6.6/10
4,140
54 user 9 critic

Kaante (2002)

Six bank robbers trying to pull off the perfect heist discover one of them is an undercover cop.

Director:

Sanjay Gupta
3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Musafir (2004)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A small-time criminal, betrayed by his girlfriend and owing money to a fearsome crime lord, agrees to travel to Goa for a drug deal and becomes involved with a local woman and her much older husband, both of who want to kill each other.

Director: Sanjay Gupta
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Sameera Reddy, Aditya Pancholi
Alive (2006)
Action | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A man, taken and locked up for 14 years without any sane reason, is suddenly released, and has 4 days to figure out why this was done to him.

Director: Sanjay Gupta
Stars: Sanjay Dutt, John Abraham, Lara Dutta
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Consequences force an innocent man to get involved in crime after making an error.

Director: Mahesh Manjrekar
Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Namrata Shirodkar, Mohnish Bahl
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

After five years of being married to wealthy executive Rahul Sarin, Pooja has a secret and intimate affair with Lt. Col. Aditya Singh every Thursday, on the pretext of visiting an ailing ... See full summary »

Directors: Jasmeet Dhodhi, Meghna Gulzar, and 4 more credits »
Stars: Arbaaz Khan, Mandira Bedi, Sudhanshu Pandey
Khal Nayak (1993)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Ballu (Sanjay Dutt), a notorious, cunning, and unscrupulous criminal who's wanted by the police for a plethora of murders and thefts. Bright and ambitious Inspector Ram (Jackie Shroff) ... See full summary »

Director: Subhash Ghai
Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff
Sadak (1991)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A taxi drivers falls in love with a woman forced into prostitution and battles with her pimp in order to free her.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bhatt, Deepak Tijori
Dus (2005)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Siddhant Dheer lives a wealthy lifestyle with his brother, Shashank, and sister, Anu. Both Siddhant and Shashank work for India's Anti-Terrorist Cell (ATC), along with Aditya and Aditi. ... See full summary »

Director: Anubhav Sinha
Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An account of the gangster Mahindra Dolas and his gang, which terrorized Mumbai City, and a massive war between Mumbai Police and gangs during 16 November 1991.

Director: Apoorva Lakhia
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty
Kurukshetra (2000)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

ACP Prithviraj is an honest cop. When he arrests the Chief Minister's son for assaulting a girl, the minister tries his best to create havoc in Prithviraj's life.

Director: Mahesh Manjrekar
Stars: Mukesh Rishi, Sanjay Dutt, Mahima Chaudhry
Action | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

As the kingdom of Devigarh comes apart at the seams, an aging bodyguard attempts to protect the Royal Family, as well as keep its darkest secrets from ever coming to light.

Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt
Pitaah (2002)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Thakur Avadh Narayan Singh rules Shekhapur village.Due to his fear villagers don't dare to go against him for his wrong doings.His son Bhola and Bacchu are also to follow his part who spend... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Manjrekar
Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Nandita Das, Sachin Khedekar
Naam (1986)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Follows the story of Vicky, who gets entrapped in a criminal plot after he leaves his country for work.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Nutan, Kumar Gaurav, Sanjay Dutt
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Yashvardhan 'Major' Rampal
Sanjay Dutt ... Jay 'Ajju' Rehan
Sunil Shetty ... Marc Issak
Mahesh Manjrekar ... Raj 'Bali' Yadav
Lucky Ali ... Maqbool 'Mak' Haider
Kumar Gaurav ... Anand 'Andy' Mathur
Namrata Singh Gujral ... Renu A. Mathur (as Namrata Cooper)
Malaika Arora ... Lisa - Marc's girlfriend
Rati Agnihotri ... Major's wife
Isha Koppikar ... Dancer / Singer in Club
Ranjit Chowdhry Ranjit Chowdhry ... Det. Constable
Jeff Davis ... Det. MacQuarrie (as J.F. Davis)
Morgana Di Castlebesozza Morgana Di Castlebesozza ... Receptionist
Sanjay Sippy Sanjay Sippy ... Mr. Adler
Gilbert Aguilera Gilbert Aguilera ... Drug dealer
Edit

Storyline

On or about 12May00, a truck gets stolen in Los Angeles, and the Police bring in six men of South Asian origin for questioning. They are: Yashvardhan Rampal, known as 'Major' educated intelligent, unemployed, with an ailing wife who longs to return to India; Non-English speaking Jay Rehan, otherwise known as 'Ajju', a foul-mouthed, trigger-happy gangster; A out-of-work former nightclub bouncer, Marc Issak, whose girlfriend, Lisa, is a bar dancer, and who is known to get into fights due to his uncontrollable temper; A drug deal, Raj Yadav, otherwise known as Bali, foul-mouthed, womanizer, stutterer, and alcoholic; Bali's sidekick, Maqbool Haider, otherwise known as Mac; White-collared Anand Mathur, alias Andy, recently separated from his wife, Renu, and longing to get back together with his son, who he cannot get custody of due to financial problems. The six confer in a cell, cite woes that even though the Italians have their Mafia, the Colombians have their Cartels, but the East ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Kill, threaten, kidnap, maim, murder, steal....Meet the masters. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Rediff]

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

20 December 2002 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Thorns See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

INR 280,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

INR 115,633,140 (India), 27 December 2002

Opening Weekend USA:

$425,975, 22 December 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,002,066, 12 January 2003
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the highest box office opener's in Bollywood history. See more »

Goofs

In the last scene, when all the four members fight and from behind Kumar Gaurav picks up the bags filled with cash and run to save his life, he doesn't have his goggles on whereas in the next scene when he is eloping with the car, he is seen wearing his goggles. This cannot be possible in such a situation where he has so much little time to save his life. See more »

Quotes

Yashvardhan Rampal 'Major': [To Ajju] Who in the blue hell gave you a passport?
Jay Rehan 'Ajju': Baali's mom!
Yashvardhan Rampal 'Major': [Major looks at Baali]
Raj Yadav 'Baali': She's been w... working in a passport office since childhood only!
See more »

Alternate Versions

The film was certified A by the Indian Censor Board with just one audio cut which was to remove a strong expletive. See more »

Connections

Remake of Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Ishq Samundar
Written by Dev Kohli
Composed by Anand Raj Anand
Performed by Sunidhi Chauhan and Anand Raj Anand
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

If you have seen "Reservoir Dogs", you have seen "Kaante"
8 May 2003 | by ashishthakurSee all my reviews

The only change is that Kaante is the Indianised version, with additional family members and some good songs thrown in. Watching the original Reservoir Dogs (director: Quentin Tarantino) after I watched Kaante made me realise that the song and dance sequences in Kaante actually thinned/watered down the pace, plot and the grip of the entire storyline. Kaante is a decent bet for your money, but then you have to hand it to the director to have come up with an original story/plot and executed is equally well.

The director should have "adapted" with minimal changes to the pace of the story. Quentin Tarantino would not have minded I believe.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 54 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed