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Tathastu (2006)

| Drama | 2006 (India)
Ravi Rajput comes from a poor family, his father was a foreman at a mill, and could not afford to send Ravi to a private school. Ravi studied in Municipal school, got a job in a mill, got ... See full summary »

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Ravi Rajput comes from a poor family, his father was a foreman at a mill, and could not afford to send Ravi to a private school. Ravi studied in Municipal school, got a job in a mill, got married to Saru, who subsequently gave birth to their son, Gaurav. The proud parents watch as Gaurav grows up, starting walking, talking, and feigning illness just to stay home and watch World Cup Cricket. Then their lives are turned upside down when Gaurav faints while playing cricket, they take him to the nearest hospital in Bandra, where Doctors Nita and Sen inform them that their son is dying until and unless he receives a heart transplant, the cost of which is 15 lakhs rupees. A heart is available for transplant but the hospital will perform the surgery after they receive the money in advance. A desperate Ravi turns to his insurance company, which declines to renew his policy; his employer, with whom he has worked for over 11 years, can only sanction Rs.75000/-. When nothing works out and Dr. ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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John q in Hindi
28 July 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Anubhav Sinha after the crap DUS returns with worse TATHASTU the film which could be realistic and brilliant ends up being a typical Hindi film The film is a copy of JOHN Q and repeats the mistakes too The reality goes out of the window when Sanju storms the hospital with a small gun and keeps the people on hostage what follows is an uninteresting regular film where we get to see other side character's turmoil, an ever long sermon by Manoj Pahwa and the same politician scam

Direction by Anubhav Sinha is decent Camera-work is good

Sanju excels in the scenes showing distress and lives up to his role but when he takes the gun in his hand, his characterization fails, he comes across more as a goon and bhai rather then a poor father and his act fails but yet a brilliant perf otherwise Amisha is bad, her crying scene is comical and annoying Gulshan grover is good jaya Pradha is adequate rest are okay


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