Khakee is a 2004 Indian Hindi-language action thriller film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and produced by Keshu Ramsay. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Tusshar Kapoor, Lara Dutta, and Jaya Prada. The film was released on January 23, 2004.
The film tells the story of a group of policemen who are tasked with escorting a dangerous terrorist to court. However, the terrorist escapes and the policemen must track him down before he can cause more harm.
The film was a critical and commercial success. It was praised for its action sequences, its suspenseful plot, and its performances. The film won several awards, including the Filmfare Award for Best Film and the National Film Award for Best Feature Film.
- Amitabh Bachchan as DCP Ashok Rathod
- Akshay Kumar as Inspector Shekhar Verma
- Ajay Devgn as Inspector A.K. Roy
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Priya Rathod
- Tusshar Kapoor as Inspector Ranvir Singh
- Lara Dutta as Inspector Maya
- Jaya Prada as Shanti Rathod
The film begins with the arrest of a dangerous terrorist named Faizal Khan. Khan is to be taken to court for trial, but he escapes custody during the journey. A team of policemen is assembled to track Khan down and bring him to justice.
The team is led by DCP Ashok Rathod (Amitabh Bachchan). Rathod is a veteran policeman who is known for his integrity and his dedication to his job. He is assisted by Inspector Shekhar Verma (Akshay Kumar), Inspector A.K. Roy (Ajay Devgn), and Inspector Ranvir Singh (Tusshar Kapoor).
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The policemen soon track Khan down to a small town. They surround his hideout and engage in a gun battle with his men. Khan is killed in the battle, but the policemen are also injured.
The film ends with the policemen being honored for their bravery. Rathod gives a speech in which he talks about the importance of integrity and dedication in the police force.
- “Khakee is a well-made action thriller with a strong cast. The film is suspenseful and exciting, and it features some great performances.” – Bollywood Hungama
- “Khakee is a must-see for fans of action films. It is a well-made film with a great story and excellent performances.” – Film Companion
- “Khakee is a classic Bollywood action thriller. It is a must-see for fans of the genre.” – India Today