is a 2001 Bollywood suspense thriller
film, inspired by the Hollywood
film Jagged Edge
(1985). The film, produced under Mukesh Bhatt
's Vishesh Entertainment Ltd.
is directed by Vikram Bhatt
and features Aftab Shivdasani
in his second Bollywood appearance and Lisa Ray
in her Bollywood debut. Ray's voice was dubbed by Divya Dutta
. The film also stars Apoorva Agnihotri
, Irrfan Khan
and Ashutosh Rana
in supporting roles. It was released on 2 February 2001. Aftab's voice was dubbed by Vikram Bhatt.
The film starts with the murder of Priti Saxena (Divya Dutta
), wife of Shekhar Saxena (Aftab Shivdasani
), a well-known journalist. Inspector Lokhande (Ashutosh Rana
) investigates the case and accuses Shekhar of the murder, saying he has enough evidences to arrest him. Upon getting bail from the court, Shekhar's lawyer tells him that he will not be able to fight his case because he is a corporate lawyer. He asks him to contact Simran Bhargav (Lisa Ray
), who is a criminal lawyer to fight his case.
Shekhar goes to Simran's house to convince her to take his case. Simran tells Shekhar that she’ll defend him only if she is convinced that he is innocent. Simran is also battling her inner demons over a case in which she got a man convicted for crime he had not committed. Her guilt increases when she learns that the innocent guy had committed suicide in custody.
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