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Movie is a remake of the Hollywood movie Man on Fire (2004). Quite an effort to reproduce the movie with quite a different climax.

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Suryaveer Singh (Amitabh Bachchan) is a bitter man, hired to protect a little girl, Anamika (Rucha Vaidya). However, Anamika gets kidnapped and her father is not able to pay the sum in order to release his daughter. So Suryaveer uses all his skills to save the life of the child, only to find out about the conspiracy that is behind the little girl's kidnapping. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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The makers auditioned approximately 70 kids for the role of Anamika before finally zeroing in on Baby Rucha Vaidya. One of the prerequisites for the character was that the child had to know how to swim. However, even though Rucha didn't know how to swim, director Apoorva Lakhia was so impressed that he was adamant on casting her. And so she was given three months before the shooting of the film, during which she actually learned how to swim. See more »

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Kripa Shankar: Sir, don't you think it's God's look-out to punish those who are evil?
Suryaveer Singh: You're right. It's God's look-out to punish those who are evil. However, it's my job to introduce them to God.
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Lift all you want - but make a good movie
10 January 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

First of all it is a plagiarized movie – from Denzel Washington's "Man on Fire'. But let us put that aside since many Hindi movies are photocopies. (Some are 'inspired' but the bulk are total rehashes with not an iota of conscience.) So having put that to rest let us see if the movie stands on its own feet. Swish-swish editing - seems like an editor gone mad. Scenes from the future coming before, scenes from the past repeated ad nauseum - same takes get featured again and again, totally irrelevant to the story. Obviously the director is clueless about what it takes to tell a story in a celluloid medium. Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost was bad - Ek Ajnabee is pathetic. With a cast of hams - Arjun Rampal(leading the pack), Perizaad Zorabian, Vikram Chatwal, Kelly Dorje and a whole host of insignificant actors. But never mind – what about the Big B?? You can flog him all you want; flaunt his talents but sir we are disappointed since you involve yourself with such low-grade productions.


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