Garv

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Garv
गर्व
Garv.gif
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Puneet Issar
Produced by Sunil Mehta
Screenplay by Deepali
Puneet Issar
Story by Puneet Issar
Starring Salman Khan
Shilpa Shetty
Arbaaz Khan
Amrish Puri
Farida Jalal
Music by Anu Malik
Sajid-Wajid
Cinematography Kishore Kapadia
Stephen Fernandes
Edited by D. N. Malik
Distributed by Cinevistaas
Release date
  • 9 July 2004 (2004-07-09)
Running time
159 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget 89 million (US$1.4 million)
Box office 750 million (US$12 million)[1]

Garv: Pride and Honour (Hindi: गर्व, English: Pride) is a 2004 Indian action film directed by Puneet Issar. The film stars Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty and Amrish Puri.Sunny Deol was the initial choice for Salman Khan's role while Sanjay Dutt was considered for Arbaaz Khan' role.

The film was initially titled Sanghar .[2]

Plot[edit]

Garv is a story of three brave and honest cops: Samar Singh (Amrish Puri), Arjun Ranawat (Salman Khan), and Hyder Ali Khan (Arbaaz Khan). Samar wants to reduce the amount of crime in the state. The trio faces obstacles because the powerful and corrupt politicians (played by Govind Namdeo, Anant Jog, and Shivaji Satam) are connected with underworld don Zafar Supari (Mukesh Rishi). The politicians decide to transfer Samar Singh while Hyder Ali is named a traitor and is killed. The goons next target Arjun by gang-raping his sister, Rakhi (Akanksha) and hurting his other family members. Arjun, in a fit of anger, kills the rapists and surrenders himself to his police colleagues. He is seen walking up the steps with police in the opening scenes of the movie. He wants to be awarded capital punishment but later the court finds the politicians wrong and lets Arjun go free.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

# Title Singer(s) Composer Lyricist Length
1 Hum Tumko Nigahon Mein Udit Narayan, Shreya Ghoshal Anu Malik Sajid-Wajid 06:02
2 Dum Mast Mast Sukhwinder Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan Anu Malik Sajid-Wajid 05:38
3 Soniye Toh Sonee Sukhwinder Singh, Shreya Ghoshal Anu Malik Sajid-Wajid 05:05
4 Marhaba Marhaba Sunidhi Chauhan, Zubeen Garg Anu Malik Dev Kohli 07:05
5 Chokari Patti Nahi Naukari Mili Nahi (Khaaya Piya) Sunidhi Chauhan, Vinod Rathod Sajid-Wajid Jalees Sherwani 05:48
6 Saiyan Mora Saiyan Sunidhi Chauhan Sajid-Wajid Jalees Sherwani 05:57
7 Fariyaad Kya Kare Ham Sonu Nigam Anu Malik Sajid-Wajid 06:17
8 Tere Hai Deewana Dil Kumar Sanu, Anuradha Paudwal Anu Malik Sajid-Wajid 05:24

Reception[edit]

Box office[edit]

According to Box office India, Garv had an "Very Good opening"[3] and collected220 million (US$3.4 million) during its opening weekend in India.[4] By the end of its first week, the film collected 250 million (US$3.9 million)[5] After three weeks, the film grossed 750 million (US$12 million) in India.[6]

"I think Garv was ahead of its times. For Salman, the movie had set a benchmark in terms of action sequences, drama and emotion. If it would have been released today then it would have definitely done business of Rs 200 crore," -Puneet told PTI in an interview.[7]

So, the film is yet admired and loved and asserted that the film was actually more deserving than what it supposed to be.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top Worldwide Grossers Mid Year 2011". Boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 23 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "The producers thought Garv would never release". Rediff.com. 1 July 2004. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Khatta Meetha Has Good To Average Opening". Box office India. Retrieved 30 July 2010. 
  4. ^ "Top Twenty Opening Weekends". Box Office India. Retrieved 26 July 2010. 
  5. ^ "Khatta Meetha First Week Territorial Breakdown". Box office India. Retrieved 30 July 2010. 
  6. ^ "Khatta Meetha: Domestic Box Office Collections". Bollywoodtrade.com. Retrieved 23 August 2010. 
  7. ^ Hindustan Times Comments on the Boxoffice Collections of Garv

External links[edit]

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