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Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)

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.

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Apoorva Lakhia
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Dhingra
Sanjay Dutt ... A.A. Khan
Sunil Shetty ... Kavi Raj Patil
Arbaaz Khan ... Javed
Abhishek Bachchan ... Abhishek Mhatre
Vivek Oberoi ... Maya Dolas
Tusshar Kapoor ... Buwa
Rohit Roy ... Fattoo
Shabbir Ahluwalia ... RC
Dia Mirza ... Meeta Mattoo
Amrita Singh ... Aayi Maya's Mom
Neha Dhupia ... Rohini
Aditya Lakhia ... Doubling
Ravi Gossain Ravi Gossain ... Aslam Chikna (as Ravi Gosain)
Aarti Chhabria ... Tarranum
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Storyline

On a calm summer day in 1991, in the bustling Lokhandwala Complex, five criminals including Maya and Dilip were counting 70 lakhs in flat no. 32 B, when 286 policemen, headed by ACP Khan, took strategic positions around their building. A gunfire ensued and the entire nation witnessed the most talked about daylight encounter lasting 6 hours that transformed suburban Mumbai into a virtual war zone. Shootout At Lokhandwala is the story of a seasoned cop, Khan, who chased Khalistani extremists, handpicked cops like Inspector Kaviraj Patil and Constable Javed Shaikh, and dared to engage trigger-happy gangsters in a residential locality of Mumbai. Khan's fight went beyond the encounter as he faced inquisition from his own department and legal charges of human rights violations. Shootout At Lokhandwala is the story of an upcoming underworld gangster, Maya, and his highly skilled partner, Dilip. The two made extortion the buzzword in the early 90s and dared to disobey the big bhai of the ... Written by Becca

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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In 6 Hours, 1755 Rounds Were Fired

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Action | Crime

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

25 May 2007 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Shootout at Lokhandwala: Based on True Rumours See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$158,227, 27 May 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$289,232, 10 June 2007
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Many scenes were shot on the actual locations at Lokhandwala Complex in Mumbai where the actual incident had happened. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, when they show Maya 'Mayabhai' Dolas (Vivek Oberoi) and his gang dead, and aligned on the road, Dilip 'Buvabhai' Buva (Tusshar Kapoor) bullet wounds have disappeared from when Inspector Kaviraj 'Kavi' Patil (Sunil Shetty) shoots him multiple times. However, when loading him into the back of the van, his bullet wounds are visible once again. See more »

Quotes

Dhingra: [now as the ATS' defense lawyer, in court] I just want to ask one question. One question - that's it. It's a question for this court, for this country: it's not a question of law, it's a question about our homes, our families. You have a family... right now, your wife and child are alone at home and there's a man right outside your door with a gun.
[pause]
Dhingra: Who do you want that man to be?
[the gangsters]
Dhingra: Maya? Buwa? Or
[the police officer]
Dhingra: Khan? That's my question - I don't wat you to give me a long...
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Connections

Followed by Shootout at Wadala (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Aakhri Alvida - Remix
Written by Anwar Maqsood
Music by Faisal Kapadia and Bilal Maqsood
Remixed by Nikhil Chinappa and Naved Chinappa
Performed by Faisal Kapadia and Bilal Maqsood
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Nicely Rendered!
29 April 2013 | by TejasNairSee all my reviews

So they are making a sequel & I watched the prequel first to have that flow. I am impressed by Apoorva Lakhia & Sanjay Gupta for creating a very good thriller plot. Do not listen to these IMDb board members, they seriously despise Bollywood movies.

Set in the 90s, the drama involving gangsters & Mumbai Police is a very fine watch and when it reaches the crescendo, the enjoyment triples. Performances are great by the whole cast & specially by Vivek Oberoi. Music is chunky & screenplay is amazing with special mention to the scene where it all the gangsters are involved with different policemen. Simply superb!

If you are a die-hard action fan, go for it, because this one has cylinder explosions, gun fires & RPG.

Can be watched with a typical Indian family? NO

Profanity: Strong | Sex: No | Nudity: Mild | Violence: Infinity | Gore: Infinity | Smoking: Strong | Alcohol: Critical | Drugs: No | Vulgarity: Mild Traumatizing Factor: Critical


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