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Baazigar (1993)

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A young man with a vendetta against a business tycoon seduces and kills his eldest daughter and then proceeds to his younger daughter but she begins to suspect her new lover's ulterior motive.

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Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla (as Abbas-Mustan), Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla (as Abbas-Mustan)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shah Rukh Khan ... Ajay Sharma
Kajol ... Priya
Dalip Tahil ... Madan Chopra
Rakhee Gulzar ... Shobha
Shilpa Shetty Kundra ... Seema (as Shilpa Shetty)
Siddharth ... Inspector Karan
Johnny Lever ... Babulal - Head Servant
Ananth Narayan Mahadevan ... Vishwanath Sharma (as Anant Mahadevan)
Daboo Malik ... Ravi Shukla (as Krish Malik)
Dinesh Hingoo ... Seth Bajodia
Adi Irani ... Vicky Malhotra
Resham Tipnis ... Anjali Sinha
Amrit Patel ... Chopra's chauffeur (as Amrut Patel)
Sumeet Pathak Sumeet Pathak ... Young Ajay (as Master Sumeet)
Manmauji ... Taalia
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Storyline

A poor but ambitious young man Ajay Sharma is a devoted son to his widowed, traumatized, amnesiac mother. He leaves home for Bombay to fulfill the mysterious promise he made to himself and his mother. On the way he gets a lift from his childhood friend Vicky Malhotra. Ajay has secretly seduced Seema, the elder daughter of business tycoon Madan Chopra and on the side, he also makes acquaintance of Chopra and his younger daughter Priya at a car race in Madras. Ajay promises to marry Seema but betrays and murders her by throwing her off the roof of a building, making it look like a suicide with the help of a faked suicide note which he obtained from Seema under false pretext. He then adopts the identity of Vicky Malhotra, makes the vulnerable Priya fall in love with him and also wins Chopra's trust. However, Priya refuses to believe that her sister committed suicide and keeps investigating, which forces Ajay/Vicky to murder anyone who could possibly help her discover the truth. Written by Soumitra

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Country:

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

12 November 1993 (India) See more »

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Budget:

INR 40,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Dr.Albans hit song " ITS MY LIFE" is played in a party scene. See more »

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When Shilpa falls from the building she breaks the glass down but later when Srk walks out its all clean. See more »

Quotes

Ajay Sharma: Sometimes in order to win you have to lose something, and a person who wins in spite of losing is called "Baazigar."
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Remake of A Kiss Before Dying (1956) See more »

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Chupana bhi Nahi ata
Performed by Vinod Rathod
Music by Anu Malik
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Star-making turn from Shahrukh!
24 April 2003 | by omarhussainiSee all my reviews

Baazigar is inspired by the Matt Dillon flick A Kiss Before Dying, which itself is a remake of the 1956 near-noir classic of the same name. The film revolves around 2 sisters, Shilpa Shetty and Kajol, and the men that come into their lives. Both men are played by Shahrukh Khan, so you can imagine the complications that will create. The first one's the typical Indian college student: perfect grades, dead father, sick mother......The second one is a race car driver (the cool one). Each has his own reasons for being with the girl and it's these motives and their repercussions that form the crux of the film. Now if you LOVE Bollywood movies, then stay away from this one. There is no happy resolution, or songs in the Swiss Alps, or Designer Clothing for the hero. In fact, the wardrobe and makeup departments seem to be on strike during this movie. But that's really a blessing because the actors' "natural" look complements the film's dark tone. Baazigar is a twisted tale of revenge with much tasteless violence, so you wouldn't want your hero cleaning blood off his GAP shirts every ten minutes (of course we wouldn't have such concerns if Salman had accepted this role). That reminds me, the acting in this movie is ...... well, it varies. The supporting cast doesn't impress: Rakhee's okay, Shetty's pretty weak (as are the two fathers), and the inspector is just sad. ON the other hand, Kajol gives a sincere performance that's a hint of things to come. She breathes life and brings restraint to a character that's usually butchered by over-the-top Indian actresses who substitute crying for acting. She's only 17 or 18 but her confidence and chemistry with the Rukhster are quite evident. But this is Shahrukh's movie. After Salman wisely turned it down, Shahrukh saw this as his big chance and capitalized. From studying for his exams and manipulating Shilpa Shetty, to racking up the body count and bringing down the house with Kaali Kaali Aankhen, the man held nothing back. He was still an actor at this point and played the dual role well. You're always able to tell which character's onscreen. This movie is like Darr - which was released a few months later - in the sense that whether you like it or not has nothing to do with the film itself and everything to do with the lead's performance. The film could have spent more time in the editing room as many portions drag, and some scenes feel flat due to the aforementioned lack of funding. In the end, Baazigar may or may not be good filmaking but it's a must for Shahrukh fans.


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