Friday, July 6, 2007

Apne



Anil Sharma currently working on 'Apne' which has an ensemble casting of father and sons, Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby Deol. The movie is being shot in India and Thailand and must be ready for release by July this year.
Baldev Choudhary (Dharmendra) is an ex-boxer. He has had a stain in his boxing career. Now he wants to wash it with his son Angad's (Sunny Deol) success.
However, financial crunch and various other obstacles keep on preventing him from attempting to achieve his dream. Angad does excel in his career but somehow Baldev cannot fulfill his dream he faces many obstacles. He knows who is blocking his chances to wash the stain. An opportunity beckons Baldev in the form of a TV. Show. He trains a local boy to get into a grand boxing show. Everything goes well. But, he fails once again. He is ditched for a better coach at the last minute. Baldev's younger son Karan (Bobby Deol) is a musician. He has just launched his first music album. He is closely watching the plight of his father. He knows what his father's dream is.
Karan works hard and wins all through. His hard work and determination fetch him success. He wins the national title and goes on to win many contests all over the world. He faces the test of his life. He is going to fight with the current world heavy champion. The match goes fine. Karan fights hard and heading towards a historical victory. But he is tricked and ends up paralyzed in a hospital bed. Baldev, is now about to loose his son. He feels guilty for bringing him to this stage. He wants to kill himself.
Apne is a story of a struggle of a family. It is expected to be an emotional drama with a lot of action and thrill. Apne is releasing in this June/July.

2 Comments:

At July 6, 2007 at 6:13 AM, Blogger J.T. said...

This story line is somewhat (but not exactly) like a TV series I used to watch on cable in the States called "Resurrection Boulevard" back in 2000.
A family of boxers - 3 sons, I think. The oldest one was injured and so the father began training the youngest son for matches. He wanted to relive his glory days as a boxer through his youngest boy. I can't remember details but that is the outline. I think that TV series did not go beyond a season or two.

 
At July 8, 2007 at 12:08 AM, Blogger Apun Ka Desh said...

The movie is pretty decent!

The boxing-scenes are very well done, one of the finest seen in indian movies.

Worth a dekko!

 

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