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For the 1995 film, see Fauji (film).
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FAUJI - the serial
Created by New Film Addicts pvt ltd
Starring see below
Opening theme "Fauji"
Composer(s) Loy Mendonsa of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
No. of episodes Total 13
Running time approx. 24 minutes
Original channel DD National
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original airing 1988

Fauji (Devanagari: फौजी, Nastaliq: فوجی, translation: "Soldier") (1989) was a TV series following the training of an Indian Army commando regiment that aired on India's national channel DD National in 1989. It was produced by New Film Addicts pvt ltd. Colonel Raj Kapoor was a Director in this company. Fauji starring Shahrukh Khan that went on to become a mega success. This was not his debut role as is popularly believed. His debut role in TV serials was in Dil Dariya where he went quite unnoticed. The character of Abhimanyu Rai was based on the exploits of Lt Col Sanjoy Bannerji of the Bombay Sappers, Indian Army.


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