Directed by Mehul Kumar Kohram was an action movie released in 1999. The star cast of the movie includes Amitabh Bachchan, Nana Patekar, Jaya Prada, Danny Denzongpa, Mukesh Kumar, Mukesh Rishi, Tabu, Mukul Dev and Ayesha Jhulka. Jackie Shroff has played a cameo role in Kohram.
Mehul Kumar And Amitabh Bachchan Collabrated After Mrityudata Failure:
After Mehul Kumar's movie with Amitabh Bachchan, Mrityudata flopped at the box office, director Mehul Kumar wanted to make another movie with Amitabh Bachchan; where he got the idea of 'Kohram'. Both these movies were produced by Amitabh Bachchan's production company ABCL.
Early Announcements About Kohram:
Earlier, when Kohram was announced, the cast included Dimple Kapadia, Arshad Warsi and Karisma Kapoor and the title of the movie was ‘Ae Watan Tere Liye.’ However, later it went through many changes and the movie was made with a new title ‘Kohram.’ Another movie with the same title was released in 1991 in which Dharmendra was the lead hero and 8 years later Amitabh Bachchan worked in the movie with a similar title. Earlier Nana Patekar rejected the role offered to him but later he changed his mind and signed Kohram.
Storyline Of Kohram:
Talking about the story revolves around a colonel who fails to assassinate a corrupt minister. He then assumes a new identity however he is soon tracked by an undercover major who later agrees to join him in exposing the minister.
Crew And The Interesting Facts About Amitabh Bachchan’s Kohram:
The writer of the movie is Iqbal Durrani and the music director is Dilip Sain. Jackie Shroff only had a special appearance of 5 minutes in the movie but the movie was promoted as a four-hero movie starring Amitabh, Nana, Jackie and Mukul Dev. Shroff was on every poster and trailer of Kohram.
Reviews And Box Office Collection Of Kohram:
The movie got mixed reviews but it was better than Mehul Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan's Mrityudata. The movie did nothing special at the box office and did average business. This movie was made against Pakistan in 1999. Kohram was dedicated to Indian soldiers who were martyred in The Kargil War during Operation Vijay.