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Chak de! India (2007)

Chak De! India (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Family, Sport | 10 August 2007 (India)
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A disgraced hockey player coaches the women's national team to win back his honor and dignity.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vidya Sharma
Preety Sabharwal
Bindia Naik
Arya Menon ...
Gul Iqbal
Seema Azmi ...
Rani Dispotta
Nisha Nair ...
Soimoi Kerketa
Sandia Furtado ...
Nethra Reddy
Masochon V. Zimik ...
Molly Zimik
Kimi Laldawla ...
Mary Ralte
Chitrashi Rawat ...
Shubhi Mehta ...
Gunjun Lakhani
Aliya Bose
Tanya Abrol ...
Balbir Kaur
Kimberly Miranda ...
Rachna Prasad


Kabir Khan lives a middle-class lifestyle along with his widowed mom in Delhi, India, and is the Captain of the Indian men's hockey team. He fails to score at the last tournament resulting in Pakistan winning the World Cup amidst allegations that he was more inclined toward his opponents due to his religion. Kabir and his mom move away and virtually disappear for seven years. Thereafter Kabir surfaces to be a Coach for the women's hockey team, consisting of 16 players from all over India, some of who do not communicate well. Kabir's disciplinarian style ends up offending the players, lead by the militant Bindia Naik, who decide not to participate unless he resigns amidst allegations that he is having an affair with soon to-be married Vidya Sharma, who he appoints as the new Captain. Things change after a brawl with eve-teasers at the local McDonald's, the girls accept Kabir, however, the Chair of the Indian Women Hockey Association, Tripathi, decides to pull out of the World Cup but ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Release Date:

10 August 2007 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Chak De! India  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£128,480 (UK) (10 August 2007)


$1,113,541 (USA) (14 September 2007)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Writer Jaideep Sahni got the idea for the script when he was flicking through a newspaper and a small story about a women's hockey team caught his eye. See more »


The day and time in Aaj Tak Tv News is always "Tuesday 10:59", even during the next day's riots. See more »


Kabir Khan: There are no cowards in Hockey.
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Saw this movie in a premier- Well Worth the Watch
12 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I first saw the first previews I thought it looked horrible, but after a while I saw the second promo and it looked so good. Then after there was a special screening with the director, so I got a special chance to see it, and all I have to say is that this one of my favorite movies of all time. Everything in the movie was very well handled, I loved everyone in the movie but shah rukh khan was freaking awesome, i love shahrukh khan with all my heart, hes so great in every movie, and the director was so amazing, after this movie i so thanked him for making this movie, this movie is one of ask ing, reminds me of the aamir khan movie lagaan, its well wordy everyones watch, this movie definitely should get an Oscar, the music was so splendid, i hope you guys love the music, and everything about this movie was very nice. This is a lot better then most shahrukh khan movies I watch, and this has to be one if finest performances ever, thank u shahrukh Khan for staying in bollywood you truly are the best actor ever!

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