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Dhoom (2004)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 27 August 2004 (India)
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A mysterious gang of bikers are on a robbing spree. ACP Jai gets Ali, a mechanic, to assist him in the case. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to nab the thieves red handed.

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Jai
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Ali
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Sheena (as Esha)
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Mrs. Sweety Dixit (as Rimii)
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Sanjay M. Singh ...
Rahul (as Sanjay Singh)
Amir Farid ...
Tony (as Farid Amiri)
Mehul Bhojak ...
Manu
Rohit Chopra ...
Rohit
Palash Dutta ...
Chottu
Sanjay Keni ...
Munna
Ajay Padhe ...
Vinod (as Ajay Padhye)
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TV Reporter
Mukesh Ahuja ...
Bookie
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Storyline

The tale begins in Mumbai where a sophisticated gang of robbers is sweeping through the city, giving nightmares to the police department. They come like wind, sweep the place and disappear on their hi-tech bikes - the slickest and fastest riding machines on the road. Officer Jai Dixit (Abhishek Bachchan) is brought in on the case. Soon he is on the trail of the robbers - a gang headed by Kabir (John Abraham), an evil perfectionist with an attitude. Jai ropes in the services of Ali (Uday Chopra), a happy-go-lucky garage mechanic and a prodigious bike rider. The two reluctant partners join forces, and soon Jai realizes that the clown can ride bikes like the wind. Kabir soon catches on to Jai-Ali's teaming up and his arrogance pushes him to take up the challenge openly. From the mean streets of Mumbai, the chase shifts to the sun kissed beaches of Goa. And so starts the hunt - where sometimes the hunter becomes the hunted. Dhoom reinvents the classic cops and robbers tale and brings it ... Written by Official Source

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This August... get off the road! See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Dhoom! - Die Jagd beginnt  »

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INR 200,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Yash Chopra had signed Sanjay Dutt for John Abraham's role. Due to date complications, Dutt opted out. That's when Aditya Chopra decided to cast a younger face in the villain's role. See more »

Goofs

In the chase after the bank robbery Abhishek fires a bullet which makes the bag fall off John's shoulder. Immediately in the next frame we can see John escaping the second bullet shot by Abhishek, but in that we can also see John still carrying the backpack. See more »

Quotes

Kabir: After Kabir crashes Rahul's Car... You are very luck Rahul, you could have been in that car too. We are thieves... We tend to disappear in smoke, the moment police see fire, its all over... Nobody can break my rules... Not even me.
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The 'yash raj films' logo has the sound of vrooming bikes instead of the original musical theme. See more »

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References Point Break (1991) See more »

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Shikdum
Written by Sameer
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Shaan and Shreya Ghoshal
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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Tasty dish.. but..
24 September 2004 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The dish :A tasty dish blended with action, hunks, babes, songs and jazzy bikes.

The recipe:Take a plot ( easily available in Hollywood!!! ) add some Indian flavor ( read song and dance sequences ) stir it fast ( set it to a fast pace )and presto!!! there u are.

What it offers :Average acting, Crisp editing, Hot song (Dhoom number). All this comes with a pinch of salt though(Abhishek in the drunken scene,not so racy bike scenes,plot not being original).All in all worth giving it a try.

More helpings any?: Thanks but no.Only the die hard foodies may go in for a second,if not for a third.

P.S.: Many people may forget the taste once they are done.Nothing new these days..what say?


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