Deewaar (2004 film)
|Directed by||Milan Luthria|
|Produced by||Gaurang Doshi|
|Written by||Milan Luthria (dialogue)|
|Screenplay by||Shridhar Raghavan
|Story by||S. Gopala Reddy
|Music by||Aadesh Shrivastav|
|Edited by||Hozefa Lokhandwala|
|Distributed by||V. R. Pictures|
|Box office||175 million (US$2.7 million)|
Deewaar - Let's Bring Our Heroes Home is a 2004 Bollywood, war film directed by Milan Luthria, produced by Gaurang Doshi and written by S. Gopala Reddy. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Akshaye Khanna, Sanjay Dutt and Amrita Rao in lead roles. Raghuvir Yadav, Kay Kay Menon and Tanuja had supporting roles. The film is an adaptation of escape of Indian Army's prisoners of war during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, and also describes the father-son relationship.
33 years later (in 2004) Major Kaul's son Gaurav (Akshaye Khanna) decides to go on a rescue mission to Pakistan and bring back his father who he has not seen since he was a child. Helping him on his mission is Khan (Sanjay Dutt) who had successfully escaped from the same prison. They steal, kill, and plan to get the prisoners out. They finally succeed and got the prisoners into India and killed all the evil Pakistani officers..
- Amitabh Bachchan .... Maj. Ranvir Kaul
- Sanjay Dutt .... Khan
- Piyush Mishra..... Qureshi
- Akshaye Khanna .... Gaurav Kaul
- Amrita Rao .... Radhika
- Raghuvir Yadav .... Jata
- Kay Kay Menon .... Sohail
- Nishikant dixit .... Capt. Ajit Verma
- Aditya Shrivastava ....Ezaz
- Rajendranath Zutshi
- Akhilendra Mishra
- Tanuja .... Ranvir Kaul's wife
- Pradeep Rawat .... Baldev
- Arif Zakaria ... Rajan
- D. Santosh ... P.O.W. Raghu Jen
- Sanjay Narvekar....
- "Ali Ali", sung by Krishna Beura, Shraddha Pandit and Vijayta (5:57)
- "Chaliye Va Chaliye", sung by Udit Narayan and Roop Kumar Rathod (5:56)
- "Kara Kaga", sung by Alka Yagnik (4:19)
- "Marhaba Marhaba", sung by Sonu Nigam and Xenia Ali (5:18)
- "Piya Bawri", sung by Alka Yagnik and Kailash Kher (4:52)
- "Todenge Deewaar Hum", sung by Udit Narayan and Mukul Agrawal (4:43)
Two remix versions of the songs were also recorded:
- "Marhaba Marhaba" (remix), sung by Sonu Nigam and Xenia Ali (5:18)
- "Piya Bawri" (instrumental) (4:52)
- "The summer bonanza". The Hindu. 2004-05-07. Retrieved 2014-08-05.
- Mark Kermode. "Film of the week: Deewaar | From the Observer | The Observer". Guardian. Retrieved 2014-08-05.