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Fauji (Devanagari: फौजी, Nastaliq: فوجی, translation: "Soldier") (1989) was a TV series following the training of an Indian Army commando regiment; It was Shah Rukh Khan's debut in television. "Fauji" was aired on India's national channel DD National in 1989. It was produced by New Film Addicts pvt ltd. Colonel Raj Kapoor was a Director in this company. Fauji starring Shah Rukh Khan that went on to become a mega success.The character of Abhimanyu Rai was based on the exploits of Lt Col Sanjoy Bannerji of the Bombay Sappers, Indian Army.

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FAUJI - the serial
Genre Action
Serial drama
Created by New Film Addicts pvt ltd
Written by Lt.Col.R.K.Kapoor, Sangeeta Iyer, Amina Shervani
Directed by Lt.Col. R.K. Kapoor, Milin Kapoor
Opening theme "Fauji"
Composer(s) Loy Mendonsa of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Country of origin India
Original language(s) Hindi
No. of episodes Total 13
Running time Approx. 24 minutes
Original network DD National
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original release 1989


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