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The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003)

Unrated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 10 April 2003 (India)
Arun is an Indian undercover agent enlisted to stop ISI chief Ishaq Khan. The village girl Reshma helps him but endangers her own life.

Director:

Anil Sharma

Writer:

Shaktimaan Talwar (as Shaktimaan)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sunny Deol ... Major Arun Khanna / Batra / Wahid
Preity Zinta ... Reshma / Ruksar
Priyanka Chopra ... Shaheen Zakaria
Amrish Puri ... I.S.I Chief Ishak Khan
Kabir Bedi ... Mr. Zakaria
Parvin Dabas ... Salman
Rajpal Yadav ... Major's sidekick
Yvonne Maverick Yvonne Maverick ... Government Agent (as Yvonne Czerny)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rajat Bedi ... Militant
Eva Crawford Eva Crawford ... Child Wedding Dancer
Deep Dhillon ... Colonel Hidayatullah
Mike Iorio ... Security Guard
Madhumalti Kapoor ... (as Madhu Malti)
Shahbaaz Khan ... Suleman
Khalid Mohamed Khalid Mohamed ... Militant
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Storyline

Arun Khanna is a spy for the Indian government whose aid is enlisted to stop ISI Chief Ishak Khan. Khan is trying to build a nuclear bomb with which he can liberate Kashmir from the Indians. A battle of wits ensues. When Khan detonates a bomb at Khanna's engagement party to a fellow spy, Khanna's resolve is only strengthened. Now not only does he have to fight Khan, but he also has to track down his missing fiancee. Written by Ace_of_Hearts

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Trivia

This was the last movie where Amrish Puri played a negative role, this was his last villain movie See more »

Alternate Versions

UK version was edited for violence (sight of strong and bloody bullet impacts to man's head and to man's arm, clear sight of headbutt) to secure a 12A rating. An uncut 15 was available. See more »

Soundtracks

Dil Main Hai Pyar
Written by Anand Bakshi, Javed Akhtar
Performed by Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Jaspinder Narula
Composed by Uttam Singh
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Classic Indian Spy Film
10 August 2018 | by atul-sharma172See all my reviews

The Hero is an Indian reincarnation of James Bond with none other than Sunny Deol. The reason I scored it a perfect ten is become it was my the first ever Spy Film. I remember watching this film when it was released in theaters. I was jusy 7 at that time. At that age, I didn't knew about Bond, Indo-Pak rivalry, Covert Spies or any other related thing and I just enjoy the movie experience.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

10 April 2003 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR530,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$130,200, 13 April 2003

Gross USA:

$285,394

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,835,846
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Company Credits

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Time Movies See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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