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Heroes (2008)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  24 October 2008 (India)
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Havaldar Balkar Singh, Captain Dhananjay Shergill and Lieutenant Sahil Naqvi are amongst numerous fatalities on India's side in the 1999 Kargil war against Pakistan. All 3 men had written ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Sameer 'Saand' Suri
Vatsal Seth ...
Ali 'Nawab Saab' Shah
Amrita Arora ...
Piya
Riya Sen ...
Shivani
Mohnish Bahl ...
Akash Sarin
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Kuljeet Kaur
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Hav. Balkar Singh / Lt. Jaswinder 'Jassi' Singh
Dwij Yadav ...
Young Jaswinder 'Jassi' Singh
Bobby Deol ...
Captain Dhananjay Shergill
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Squadron Leader Vikram Shergill
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Saloni
Dino Morea ...
Lt. Sahil Naqvi
Prateeksha Lonkar ...
Mrs. Naqvi
Mithun Chakraborty ...
Dr. Naqvi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tinnu Anand ...
Dean
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Havaldar Balkar Singh, Captain Dhananjay Shergill and Lieutenant Sahil Naqvi are amongst numerous fatalities on India's side in the 1999 Kargil war against Pakistan. All 3 men had written their last letters to Kuljeet Kaur, Squadron Leader Vikram Singh, and Dr. Naqvi respectively. These letters were located 3 years later by IBN Reporter, Avinash Sarin, who entrusts them to two Indore-based slackers, Ali Shah and Sameer Suri, and asks them to deliver them to Chandigarh, Manali, and Leh respectively. Ali and Sameer set out to film this journey in order to get a graduation degree so that they can re-locate to America as well as televise it widely in order to convince the youth not to join any of India's armed forces. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Heroes are not born, but created by circumstances!


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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24 October 2008 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Mera Bharat Mahaan  »

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Budget:

INR 20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$326,425 (USA) (24 October 2008)

Gross:

$587,206 (USA) (31 October 2008)
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Trivia

The scene when Soheil Jhan goes to buy a condom for his girlfriend on her dad's bike wearing her dad's underwear is very similar to a scene from Chetan Bhagat's novel 'Five point Someone', where the protagonist first makes love with her girlfriend, has to go out urgently, so he wears her girlfriend's dad's shirt, takes his car, and when is returning back meets her dad in way. See more »

Soundtracks

Makhana
Written by Jalees Sherwani
Composed by Sajid Ali and Wajid Ali
Performed by Sukhwinder Singh, Sowmya Rao and Wajid Ali
Courtesy of EROS Music
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Heroes is a new age Masterpiece!
19 February 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Samir Karnik's 'Heroes' is easily the best film of 2008. An outstanding, fantastic, excellent and astounding film. A Winnner All The Way! The film fared well at the box office, but sadly the film has not got any awards which it deserves. Its an outstanding film and Samir Karnik surely makes a film of a lifetime.

Performances: Mithun Chakraborty once again proves why he is regarded a Legend, he's outstanding. Salman Khan is marvelous. Sunny Deol shines with a great performance. Bobby Deol is superb in a cameo. Sohail Khan and Vatsal Seth do well. Dino is excellent in a brief appearance. Preity Zinta is matchless. Riya Sen and Amrita Arora make able appearances. Dwij Yadav is also fantastic. Monish Bhel is good.

Two Thumbs Way Up!


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