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Apne (2007)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Sport | 29 June 2007 (USA)
A disgraced ex-boxer attempts to make his two sons champion boxers in order to clear his name. One son agrees with this goal, but the other does not, causing family conflicts.

Director:

Anil Sharma

Writers:

Neeraj Pathak (screenplay), Neeraj Pathak (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dharmendra ... Baldev Singh Choudhary
Sunny Deol ... Angad B. Singh Choudhary
Bobby Deol ... Karan B. Singh Choudhary
Shilpa Shetty Kundra ... Simran A. Choudhary (as Shilpa Shetty)
Katrina Kaif ... Nandini N. Sarabhai
Kiron Kher ... Raavi B. Choudhary
Victor Banerjee ... Ahsan Ali
Javed Sheikh ... Roy
Aryan Vaid ... Gaurav Ghera
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sanjeeb Banerjee Sanjeeb Banerjee ... Bhullar's Son
Dolly Bindra
Jonnie Brown ... Luca Gracia (as Jonnie Louis Brown)
Parvin Dabas ... Saket
Kurush Deboo ... Dr. Niranjan Sarabhai
Divya Dutta ... Pooja B. Singh Choudhary
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Storyline

An ex-boxer Baldev Choudhary has had a stain in his boxing career. He wanted to wash it with his son Angad's success, but times were hard and a financial crunch kept him from achieving this dream. Though Angad pulled through fine, Baldev never forgot who ruined his chance. An opportunity strikes Baldev in the form of a T.V. Show. He trains a local boy to get into this media hyped boxing show, but is ditched for a better coach at the last minute. Baldev's younger son Karan has just launched his first music album. Realizing his father is in a crises, he gives up his dream of a musical career to get into the game of boxing. Karan works hard and wins all through thinking that his victory will bring the two pillars of his family together. After winning within the nation, he wins all over the world. The final match is with the current world heavy champion. Written by Raj Singh

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Genres:

Action | Drama | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

29 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ours See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,002,973
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Bobby Deol's name in the film is Karan which is the real name of Sunny Deol's son who is known by his pet name Rocky Deol. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK release was cut, the distributor chose to make cuts to three sequences of bloody sporting violence in order to obtain a 12A classification. An uncut 15 classification was available. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Mehfooz
Written by Sameer
Composed by Himesh Reshammiya
Performed by Himesh Reshammiya
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Apne is a brave Attempt
3 August 2007 | by salilgoyalSee all my reviews

Too bad that I was just thinking for the past 1 month that this movie will be nothing but an ego show of the deols. I watched it yesterday and after the movie finished, I just thought- "We Indians rate the movie on the basis of what we see in promos.".. OK, just consider Tara rum pum, It began to bore me within fifteen minutes. The racing sequence was so pathetic.. I was wondering where this kinda race happens on this planet. The kids were equally worse.

Coming back to 'Apne', this will surely go down among the underrated films of 2007. I last saw a great sports sequence in a Hindi movie in 'Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander'. And then, I saw it here. Boxing scenes were well directed, if not excellent. Acting of the three deols were equally good.

I don't usually favor emotional and long films. This film had both. it was long and highly emotional. But I didn't feel anytime that it was getting on me. May be thats what you call brilliant film making.


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