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Jaanwar (1999)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 24 December 1999 (India)
A ruthless criminal mends his criminal ways after he meets an abandoned child and takes utmost care of him. However, the shadows of the past continues to haunt him.

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Suneel Darshan

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Robin Bhatt (screenplay), Ravi Shankar Jaiswal (additional dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Akshay Kumar ... Badshah / Babu Lohar
Karisma Kapoor ... Sapna
Shilpa Shetty Kundra ... Mamta (as Shilpa Shetty)
Mohnish Bahl ... Aditya Oberoi
Ashutosh Rana ... Abdul
Ashish Vidyarthi ... Inspector Pradhan
Johnny Lever ... Bajrangi
Aditya Kapadia Aditya Kapadia ... Raju
Shakti Kapoor ... Sultan
Kader Khan ... Singer on Square at Temple
Jeetu Verma ... Sapna's mama
Dinesh Hingoo
Rami Reddy ... Police Informer
Viju Khote ... Passer-by on Street who directs Bajrangi
Dolly Bindra ... Sapna's Friend
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Storyline

Sultan (Shakti Kapoor) adopted an orphan and named him Badshah (Akshay Kumar). Badshah grows up to be a criminal and his life was made difficult by Inspector Pradhan (Ashish Vidyarthi). Badshah's sidekick is Abdul (Ashutosh Rana). The only hope in Badshah's life is Sapna (Karisma Kapoor), whom he incidentally met. But circumstances lead Badshah to commit murder in public. During this experience, a child clangs to him and he took the child to Sapna. Before he could explain anything, Pradhan gets there and Badshah had to escape. He changed his name to Babu Lohar and becomes a blacksmith and loving father, to give the child a good future. However, after 7 years, he sees Abdul and Sultan again. Pradhan is still after him. When the child's parents find out about him, they ask Babu to return their child. Will he let the child go? Will the child go with his parents? Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

24 December 1999 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Зверь See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India See more »

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Exciting.
26 June 2000 | by hsshmilleniumSee all my reviews

because it is an Akshay Kumar film we expect it to be a fighting film. But this film is more than that. It covers almost every aspect of our interests, ie. romance, tragedy, action and of course Johny Lever's comedy. A wonderful storyline and performance by Akshay, karishma and shipla Sheety. A defintly must see film. The songs are one of a kind.


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