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Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005)

Waqt the race against time is the story of a father and a son between whom there is a special bond. Ishwarchand Thakur (Amitabh Bachchan) and Sumitra Thakur (Shefali Shah) are a married ... See full summary »

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Ishwarchand Thakur
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Aditya Thakur
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Pooja 'Mitali'
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Sumitra Thakur (as Shefali Shah)
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Natu
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Laxman
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Waqt the race against time is the story of a father and a son between whom there is a special bond. Ishwarchand Thakur (Amitabh Bachchan) and Sumitra Thakur (Shefali Shah) are a married couple who run a toy factory together. They have a son called Aditya Thakur (Akshay Kumar) who does not have any interest in responsibility or what he wants to do in life. It gets even worse when he elopes with his girlfriend (Pooja, played by Priyanka Chopra), the daughter of Natu (Boman Irani). When Pooja gets pregnant, both Ishwar and Sumitra decide to make Aditya realize his responsibilities, as he will have to take care of his wife and child. Both take drastic measures and even chuck Aditya out the house along with Pooja. The farce becomes so bad that Aditya begins to hate his father and they do not speak to each other for a long time. At the same time Aditya becomes aware of his role in life. However, Ishwar has done all this for a reason and is hiding something from Aditya. Ishwar is trying to ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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22 April 2005 (India)  »

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£208,254 (UK) (22 April 2005)
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When the film was announced Paresh Rawal was part of the script, however his role was finally taken by Boman Irani. See more »

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Miraksam
Written by Sameer
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Sudesh Bhonsle, Sonu Nigam, Sunidhi Chauhan and Mahalakshmi Iyer
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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A tragic saga of Love
20 May 2005 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Simply great movie no doubt about it. Great story and superb performances, be it Amitabh, Akshay, Shefali, Priyanka, Boman or Rajpal. Hindi film industry is going shameless with Mallika and Co, this movie is totally vulgarity free and therefore bound to fail in vulgarity addicted our Indian society. But the message and concept this movie carries are absolutely superb. Anu Malik(boring copy-cat) could have been avoided and Ismail Darbar or Himmesh Reshmmiya could have been used as musician. I think Vipul Shah should have given little bit Gujarati touch particularly in music also. Anu Malik is worst musician around and he thinks himself popstar but this is not the movie where is presence was required-He looks only good with Govinda style songs. I felt some nice serious music with couple of good Ghazals or sad songs could have made this movie more memorable.


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