revolves around three police officers of differing characteristics
who are forced to work together to achieve a common goal.
film was screened at UCI Telford in Shropshire on Sunday 21st
Feb 2004 and Monday 22nd Feb at 7.30p.m.
mission is to escort a terrorist by the name of Iqbal Asrani, from
Chandangadh to Mumbai. He is to appear as a key witness in a court
a group of police officers fail to transfer Iqbal to his destination,
a second team is given the task of carrying out the same job.
retirement age is police officer Anant Shrivastava (Amitabh Bachchan).
He is offered to lead this dangerous mission second time round.
too happy, to be given a chance, to prove his worth, Anant accepts
there is police officer Shekhar Verma (Akshay Kumar), a person who
is rotten to the core. He is not willing to be part of this mission
but reluctantly agrees.
from training school is officer Ashwin (Tusshar Kapoor). He is on
his first assignment. Full of enthusiasm he is keen to get started.
(Aishwarya Rai), a social worker also joins these three khakee
clad men on their journey.
road to Mumbai proves to be tougher than they expected. They are
confronted by a group of terrorists headed by Angere (Ajay Devgan).
three police officers soon figure out that someone from their own
group is giving out details about their secret route. Who can it
another battle begins to unfold as we try to find the traitor.
actor, Amitabh Bachchan takes full credit for his work in this film.
He relives his angry young man image once again.
Kumar is getting better with each film. His comic timing is superb.
He will really please the audience.
portrays the eagerness of young Ashwin with ease. He gets a chance
to exhibit his talents other than playing the usual lover boy next
see Ajay Devgan in his first role as a baddie. Full of surprises
he gives his best to his character of Angere both mentally and in
for Aishwarya Rai, she adorns a simple look and does justice to
her small role in the film.
Khakee excels in the action sequences, set designs and innovative
of the film is shot in brown colour to capture the gritty narration.
Rajkumar Santoshi has really done his homework with this action
flick. He has made sure that lead and supporting characters are
Khakee is a film which requires full concentration.
provides riveting entertainment till the end. And will keep you
on the edge of your seats too! Don't miss this one. Highly recommended.
. . well atleast this reviewer thinks so!
by Manish Gajjar, BBC Shropshire’s Mr Bollywood.