focuses on Baba Sikander (Mithun), a harmful and dangerous terrorist
who abides by his own laws to achieve his aims.
kills anyone who dares get in his way. One such man is Kantilal
Shah, who refuses to yield to his demands and pays a terrible price.
Arjun Rampal is Arjun in Elaan
then, there is also a man by the name of Karan Shah (Rahul Khanna)
who will defy all odds to capture this villain. And that's his Elaan
(meaning aim or ambition)
was once a street urchin selling tea in an office. Now he's a business
wiz kid and heir to a formidable empire.
was Kantilal Shah who took Karan under his wing and made him what
he is now.
indebted to this man, Karan decides to capture his criminal and
bring him back to India where he can be tried in court.
to carry out his mission, he seeks the help of Arjun (Arjun Rampal),
Abhimanyu (John Abraham), Priya (Amisha Patel) and Sonia (Lara Dutta)
who also want to get rid of Baba for their own personal reasons.
Chakravorty is the dreaded Baba in the film
a former police officer, used to enjoy his work but during a crossfire,
he lost his wife.
Due to this incident, he was forced to give up his job. But try
as he might, he could not give up his love for his country.
is a petty thief who graduated to a drug dealer. But when he decides
to go straight, he is betrayed and imprisoned.
by nature, Abhimanyu loves money and women. His specialist knowledge
involves the enemy's hideouts.
is a bar dancer, whose innocence and faith unwittingly put everybody's
life in the greatest danger of all.
beleives that Abhimanyu will give up being a crook for her sake.
So she waits for that day to arrive.
there is Priya, a television reporter who will stop at nothing to
get a sensational story for her channel. She noses around, eavesdrops
and even tries a spot of blackmail - all in the line of duty!
fascination for Karan and her desire to get the main lead for her
newspaper brings Priya close to the other three people with one
mission - and that is to capture Baba alive.
Rahul Khanna is Karan Shah - a man with ambition
Vikram Bhatt returns this time round with an action/crime thriller
which has been shot extensively in Europe.
such as Mumbai, Goa, Venice and Munich have been used as we get
subjected to some realistic car and boat chases and ambushes pure
for this film, which are being screened in cinemas across the UK,
have already enticed audiences with their slick editing and Hollywood
not only showcases the talents of Mithun but also introduces
Rahul Khanna in a Bollywood commercial film after crossover movies
like 1947 Earth and Bollywood Hollywood.
is expected to release in January 2005 by Venus Entertainment, London.
by Manish Gajjar,
BBC Shropshire's Mr Bollywood