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King (1999)

Baadshah (original title)
A small time detective is mistaken as a CBI agent and gets embroiled in a deadly mission to save the Chief Minister from an assassination attempt.

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Shyam Goel (screenplay), Neeraj Vora
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shah Rukh Khan ... Raj 'Baadshah'
Twinkle Khanna ... Seema Malhotra
Amrish Puri ... Suraj Singh Thaper
Johnny Lever ... Ram Lal
Prem Chopra ... CBI Chief
Shashikala ... Baadshah's Mother
Deepak Tijori ... CBI Agent Deepak Malhotra
Sharat Saxena ... Moti
Rakhee Gulzar ... Chief Minister Gayetri Bachchan
Sachin Khedekar ... Tyagraj Bachchan
Pankaj Dheer ... Chief Security Officer Khanna
Deepshika ... Rani
Saurabh Shukla ... Saxena
Avtar Gill ... K. Jhunjhunwala
Razak Khan ... Manikchand (as Razzak Khan)
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Storyline

In order to settle personal scores with the Chief Minister Gayetri Bachchan; a wealthy business-man, Suraj Singh Thaper hires a contract killer to assassinate her; unfortunately before reaching the venue to kill the C.M. the killer meets with a vehicle accident which kill him instantly altering the CBI who decided to send one of their officer Deepak Malhotra whose code name is Baadshah on a mission called "Maa" so that he can conduct a through investigation. Unfortunately Thaper gets wind of this and also has Deepak killed in the process; replacing Baadshah is one of Thapar's henchman. But another man named Raj who is also called Baadshah gets mistaken for the one sent on the mission both by Thapar and the CBI. Calamity destructs Raj when Thapar abducts some of his friends and are holding them as hostages until he carry out the assassination of the C.M. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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World's most favorite detective


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

27 August 1999 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

King See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Venus Records & Tapes See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Abbas Mustan's only film with Twinkle Khanna. See more »

Goofs

Twinkle Khanna who has short hair suddenly has shoulder touching hair in the climax. See more »

Quotes

Raj: The amalgamation before the fluctuation and ramification of the constitutional ambiguity and the judicial paradoxical position can be a verbal turmoil.
Casino manager: He's right!
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Connections

Referenced in Found a Groom (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

O Baby
Written by Sameer Anjaan
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Anu Malik
Courtesy of Venus Records and Tapes Ltd.
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Best Film of Summer 1999
15 October 1999 | by zeshan-2See all my reviews

Ever since I saw the trailers heralding the release of Shah Rukh Khan's new film, Baadshah, I was captivated. Great music from the title song, combined with a glimpse of the beautiful stranger, Twinkle Khanna.

When the film finally released, it lived up to every expectation. Feet tapping music, with hilarious scenes, and suspenseful drama, that can be compared to the mood of Bazigar. Although the film is clichéd with the appearance of a young child, the stunning Twinkle makes up for it.

Shah Rukh, as always, is on top form; his previous work has perfectly moulded him for the role Baadshah, playing both the hero and joker.

Twinkle Khanna, some have criticised her as being OK for her role, yet I disagree, she's fantastic, giving an aura of mystery and glamour in every scene.

The rest of the cast blend perfectly with the story, with the villains having evil and humorous characteristics.

It is a family film, however, towards the end as the plot thickens the children might be confused as to what is happening.

I think this film deserves 8/10, go and watch it!


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