A popular Bollywood actor witnesses a murder but refuses to come forward to identify the killer(s).



(dialogues) (as Ranjeet Kapoor), (lyrics) (as late Shree Dushyant Kumar) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashfaque Khan / Sameer Khan
Ganpatrao Gaekwad (as Darshan Zariwala)
Abhay Bhargav ...
(as Abhhay Bhaargava)
Shiva Natrajan
Amanullah Khan (as Aanjjan Srivastava)
Nazma Khan
Iqbal Dosani ...
Police Commissioner
Deepak Pandit ...
ACP Rathod
Sitaram Panchal
(as Sanjai Mishra)
Anupam Shyam ...
(as Anupam Shayam)
Mangesh (as Vijoo Khote)
Sanaa Khan ...
(as Sannah Khan)


Ashfaque (Ajay Devgan) is a small town boy aspiring to be a film star in the Hindi film industry. He joins a street theatre group run by a reformed dacoit Sidhu (Pankaj Kapur) who uses street theatre as a medium to bring about an awakening in the masses. Ashfaque struggles to give a creative vent to the actor in him in order to realize his dreams. Ashfaque's determined struggle pays off and he gets a break in films. He gets a new screen name - Sameer Khan. With the passage of time, the roles start becoming better and he moves up the success ladder in a very short time. Soon, he becomes Sameer Khan the superstar - one who can enact any role with finesse, get under the skin of any and every character with ease and walk away with audience applause. Sadly, amidst all adulation and applause, he slowly loses his own identity. He forgets his real self and imbibes all characteristics of the various roles essayed by him on screen. Corruption takes over his entire system, alienating him from ... Written by pragnesh shukla

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11 January 2008 (India)  »

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The plaques and awards displayed in Ashfaque/Sameer Khan's home office are actually Ajay Devgn's own awards won over the years. You can see Silver Jubilee (25 weeks) plaques for Ajay's films Vijaypath (1994), Dilwale (1994) etc. displayed in the showcase of his home office. See more »


More Haji Piya
Performed by Farid Sabri (as Amjad Farid Sabri)
Music by Vanraj Bhatia
Lyrics by Mehboob Kotwal
Music on T-Series
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Kudos to RajKumar Santoshi
12 April 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The story has been treated very well, the issue has been brought up very nicely and the way a person standing against norm has to suffer has been very well portrayed. At the same time options for a person to fight against such evils are also presented. The story also presents that we Indians are so engrossed in our daily lives and also doesn't want to be a part of any controversy even when it concerns other people life. The characters are realistic ans presented extremely. A lot of study has been done in understanding the whole case and then the characters have been developed bringing the miserable plight of all the people who were involved in the case. The director and all the actors has done a gr8 job and played their parts really well. Congrats to the whole team!!!

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