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Karam (2005)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 11 March 2005 (India)
A guilt-ridden assassin wants to quit his job to live a peaceful life with his wife. However, things goes horribly wrong when the assassin's boss kidnaps his wife in order to do one last job.



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Credited cast:
Shalini (John's Wife)
ACP Wagh Pratap Singh
DCP Patil
Sub Inspector Naik
Kanwar Pal
Rajesh Khera ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nitin Arora ...
Friendly Appearance
Pear Barsiwala
Ashok Beniwal
Pawan Chopra ...


John is an assassin working for a mobster named Captain. After killing an entire family, he is hit by the consequences of his actions and decides to quit his job. He starts life anew with his pregnant wife Shalini. Meanwhile, John's boss, Captain, is facing a threat from a rival don, Yunus. After being attacked, Captain decides to teach the city a lesson by killing the city's top industrialist, top film producer, the cop backing Yunus and Yunus himself; so that everyone else falls in line and no one dreams of becoming another Yunus. He decides that John must carry out this plan of his. To achieve this, he takes Shalini hostage. John is given 36 hours to kill the five targets on the hit list. Things get worse when the city's toughest cop Wagh traces John. John is pressed for time and the body count is growing. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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...all for love.


Crime | Drama | Thriller


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Release Date:

11 March 2005 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Судьба в твоих руках  »


Box Office

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INR 30,297,000 (India), 18 March 2005
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This movie is Sanjay F Gupta's directorial debut movie. He had directed the advertisements and music videos. See more »


When John received his wife's finger it was a full finger but when he was talking to her on the phone after the song in the night club, she had a half cut finger on her hand. See more »


Referenced in Sarkar (2005) See more »


Le Jaa
Sung by Vishal and Harshdeep
Composed by Vishal and Shekhar
Lyrics by Vishal
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A True Brilliant Masterpiece By Hindi Cinema
24 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

All i can say that i cannot find a single mistake in the movie, The Movie Direction, Shot Composition, Cinematography, Music, Acting all were Absolutely Perfect

John Abraham's Acting was really Flawless, as for Priyanka's Role, As far as i can say A Very Hard Hitting Challenging role it was indeed it was by far her Best Performance,

Direction was like WOW!!! Sanjay Gupta, Truly did his best!! Cinematography: Oh My God i was AWED by that The Composition Was PERFECT!! Music: The Music was Great, Vishal Shekhar Showed Their Techniques as Master Musicians, The Song Tinka Tinka, Has a Soft Groovy Effect to it, The Song Tera hi Karam, Was Brilliant!!!

When i watched the film MY EYES were Hooked From Start to End

You Will Find it Very Brilliantly Directed Even though I'm writing about this 2 years later but it is Definitely Worth Buying

Go and Grab a Copy of the DVD out on EROS

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