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Khamosh (1985)

| Mystery, Thriller
When a starlet is murdered on a film location, her detective brother arrives there to solve the mystery.

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Shabana Azmi
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Amol Palekar
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Soni Razdan
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Chandran (Film Director)
Noni Ganguly
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Leela
Chitto Chopra ...
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Shakti Singh
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Kuku (as Pankaj Kapoor)
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Dayal Prabhu (Film Producer) (as Ajit Vachhani)
Uday Chandra
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H.A. Rehman
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When a starlet is murdered on a film location, her detective brother arrives there to solve the mystery.

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Vinod Chopra's assistant Sanjay Leela Bansali made his debut as director in the year 1997 with a film also tittled Khamosh. See more »

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A well-written and directed tale of suspense worth seeing
24 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Vidhu Vinod Chopra wrote and directed a great suspenseful mystery worth seeing. The movie moves along well, with great acting. The cinematography was superb, especially during the chase scene. The characters were well developed and this movie had me on the edge of the seat trying to figure out who was behind all the murders.

I found this movie happily after watching "Munnabhai M.B.B.S.", another great movie based on Chopra's writing. Although this movie is far different, the plot is superb. The shower scenario was a surprise treat.

Again, with finding another treat coming out of Bollywood, I am so glad for the internet and this site for allowing me to find and buy movies from other parts of the world. This is one that should definitely be seen by those who love suspense and film noir movies. It is a story worth having been done by Hitchcock, but Chopra did a worthy job of not only penning this plot but bringing it to life for all to see. Don't pass up wonderful movies from other countries. There are gems like this to be found out there.


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