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Himmat (1996)

  • Release Date1996
  • GenreThriller, Drama
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time170 mins
  • Length4694.64 meters
  • Number of Reels18
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingA
  • Censor Certificate NumberA-3207-MUM
  • Certificate Date28/12/1995
  • Shooting LocationFilmistan, Film City, Natraj Studios

Indian scientists had successfully made a breakthrough in advance missile technology which made new all over the world. But a gang of four had made a plan to spirit away the file which contained invaluable defence secrets pertaining to the newly-developed missile technology.

And, as feared, the file was indeed gone! Intelligence Officer Abdul chases the culprits. But he has to lay down his life.

The hunt for the culprits continues with Intelligence Officer Ajay on the mission. The culprits-Luka, Brijmohan, Ranjeet and Kundan - create a series of hurdles for frustrating Ajay's operations. During this mission, Neesha (an accomplice of Luka) tries to entice Ajay and lead him astray. But Ajay does not respond to Neesha's overtures. He does not need to, for Ajay is already in love with Anju, who happens to be Brijmohan's daughter...

But there are vital questions to be answered.

Does Ajay succeed in recovering the precious file?
Do the gang of four succeed in their sinister plan?
Do Ajay and Anju come together?
Do Ajay and Anju come together?
Does Ajay ultimately avenge his friend and colleague Abdul's murder?
Himmat unravels the mystery. 

(From the official press booklet)