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Alag: He Is Different.... He Is Alone... (2006)

An odd orphan boy is forced to use his secret super powers when his new classmates bully him. A scientist abducts him to use the boy's powers for his own evil gains.

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Ashu Trikha

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Tagore Almeida (story), Ashu Trikha (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Akshay Kapoor ... Tejas H. Rastogi
Dia Mirza ... Purva P. Rana (as Diya Mirza)
Yatin Karyekar ... Hemant Rastogi
Jayant Kripalani Jayant Kripalani ... Pushkar Rana
Mukesh Tiwari ... Singh
Sharat Saxena ... Police Inspector
Beena Banerjee ... Gayetri P. Rana (as Beena)
Tom Alter ... Dr. Richard Dyer
Rana Jung Bahadur ... Dyer's assistant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Somesh Agarwal Somesh Agarwal ... Doctor
Abhishek Bachchan ... Special Appearance (Song)
Bipasha Basu ... Special Appearance (Song)
Priyanka Chopra ... Special Appearance (Song)
Bobby Deol ... Special Appearance (Song)
Lara Dutta ... Special Appearance (Song)
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Widower Hemant Rastogi lives in scenic Mahabaleshwar, seemingly alone. One night he has a heart attack and passes away. When the Police search his residence, they find a young man in the basement of the house, a man whose eyes are very sensitive to any kind of light, whose name is Tejas, the only son of Hemant, who has been sheltered, and has never stepped out. The Police ask Purva Rana of P.R. Institute, that rehabilitates young men who have taken to crime, to look after Tejas, whose life has been influenced by books that his dad provided for him. Tejas proves that he has power of mind over matter, and thus proves to be a misfit in the institute, resulting in the near fatal accident of a security guard, Singh, and the death of a fellow student, John. But Tejas redeems himself in the eyes of Purva's wealthy dad, Pushkar, when he is able to wake his wife, Gayetri Rana from a coma-like condition. It looks like Tejas has wormed his way into the Rana household, but this is short lived as ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Hindi

Release Date:

16 June 2006 (India) See more »

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Shah rukh Khan and Abhishek Bachchan makes special appearance in the song "Sabse alag" See more »

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Remake of Powder (1995) See more »

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ALAG - Akshay Kapoor - ROCKS !!!
17 September 2006 | by mastkdSee all my reviews

ALAG - A specially gifted child spent 18 yrs of his life in the basement of his home. Sheltered from sunlight and the rest of the world. His father believed that he will be safe there and the world will also be safer from him. The boy's supernatural power will always make him different. When his father died, his life begins. Forced to live in the real world where life is a masala of good and evil, of truth and lies, of suffering and pain with a dash of greed, a handful of sickness and a good serving of love. Everything he knows are direct extracts from pages of books. He knows himself, he knows the truth about his powers but the world is not ready for it. Alone in the basement, books are his only link to the outside world. Then he discovers love...... this changed the equation quite a bit. This new comer Akshay Kapoor will give Hritik Roshan a run for his money. Give him a few more material to work with and he will grow into a better actor given time. He looks good, he's got the body, he's got moves and to top it all off....... The guy can act!!! Hritik will have competition at last. There is a certain Vin Diesel effect to this guy !!


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