Jai returns to a joyous welcome, and is declared a national hero. He takes a break from the army and returns to his hometown. There he meets his childhood friend Anjali (Madhuri Dixit) who has always harboured love for Jai. Anjali is determined to make sure she and Jai stay together 24/7. At a party, he meets Miss India, Pooja Mallapa (Namrata Shirodkar).
As they spend more time together, he begins to love her and she too begins to love him. In the mean time, Jai's parents are arranging his marriage to Anjali but when they find out about Jai's love for Pooja, they realise that they have to tell Anjali everything. Anjali, heartbroken and jealous swears revenge on Jai for rejecting her. Realising her frustration with Jai, Abrush takes advantage (via the said "kidnapped" politician who is hand in glove with Abrush) and together they plot to destroy Jai's reputation and life. Anjali manages to steal some important secret documents regarding plans' for Abrush's movement from prison to prison.
The events following lead to Jai being court martialed and he is declared a traitor to the country. Jai, determined to prove his innocence and redeem himself, decides to pursue Abrush alone. Cast Anil Kapoor - Major Jaidev Rajvansh Madhuri Dixit - Anjali Namrata Shirodkar - Pooja Mallapa Rohini Hattangadi - Mrs. Mallapa (Pooja's Mother) Danny Dezongpa - Abrush Om Puri - Hussein Prabhu Deva - special appearance in the song "Kay Sera Sera"  Soundtrack Pukar Soundtrack by A. R.
Rahman Released 1999 (India) Recorded Panchathan Record Inn A.M. Studios Genre Film soundtrack Label Venus Producer A.R. Rahman A. R.
Rahman chronology Taj Mahal (1999) Pukar (2000) Alaipayuthey (2000) Lyrics: Majrooh, Javed Akhtar Music : A.R.Rahman The song Kay Sera Sera, was a remake from a Tamil movie En Swasa Kaatre, from the song Kadhal Nayagara. The lyrics of that song and the title is from Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be). Rahman reused the song Oh Bosnia as Ek tu Hi Bharosa. The song was composed and performed by Rahman in his Malaysian concert in 1996 that was in aid of Bosnian victims. The piano was played by Rahman himself. Awards Pukar received many awards and nominations, the most important being Anil Kapoor who won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance. Filmfare Awards Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Anil Kapoor Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Madhuri Dixit IIFA Awards Nominated: IIFA Best Actor Award - Anil Kapoor IIFA Best Actress Award - Madhuri Dixit IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award - Namrata Shirodkar Star Screen Awards Nominated: Star Screen Award for Best Actor - Anil Kapoor Star Screen Award for Best Actress - Madhuri Dixit Star Screen Award for Best Comedian - Rohini Hattangadi Star Screen Award for Best Female Playback - Kavita Krishnamurthy for "Kay Sera Sera" Star Screen Award for Best Choreography - Prabhu Deva for "Kay Sera Sera" Won: Star Screen Award for Best Publicity Design - Himanshu Nanda and Rahul Nanda  National Film Awards National Film Award for Best Actor - Anil Kapoor Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration - Rajkumar Santoshi External links Official website Pukar at the Internet Movie Database Read more on Last.fm.
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