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Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)

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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 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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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

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In 6 Hours, 1755 Rounds Were Fired

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Action | Crime | History

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Trivia

First movie for Vivek Oberoi where he plays a negative role and second movie for Tushar Kapoor ( He previously played a negative role in Gayab). First movie for Tushar Kapoor where he plays a gangster and second for Vivek Oberoi (He previously played a gangster in Company). See more »

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When the RPG is directed towards a Padmini Premiere, nearby cars' glasses explode after a long gap. See more »

Quotes

Dhingra: [interrogating the cops involved in the shootout] You mean all the charges against the ATS - lockup tortures, public shootouts, encounter killings - are all lies?
Javed Shaikh: The truth is not something that you read about on some piece of paper. The truth is something that you find out on the streets of Bombay.
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References Heat (1995) See more »

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Mere Yaar
Written by Dev Kohli
Music by Anand Raj Anand
Performed by Anand Raj Anand and Sunidhi Chauhan
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Thrilling & exciting
8 June 2008 | by sujitshetty786See all my reviews

A brilliantly made movie from the White Feathers Films Production. A must watch for all action movie lovers. Based on the real incident of the 1992 firing at Lokhandwala Complex in Andheri in India. There were certain Factual Errors in the movie however it is a gr8 cinematic experience. All the stars have portrayed their characters brilliantly. Sanjay Dutt as Shamsher Singh & Vivek Oberoi as Maya Dolas are outstanding. Suniel as Kaviraj Patil & Tushar as Dilip Buwa gave a fantastic performance. The movie was highly under-rated due to excess violence which is not a regular in Hindi Movies There were certain parts which were included just to increase the length of the movie. However the exiting climax covered up all the flaws.................. All in all a brilliant movie.


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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, 28 May 2007

Gross USA:

$289,232

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,291,694
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.20 : 1
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