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Shaurya: It Takes Courage to Make Right... Right (2008)

A army lawyer goes out of his way to defend an army officer charged with the homicide of a decorated officer.



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Credited cast:
Major Siddhant 'Sid' S. Chaudhry
Major Akash Kapoor (as Jaaved Jaaferi)
Kaavya Shastri
Mrs. Khan
Captain Javed Khan
Brigadier Rudra Pratap Singh
Neerja Rathore
Rosa Catalano ...
Singer / Dancer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Priyesh Kaushik ...
Aditya Lakhia ...
Army Officer R.P. Singh
Army Officer (as Pawan Malhotra)
Lt. General P. P. V. Nair
Jeneva Talwar ...
Nandini A. Kapoor


Indian Army lawyer, Major Siddhant Chaudhary, has not only to deal with his father's death, but must also defend Captain Javed Khan. The later, charged with killing a decorated Major Virendra Singh Rathore, under various statutes of Indian laws & the Army Act, refuses to defend himself, admits to this killing, and awaits a guilt finding via a Court Martial. Siddhant decides to delve deeper, much to the chagrin of his prosecutor-friend, Major Akash Kapoor, not realizing that he will incur the wrath of his superiors; his work will come under sharp scrutiny; the journalist, Kaavya Shastri, assisting him will be arrested; and he may end up being transferred to violent and isolated areas in Assam and Bihar. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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4 April 2008 (India)  »

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Edited from A Few Good Men (1992) See more »


Dheere Dheere
Written by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Adnan Sami
Performed by Adnan Sami and Sunidhi Chauhan
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A few good men made an OK remake
12 April 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Bollywood has an uncanny ability to Indianize the remake. Given that a large majority of our cinema, the songs and perhaps even the dialogue is rehashed from dated Hollywood, Tollywood and whatever wood European, Chinese and Korean cinema comes from, its astounding how Indian each remake looks.

You would almost believe its supposed "inspired tag" Shaurya is different and watchable because for most parts, it retains the flow, feel and texture of A Few Good Men with the Indian confused state of existence in Kashmir as the backdrop.

Rahul Bose, plays Tom Cruise (who played Jerry McGuire in AFGM) in a controlled fashion and brings his own personality into the character of an Army Lawyer. Kay Kay Menon is convincing. The plot is reasonably tight but tends to bore you in bits.

*What's good Kashmir. Breathtaking! Good controlled acting and decent dialogues. A believable and realistic plot and some good court sequences.

*What's not The pangs of boredom you feel. The plot is flat and familiar. You've seen AFGM and you know how things will end.

Watching the movie with Army folk. They rant about breach of protocol or whatever that means to us 'bloody civilians'

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