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Jaanwar (1999)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 24 December 1999 (India)
A ruthless criminal mends his criminal ways after he meets an abandoned child and takes utmost care of him. However, the shadows of the past continues to haunt him.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Badshah / Babu Lohar
... Sapna
... Mamta
... Aditya Oberoi
... Abdul
... Inspector Pradhan
... Bajrangi
Aditya Kapadia ... Raju
... Sultan
... Singer on Square at Temple
... Sapna's mama
... Police Informer
... Passer-by on Street who directs Bajrangi
... Sapna's Friend
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Sultan (Shakti Kapoor) adopted an orphan and named him Badshah (Akshay Kumar). Badshah grows up to be a criminal and his life was made difficult by Inspector Pradhan (Ashish Vidyarthi). Badshah's sidekick is Abdul (Ashutosh Rana). The only hope in Badshah's life is Sapna (Karisma Kapoor), whom he incidentally met. But circumstances lead Badshah to commit murder in public. During this experience, a child clangs to him and he took the child to Sapna. Before he could explain anything, Pradhan gets there and Badshah had to escape. He changed his name to Babu Lohar and becomes a blacksmith and loving father, to give the child a good future. However, after 7 years, he sees Abdul and Sultan again. Pradhan is still after him. When the child's parents find out about him, they ask Babu to return their child. Will he let the child go? Will the child go with his parents? Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Akshay Kumar was given look of actor Mahesh Anand with long hair and trademark mustache. See more »

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easily Akshay Kumar best performance ever
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Akshay kumar has many great movies and many flop movies, this movie was his transition from a action flicker/comedy actor to one of the best Bollywood actors today. this movie has everything that matters love,tragedy,family,betrayal and much more. if you are a Bollywood fan and want to watch a brilliant movie all around don't hesitate to watch Jaanwar.


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