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Director  Partho Ghosh
Release date  March 15, 1996 (India)
Country  India
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical, Romance, Thriller
Language  Hindi
Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, and Nana Patekar in the movie poster of the 1996 Indian Hindi drama film, Agni Sakshi
Release date  15 March 1996
Writer  Hriday Lani (dialogue), Hriday Lani (scenario), Ranbir Pushp (screenplay), Ranbir Pushp (story)
Songs  O Piya O Piya
Cast  Nana Patekar (Vishwanath), Jackie Shroff (Suraj Kapoor), Manisha Koirala (Shivangi Kapoor / Madhu), Divya Dutta (Urmi (as Divya Datta))

O Piya O Piya | Agni Sakshi [1996] | Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff | Bollywood Superhit Movie

Agni Sakshi is 1996 Indian Hindi drama film directed by Partho Ghosh starring Jackie Shroff, Nana Patekar and Manisha Koirala. The music is by Nadeem-Shravan.


Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, and Nana Patekar in the movie poster of the 1996 Indian Hindi drama film, Agni Sakshi

The movie released in quick succession with Yaraana starring Madhuri Dixit and Daraar starring Juhi Chawla. All the three were based on the Julia Roberts starrer Sleeping with the Enemy; only Agni Sakshi proved to be successful (the other two remakes tanked at the box office). After few years this film was remade loosely in Oriya as Mu Sapanara Soudagar starring Sabyachi, Archita and Arindam.

Nana Patekar holding a rifle and behind him are Manisha Koirala and Jackie Shroff in the movie poster of the 1996 film, Agni Sakshi

Nana Patekar won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1997 for this film.

Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, and Nana Patekar in the cover of the audio cassette of the 1996 Indian Hindi drama film, Agni Sakshi


It's a 1996 Indian Hindi drama film directed by Partho Ghosh.

The film has Jackie Shroff, Nana Patekar and Manisha Koirala in lead roles.

In 1997 for this film Nana Patekar won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.

O yaara dil lagana agni sakshi 1996 manisha koirala kavita krishnamurthy


Manisha Koirala lying on the bed while wearing a black and red dress in a scene from the 1996 Indian Hindi drama film, Agni Sakshi

Suraj Kapoor is a single, wealthy young man. One day he meets Shubangi, and they fall in love. Shortly thereafter they marry and settle down to enjoy a harmonious married life. During their stay at a hotel, the couple are approached by a man who claims that Shubangi is his wife and her real name is Madhu. Suraj and Shubangi are shocked and ask him to leave, which he does. Then the guy rings up Suraj one night and asks him to come to his room. When Suraj comes the guy tells him that his name is Vishwanath. He shows Suraj a video of his and Madhu's wedding. Shockingly, Madhu resembles Shubangi to the core. Even after watching the video, Suraj disbelieves him. On Shubangi's birthday while everyone is celebrating the party flashbacks of the time when Vishwanath used to abuse and torture his wife Madhu prove that indeed Shubangi was married to Vishwanath. After showing the flashback, Vishwanath kidnaps Shubangi and tries to see a mark in her body that'll prove that she's indeed Madhu. But Suraj comes just in time and accidentally pushes Vishwanath off a cliff. Suraj then leaves the city and returns home along with Shubangi. One day Shubangi goes shopping and meets Vishwanath. He brings her father with him, who denies the fact that Shubangi is in fact Madhu. Frustrated Shubangi runs home and tells Suraj that Vishwanath is alive. Suraj leaves with his brother Ravi to tell the commissioner. While Shubangi is home alone she sees Vishwanath out the window, and gets a call from him. Suraj returns and then traces Vishwanath's call. Vishwanath surrenders himself because he wants to talk to Suraj. The police lets Vishwanath go. The following night Suraj overhears Shubangi talking on the phone with Vishwanath. After she's done talking, she admits that she's in fact Madhu. Madhu was fed up of Vishwanath's constant abuses and uphandedness. One day, Vishwanath and Madhu go for a trip. But their jeep meets with an accident and falls down a river. Vishwanath seemingly drowns and Madhu thinks he's dead. She goes to her father and tells him what happened. Madhu's father tells her that she's still young and has a life ahead of her. She should start living her life afresh with a new identity in a new place. That she does. She moves to India and changes her name to Shubangi so that no one can recognize her over there. After Shubangi finishes her story, Suraj tells her that he still loves her even after knowing who she really is. He hatches a plan to send Vishwanath to prison for the rest of his life. Suraj tells Shubangi to go to Vishwanath pretending to be Madhu. She does so and she tries to shoot Vishwanath, however, Vishwanath shoots Shubangi. It is revealed that the cartridges in the gun were actually fake. In the climax, Vishwanath reveals that he knew the cartridges were fake as he was being taken to the court. He overpowers the constables, grabbing one of their guns. Then he goes to Shubangi and tells her that he knew what she did. Saying so, he shoots himself.


  • Jackie Shroff ... Suraj Kapoor
  • Nana Patekar ... Vishwanath
  • Manisha Koirala ... Shubangi Kapoor / Madhu
  • Divya Dutta .... Urmi
  • Ravi Behl ... Ravi Kapoor
  • Alok Nath ... Madhu's father
  • Ashalata Wabgaonkar ... Suraj's Mother
  • Box office

    The film grossed rupees 27,00,00,000 and was declared a "Blockbuster".


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