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Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)

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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Javed
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Abhishek Mhatre
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Buwa
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Fattoo
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Meeta Mattoo
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Aayi Maya's Mom
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Aslam Chikna (as Ravi Gosain)
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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, 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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In 6 Hours, 1755 Rounds Were Fired

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25 May 2007 (India)  »

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Shootout at Lokhandwala: Based on True Rumours  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£57,555 (UK) (25 May 2007)

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

Vivek Oberoi was quite appreciated for his performance but in negative role and was nominated for all the awards but won for IFFA and AXN awards. See more »

Goofs

During a scene where Pooja Bedi (Rakhi Sawant) gives an interview, a Pepsi 2 liter PET Bottle is visible, even though Pepsi had not launched its PET bottles until late 2001. See more »

Quotes

Dhingra: [interrogating the cops involved in the shootout] You mean all the charges against the ATS - lockup tortures, public shootouts, encounter killings - are all lies?
Javed Shaikh: The truth is not something that you read about on some piece of paper. The truth is something that you find out on the streets of Bombay.
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References Heat (1995) See more »

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Live By The Gun
Written by Biddu
Music by Biddu
Performed by Biddu
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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29 April 2013 | by (the Entertainment Capital of India) – See all my reviews

So they are making a sequel & I watched the prequel first to have that flow. I am impressed by Apoorva Lakhia & Sanjay Gupta for creating a very good thriller plot. Do not listen to these IMDb board members, they seriously despise Bollywood movies.

Set in the 90s, the drama involving gangsters & Mumbai Police is a very fine watch and when it reaches the crescendo, the enjoyment triples. Performances are great by the whole cast & specially by Vivek Oberoi. Music is chunky & screenplay is amazing with special mention to the scene where it all the gangsters are involved with different policemen. Simply superb!

If you are a die-hard action fan, go for it, because this one has cylinder explosions, gun fires & RPG.

Can be watched with a typical Indian family? NO

Profanity: Strong | Sex: No | Nudity: Mild | Violence: Infinity | Gore: Infinity | Smoking: Strong | Alcohol: Critical | Drugs: No | Vulgarity: Mild Traumatizing Factor: Critical


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