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Aankhen (2002)

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Vijay Singh Rajput (Amitabh Bachchan) is a quirky manager of Vilasrao Jefferson Bank. He is extremely strict at work and believes in pushing his workers to the limit. This means that his ... See full summary »

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Vijay Singh Rajput
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Vishwas Prajapati
Sushmita Sen ...
Neha Srivastav
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Arjun Verma
Paresh Rawal ...
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Aditya Pancholi ...
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Bipasha Basu ...
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Ajit Vachani ...
Mr. Bhandari (as Ajit Vachchhani)
Arun Bali
Daya Shankar Pandey ...
Taxi driver (as Dayashankar Pande)
Paresh Ganatra
Depesh Shah
Malvika Singh ...
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Ashok Banthia ...
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Vijay Singh Rajput (Amitabh Bachchan) is a quirky manager of Vilasrao Jefferson Bank. He is extremely strict at work and believes in pushing his workers to the limit. This means that his superiors hold him in high regard for his unblemished reputation and excellent track record. But things go terribly wrong for the honest bank manager when he finds one of his own employees trying to con the customers. At this, he loses his temper and gets physical with the employee. This doesn't go down well with his superiors and they decide that Rajput is now a liability to the bank and they sack him. Amitabh can't believe the Board of Directors and his mind is filled with revenge and what better revenge than robbing the bank himself, ironic as it may sound. He decides that he must think of a plan that will hit the bank where it hurts the most - in its safe where all the money is kept. Rajput blackmails Neha (Sushmita Sen) to use her professional skills to help his plan, to train three blind men to ... Written by Anonymous

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The original title of the movie was "All The Best", but while in production, the filmmakers decided to change it to a Hindi title, believing that an English title wouldn't be so appealing to the Indian audience. See more »

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Vijay Rajput no doubt has some sort of psychological problem, but it is definitely not schizophrenia. See more »

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Original adaptation of a gujarati play, thrilling
31 January 2004 | by (London England) – See all my reviews

Aankhen means 'eyes', the story of training three blind people to rob a bank in getting revenge proves for on the edge of the seat viewing. Amitabh again gives priceless acting, Akshay and Arjun Rampal are good supporting cast but Paresh Rawal is great adding great humour. Some of the songs in the films are obviously intended for the indian audience, as films fare poorly in record sales if a film has no songs.

The editing seems a littles inaccurate at times and this is clearly a flaw in the film, if bollywood was to bring out more original themes such as this film it would propel it to a new level.

On the whole, vintage amitabh and some scenes in the film especially between Akshay and the former are ones to remember.


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