Synopsis: Karan is a lazy good-for-nothing who lives on the generated income of his father and elder brother at their family business. Karan's days: hang out with buddies and romance a woman named Romi. When he watches an action movie, he decides to enlist in the army with a friend, but basic training proves to be too much of a bother and he shortly abandons it, thus making him lose respect on the home front. Romi also stops respecting him. Karan decides he must re-join the army and show his family and Romi that he, too, is focused upon the path he has to take in this lifetime, but will he be resilient enough to carry out this task?
Director(s): Farhan Akhtar
Production: Excel Entertainment
  3 wins & 10 nominations.
186 min

Good Lt. Karan Shergill

- y es sir

Welcome to 3 Punjab

You've been assigned to him

- Yes sir

Are his quarters ready?

- Yes sir - Good

You have to report to

the regiment CO right away

Come with me

- Yes sir

Come in

Wait here

- Yes sir

Sir, Lt. Shergill is outside

March him in

Lt. Shergill, march in

Carry on Sathish


Lt. Shergill reporting sir

At ease

Karan, come here


What do you think...

is this frame straight?


Does the frame look straight?

Sir, it's a bit...

With your permission sir

- Yes... yes.

Now it's straight, sir


Things don't feel right

unless they're perfect

Karan Shergill

- Sir

Be at the mess by 1900 hrs,

the officers will be there


- Yes sir

Carry on


Maj. Kaushal verma

We heard you were coming today

Through the IMA?

- Yes sir

Is Lt. Col pratap Singh

still at the Academy? - Yes sir

He's an old friend...

pratap "Discipline" Singh!

Akbar... Mishra... come here

Morning sir

- Morning boys

Meet Lt. Karan Shergill

- Sir - Hi - Hi

Meet Capt. Jalal Akbar

He's from the IMA too

Which course, sir?

91 course NDA, 100 course IMA

This is Capt. Sudhir Mishra

He's a doctor

You're getting very fit

these days, doc?

Jogging a lot!

Sir, I worry about Akbar

Won't he need a doctor

if he faints en-route?

Your bag is kept inside

Go, have a look

At what?

- The bag or the room?

The room of-course!!

He must have seen his bag before

You go ahead, Karan

These two are always at it

Right sir

- See you

Now, the front will become exciting

When is the Bachelors party?

Whenever you want, sir

- How about tonight?

Hey Karan, Good evening,

come on in

Good evening sir

- Hi

Meet Capt. Manjit Dhingra

Hello, nice to meet you

- Nice to meet you

Lt. Vishal Srivatsav

and Capt. Ramanna

My God! Did you guys see that?

Ramanna actually smiled!

Didn't say much as usual

but smile he did!

Excuse me sir

- Yeah... yeah

Meet Maj. Binod Sengupta

Hello sir

- Hello Karan

And this is...

- We've already met, sir


Akbar, you're going

to post 21 tomorrow?

Yes sir

I want the Operation Log and

analysis by tomorrow evening

Right sir

Take Karan along with you

It's time you saw what

you've been sent here to defend

Yes sir

Come on

Take it

- Thank you sir

You see that

These trophies, medals, certificates

They were won in different

battles, on different fronts

by the brave officers and

men of this regiment

Sometimes at the cost of their lives

This regiment has always

given the nation and its army

news of success and victory

from this moment on,

you are a part of it's legacy

these trophies belong to you too

It is your duty to preserve

their honor and dignity

And to help you do that

you have the blessings and

faith of a billion people

A billion people...

who trust us to stay awake

so they may sleep

This trust is a great

honor and a great responsibility

You understand

- Yes sir


Cheers gentlemen

- Cheers sir

Hey, buck up

To the net! Get to the net!

Hey come on

...get upto the net! Not under it!

What's the score?

Is anyone winning?

Good morning sir

- Hey, morning

Shall I put your clothes in the room?

Yes and... keep the keys with you


- No

Girl friend?

- I don't know Shall we go, sir?

Sure, let's go

Good morning Sir!

- You go ahead

Aren't you playing today?

No, pritam Singh, Sahib

Karan, this is Sgt. Maj. Pritam Singh,

he is Lt. Shergill

Welcome, sir

pritam Singh is a very good man

and a respected veteran

It's officers like you

that have taught me all I know

We should get going now

Hail India (jai Hind)

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Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar (born 17 January 1945) is an Indian poet, lyricist and screenwriter. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri (1999), Padma Bhushan (2007), the Sahitya Akademi Award as well as five National Film Awards. more…

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