Soldier (1998)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 43 mins

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Major Vijay Malhotra works in the Indian army; on one assignment whereby he is asked to be the security in-charge of a truck-load of arms and ammunitions; he red-handedly caught some traitors attempting to steal these arms. When he attempts to bring them to justice; they attacked him leading to a scuffle which ended up leaving Malhotra dead. They then put the blame on Malhotra; has his dead body stripped of all medals and commendations, and leave him to be cremated by his wife Geeta and young son Raju. The villagers' refuses to let a traitor cremated on their land and leave his body to rot in the hot desert sand. 20 years later Raju has now matured and is on the verge of unravel the secrets of his dad's death and to punish the real perpetrators.
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Cast: Bobby Deol, Preity Zinta, Rakhee Gulzar

Crew: Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla (Director), Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla (Director), Thomas A Xavier (Director of Photography), Anu Malik (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India)

Genres: Action, Drama, Musical

Release Dates: 12 Oct 1998 (India)

Tagline: He who kills for his country is called...Soldier

Hindi Name: सोल्जर

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Did you know? Amrish Puri and Gulshan Grover were signed for the film but opted out. Read More
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as Vicky / Raju Malhotra
as Preeti Singh
as Geeta Malhotra
as Dinesh Kapoor
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
as Shanti Sinha
as Mohan / Sohan (as Johny Lever)
Supporting Actor
as Vijay Malhotra
as Jaswant Dalal
as Baldev Sinha
as Pratap Singh

Production

Production Company
Executive Producer

Writers

Screenplay Writer
Story Writer
Dialogue Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography

Music

Music Director
Lyricist

Art

Art Director

Choreography

Costume and Wardrobe

Costume Designer

Editorial

Stunts

Stunt Director
Stunt Coordinator Assistant
Film Type:
Feature
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35:1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
Music Label: Roc Nation Records, Tips Music
06:16

Music Director: Anu Malik
Lyricist: Sameer Pandey
Playback Singer: Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu
05:40

Music Director: Anu Malik
Lyricist: Sameer Pandey
Playback Singer: Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
04:51

Music Director: Anu Malik
Lyricist: Sameer Pandey
Playback Singer: Sonu Nigam, Jaspinder Narula
04:23

Music Director: Anu Malik
Lyricist: Sameer Pandey
Playback Singer: Alka Yagnik
05:33

Music Director: Anu Malik
Lyricist: Sameer Pandey
Playback Singer: Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
04:23

Music Director: Anu Malik
Lyricist: Sameer Pandey
Playback Singer: Sonu Nigam
05:17

Music Director: Anu Malik
Lyricist: Sameer Pandey
Playback Singer: Hema Sardesai, Kumar Sanu
Taglines:
He who kills for his country is called...Soldier
Movie Connection(s):
Reference: Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 (Hindi)
Remade as: Villu (Tamil)
Trivia:
This was Preity Zinta's first film, despite Dil Se.. (1998) being released first.

Preity Zinta's performance in the film won her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

Amrish Puri and Gulshan Grover were signed for the film but opted out.