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Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997)

Governor Jaisingh Sinha is murdered and the needle of suspicion points towards his estranged son, Sahil Sinha who must prove his innocence.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sahil Sinha
... Sheetal Choudhry
... Isha Diwan
... Mantri
... Lawyer Thanawala
... Ishwar Diwan (Isha's dad)
... Insp. Neelkanth
... Vilas Rao
... Meghnath Choudhry (Sheetal's dad)
... Dr. Gandhi
... Insp. Udham Singh
... Gov. Jaisingh Sinha
... Mantri's bodyguard
... Jailer
... Phoolchand
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Jaisingh lives in India with his son, Sahil, who dislikes his father. Things only get worse between father and son, when Jaisingh wants him to get married to Sheetal, a woman he has chosen to be his daughter-in-law. But Sahil wants to marry another girl by the name of Isha, and no amount of pressure can get him to change his mind. Finally, an argument ensues between the two, with Jaisingh getting killed. The Police are summoned, they arrest Sahil, try him in the Indian courts, convict him, but instead of giving him the death sentence, they put him in jail for life. A defiant Sahil, who still maintains his innocence, finds a way to escape, with the authorities hot on his tail, and leading this chase is a senior policeman by the name of Udham Singh, who has never been known to fail in his job of apprehending runaways and other criminals. Written by Sonia

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Posib Doma by Connect sampled Tubular Bells. This is the same song used to sample the Gupt title song. See more »

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References Mohra (1994) See more »

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Mere Khwaabon Mein Tu
Written by Anand Bakshi
Composed by Viju Shah
Performed by Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu
Courtesy of Tips Cassettes & Records Co.
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What a Gupt
28 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

The movie is very good.The direction is brilliant.The screenplay is excellent.The story is brilliant.It tells about Sahil who is the son of the chief minister.He is in love with Ishika.But he is to marry Sheetal.But he wants to marry Ishika.One night Sahil find his father in a pool of blood.He is being accused.Sent to jail and soon escapes.And he goes to Sheetals house.The movie is a pure entertainer.Bobbyy is an actor who i don't appreciate but gives a good performance.Manisha does a good jjob.Kajol is the star of the movie and gives a very good performance(highlight:Kajol won the best villain award(The first lady to won the award.The second is Priyanka chopra in aitraaz(2004).The others do a good job too.This is the best movie of Rajiv Rai and this is also his last hit.The action scenes are well shoot.The cinematography is good.The title is good too.The music is quitte okay with only 4good songs.Highly recommended


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