The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003)



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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 nuclear bomb and demand the liberation of Kashmir. Arun and Reshma get engaged but their engagement party is torn apart by a bomb blast. Arun survives but Reshma is feared dead. Arun puts his past behind him and travels to Canada to search for Ishak Khan. He learns that Ishak Khan is being helped by a millionaire named Zakaria. He feigns love for Zakaria's daughterm, Dr. Shaheen, to get in touch with Ishak Khan. Meanwhile, unknown to Arun, Reshma is safe and sound and being treated by Shaheen herself. Will Arun give up his cover for the sake of his love? Will Reshma expose him for what he is?


Sunny Deol
as Arun Khanna
Kabir Bedi
as Zakaria
Amrish Puri
as Isaq Khan
Deep Dhillon
as Colonel Hidayatulla
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Critic Reviews for The Hero: Love Story of a Spy

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (5)

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

May 1, 2003 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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.

May 1, 2003 | Full Review…

Nothing if not a scary surge of Indian nationalism.

April 15, 2003 | Full Review…

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

April 15, 2003 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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

April 15, 2003 | Rating: 2/4

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

April 15, 2003 | Rating: 2.5/5

Audience Reviews for The Hero: Love Story of a Spy


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

Leo L
Leo L

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