lokhandwala is the story of a seasoned cop, Khan, who chased Khalistani extremists, handpicked cops like Inspector Kaviraj Patil and Constable Javed Shaikh, and dared to engage trigger-happy gangsters in a residential locality of Mumbai. Khan's fight went beyond the encounter as he faced inquisition from his own department and legal charges of human rights violations. Shootout At Lokhandwala is the story of an upcoming underworld gangster, Maya, and his highly skilled partner, Dilip. The two made extortion the buzzword in the early 90s and dared to disobey the big bhai of the ... Written by Becca

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gangster | shootout | terrorist | swat | summer | See more »

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Based on true rumours

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Release Date:

25 May 2007 (India)  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£57,555 (UK) (25 May 2007)

Gross:

$289,232 (USA) (8 June 2007)
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Trivia

The chase sequence with 'Sunil Shetty' (Kaviraj 'Kavi' Patil ) and 'Arbaaz Khan' (Javed Khan) through Lokhandwala was a difficult scene to shoot; with the public around. Hidden cameras were used at five places and the two actors ran 200 meters at the real location to can the scene. See more »

Goofs

The song 'Ganpat' in its second verse mentions Bipasha (Bipasha Basu), Mallika (Mallika Sherawat) & Aishwarya (Aishwarya Rai). All of these actresses started acting in movies only after 1995, where as the song supposedly takes place in mid 1991. See more »

Quotes

Dhingra: [now as the ATS' defense lawyer, in court] I just want to ask one question. One question - that's it. It's a question for this court, for this country: it's not a question of law, it's a question about our homes, our families. You have a family... right now, your wife and child are alone at home and there's a man right outside your door with a gun.
[pause]
Dhingra: Who do you want that man to be?
[the gangsters]
Dhingra: Maya? Buwa? Or
[the police officer]
Dhingra: Khan? That's my question - I don't wat you to give me a long...
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References Heat (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Ganpat
Written by Mika Singh
Music by Mika Singh
Performed by Mika Singh and Aanchal Datta
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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A few things spoiled this movie for me!!!
9 July 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Before watching this movie i made sure i checked out IMDb as to what the other users feel about this movie.I found most of them unsatisfied..but i was confident i would not be.

And i went ahead with the movie....i still don't understand whats my final say on Shootout!!!!At some places it was really good like fattu returning back to the hideout(u know wen) and the scene at the restaurant b/w sanjay dutt and obroi.

But some others were like Oh-my-god-gimme-a-break!!! Has'not the slow walk shot been already shown numerous times,especially in Kaante???Then why use the same technique here,only god knows,or better the director knows.Another totally comic scene is when Buva says "teri maa ki"...i was on the floor clutching my tummy.

Amitabh is pretty cool as the lawyer and so are vivek obroi & sanjay dutt!!!They keep this film from falling flat.

And can someone explain why there is still 4-5 songs in movies like this??one or two songs are bearable.But the bhai's breaking into a jig then and there had me skipping the entire movie.

The Verdict::: I gave 6 for Big B,Sanjai and Obroi alone..else it might have been 3 or 4!!!!


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