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A journalist (Preity Zinta) and her television crew follow her former boyfriend (Hrithik Roshan) and his squad of soldiers as they fight Pakistani invaders. Read More Read Less
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Namrata Joshi Outlook Lakshya does have Farhan's trademark yuppy style, snappy lines and smooth scenes. Rated: 3/4 Jan 4, 2019 Full Review Film Threat Rated: 3/5 Dec 6, 2005 Full Review Film Threat Rated: 3/5 Sep 21, 2004 Full Review Michael Dequina The 'lakshya' for [Farhan Akhtar's] next film should be to rediscover the consistent smarts and soulfulness that made his debut such a memorable and distinctive work. Rated: 2.5/4 Aug 4, 2004 Full Review Read all reviews

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Animesh D Farhan Akhtar definitely had this in the bag when he took up the topic of Kargil War, and, despite the abysmal marketing that had me thinking it was gonna be an average romcom, it's a complete package - romance, comedy, war, action, patriotism, transformation, journey, name it and you have it in this movie. I loved watching it and would definitely recommend anybody to watch it if you're feeling really low and need hope. In fact, this movie inspired me to keep going with my work despite the abysmal setback I had. And Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy did total justice to the movie with their soundtrack, and I'm sure by now the title song would have been a secret motivator. Overall, a must-watch for anybody who needs even a little bit of motivation. Way better than most of the Bollywood flicks (most of them are trash btw) you get to see nowadays. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/23/23 Full Review Audience Member Its cult Classic. Inspirational Movie. After its Release many Youngsters joined Army. Its way ahead of its time thats why its not blockbuster. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/02/23 Full Review yash b The best aspects of "Lakshya" are the great lead performance from Hrithik Roshan and its attention to realism. I think this is a solid war movie that has a lot of strong messages and an engaging lead character. Seeing the main character evolve through the events in the story is both inspiring and entertaining. I do feel there are better movies in the war genre out there, but this one is interesting and unique enough. I think its a great movie for young people like myself to watch because it reminds us that it is okay to feel like we haven't found direction in our lives just yet. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member The movie starts by introducing us to about 15 characters, whom we don't even care to know. Then as it continues you begin to note the ridiculous over-acting and unintentional corniness. However, the historical story behind it, the dancing, and the charm make it an interesting view, especially to someone who is new to Bollywood films. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/24/23 Full Review Audience Member This is one of the best movies I've seen, truly inspirational!!! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/08/23 Full Review Audience Member This Indian movie has it all, plot, scenery, action, drama, romance, and awesome dancing... I love how the filmmaker managed to incorporate Bollywood with serious war drama and not make it seem the least bit hokey or contrived... it's a little slow to start, seems like a typical trite family drama but quickly resolves into a life lesson about goals and making decisions. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/15/23 Full Review Read all reviews

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Synopsis A journalist (Preity Zinta) and her television crew follow her former boyfriend (Hrithik Roshan) and his squad of soldiers as they fight Pakistani invaders.
Farhan Akhtar
Ritesh Sidhwani, Farhan Akhtar
Javed Akhtar, Javed Akhtar
Production Co
Excel Entertainment
War, Drama
Original Language
Release Date (Streaming)
Nov 20, 2016
3h 5m
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