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Khalnayak is a 1993 action thriller, starring Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Raakhee and others. A police officer arrests a dangerous gangster who escapes from prison threatening the inspector's reputation. His girlfriend goes under-cover in order to restore her boyfriend's name. She finds out that the gangster is a good man. He narrates his story; he became a criminal after being corrupted by his boss in childhood as he was poor. The female inspector helps him escape.

Details About Khalnayak Movie :

Movie Released Date
14 Jun 1993
  • Action
  • Thriller
Audio Languages:
  • Hindi
  • Sanjay Dutt
  • Madhuri Dixit
  • Jackie Shroff
  • Ramya Krishnan
  • Anupam Kher
  • Subhash Ghai

Keypoints about Khalnayak :

1. Total Episode duration: 2h 52m

2. Audio Language: Hindi

About the movie Khalnayak: The Classic Crime Thriller

Khalnayak! This Bollywood movie name is familiar to all age groups. This Hindi action movie is renowned for its story and music. The film revolves around a criminal, Ballu (Sanjay Dutt). The attempts to capture Ballu and his escape build the storyline of this film.  

Ram (Jackie Shroff) takes up a case to bring down a terrorist organisation led by Roshida (Pramod Moutho). Ballu, who is the face of the gang, flees from jail. The accusations for Ballu’s escape fall on Ram. To restore his boyfriend’s reputation, Ganga (Madhuri Dixit) goes undercover as a dancer. She then finds ways to infiltrate the gang and her perception of Ballu changes as the story unveils.

Khalnayak movie Release Date on OTT

This Hindi thriller film Khalnayak had its theatrical release on 14th June 1993. It is also streaming on ZEE5 OTT.

Khalnayak movie plot

Ram catches Ballu and plans to get the kingpin with his help. Ballu refuses and promises to escape from Ram’s clutches. He breaks loose when Ram goes to meet his girlfriend Ganga. Ram is blamed for Ballu’s escape. Ganga, who is also a police officer, goes undercover and starts the hunt for Ballu.

In her efforts to catch Ballu, she finds out that he is not as bad as he’s portrayed. Ram too finds this out from Ballu’s mother while pursuing the gangster. 

After a succession of events, Ram kills Roshida, Ballu’s boss. But Ballu escapes once again. In the end, when the cop couple is accused of the criminal's escape, Ballu returns. He confesses to his crimes and returns to jail, restoring Ram and Ganga’s reputation.

Khalnayak movie cast and crew

Khalnayak is a star-studded Hindi film featuring Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, and Jackie Shroff. Anupam KherRakhee Gulzar, and Pramod Moutho also joined the acting lot.

The action film Khalnayak is the creation of the famous Bollywood director Subhash Ghai. He is the producer of the movie as well. The legendary duo of Laxmikant-Pyarelal is the music composer for this film. 

Interesting Facts about the movie Khalnayak

1. Aamir Khan was approached for the character of ‘Ram’, but he stepped back as he wanted to play the negative role.

2. Khalnayak has been remade in Telugu as Khaidi No. 1, and in Tamil as Hero.

3. The thriller flick Khalnayak was the second-most-grossing Bollywood movie of 1993.

FAQs about the movie Khalnayak

Q1. How many Filmfare awards did Khalnayak win?

Ans. Khalnayak bagged two Filmfare awards.

Q2. Is Khalnayak based on a true story?

Ans. No, Khalnayak follows a fictional storyline.

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