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Commando: For diehard action fans

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An Indian Army officer crashes his helicopter into Chinese territory and is subjected to third degree torture. But Karanvir Dogra aka Commando doesn’t let slip any secrets.

A year later, Karanvir is shown hale and hearty, crisp linen shirt in place and still refusing to admit he’s an Indian spy. The Chinese decide to try him in a court of law and escort our hero in an open jeep with just two guards for company on a lonely mountain road. Easy to guess what happens next.

Karanvir escapes, and turns up in a small town in Punjab, where he rescues a girl from the clutches of a gang. Their leader AK 74 (Jaideep Ahlawat), who is also into politics, has creepy eyes and a maniacal laugh. The damsel in distress is Simrit (Pooja Chopra) who follows Karanvir like a lost puppy and enters a remote forest without asking any questions.

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