When was Shoot Out at Lokhandwala?

16 November 1991
A.A. Khan, head of the ATS, attacked the Lokhandwala Complex on 16 November 1991, with a force of around 400 armed policemen. Dreaded gangster Maya Dolas was hiding in the complex.

What happened at Shootout at Lokhandwala?

The 1991 Lokhandwala Complex shootout was a gunbattle that occurred on 16 November 1991 at the Lokhandwala Complex, Bombay (now Mumbai), between seven gangsters led by Maya Dolas and members of the Mumbai police and the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) led by the then Additional Commissioner of Police, Aftab Ahmed Khan.

Is Shootout at Lokhandwala hit or flop?


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Who killed Maya Dolas?

Aftab Ahmed Khan
Maya Dolas (15 October 1966 – 16 November 1991), born Mahindra Dolas, was an Indian underworld gangster who used to work for the D-Company don, Dawood Ibrahim. He was killed in an encounter at the 1991 Lokhandwala Complex shootout by the then Additional Police Commissioner of Mumbai, Aftab Ahmed Khan, at the age of 25.

Which is better Shootout at Lokhandwala or Wadala?

Lokhandwala Vs Wadala, Who wins? Lokhandwala wins but still Wadala Makes it. Starting with the Cast performance John did a fine job (but you will still miss Vivek’s Maya Dolas). Amazingly Tushar Kapoor did a good job {not like his Bhoora in SOAL}.

Who is RC in Shootout at Lokhandwala?

Shabbir Ahluwalia
Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007) – Shabbir Ahluwalia as RC – IMDb.

Who is the first don of Mumbai?

Karim Lala

Karim Lala کریم لالا
Born Abdul Karim Sher Khan 1911 Kunar Province, Emirate of Afghanistan (present-day Afghanistan)
Died 19 February 2002 (aged 90–91) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Other names Bade Baba
Occupation Smuggling, narcotics, extortion, contract killing, illegal gambling, forced property evictions

Is Shootout at Wadala worth watching?

On the whole, Shootout at Wadala is a decent film but it could’ve been better. However, the film successfully shows gangsters and their lives in the late 70s and early 80s. The narration isn’t effective due to the confusion it brings. However, the film is still considered a decent film.

Who are the actors in the shootout at Lokhandwala?

The infamous shootout was immortalised in the 2007 film Shootout at Lokhandwala, starring Sanjay Dutt as ACP Aftab Ahmed Khan, Vivek Oberoi as Maya Dolas, Tushar Kapoor as Dilip Buwa and Amrita Singh as Maya’s mother Ratnaprabha Dolas.

Who was the gangster in Lokhandwala Complex shootout?

In the late 1980s, the Bombay underworld was under the firm control of the D-Company, headed by Dawood Ibrahim. From his base in Dubai, Ibrahim controlled underworld activities through his various lieutenants. Among the most prominent was Mahindra Dolas, a gangster who was known more popularly by his nickname Maya.

Where was the chase scene in Lokhandwala shot?

Many scenes were shot on actual locations at the Lokhandwala Complex in Mumbai. There was a chase sequence with Sunil Shetty and Arbaaz Khan playing cops, and Ravi Gosain (Aslam Kesai) through Lokhandwala. It would have been difficult to shoot this sequence with the public around.

Where was Dolas hiding in Lokhandwala Complex?

According to the former Additional Commissioner of Police Aftab Ahmed Khan, the ATS received a tip-off from a police informer that Dolas and his gang were hiding in the A wing, flats 002 and 003 in the Swati building at the Lokhandwala Complex, a posh upper middle class residential area.