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Insaan 2005.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed by K. Subash
Produced by Keshu Ramsay
Written by Naeem-Ejaz (dialogues)
Story by Krishna Vamsi
Based on Khadgam
by Krishna Vamsi
Starring Akshay Kumar
Ajay Devgan
Esha Deol
Lara Dutta
Music by Himesh Reshammiya
Cinematography YN Murali
Edited by Ashfaque MAkrani
DMS Films
Distributed by Eros International
Release date
  • 14 January 2005 (2005-01-14)
Running time
141 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Insan (English: Human) is an Indian action film released in January 2005. The film stars Ajay Devgan, Akshay Kumar , Esha Deol and Lara Dutta in the lead roles. It is a remake of Telugu film Khadgam (2002).


Police Officer Ajit Rathod (Ajay Devgn), who is on a mission to eliminate a notorious terrorist Azhar Khan (Rahul Dev) who killed his wife (Koena Mitra) and the latter is underground from the eyes of law and planning to destroy Mumbai. Now story moves on Amjad (Akshay Kumar) who is an auto rickshaw driver, who is searching his long lost brother Munna and struggler Avinash (Tusshar Kapoor) who wants to be a star in Bollywood industry. Amjad wants to marry his lover Heena (Esha Deol). But her parents want her to marry a rich man. So Amjad plans to win her parents' trust by a fake drama with Avinash and his friend to act as fake goons & they involve Rathod to arrest and win Heena's heart. The plan goes wrong as real goons appears but Amjad fights them leading to the Heena's parents to marry Amjad. Avinash, who is a struggler on other hand, loses his job as extra in films after an argument with an egoistic actor. A newcomer Indu (Laila Mehdin) is helped by Avinash to enter the industry and soon both fall in love with each other not knowing that she had been subjected to a compromise with the producer. Hopeless, Avinash decides to be an auto-rickshaw driver but Meghna apologises and encourages Avinash to be a good actor. Soon, Avinash and Meghna's luck turns when the filmmaker (Asrani) casts them as leads in his next film after being impressed on their acting skills. Meghna, a news reporter (Lara Dutta) develops a liking towards Rathod, the latter is still traumatised and angered on his wife's death.

Azhar returns home after the exile, but seeking the same motive of destruction; planning a bomb blast on train with passengers. He kills Rathod's friend and inspector Deepak and is on the loose. Rathod learns that Azhar is none other than Amjad's younger brother. Rathod beats Amjad in a mosque where Azhar takes refuge thinking that Amjad is trying to save him. Now Azhar calls Rathod at Bandra Terminus where he kept passengers as hostages, with a deal to release his men and Amjad (who was arrested) and demands a helicopter for escaping. Rathod goes according to the plan and reaches the station where a horrified Amjad learns that his brother is a terrorist. Amjad pleads Azhar to leave the innocent people but Azhar denies by naming it as jihad. A fight ensues on during explosion at the station which Rathod and Amjad kills the Azhar's men. Just about Azhar and his aide Maqsood tries to attack Rathod and Amjad, both shoots them down. Rathod condoles Amjad to which the latter refuses, stating that the person who kills innocent people in the name of jihad should be gunned down. At the end, Rathod, Amjad and Avinash returns from the ambush.



All lyrics written by Sameer; all music composed by Himesh Reshammiya.

No. Title Playback Length
1. "Chunri" Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan  
2. "Chunri" (Instrumental)  –  
3. "Is Tarah Deewane" Kunal Ganjawala, Sunidhi Chauhan  
4. "Khwahish" Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam  
5. "Rabba Mere Rabba" Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan  
6. "Rabba Mere Rabba" (Sad) Alka Yagnik  
7. "Rain Rain" Shaan, Sunidhi Chauhan  

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