Based on a real life group of con artists who pulled off many clever robberies during 1980s, and robbed famous businessmen and politicians by pretending to be the CBI or Income tax officers and conducting raids, on the pretext of conducting raids they would take away all the black money hoarded by them. Written by
Asli power dil mein hoti hai (Real power resides within the heart)
Did You Know?
Actor Anupam Kher who plays a vital role in this movie also played role of a con artist in another movie Khel (1992), which has a sequence that is based on the 1987 Zaveri Bazaar con job, the same incident that inspired this film. See more
Towards the climax of the movie, we see a red Maruti 1000. Although the movie is set in 1987, the 1000 was launched only in 1990. See more
Referenced in Dhoom: 3