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Droh Kaal (1994)

Riveting suspense thriller about a dedicated cop who leads an under-cover squad against a group of terrorists. He manages to capture their leader, but finds himself and his family mentally ... See full summary »

Director:

Govind Nihalani

Writers:

Govind P. Deshpande (additional dialogue), Govind Nihalani (additional dialogue) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Om Puri ... DCP Abhay Singh
Naseeruddin Shah ... DCP Abbas Lodhi
Mita Vasisht ... Sumitra Singh
Annu Kapoor ... Surinder
Ashish Vidyarthi ... Commander Bhadra
Amrish Puri ... IGP Pathak
Milind Gunaji ... Shiv
Vineet Kumar
Ila Arun ... Zeenat
Joan David Joan David
Sadiya Siddiqui ... (as Saadiya Siddique)
Rajiv Dhingra Rajiv Dhingra ... (as Master Rajiv Dhingra)
Achyut Potdar
Shri Vallabh Vyas ... Inspector Tiwari
Shivkumar Subramaniam Shivkumar Subramaniam ... (as Shiv Subramaniam)
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Storyline

Riveting suspense thriller about a dedicated cop who leads an under-cover squad against a group of terrorists. He manages to capture their leader, but finds himself and his family mentally and physically manipulated by the wily terrorist and his followers. Written by ajmal hussain <ajji@nightmail.com>

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

31 August 1994 (India) See more »

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Udbhav Productions See more »
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Ajay Devgan distributed the film in Mumbai. See more »

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Remade as Kuruthipunal (1995) See more »

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Excellent movie
6 June 2009 | by rosh_dsa-1See all my reviews

If anybody finds a DVD of this movie, please post the link to the DVD sale.This is the best movie I have seen on a terrorist-police plot. Excellent direction, script, story and acting. I have not seen a movie so good in International cinema or in Hollywood. Govind Nihlani has done an excellent job. It is a little slow but engrossing, the ending is unexpected. This is Govind Nihlani's best work. This movie is way better than "Roja" in terms of content and character. Roja is more picturesque but Drohkaal has more character. Not to be missed, a jewel of Bollywood. Wish it was on DVD If anybody finds a DVD on this, please post the link to the DVD sale.


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