Avinash comes to a city where everyone wants to kill him.



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Credited cast:
Bulbul / Reema
Sujan Singh
Lakhan Yadav
Reema's grandpa
Rana Rastogi (as Shivaji Sattam)
Tarun Shukla
Tara Mehta
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ashraf Ul Haq
Akhil Mishra ...
Gopal K. Singh ...
Gopal (as Gopal Singh)


Avinash(Anil Kapoor) went to Calcutta for no reason. After meeting with Reema (Rani Mukherjee), he starts having flashbacks about his past and his son. His inquiries take him to Bombay via the Calcutta Mail, and this is where he will find out whether his son is alive or not, or he has been trapped. Written by Malika Dwarka

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30 June 2003 (India)  »

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Waapsi  »

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The film was due to release in 2001 but was delayed. See more »


Remake of Choodalani Vundi (1998) See more »


Pyaar Se Dekh Le
Written by Mehboob
Composed by Anand Raj Anand
Performed by Sonu Nigam and Humshika
Courtesy of Zee Music India
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Calcutta is as much a star of the film as the actors.
12 October 2003 | by (Tucson, Az) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed Calcutta Mail from beginning to end but will have to agree with other viewers and critics that the songs, although very good, tend to bring the roller coaster ride of a film to a screeching halt. Meybe it was felt that the viewers needed to catch their breath since this is a very intense film that and, outside of the songs, never lets up. All the performances were excellent as was the story although, it is interesting that, as in Bichoo, Rani Mukherjee, plays a girl who looses her apartment and moves in with the hero.

The real star is Calcutta and how it is so beautifully photographed throughout the film and the sounds of Calcutta and everything in the film is perfectly realized.

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