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Army (1996)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 28 June 1996 (India)
Arjun, an army man, who is newly-wed, is brutally killed by a gangster, Nagraj. His wife, who is determined to avenge her husband, raises an army of dedicated young men to kill the gangster.

Director:

Raam Shetty

Writers:

Anees Bazmee (dialogue), Sanjeev Duggal (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sridevi ... Geeta
Shah Rukh Khan ... Arjun
Harish ... Kishan
Mohnish Bahl ... Kabir (as Mohnish Behl)
Sudesh Berry ... Khan
Ronit Roy ... Gavin
Ravi Kishan ... Kartar (as Ravi Kissen)
Aasif Sheikh ... Rahul (as Asif Sheikh)
Tinnu Anand ... Pancham
Ashok Saraf ... Pascal
Kanchan Kanchan ... Bobby (as Kaanchan)
Raymon Singh
Neena Softa Neena Softa
Neelam Mehra ... Gayatri
Kiran Kumar ... Jailer Raghuvir Singh
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Storyline

When captain Arjun from the Indian army dares to oppose the criminal activities of a lecherous Zamindar, Nagraj he is mercilessly killed. Arjun's wife Geeta; a lawyer by profession attempts to punish Nagraj by the law but is unable to do so. She then leaves her profession and goes to the jail where she helps 5 prisoners to escape so that they can assist her in bringing Nagraj to justice. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Action | Drama

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Trivia

Action Director Raam Shetty made his debut as director with the film Army. See more »

Connections

References Bees Saal Baad (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Ho Gayi Tayar, Hamari Army
Sung by Deepa Narayan and Abhijeet
Music by Anand Chitragupth & Milind Chitragupth
Lyrics by Sameer
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Army of leather clad criminals
10 March 2007 | by HeadleyLamarrSee all my reviews

Geeta (Sridevi) is married to Arjun (Shahrukh) but before their child is born he is killed by the weapons trafficking Naagraaj (Danny Denzongpa). In the meantime five young men have been arrested for murder and are in jail waiting to be put to death. Sridevi busts them out of jail, and uses them to plot revenge against Naagraaj. Instead of the usual Jai Ma Kaali version we have the Jai Jai Mahadev version and a rather straight story without too many surprises. The leather clad criminals are very forgettable, and their love stories are inane and silly. Danny Denzongpa does a good job as the cruel criminal type, Kiran Kumar is good as the jailer brother. Shahrukh has a small but vital role and does not disappoint, he does it competently and has good chemistry with Sridevi. Sridevi shines as usual - this may not be one of her best, but even that is always good. The song and dance on broken glass was certainly inspired by Sholay. The music is decent, the story a simple tale of revenge but the movie is certainly worth a one time watch.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

28 June 1996 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Im Auftrag der Liebe See more »

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Neha-Mad Combines See more »
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2.35 : 1
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