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Credited cast:
Rahul Bose ...
Virendra
Ahmed Chaudhary ...
Bakriwala
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Sameera Dutta
Vinit Kumar ...
Mr. Patel
Lilliput ...
Stage actor
Shilpa Mehta ...
Mrs. Dutta
Piyush Mishra ...
Police Inspector
Baby Nidhi ...
Young Sameera
Kavita Rathod ...
Sonia
Kabir Sadanand ...
Hitman
Shivkumar Subramaniam ...
Mr. Dutta (as Shiv Subramaniam)
Prithvi Zutshi ...
Mr. Kapoor
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Sameera Dutta is an enlightened and intelligent young woman, who knows exactly what she wants of life. She belongs to an upper class family, and lives with her mom and dad, a business executive. She is in love with a young man by the name of Virendra, who comes from a poor family, and is disliked by her dad. Nevertheless, Sameera loves him, and will not marry anyone else, despite warnings from her dad. One day, Virendra telephones Sameera and asks her to bring in two lac rupees as he has to pay off debtors, otherwise they will kill him. Sameera is shocked at this huge amount, but fears for Virendra's life, asks her dad for this money, and he refuses. She forces him to give her the money at gunpoint, and then drives to where Virendra is waiting for her. There is curfew on in Bombay due to riots and violent clashes, and as a result Sameera's car is damaged; then a man tries to shoot her down, but she escapes on foot, on to meet her sweetheart. It is here that Sameera will find out the ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Nandita Das is totally wasted in this crappy film
7 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wonder what made an intelligent actress (not a heroine) like Nandita Das who gave powerful performances in 1947 Earth and Fire act in such a mindless so-called 'thriller'. Ek Din 24 Ghante leaves so much to expect.

I watched this film because I thought it would be an intelligent Indian adaptation of the German film 'Run Lola Run'. However, I was totally let down by the shoddy screenplay, dialogues and last but not the least, ACTING.

Though I must appreciate the director's effort of Westernizing the movie by making it much shorter than the usual run-of-the-mill Bollywood movies. The film does feel like a breath of fresh air with no song and minimal dialogues in some situations but even the lines spoken by the characters are not up to the mark. Editing and camera-work are sloppy and i better not say anything about the choppy direction.

Avoid!!!


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