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The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003)

Unrated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 10 April 2003 (India)
Arun Khanna is a spy for the Indian government whose aid is enlisted to stop ISI Chief Ishak Khan. Khan is trying to build a nuclear bomb with which he can liberate Kashmir from the Indians... See full summary »

Director:

Anil Sharma

Writer:

Shaktimaan Talwar (as Shaktimaan)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sunny Deol ... Major Arun Khanna / Batra / Wahid
Preity Zinta ... Reshma / Ruksar
Priyanka Chopra ... Shaheen Zakaria
Amrish Puri ... I.S.I Chief Ishak Khan
Kabir Bedi ... Mr. Zakaria
Parvin Dabas ... Salman
Rajpal Yadav ... Major's sidekick
Yvonne Maverick Yvonne Maverick ... Government Agent (as Yvonne Czerny)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rajat Bedi ... Militant
Eva Crawford Eva Crawford ... Child Wedding Dancer
Deep Dhillon Deep Dhillon ... Colonel Hidayatullah
Mike Iorio ... Security Guard
Madhumalti Kapoor ... (as Madhu Malti)
Shahbaaz Khan ... Suleman
Khalid Mohamed Khalid Mohamed ... Militant
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Storyline

Arun Khanna is a spy for the Indian government whose aid is enlisted to stop ISI Chief Ishak Khan. Khan is trying to build a nuclear bomb with which he can liberate Kashmir from the Indians. A battle of wits ensues. When Khan detonates a bomb at Khanna's engagement party to a fellow spy, Khanna's resolve is only strengthened. Now not only does he have to fight Khan, but he also has to track down his missing fiancee. Written by Ace_of_Hearts

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Love story of a spy


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

10 April 2003 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hero See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 530,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$130,200, 13 April 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,384,747, 14 July 2017
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Time Movies See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

It broke the record of the highest-ever Mumbai territory first-week collections which earlier belonged to Kaante. See more »

Alternate Versions

UK version was edited for violence (sight of strong and bloody bullet impacts to man's head and to man's arm, clear sight of headbutt) to secure a 12 rating. An uncut 15 was available. See more »

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Disaster..worst movie of the year
6 October 2008 | by liakot_aSee all my reviews

The Hero is another one of Sunny Deols disaster movies. Sunny enjoys making movies, which he thinks he is loved by audience. Yes, but only people you know, not millions in the world. He once again beats up 100's of guys alone, When will he learn he is not Supermen. He does the amazing stunts with a big belly. He even out smarts the English Special services. I can go on discriminating this guy, but he will continue to make Flops. This was Priyanka Chopra's second film, where she didn't look pretty as usual. Maybe, because her role didn't demand this. Sadly, Priyanka couldn't save this film from being a SUPER FLOP. Preity is annoying and delivers a boring performance. Overall, this movie was awful and is a big waste of time.


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