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

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Avinash
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Bulbul / Reema
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Sanjana
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Sujan Singh
Sayaji Shinde ...
Lakhan Yadav
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Ghatak
Deven Verma ...
Reema's grandpa
Ganesh Yadav
Shivaji Satam ...
Rana Rastogi (as Shivaji Sattam)
Tarun Shukla
Tara Mehta
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Akhil Mishra ...
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Gopal K. Singh ...
Gopal (as Gopal Singh)
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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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Anand Raaj Anand replaced Viju Shah with the music. See more »

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Remake of Choodalani Vundi (1998) See more »

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More than just time-pass
27 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Calcutta Mail deserves a look. The story line, casting, and cinematography are well above-average for a Bollywood film. Anil Kapoor fills the role of the anguished father well; Sayaji Shinde makes a very credible nearly-out-of-control serial killer (he's had some practice playing such a character); and Rani Mukherjee is a delight. Although, as another reviewer has noted, the songs are a little disappointing, "Yeh Saheb Ajeeb Hai" is well worth a look, perhaps repeatedly. In particular, the choreography of "Yeh Saheb Ajeeb Hai" is fresh, fun, and Rani Mukherjee's on-screen energy definitely carries that scene. It's a pleasant change from the 20s-something NRI market focus of many recent Hindi movies.


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