is a 1999 Hindi
action thriller film directed by Milan Luthria
and starring Ajay Devgan
, Saif Ali Khan
and Manisha Koirala
. The film, which features Devgan as a smuggler, delivering goods across the Rajasthan
border, was filmed in the deserts of Rajasthan and in Switzerland
. It premiered on February 10, 1999 in Mumbai
A film under the same title, Kuchhe Dhaage
(spelling variation) was originally released in 1973, directed by Raj Khosla
and starred Vinod Khanna
, Moushumi Chatterjee
and Kabir Bedi
Aaftab (Ajay Devgan ) and Dhananjay (Saif Ali Khan) are two step brothers who meet for the first time. Each one has a selfish approach to life; Aaftab is a petty smuggler, specializing in smuggling goods across the Rajasthan border into Pakistan
whilst Dhananjay is a corporate yuppy from the city, with a high-flying lifestyle. Aaftab is in love with Rukshana (Manisha Koirala), but is rejected by her family because he is illegitimate. Dhanajay is dating Ragini (Namrata Shirodkar) and has his father's death to contend with.
When the brothers meet for the first time, they instantly loathe each other, having nothing in common. One night, Aaftab blows up a loaded truck while trying to steal from it and attracts a mass of unwanted enforcers. Soon, Aaftab is forced to send Dhananjay into a trap, but ends up with them both being handcuffed and escaping from the Border Security......