An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

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Subedar Maj. Pritam Singh
Sharad S. Kapoor ...
Maj. Binod Sengupta (as Sharad.S.Kapoor)
Rajendranath Zutshi ...
Maj. Kaushal Verma (as Raj Zutshi)
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Capt. Jalal Akbar
Prashant Chianani ...
Lt. Vishal Srivastav (as Prashant Chainani)
Shakeel Khan
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Ajai Jose
Aditya Srivastava ...
Pradeep
Abir Goswami ...
Capt. Sudhir Mishra (AMC)
Parmeet Sethi ...
Maj. Shahbaaz Humdani (Pakistan)
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Karan is a lazy good-for-nothing who lives on the generated income of his father and elder brother at their family business. Karan's days: hang out with buddies and romance a woman named Romi. When he watches an action movie, he decides to enlist in the army with a friend, but basic training proves to be too much of a bother and he shortly abandons it, thus making him lose respect on the home front. Romi also stops respecting him. Karan decides he must re-join the army and show his family and Romi that he, too, is focused upon the path he has to take in this lifetime, but will he be resilient enough to carry out this task? Written by Sumitra (corrected by Calista / edited by statmanjeff)

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It took him 24 years and 18000 feet to find himself

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War | Drama | Romance

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Budget:

INR 300,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£122,137 (UK) (18 June 2004)

Gross:

$752,344 (USA) (23 July 2004)
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Adhuna Akthar who did the hair styling for the film recalls a harrowing time the first day of the shoot when Preeti Zinta's wig began to expand due to the wind and temperature. At the end of it, both Preetiy Zinta and she were in tears, but they managed to make the look work somehow. See more »

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When Hrithik Roshan receives a letter from his friend while in Kargil and is interrupted by his fellow senior officer, he puts the letter in his right pant pocket, but when he remembers about the letter later on, he removes the letter from his left pant pocket. See more »

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Lt. Vishal Srivastav: What's the matter? Where's your energy? Didn't your mother feed you? You need to have fire in the belly!
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Farhan is a very promising film maker
25 June 2004 | by (Mumbai, India) – See all my reviews

One of the best Hindi films i have ever seen. I have never heard background music like that in any other Hindi film, at least in the last decade. The special effects in the rock climbing scene were done very well. Farhan has proved to be a good film maker by making two completely different sorts of films and made them both beautifully. The shots were like paintings and everything looked authentic and real, like the uniforms and the helicopters and the camps fitted perfectly with the surroundings and the imagination of it all as a whole is just amazing. Farhan to me is a very promising film maker. Hritiks acting was outstanding, except for a little over acting in the beginning. Overall i must say that i know i can expect great things from farhan and from Hritik. Good luck! and Congratulations!


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