The Hero: Love Story of a Spy
The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003)

Arun Khanna is a super-spy who is sent to Kashmir to check cross-border terrorism. There he meets Reshma, a young local maiden who falls for him. She is sent to Pakistan to spy on the activities of ISI head Ishak Khan who wishes to make a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 10, 2003
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

It may be corny, unintentionally amusing at times, but it is also a lot of fun.

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Lawrence Van Gelder
New York Times

This colorful Indian spy adventure constitutes the cinematic equivalent of the delightful and inconsequential escapism of a 700-page summer beach novel.

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David Chute
L.A. Weekly

Deol is a brawny action icon with a soulful countenance, and there is nothing quite like this stuff when all the elements click smoothly into place.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

There's too much of everything, including subplots and characters.

Edward Crouse
Village Voice

Nothing if not a scary surge of Indian nationalism.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

All it's no more preposterous or jingoistic than American big-budget action thrillers, except for the musical numbers, which are a given.

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Leo L
Good movie. Interesting story plot. Great cast- Sunny Deol, Preity Zinta, Priyanka Chopra, and Amrish Puri. Worthy!