Bhai is a 1997 Bollywood Action film directed by Deepak Shivdasani, while written by Kader Khan. The film starred Sunil Shetty, Pooja Batra, Sonali Bendre and Ashish Vidyarthi in lead roles. It was a huge success at the box office, and was one of the highest-grossing films of the year 1997.
Tired of facing assaults by the corrupt policemen and lawbreakers in the hilly village areas, Kundan (Suniel Shetty) decides to move to Mumbai with his younger brother Kisna (Kunal Khemu). With the help of honest lawyer Satyaprakash (Om Puri) and his two daughters Pooja (Pooja Batra) and Meenu (Sonali Bendre), Kundan soon gets a job as an auto driver, and begins to send Kisna to school. Soon they change their lifestyle and become city dwellers. Don David (Ashish Vidyarthi) and Malik (Rajendra Gupta) are arch rivals in the city, struggling to come to power, and corrupt minister Mantri tries to support both for his own gain.
Later, advocate Satyaprakash is murdered by David's men, and Kundan's brother Kisna witnesses David murdering Satyaprakash (Om Puri), and he tells Kundan. When David finds out that Kisna will tell the police, he murders Kisna too. Now Kundan seeks revenge on David. He sets out and murders the don's men one after the other. He is supported by honest cop Inspector Lalit Kapoor (Kader Khan) and the entire locality, including friends (Shakti Kapoor). He does not even acknowledge Malik when he comes to him to support him.
Soon Kundan becomes 'Bhai', Mumbai don who is loved and respected by all. He marries Pooja and they have a son whom they name Kisna. But Pooja is not happy with Kundan's activities, as she feels it can harm both him and his family. Kundan is joined by Meenu in all his activities. Enemies never at bay for those who take the gun, Mantri gets Inspector Lalit transferred to another area.Malik and David now team up along with Mantri to eliminate Kundan. On one occasion,when Kisna is taken to hospital by Kundan's friends and Meenu, all of them are attacked and murdered, but not before Ganesh (Mohan Joshi) manages to save Kisna and bring him to Kundan. Kundan is then arrested on false charges of murder, and his enemies conspire to take him to the hills and eliminate him,coincidentally, at the very jungles from which Kundan first came.
Kundan breaks away in the police jeep which the villains immolate, and drives it through the waterfalls in the jungle,into the river. Malik, David, Mantri and the other corrupt cops set out in search of Kundan through the jungle,but unfortunately for them, Lalit arrives as the inspector in charge of the area.He helps Kundan by shooting his handcuffs. Kundan then takes on all the bad guys in the jungle he knows so well, eliminating them one by one, even blasting the helicopter carrying Mantri trying to shoot him down. Finally after all is over, he surrenders to Lalit.
The film ends with Lalit and Kundan arriving back at home and a happy reunion.
- Suniel Shetty as Kundan
- Pooja Batra as Pooja
- Sonali Bendre as Meenu
- Om Puri as Advocate Satyaprakash
- Kader Khan as Inspector Lalit Kapoor
- Shakti Kapoor as a Villager
- Kunal Khemu as Krishna (Kundan's brother)
- Ashish Vidyarthi as Don David
- Lalita Pawar as Satyaprakash's mother
- Ishrat Ali as Mantri
- Rajendra Gupta as Malik
- Mohan Joshi as Ganesh
- Mushtaq Khan as a Principal
- Deepak Shirke as Inspector Khare
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''Bhai at the Internet Movie Database