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Footpath (2003 film)

Footpath is a 2003 Indian bollywood crime thriller film directed by Vikram Bhatt starring Aftab Shivdasani, Rahul Dev, Bipasha Basu and marked the debut of Emraan Hashmi.[1] The film failed to do well at box office. This film is inspired by the Hollywood flick State of Grace. Angaarey starring Akshay Kumar & Pooja Bhatt is also based on State of Grace.

The DVD cover is slit in two halves vertically. The left half features a close-up view of Bipasha Basu and she is looking towards the viewer. The right half is again split in two halves horizontally: the top half features face of Emraan Hashmi with his left hand close to his chin and the bottom half features Emraan Hashmi, Rahul Dev and Aftav Shivdasani. Emraan is looking at Rahul, Rahul is looking towards the viewer and Aftab's face is towards the viewer but his eyes are shifted towards left watching something else.
DVD cover
Directed byVikram Bhatt
Produced by
Written by
  • Mahesh Bhatt
  • Girish Dhamija
Music by
CinematographyPravin Bhatt
Edited byAkiv Ali
Distributed byTips Films Pvt. Ltd.
Release date
  • 15 August 2003 (2003-08-15)
Running time
160 minutes
Box office8 crore (US$1.1 million)



Arjun Singh (Aftab Shivdasani) and the Srivastav brothers, Raghu (Emraan Hashmi) and Shekhar (Rahul Dev), are neighbors in a gangster-prone area in Mumbai. When Arjun's union leader father is killed, the brothers urge him to avenge his death. They get a sword and find the killers and kill them. Arjun is the prime suspect in this homicide and the brothers get him to run to Delhi, where he begins a new life as a Real Estate Agent, Mohan Kumar Sharma. Years later, Arjun returns to Mumbai and is welcomed with open arms by Raghu and Shekhar, who are now leading gangsters in their own right. Arjun also renews his romance with the estranged Srivastavs' sister, Sanjana (Bipasha Basu). Sanjana would like Arjun and her brothers to go straight, and Arjun agrees with her and he starts to work on Raghu - the more flexible of the two - and partially succeeds - especially since Raghu is romantically involved with a school-teacher, who will have nothing to do with him unless he gives up all criminal activity. Raghu is seriously considering going straight when Shekhar gives him the devastating news, that Arjun is not who he claims to be - but a plainclothes police officer, who is out to get them by hook or by crook.



The film's music was composed by Nadeem-Shravan with lyrics by Sameer.

  1. Saari Raat Teri Yaad - Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik
  2. Dil To Milte Hain - Alka Yagnik
  3. Dost Miltey Hai - Kumar Sanu
  4. Soorat Pe Teri Pyar Aave - Hema Sardesai, K.K.
  5. Kitna Pyara Pyara Hai Sama - Abhijeet, Alka Yagnik
  6. Zara Dekh Mera Deewanapan - Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik
  7. Chaain Aapko Mila - S.P Balasubhramanyam, Asha Bhosle.(The same song also featured in Priyadarshan's 'Hungama', with Shaan and Sadhana Sargam as vocalists)


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