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Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 21 January 2000 (India)
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In order to seek justice for a man who exacts vengeance on a politician, who was responsible for his daughter's death, two rival reporters teams up to help him to prove his innocence.

Director:

Aziz Mirza

Writers:

Sanjay Chhel (dialogue), Raaj Kumar Dahima | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shah Rukh Khan ... Ajay Bakshi
Juhi Chawla ... Ria Bannerjee
Johnny Lever ... Pappu Junior
Paresh Rawal ... Mohan Joshi
Haidar Ali ... Ajay's Father
Smita Jaykar ... Ajay's mother
Nina Kulkarni ... Laxmi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mona Ambegaonkar ... Ajay Bakshi's crush
Suresh Bhagwat
Sheeba Chaddha ... News reporter
Dilip Joshi ... Pappu Junior's assistant
Bharat Kapoor ... M.K. Sharma
Shakti Kapoor ... Ramakant Dua
Jasveer Kaur ... (as Jaswir Kaur)
Chettan Motiwalla Chettan Motiwalla ... Director - Ria Banerjee's Show (as Chetan Motiwalla)
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Storyline

When a businessman is assassinated on the eve of election, the assassin, Mohan Joshi is arrested on the spot, but manages to escape days later during the media coverage. He is portrayed to be a terrorist and the country is thrown into an uproar. Many die who had no connection with the rivalries of Joshi and his victim, in a corporate attempt to scare the survivors into believing that Joshi is part of a "foreign hand" of bullies. Joshi meets Ajay and Ria then tells them the truth behind the whole incident. It seems that Joshi's teenage daughter died because of a brutal rape by the man whom he would later slay. Revealing while "on camera" that this man and his partners have been destroying everything in pursuit of their goals, Joshi declares that he killed the man in revenge, almost without thinking. "If that is terrorism, I'm a terrorist", he concludes. Later, Joshi is put into prison and sentenced to death. On the day of his execution, the reporters and general public lead a silent ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Plot Keywords:

revenge | prison | escape | rape | rivalry | See All (30) »

Taglines:

Love, laughter and freedom


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

India Times

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

21 January 2000 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Yet the Heart Is Still Indian See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$367,238, 23 January 2000

Gross USA:

$588,606

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$588,606
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Production Co:

Dreamz Unlimited See more »
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Color:

Color
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Trivia

This film is the only time Shahrukh Khan and Shakti Kapoor appeared but they didn't have any exchange of dialogues in the film. They were in the film Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega but Shahrukh Khan was in a guest role. See more »


Soundtracks

I Am The Best
Performed by Abhijeet
Composed by Jatin Pandit & Lalit Pandit (as Jatin-Lalit)
Written by Javed Akhtar
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Ahead of its time
7 May 2019 | by sidhant_gargSee all my reviews

Way ahead of its time in the Indian context. Audiences in late 90s-early 2000s just wanted to see a romcom, especially if it featured SRK. The movie starts off that way but takes a political turn which exposes the nexus between people in power. It kind of displays the current situation in India in the year 2019. A lot of scenes would remind viewers of real-life situations that have occurred in the country over the past few years.

Maybe it was too much to take in for the viewers of the early 2000s, but this film would be a sure shot hit if it were to be released today or it may get banned in the country. Although, it does get too melodramatic in the final sequence.


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