Criticizing the prohibition of alcohol, prostitution and illegal drugs in Gujarat, this film unfolds the story of a cruel and clever bootlegger, whose business is highly challenged by a tough cop.

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The 5th directional venture by ace filmmaker Aditya Chopra.

Director: Aditya Chopra
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan
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Laila
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ACP Ghulam Patel
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Shivraj Alam
Zeenat Aman ...
Alam's Mother
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Ali
Mahira Khan ...
Mohsina
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ACP Patel's Partner
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub ...
Chirag
Arya Babbar ...
Alam's Brother
Zakir Hussain ...
DCP Jai Kapoor
Govind Namdeo ...
Mohsina's Father
Mumtaz Sorcar ...
ACP Patel's Girlfriend
Mahendra Shrivas ...
Chandu
Kaizaad Kotwal ...
Mill Owner
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In an alcohol free-state, a cruel and clever liquor baron monopolizes the industry until it is eventually thwarted by a police officer. Angered by his loss of wealth, the man retaliates by creating a network of supporters in favor of this black market, gradually establishing himself as Gujarat's most ruthless crime lord at the height of the 1980s Gujarat riots.

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Baniye Ka Dimaag Aur Miyanbhai Ki Daring.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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