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Duplicate (1998)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 8 May 1998 (India)
In order to evade the law, a ruthless don tries to kill his lookalike; a chef and takes his place.

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Mahesh Bhatt
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Juhi Chawla ... Sonia Kapoor
Shah Rukh Khan ... Bablu Chaudhary / Manu Dada
Sonali Bendre ... Lily
Kajol ... Girl on railway station
Mohnish Bahl ... Ravi Lamba
Farida Jalal ... Mrs. Chaudhary "Bebe"
Tiku Talsania ... Inspector R.K. Thakur
Sharat Saxena ... Dhingra
Rana Jung Bahadur ... Gappa
Gulshan Grover ... Shalaku
Naresh Suri Naresh Suri ... Police Commissioner
Parminder Parminder
Randhawa Randhawa ... (as Randhwa)
Robert Robert
Chunnu Mehra Chunnu Mehra
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Storyline

Bablu (Shah Rukh Khan), an aspiring chef, works in a hotel where Sonia Kapoor,(Juhi) works with him as banquet manager at the restaurant. His look-alike Manu (Shah Rukh Khan), a gangster, robs a bank along with his friend (Gulshan Grover) but gets caught. He comes out of prison and discovers that his cohort has double-crossed him. He murders his partner and escapes from the scene of the crime...without the money. Bablu stumbles on the money and keeps it. Manu's lover Lily (Sonali Bendre) mistakes Bablu to be Manu and spirits him away. Manu takes shelter in Bablu's house and realizes that he can use their resemblance to his advantage.Then starts the fun-ride with Babloo constantly being mistaken for Manu. With both Sonia and Lily after him, Manu furious and the Law taking him to be Manu, Babloo faces a tough time. And then, Manu kidnaps Bibi (Farida Jalal) Babloo's mother and holds her hostage. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Double Dhamaka


Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

8 May 1998 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Двойник See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Dharma Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Srk played a double role after playing a triple role in English Babu Desi Mem ironically both having Sonali Bendre. See more »

Goofs

The actor who plays a cop doubles as a goon later. See more »

Quotes

Sonia Kapoor: Bablu, you have told me your dream, told me about the girl in your dream, what about her name?
Bablu Chaudhary: [shyly] No... i can't say.
Sonia Kapoor: Bablu come on!
Bablu Chaudhary: Okay fine... the girls name is...
Inspector R.K. Thakur: Manu.
Bablu Chaudhary: [Turns to the police officer] Yeah right! Thats a boys name!
[Looks away and seems curious about the police]
Bablu Chaudhary: Hey why are you here? Has a politician arrived?
Inspector R.K. Thakur: No a gangster...
Bablu Chaudhary: Oh...
[...]
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Connections

References Desperado (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Tum Nahi Jana, Sun mere jana
Music by Anu Malik
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
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nice acting,
6 May 1999 | by nancakeSee all my reviews

If you manage to get past the shockingly corny first 20 minutes, you'll see a pretty original film. SRK's acting is the high point, and he switches between the two roles effortlessly. The ending is stolen from an old Buddha story, but hey....


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