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Dus Kahaniyaan -- Fortunes are made and squandered, honor betrayed and redeemed, and love lost and rediscovered.

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Writers:
Sanjay Gupta (screenplay) (segment "Matrimony")
S. Farhan (dialogue) (segment)
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Release Date:
7 December 2007 (India) See more »
Tagline:
Six Visionary Directors... Ten Spectacular Stories... One Cinematic Journey.
Plot:
After five years of being married to wealthy executive Rahul Sarin, Pooja has a secret and intimate affair with Lt... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Arbaaz Khan ... Rahul Sarin (segment "Matrimony")
Mandira Bedi ... Pooja (segment "Matrimony")
Sudhanshu Pandey ... Lt. Col. Aditya Singh (segment "Matrimony")

Jimmy Shergill ... Kabir (segment "High on the Highway")
Masumeh Makhija ... Kaamna (segment "High on the Highway")
Amrita Singh ... Mala (segment "Pooranmashi")
Parmeet Sethi ... Lover (segment "Puranmashi")

Minissha Lamba ... Mini (segment "Puranmashi")

Mahesh Manjrekar ... (segment "Strangers in the Night")

Neha Dhupia ... (segment "Strangers in the Night")

Manoj Bajpayee ... Saahil (segment "Zahir") (as Manoj Bajpai)

Dia Mirza ... Sia (segment "Zahir") (as Diya Mirza)

Aftab Shivdasani ... Aman (segment "Lovedale")
Neha Uberoi ... Anya (segment "Lovedale")

Anupam Kher ... Anya's dad (segment "Lovedale")
Dino Morea ... Dino (segment "Sex on the Beach")

Tarina Patel ... (segment "Sex on the Beach")

Shabana Azmi ... Hindu woman (segment "Rice Plate")

Naseeruddin Shah ... Dawoodi Bohra (segment "Rice Plate")

Nana Patekar ... (segment "Gubbare")
Rohit Roy ... Simran's husband (segment "Gubbare")

Anita Hassandani ... Simran (segment "Gubbare")

Sanjay Dutt ... Baba Hyderabadi (segment "Rise & Fall")

Sunil Shetty ... Affi Nawab (segment "Rise & Fall")
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anuradha Patel ... Aman's mom (segment "Lovedale")

Vishwajeet Pradhan ... Tikshima (segment "Puranmaashi")
Vineet Sharma ... Hindu fanatic
Anup Soni ... Taxi Driver (segment "Rice Plate")
Apoorva Lakhia ... Man on beach (segment "Sex on the Beach") (uncredited)

Directed by
Jasmeet Dhodhi (segment "Lovedale")
Meghna Gulzar (segment "Puranmaashi")
Sanjay Gupta (segments "Matrimony", "Strangers in the Night", "Zahir", "Gubbare" and "Rise & Fall")
Apoorva Lakhia (segment "Sex on the Beach")
Hansal Mehta (segment "High on the Highway")
Rohit Roy (segment "Rice Plate")
 
Writing credits
Sanjay Gupta (screenplay) (segment "Matrimony")

S. Farhan (dialogue) (segment "Matrimony")

Hansal Mehta (screenplay) (segment "High on the Highway")

Virag Mishra (screenplay) (segment "High on the Highway")

Kartar Singh Duggal (story segment "Puranmaashi")

Meghna Gulzar (screenplay and dialogue) (segment "Puranmaashi")

Sanjay Gupta (story) (segment "Strangers in the Night")

Sudipto Chattopadhyay (screenplay) (segment "Strangers in the Night")

Javed Siddiqui (dialogue) (segment "Strangers in the Night")

Rajiv Gopalkrishnan (story and screenplay) (segment "Zahir")

S. Farhan (dialogue) (segment "Zahir")

Kamlesh Pandey (screenplay and dialogue) (segment "Lovedale") and
S. Farhan (screenplay and dialogue) (segment "Lovedale")

Shivani Tibrewala (story and screenplay) (segment "Sex on the Beach")

