4 user 3 critic

Paisa Vasool (2004)

After a chance encounter at a club the struggling actress Baby decides to move in with Maria, a withdrawn divorcee who is having financial troubles and run-ins with the maffia. By accident ... See full summary »



Watch Now

With Prime Video


Rani Mukerji Talks Rom-Coms, British Dramas, and More

Rani Mukerji reveals why she doesn't watch horror movies, how husband Aditya Chopra re-introduced her to "Game Of Thrones," and more about her favorite movies and shows.


Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Yuva (2004)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Michael, Arjun and Lallan, three men from three different stratas of society, cross paths one morning in Calcutta and change one another's lives forever.

Director: Mani Ratnam
Stars: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukerji
Jung (2000)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A police officer is in a frantic search for a compatible bone marrow donor for his gravely ill son. The only match is a convicted vicious killer, now on the run. All he has to do is catch him.

Director: Sanjay Gupta
Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Aditya Pancholi
Madly (2016)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A global anthology film featuring innovative love stories from the some of the world's most visionary directors.

Directors: Gael García Bernal, Anurag Kashyap, and 4 more credits »
Stars: Radhika Apte, Kathryn Beck, Justina Bustos
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A man accepts a challenge by the chief minister of Maharashtra to run the state for one day, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.

Director: S. Shankar
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Amrish Puri
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A British woman faces challenges while attempting to locate her father in India.

Director: Anurag Kashyap
Stars: Kalki Koechlin, Prashant Prakash, Naseeruddin Shah
Paanch (2003)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Four friends (Luke, Murgi, Joy and Pondy) wasted by youth and self destruction play together in a band along with a fifth female member (Shiuli). Luke the lead singer and self-imposed ... See full summary »

Director: Anurag Kashyap
Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Aditya Srivastava, Joy Fernandes
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Malvika Chauhan battles time to obtain & solve the clues to solve the various murders occurring in the city.

Director: Robby Grewal
Stars: Sushmita Sen, Lucy Bartholomew, Tushar Dalvi
Last Train to Mahakali (Video 1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

"Sir" is a convict and a former AIIMS student with an enigmatic history. The movie unfolds the sensational story of his pre-detention life - his secret experiments on eliminating any virus ... See full summary »

Stars: Nivedita Bhattacharya, Vijay Maurya, Kay Kay Menon
Nirbaak (2014)
Fantasy | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Nirbaak is a medley of four tales of silent love, involving one woman (Sushmita), three men (Anjan, Jishu and Ritwick), a tree and a dog.

Director: Srijit Mukherji
Stars: Anjan Dutt, Jishu Sengupta, Ritwick Chakraborty
Dil Se.. (1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The clash between love and ideology is portrayed in this love story between a radio executive and a beautiful revolutionary

Director: Mani Ratnam
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Manisha Koirala, Preity Zinta
Director: Vikramaditya Motwane
Stars: Priyanshu Painyuli, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Deeksha Panth
Director: Anurag Kashyap


Credited cast:
Maria Mhatre
Johnny Rozario
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mukesh Ahuja
Rajkumar Kanojia
Nishi Singh
Kunal Vijaykar
Anil Yadav


After a chance encounter at a club the struggling actress Baby decides to move in with Maria, a withdrawn divorcee who is having financial troubles and run-ins with the maffia. By accident the two women overhear a conversation in which a man confesses committing a robbery to his girlfriend. The two women decide to blackmail him for a piece of the action. Unfortunately the robbers have no intention of just rolling over... Written by Ace_of_Hearts

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis




See all certifications »




Release Date:

9 January 2004 (India)  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs




Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Randeep Hooda was to play Sushant's role in the film. But he was signed in a contract with Ram Gopal Varma and was not allowed to sign the film. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Absolute crap but watch it for Sush
5 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

I was fooled into watching this film because Manisha Koirala produced it. I was so disappointed after watching Paisa Vasool and I am regretting my decision to watch this film.

The story is directly lifted from the Hollywood flick 'High Heels and Low Lifes.' Maria (Manisha Koirala) is a loner and a divorcée who has run away from her cruel and immoral cop husband. The only source of her income is a bakery which barely helps her make two ends meet. By a chance encounter, she meets the bubbly Baby (Sushmita Sen) who is a struggling actress from Delhi. Baby is having a hard time making it big in the industry because of her height. Maria and Baby become fast friends and the latter decides to move in with her newfound friend. It is then that Baby learns that Maria is being constantly harassed by the local goons who want to throw her out of her bungalow. The situation takes a turn when the girls overhear a conversation (via a cross connection) where a robber confesses to steal Rs. 3 crores from a jeweler to his demanding girlfriend. Baby decides to blackmail the robber into giving them half of the loot. Though Maria initially develops a cold feet, she agrees after Baby talks her into it. As the story develops, the girls find it incredibly hard to recover the cash as people around them start getting murdered. Now Maria and Baby must hatch a plan to avenge the murders and recover their money.

Direction is very weak. No wonder because this movie is directed by a first-timer Srinivas Bhashyam.The movie gets too boring in the second half and the director puts too many unnecessary scenes to fill in the length. The editor should've chopped off a half of the scenes in the second half but then there would've been problems about the film's length. Music is pretty good but nothing great.

I was very disappointed with Manisha Koirala. She looks fat and old. But I guess the story needed her to be that way. And also adding to her minuses, she wears spectacles throughout the movie. Also, Koirala should give up the idea of producing low budget films. The only highlight of Paisa Vasool is Sushmita Sen. Sush was the only reason I sat throughout this boring movie till the end. She was unbelievably funny and she was the one to look out for in many scenes.

I would rate this movie 2/10. Just watch it for Sush but don't expect anything else.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.