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Footpath (2003)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 15 August 2003 (India)
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Two friends of a man help him avenge his father's death. Years later, he reunites with his friends who have now become criminals. What they don't know, is that he is now an undercover cop.

Director:

Vikram Bhatt

Writers:

Mahesh Bhatt (screenplay), Girish Dhamija (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Aftab Shivdasani ... Arjun Singh
Bipasha Basu ... Sanjana Srivastav
Rahul Dev ... Shekhar Srivastav, the gang lord
Emraan Hashmi ... Raghu Srivastav
Aparna Tilak ... Shalini - English teacher
Irrfan Khan ... Sheikh
Anup Soni ... Police Inspector Singh
Kannan Kannan ... Aditya - Inspector's assistant
Anupama Verma ... Pamela
Arif Zakaria
Suresh Singh Suresh Singh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Naushaad Abbas ... Goon Beaten By Deva
Banjara Banjara
Firdaus Mevawala ... Irani Hotel Owner
Santosh Shetty Santosh Shetty
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Poor Arjun is friendly with Shekhar and Raghu, as well as their sister named Sanjana. His friends help him avenge the untimely death of his dad, who was killed by rivals posing as workers. Years later, Arjun has grown up and is re-united with Shekhar and Raghu - who are now criminal dons. He also meets with Sanjana and both fall in love with each other. Arjun is drawn into the underworld life along with his friends. What Shekhar, Raghu and Sanjana do not know is that Arjun is really an undercover Police Officer - who has orders to infiltrate and possibly kill them all. Written by Sonia

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Trivia

Amol Palekar was directing and acting in a Hindi film titled "Footpath " for a producer named Mr. Mehta. This was in 1983. The producer decided to step in an direct the film himself. Amol Palekar walked out of the film. The film starred Amol Palekar and Amjad Khan. See more »

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References Donnie Brasco (1997) See more »

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Zara Dekh Mera
Written by Sameer
Composed by Nadeem Saifi and Shravan Rathod
Performed by Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan
Courtesy of Tips Cassettes & Records Co.
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Bad remake of equally bad Angaaray .
11 February 2021 | by nadkarnisumeetSee all my reviews

Footpath review :

A remake of Hollywood hit State of Grace (1990) which was already remade earlier as Angaaray (1998) by Mahesh Bhatt. Vikram Bhatt took the same plot written by Mahesh Bhatt and made Footpath with a different cast. Aftab Shivdasani was main hero and he got some steamy scenes with the hot and sexy Bipasha Basu. Footpath was Emraan Hashmi's debut though he attained stardom a year later with Murder (2004). He played the role of Aftab's buddy and a good natured thug. One wonders why Vikram Bhatt chose to remake the flop Angaaray. Did he think that he could handle the plot better than his mentor Mahesh Bhatt? Hmm!!!

I remember seeing this movie on Independence day holiday at Gaiety Galaxy, Bandra and while the Housefull board was neatly propped outside the hall, the auditorium was half empty. Clearly, the blackers had lost a lot of money!!!

Regards, Sumeet Nadkarni.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

15 August 2003 (India) See more »

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$822,817
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