Sanjay Gupta (screenplay) (segment "Rice Plate")

Sudipto Chattopadhyay (additional screenplay & dialogue) (segment "Rice Plate")

Gulzar (screenplay and dialogue) (segment "Gubbare")

Sanjay Gupta (story) (segment "Rise & Fall")

S. Farhan (screenplay and dialogue) (segment "Rise & Fall")

Produced by
Parth Arora .... executive producer
Hanif Chunawala .... associate producer
Sanjay Dutt .... producer
Sanjay Gupta .... producer
Dipti Jindal .... executive producer
Alan McAlex .... executive producer
Dharam Oberoi .... associate producer
Gary Van Shipley .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Pritam Chakraborty 
 
Cinematography by
Chirantan Das 
Sachin Krishn (director of photography) (as Sachin K. Krishn)
Amit Roy 
 
Film Editing by
Bunty Nagi 
 
Art Direction by
Aparna Sud 
 
Costume Design by
Sanjeev Mulchandani 
 
Production Management
Abhay .... production manager
Aarif Naik .... production manager
Girish Patel .... production manager
Kamlesh Puri .... assistant production manager
Ajeet Singh .... production manager
Rameshchandra Yadav .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Deepa Alimchandani .... assistant director
Paran Bawa .... first assistant director
Nishant Menon .... assistant director (music video)
Babar Rao .... first assistant director (as Babur Rao)
Aashish Mayur Shah .... assistant director
Sohil Shah .... second assistant director
Navinder Pal Singh .... chief assistant director
Abhishek Tripaati .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Nilesh Wagh .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Nimish Chheda .... associate sound mixer
Jayesh Dhakan .... adr recordist
Anuj Mathur .... sound re-recording mixer
Resul Pookutty .... sound designer
 
Visual Effects by
Prince Chaurasia .... visual effects coordinator
Santosh Choudhary .... smoke editor
Anand Nayak .... 3d title graphics
Roby Raj .... visual effects
Sriranjan Rath .... cleanup artist
Chandrachur Roy .... motion graphics artist
Rohit Sardesai .... visual effects artist
Mayank Shrivastava .... visual effects artist
Raghvendra Shrivastava .... compositor
Avdesh Shukla .... compositor
Avdesh Shukla .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Ravi Dewan .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Atul Dubey .... still photographer
Duleep Regmi .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Neelanchal Ghosh .... 1st Assistant Costume Stylist
Reza Shariffi .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Rohan Desai .... digital intermediate supervisor
 
Music Department
Sinoy Joseph .... assistant music mixer
 
Other crew
Nabeel Abbas .... publicity designer
Murli Chhatwani .... distribution
Gautam Kohli .... head of marketing and promotions
Prasanth Kumar .... production controller
Mihir Shah .... design visualizer
Vishal Tyagi .... gun master
 

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110 min
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Tulip Joshi was signed for the film but later opted out.See more »

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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Brave Attempt, 23 December 2007
Author: hiteshrawat from India

Dus Kahaniya falls in the line of the daring attempts made by few directors of presenting different stories of different people in one movie. But this was the most unique of all them, till today. Dus Kahaniya is just like somebody buying a short story book from a book shop which comprises for 10 different stories. But the real flaw, which i think was, i was never attemted to establish a link between these stories which may also be said as the unique point of the movie. But i don't think this gamble paid off.

Also i would certainly mention about a few stories which i personally liked, from the flock presented,were Rice Plate(Nassir Sahab and Shabana Aajmi ji,directed by Rohit Roy), Zahir (Manoj Bajpai and Dia Mirza, Directed by Sanjay Gupta) and Puranmasi(Amrtia Singh,Minnisha Lamba and Permeet Sethi, directed by Meghana Gulzar).

I would certainly say that people should watch the movie and if you don't watch it expecting links between the stories this one you will certainly like.

Here i would also mention that the most disappointing person was Apporv Lakhiya. I think the story was not new to the public, for me at least. I expect more form him after seeing some of his brilliant work.

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