name = Fida
caption = Movie poster for "Fida"
Ramesh S. Taurani
Kumar S. Taurani
Shahid Kapoor Kareena Kapoor Fardeen Khan Kim Sharma
Tips Music Films
August 20, 2004
runtime = 120 min
language = Hindi/Urdu
imdb_id = 0422236
Hindi: फ़िदा, Urdu: فِدا, translation: "Sacrificed") is a Bollywoodmovie released in 2004. The film directed by Ken Ghoshstars Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Fardeen Khanand Kim Sharma. Though the film released to average critical acclaim [http://www.indiafm.com/movies/review/7171/index.html] , it did not do well at the box office [http://www.boxofficeindia.com/2004.htm] . The movie's plot has been lifed from Christopher Nolan's Debut movie " Following".
The word Fida also has romantic overtures, e.g. I am so fida on you. Not sure what the exact English translation of this Hinglish is.
Mumbaiis baffled by a series of Internet thefts. Among the victims is Babu Anna ( Akhilendra Mishra), an underworld don, who wants revenge.
Jai Malhotra (
Shahid Kapoor) lives with his best friend, Sonia ( Kim Sharma). He meets Neha Mehra ( Kareena Kapoor) and falls in love with her.
Neha tells Jai that her father owed money to Babu Anna's gang. To repay this, he became part of a gang of criminals behind the Internet thefts. After his death, the gang is now pursuing Neha.
Determined to help her, Jai tries to rob Vikram Singh (
Fardeen Khan), but gets caught. Vikram, who is also part of the gang of Net thieves agrees to help Jai on the condition that he takes the blame for the Internet thefts. Jai agrees, gives the money to Neha and turns himself in.
When Babu Anna finds out that the thief has been found, he tries to capture Jai, who escapes. With both the police and the underworld after him, Jai goes to Neha's apartment. He finds Vikram there and realises that he has become the fall guy for them both. He escapes from the apartment, but is shot and presumed dead. He is, however, alive and bent on revenge.
Vikram and Neha are finally together. Both Neha and then Vikram start getting anonymous phone calls. Neha believes that the calls are from Jai and that he is still alive. Jai tries to kill Neha, but she is saved by Vikram. The film ends with Vikram finally killing Jai. Before he dies, he shoots Neha in the head, getting his revenge on them both.
Shahid Kapoor... Jai Malhotra
Fardeen Khan... Vikram Singh
Kareena Kapoor... Neha Mehra
Kim Sharma... Sonia
Akhilendra Mishra... Babu Anna
Viju Khote... Potential buyer
Dinesh Hingoo... Real estate agent
Vivek Vaswani... Bank employee
*"Maine Jisko Chaha.. Mil Gaya" - Sonu Niigam
*"Aaja Ve Mahi" - Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Blaise, Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor
*"Nazar Nazar" - Udit Narayan
*"Dil Mere Na, Aur Intezaar Kar" - Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik
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