Sarfarosh is a 1999 Indian action film. It was directed by John Matthew Matthan and starred Aamir Khan, Sonali Bendre and Naseeruddin Shah. John started working on Sarfarosh
in 1992. Seven years were spent on the research, pre-production and
production till it finally released in 1999. The film dealt with an
Indian police officer's fight to stop cross-border terrorism. The film
was released at the time of the Kargil conflict when tensions between India and Pakistan were high. The film was critically successful and did well at the box office where it was declared "Above Average".