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Directed by Yogesh Ishwar
Produced by Dr. D. Ramanaidu
Screenplay by Nikhil Saini
Starring Sunil Shetty
Sushmita Sen
Namrata Shirodkar
Music by Anu Malik
Cinematography Shyam K. Naidu
Edited by K. V. Krishna Reddy
Distributed by Suresh Productions
Release dates
  • 6 October 2000 (2000-10-06)
Running time 160 mins
Country India
Language Hindi

Aaghaaz (Hindi: आगाज़; Translated: Start) is a 2000 Indian Bollywood mobster action film directed by Yogesh Ishwar. It is the remake of a Telugu movie "Shivaiah", which was also produced by D. Suresh Babu.

Plot summary[edit]

The film is the story of Govind Narang (Sunil Shetty), an honest and chivalrous man from a small village in Punjab. He falls in love with Sudha (Sushmita Sen), but marries Masterji's daughter, Pushpa (Suman Ranganathan), to save her from public ridicule. Pushpa was impregnated by a police officer who refuses to marry her. She does not love Govind and hates Sudha with a passion. Together with her brother, Laxman (Sharad Kapoor), Pushpa tries to expel Sudha from of the village, but is unsuccessful. When Laxman finds out about Pushpa's infidelity, he poisons her. After his wife's death, Govind relocates to Mumbai with his sister, Ratna (Shraddha Nigam). He meets beautiful Gitika (Namrata Shirodkar) and they fall in love. One day, as Govind defends the honor of a young girl from the brother of a hoodlum, Johnny Handsome (Sharat Saxena), he generates hatred and animosity. Johnny is humiliated by Govind and swears vengeance with the help of Sadanand Kutty (Gulshan Grover) and Karim Khan Toofani (Govind Namdeo). On the other hand, Govind befriends Ram Shevak (Alok Nath), and with his help and assistance of a landowner arranges the purchase of a large plot of land so that hawkers and small shop-owners could set up their businesses. But nothing goes according to plan. The plot of land and the owner turn out to be fake, and Govind gets all the blame; His sister is openly raped, and Govind himself gets seriously wounded, in broad daylight before the very eyes of the people he defended. In the end, though on a happy note, his sister marries a close friend of the family.



All lyrics written by Sameer, all music composed by Anu Malik.

No. Title Playback Length
1. "Aaghaaz Karo"   Babul Supriyo, Alka Yagnik  
2. "Dil Dil Dil" (Female) Hema Sardesai  
3. "Dil Dil Dil" (Male) Sonu Nigam  
4. "Dil Ko Patthar"   Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik  
5. "Dosti Ho Gayi"   Sonu Nigam, Sunidhi Chauhan  
6. "Man Tera Mera Man"   Babul Supriyo, Alka Yagnik  
7. "Nau Nau Lakha"   Hema Sardesai, Sunidhi Chauhan  

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