Indian is a 2001 Indian Hindi-language action thriller film directed by N. Maharajan and produced by Dharmendra. It stars Sunny Deol, and also features Shilpa Shetty, Danny Denzongpa, Raj Babbar, Mukesh Rishi and Rahul Dev in other roles. The film is a remake of the Tamil film Vallarasu and was released on 26 October 2001 with excellent box office reports, grossing a domestic nett of 18.0 million on its opening day. Made on a budget of 150 million, it was successful at the box office, earning over 540 million worldwide. The film tells the story of a strong, brave policeman who is falsely blamed for the mysterious murder of his father-in-law. It was the fourth highest-grossing Hindi film of the year in India with a nett gross of 280 million.
Raj Shekhar Azad (Sunny Deol) is an honest Deputy Commissioner of Police whose sole intention is to wipe out corruption. From his name to his aim, emerges unflinching patriotism. But for every such patriot, there is an equally motivated terrorist.