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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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Storyline

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:

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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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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

Mannata - Lover's Paradise
Written by Jalees Sherwani
Composed by Sajid Ali and Wajid Ali
Performed by Sonu Nigam and Kavita Krishnamurthy
Courtesy of EROS Music
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could have been better
8 December 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

It breaks my heart to give a 5 star rating to this film. Again like many other Bollywood movies, this one had great potential. The story was new and the movie boasted of such a terrific star cast in Salman Khan, Preity Zinta, Sunny Deol and Mithun da. I would like to request bollywood directors to please never cast Salman again as a Sardar because he did not suited the Surd image at all. He did not looked like a sikh for one moment. And I really fail to understand that why has Sunny Deol to be portrayed as Hulkesque in every movie. Breaking ground with his punches, fighting 15-20 guys despite being a handicap come on.... give us a break. Alright he is strong, he terrorized the entire Pakistan in Gadar, but guys get over it. Let him be a normal man again. Otherwise, the story was good, and I felt that this movie could have had a Rang de Basanti kind of impact. I wish that it would have been made better with some more emotional quotient. This could have been the movie of the year, but bollywood being bollywood, made it what it is. Its alright, we are getting there slowly but still getting there (Hollywood level).


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