Phool Aur Kaante

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Phool Aur Kaante
Phool Aur Kaantefilm.jpg
LP Vinyl Records Cover
Directed by Kuku Kohli
Produced by Dinesh Patel
Written by Iqbal Durrani
Starring Ajay Devgan
Madhoo
Aruna Irani
Jagdeep
Amrish Puri
Music by Nadeem-Shravan
Edited by Suresh Chaturvedi
Release date(s) 22 November 1991
Running time 173 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Box office INR117.5 million (US$2.0 million)
(domestic gross)[1]

Phool Aur Kaante (English: Flowers and Thorns) is a Hindi action romance film released in 1991. It stars Ajay Devgn, Madhoo, Aruna Irani, Jagdeep and Amrish Puri among others. The film marked the debut of Ajay Devgn, son of stunt and action choreographer Veeru Devgan, and Madhoo, niece of actress Hema Malini. The film won Ajay Devgn, the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for 1991.

Phool Aur Kaante was a Super Hit at the box office in India, and was noted for its soundtrack. the movie is loosey based on a Malayalam film Parampara (1990) starting Mammootty and Suresh Gopi. Phool Aur Kaante clashed with Yash Chopra directed Lamhe at the box office. However Phool Aur Kante proved to be a super hit,and gross 110 cr world wide on the other hand Lamhe which starred Anil Kapoor bombed at the box office.

Ajay Devgan's entry in the film became very popular where he appeared standing, balancing on two moving motorcycles. Similar stunts have been repeated in a number of films since.[2][3][4][5]

Synopsis[edit]

Nageshwar alias "Don" heads a vast criminal empire. He has an only son, (Ajay Devgn), who is completely familiar with his dad and his business. So is Ajay's wife, who would like to put an end to all these criminal activities. When Nageshwar starts showing signs of ageing, he decides that it is now time for Ajay to take over from him. Ajay does so, however, a number of Nageshwar's associates are unhappy, embittered, and critical of this choice, and as a result they, under the leadership of Shankar Dhanraj kidnap Ajay's son, Gopal, and hold him for ransom. Will Nageshwar negotiate his grandson's release, or will his grandson be another sacrifice of his "empire"? How will Ajay and his wife react to this?

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Phool Aur Kaante
Studio album by Nadeem Shravan
Released 1991
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label Tips
Producer Nadeem Shravan
Nadeem Shravan chronology
Saathi
(1991)
Phool Aur Kaante
(1991)
Pyaar Ka Saaya
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Planet Bollywood 7.5/10 stars[6]
No. Title Singer(s)
1. "Dheere Dheere Hausla (Sad)" Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
2. "Dheere Dheere Pyar Ko" Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
3. "I Love You" Udit Narayan, Alisha Chinai
4. "Jise Dekh Mera Dil Dhadka" Kumar Sanu
5. "Maine Pyar Tumhi Se Kiya Hai" Kumar Sanu, Anuradha Paudwal
6. "Pehli Baarish Main Aur Tu" Kumar Sanu, Anuradha Paudwal
7. "Premi Aashiq Aawaara" Kumar Sanu
8. "Tumse Milne Ko Dil Karta Hai" Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Phool Aur Kaante collections". boxofficeindia. 
  2. ^ "Ajay Devgn performs two-horse stunt for Son Of Sardar". India TV. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "BOSS Akshay Kumar copies Ajay Devgn!". Glamsham. 17 September 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ajay Devgn's 'Phool Aur Kante' stunt in 'Crackers'". Zee News. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Abhishek does Ajay Devgn's 'Phool Aur Kaante' stunt, but on two trains". IBNLive. 6 November 2011. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "Phool Aur Kaante Music Review". Retrieved 17 October 2011. 

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