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Talaash: The Hunt Begins... (2003)

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-The Hunt Begins- For them it was revenge. For him it was a challenge. A timeless ride on a ferocious mission.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Purnima (Arjun's mother) (as Raakhee)
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Arjun
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Tina
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Kamini
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Chhote Pathan
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Rajoo Singh (pronounced Rajjo Singh)
Suresh Oberoi ...
Babu (Arjun's father)
Shakti Kapoor ...
Upadhyay
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Sardar Vichitra Singh
Dalip Tahil ...
D.K. Sharma
Ashish Vidyarthi ...
Police Commissioner
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Black John (as Sharad Saxena)
Rami Reddy ...
Rameshwari
Arbaaz Ali Khan ...
Rocky (Chhote Pathan's henchman) (as Arbaaz Ali)
Rakesh Bedi
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Storyline

Arjun (Akshay Kumar) is a high profile vigilante who soon encounters a problem when his mother (Raakhee) becomes terribly ill. He must set out to find her the medicine that will help ale her illness but finds himself in a predicament where he encounters trouble, evil and of course love. Arjun is already the number one person on several men's hit lists and must overcome this and everything he encounters on his hunt. When he begins the mission he meets the exuberant Tina (Kareena Kapoor). Tins is a glamour doll who is the one person who can help Arjun get what he wants. But before he can get to him she sets out with her father to South Africa. Now, Akshay must battle those that he has to overcome to get what he needs to help his mother and survive the wilderness. He embarks primarily to South Africa to trace down Tina and thus begins his search. What does he encounter? Can he kill repeatedly and still come out the winner? Written by Mustafa Popal

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INR 250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£63,765 (UK) (3 January 2003)

Gross:

£63,765 (UK) (3 January 2003)
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Tune Kaha Jab Se Haan
Written by Sameer
Composed by Sanjeev Rathod and Darshan Rathod
Performed by Shaan and Alka Yagnik
Courtesy of Venus Records and Tapes Ltd.
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Talaash: The Hunt Is Ridiculous...
30 August 2009 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

An action-packed movie, I give the film two stars for Akshay Kumar's talent in playing roles of this sort. This film is dreadful, boring and definitely not worth your time, but Akshay always stands out in the action scenes and tries to be as sincere as the script allows him (it of course does not, but anyway). Other than that - there's just nothing good in this film. A story which had been told a zillion times in the past. His sister is kidnapped, subsequently his mother loses her mind, he wants to find his sister to recover his mother's sanity (huh!). It also has a Kareena Kapoor, who gets forgotten before the nightmarish hunt ends, it has a Pooja Batra (there's no reason to say anything about her is there?), and it has a Raakhee, a great actress who gets typecast as the mother whose tragedy makes her crazy. The scenes are formed with one old cliché after the other. Skip this one - it's a good advice.


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