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Widowed and elderly industrialist Sulakshana Devi allows her business and estate to be taken care of by her nephew, Balwant. Shortly after her return from the overseas her only son, Ravi gets killed in a car accident planned by Balwant as he has an agenda of acquiring her estate and propriety. The news of Ravi's death devastates and leaves Sulakshana in a state of shock after which she recovers only to meet a pregnant woman named Kamini who claim that she is carrying Ravi's child. Sulakshana disbelieves this and asks Kamini to leave; after Kamini's departure one of Ravi's friend, Sanjay Gupta confirms the fact that Ravi and Kamini did have a relationship. Sulakshana then send her men to man-hunt for Kamini but to no avail. Several years later Suakshana is approached by a young woman named Seema who is claiming that she is Ravi's progeny only to be accepted by Sulakshana. But what Sulakshana does not know is that she will soon meet Seema's uncle who both plans to con her into blindly ... Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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In the start of the movie title music is actually taken from a famous American television program called Dallas. Even the camera work from the helicopter shooting the scenery has been inspired from Dallas' s introduction credits. See more »

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A con game
24 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A frothy, light hearted entertainer from the maker of heavy duty 'emotional' stuff like Karan Arjun, Koyla, Khudgarz , Khel has some compelling supporting performances by Mala Sinha as the matriarch Sulakshana Devi looking for her lost grandchild and Anupam Kher as the ready-to-break-into-an-old-time-song-anytime uncle. Madhuri Dixit too is good as Seema, being a likability and grace to the various roles she 'dons ' in the movie. Sonu Walia as the glamorous but incredulously gullible Tara Jaiwal is rather nice.

Anil Kapoor however looks too old and jaded. And Prem Chopra Balwant is too much of a caricature than a villain. Rajesh Roshan's music is good specially the "Khat Likhna Hai" track which deserves more air time than it usually gets.

The cons and swindles pulled off by the lead artistes are not innovative or groundbreaking, they rely heavily on the victims and audience's naiveté. Still, Khel works because it doesn't take itself too seriously. Neither should you.


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