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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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Anamika R. Rathore (as Baby Rucha Vaidya)
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ACP Harvinder Singh 'Harry'
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Rajendranath Zutshi ...
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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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John Abraham was signed for Arjun Rampal's role and Dia Mirza was signed for Perizad Zorabian's role. They later opted out. 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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A well-made film..but for the 2nd half excluding the CLIMAX!!!
18 May 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

well actually before i started watching this movie,i surfed IMDb for user reviews. 6.9 is pretty good i guess and moreover it is a Big-B movie.So why would i miss it?

The premise is good enough..kidnappings.and we have our Big-B or Surya as he is called by the sweet Anamika(the girl in-focus) coming in to action.The first half was very sweet and i enjoyed each and every moment of it,because the interactions between Surya and Anamika were really nicely done.

After the shock incident towards the end of the first-half,i was ready for really great action from our Big-B.Even though Surya carries off his 'revenge' in style,his pace is something which could have been improved.I meant the slow-speed at which he uncovers clues and finds out what is actually happening around him.And moreover,when Big-B is ready to blast the villains with a machine gun(oo mama),the camera man tries something different and in the end spoils the fun of watching Big-B pumping bullets...give me a break please!!!Everything is at the same slow pace in the second half till the climax.People are in for a triple-shock...that was the good part of the 2nd half.Otherwise it's a boring affair to watch the last half of Ek Ajnabee...

Anamika was really sweet.Though i feel the Anamika in the last scene was an idiotic choice(this Anamika is'nt sweet or cute at all). Arjun Rampal was apt in his role and flexed his muscles when needed.

If the second half had been a bit more crisp(excluding the climax) this movie would have certainly gone places.

NOTE:I heard this movie is a rip-off,but that never matters.As Big-B's presence more than makes up for the faults in the movie.Watchable once,certainly.


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