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An assassin is sent to kill the witness from testifying against the killers. In the process, the assassin falls in love with the witness.

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Sanjay Gupta

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sanjay Dutt ... Babu
Manisha Koirala ... Neha Verma
Sharad S. Kapoor ... Inspector Arjun (as Sharad Kapoor)
Simran ... Ritu Pereira
Mukesh Khanna ... ACP Jaidev Singh
Suresh Oberoi ... Mr. Singhania
Tinnu Anand ... Advocate Bansal
Jaspal Bhatti ... Hawa Singh
Farida Jalal ... Mrs. Jaidev Singh
Parmeet Sethi ... Samrat Singhania
Navin Nischol ... Judge
Beena Banerjee ... Madam Prosecutor (as Beena)
Ishrat Ali ... Samrat's Guardian
Achyut Potdar ... (as Achyut Poddar)
Satyendra Kapoor ... Dadu (as Satyen Kappu)
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Storyline

Assistant Commissioner of Police Jaidev Singh gets burned to death by a group of people leaving behind a witness who is an air-hostess called Neha Verma. The police manages to recover her Identification Card at the scene of crime where-by they call her in to name the assailants; she does manages to provide them with a name, Samrat Singhania, who happen to be the son of Mr. Singhania, the Minister within the state's ruling party. While in Mauritius, Neha happens to meet with a young man named Vicky and is in love with him. Unknown to her that Vicky is not what he claims to be but a dreaded killer, Babu whose duty is to prevent her from harming the Singhanias by turning her upright life into a disaster. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Fear has a new face

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

3 March 2000 (India) See more »

Filming Locations:

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$53,288, 5 March 2000

Gross USA:

$81,825
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Rajesh Joshi who passed away in 1998 had a small role in the film as Sanjay's friend which explains the delay of the film. See more »

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References The Replacement Killers (1998) See more »

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Good Performances, Average Storyline and Direction
3 June 2000 | by M. RishiSee all my reviews

Storyline: Neha (Manisha Koirala), who lives with her grand-father and young sister, lands a job as an Air-hostess in an international Airline and comes to Mumbai. She stays with her friend Ritu who is engaged to a police inspector (Sharad Kapoor). However, when returning from Ritu's engagement party, Neha witnesses the murder of a senior police officer by a Mafia Don's son Parmeet. In order to silence Neha, the Don hires a dangerous killer Babu (Sunjay Dutt), who unwittingly falls in love with her. How Babu prevents Neha from naming the accused and how the truth finally triumphs forms the rest of the story. Performances: Sanjay Dutt has really metamorphosed into one of the best actors of the country, not to mention his phenomenal screen presence. The role of the action hero suits him to the T. Manisha Koirala too stands out, especially in the emotional scenes. Sharad Kapoor impresses. The story is racy and keeps you on the edge of the seat. However, too much violence could be rejected by a part of the audience.

Overall Director Sanjay Gupta again shows his competence as a director. His use of close-ups is very effective at places. Sanjay Gupta is let down by his own story and screenplay.


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