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Karan and Arjun (1995)

Karan Arjun (original title)
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Karan and Arjun reincarnate in the different parts of the country. But the faith of their previous mother brings them together in order to avenge their death.

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Rakesh Roshan

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Sachin Bhowmick (as Sachin Bhaumick), Ravi Kapoor | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rakhee Gulzar ... Durga Singh
Salman Khan ... Karan Singh
Shah Rukh Khan ... Arjun Singh
Amrish Puri ... Thakur Durjan Singh
Kajol ... Sonia Saxena
Mamta Kulkarni ... Bindiya
Ranjeet ... Mr. Saxena
Johnny Lever ... Lenghaiya
Arjun ... Nahar Singh
Ashok Saraf ... Munshiji
Aashif Sheikh ... Suraj Singh
Ila Arun ... Rajasthani Dancer (segment "Gup Chup")
Kishore Anand Bhanushali ... The Guy who wanted to marry Bindiya
Suresh Chatwal ... Girdhari (Vijay's Father)
Salim Khan Ding-Dong Salim Khan Ding-Dong ... Fight Organiser
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Storyline

When Durga's husband speaks out against the tyrannical rule of his brother, Durjan Singh, he is mercilessly killed, and Durga and her two children, Karan and Arjun, are left destitute. Durga brings up her sons without informing them of their heritage nor of the death of their father, but they soon find out when the elder Thakur decides to invite Durga back into his household. This does not auger well with Durjan Singh, and he has the elder Thakur killed. When he finds out about Durga, he goes to end her life, but her sons spring up to defend her, only to get themselves killed. Alone, destitute more than ever, and devastated, Durga loses her mind, and prays to God to bring her sons back so that they can avenge her humiliation, and the death of their father. Seventeen years later, two youth re-enter her life, they do look like her sons, and are ready to take on Durjan Singh, but will they also meet the same fate as Karan, Arjun, and their father? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

13 January 1995 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Karan and Arjun See more »

Filming Locations:

India

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2.35 : 1
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The whole film was shot in Rajasthan. More specifically, the village which is portrayed in film is one of villages of Alwar District of Rajasthan, named Bhangarh. See more »

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Spoofed in Entertainment (2014) See more »

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Jaati Hoon Main
Sung by Alka Yagnik & Kumar Sanu
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A great performance by Salman
14 November 2007 | by sorwar-ahmedSee all my reviews

The concept of the story depends on your faith, as it is to do with re-incarnation, and geared more towards the Hindu religion.

The story did not appeal to me much; however, I watched the film for performances given by the actors and to see what the hype was all about.

I think the film was stolen by Rakhee's persuasive dialogues and Salman's macho, don't give a crap, character. Over the recent years Salman has really impressed me with his different roles. SRK like his early movies overacted too much, the fighting scenes were unconvincing and the dialogues were as they say very filmy. Kajol, unlike her recent films, was very annoying. Mamta, although very short, but gave one of her better performances.

All in all it's an over-hyped movie which won't be recognised as a classic. 5/10.


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