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Dev (2004)

Joint Commissioner of Police Dev Pratap Singh, a duty-bound, self-righteous officer, and Special Commissioner Tejinder Khosla, the balancing force between the political interests of Chief ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... JCP Dev Pratap Singh
... Special Commissioner Tejinder Khosla
... Farhaan Ali
... Aaliya
... Chief Minister Bhandarker
... Dr. Bharati Singh
... Mangal Rao
Ehsan Khan ... Latif
Pramod Moutho ... Ali Khan
Achyut Potdar ... Qureshi
... ACP Waman Bhonsle
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Masood Akhtar ... Farid
Suresh Bhagwat ... Terrified Hindu
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Joint Commissioner of Police Dev Pratap Singh, a duty-bound, self-righteous officer, and Special Commissioner Tejinder Khosla, the balancing force between the political interests of Chief Minister Bhandarker and Dev's commitment to the law, are lifelong friends, each with his own ideals. Farhaan, a law graduate, was brought up with ideals of non-violence and patriotism. Dev unwittingly gives Farhaan the wound that plunges him into rage and violence after witnessing the death of his father during a peace demonstration. Taking advantage of the situation, corrupt politician Latif sets the vulnerable young man on a path of violence and destruction that threatens to ignite the city. Aalyn is the light in Farhaan's life. Beautiful and innocent, the young woman also gets caught in extraordinary circumstances that transform her life and she dares to stand up for the truth. Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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INR 55,690,000 (India), 18 June 2004
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Amitabh Bachchan played the highest rank police officer as Joint Commissioner of Police. He played DCP, SSP, Inspector, Constable and ACP in previous films. See more »

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JCP Dev Pratap Singh: The question is not even whether I may live or get killed.
JCP Dev Pratap Singh: The question is whether, as a police officer... am I doing my duty or not as a human being...
JCP Dev Pratap Singh: am I fighting for the truth, for Justice or not Faced with victory or defeat...
JCP Dev Pratap Singh: a soldier's duty is to fight till his last breath, till the last drop of his blood, fight...
JCP Dev Pratap Singh: for Truth and Justice. Keep up the struggle.
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Allahu
Written by Nida Fazli
Composed by Adesh Shrivastava
Performed by Adesh Shrivastava and Asha Bhosle
Courtesy of Times Music
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Very Unique
14 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

This Film was a real experience of what can go on inside the police force. Beautifully presented with Kareena Kapoors best acting so far made it a film to watch. The film which depicts the tortures of muslims and hindus in India was really heartfelt and the film has a message which films seldomly give.

The mistreating of hindus and especially muslims in the film really makes your eyes water. The films gives a message of justice (Insaaf) and how people should fight for their right and freedom till there last breath. Amitabh is as always a terrific performer. Not to mention the film does have some emotion and controversy between Kareena and Fardeen but we have all seen that before and it's nothing new. This is the One FILM THAT shouldn't be left out!


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