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Halla Bol (2008)

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A popular Bollywood actor witnesses a murder but refuses to come forward to identify the killer(s).

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ashfaque Khan / Sameer Khan
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Sneha
Pankaj Kapur ...
Siddhu
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Ganpatrao Gaekwad (as Darshan Zariwala)
Abhay Bhargav ...
(as Abhhay Bhaargava)
Shiva Natrajan
Anjan Srivastav ...
Amanullah Khan (as Aanjjan Srivastava)
Sulabha Arya ...
Nazma Khan
Iqbal Dosani ...
Police Commissioner
Deepak Pandit ...
ACP Rathod
Sitaram Panchal
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(as Sanjai Mishra)
Anupam Shyam ...
(as Anupam Shayam)
Viju Khote ...
Mangesh (as Vijoo Khote)
Sanaa Khan ...
(as Sannah Khan)
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Ashfaque (Ajay Devgan) is a small town boy aspiring to be a film star in the Hindi film industry. He joins a street theatre group run by a reformed dacoit Sidhu (Pankaj Kapur) who uses street theatre as a medium to bring about an awakening in the masses. Ashfaque struggles to give a creative vent to the actor in him in order to realize his dreams. Ashfaque's determined struggle pays off and he gets a break in films. He gets a new screen name - Sameer Khan. With the passage of time, the roles start becoming better and he moves up the success ladder in a very short time. Soon, he becomes Sameer Khan the superstar - one who can enact any role with finesse, get under the skin of any and every character with ease and walk away with audience applause. Sadly, amidst all adulation and applause, he slowly loses his own identity. He forgets his real self and imbibes all characteristics of the various roles essayed by him on screen. Corruption takes over his entire system, alienating him from ... Written by pragnesh shukla

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The plaques and awards displayed in Ashfaque/Sameer Khan's home office are actually Ajay Devgn's own awards won over the years. You can see Silver Jubilee (25 weeks) plaques for Ajay's films Vijaypath (1994), Dilwale (1994) etc. displayed in the showcase of his home office. See more »

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Performed by Sukhwinder Singh
Music by Sukhwinder Singh
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17 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What to say about Halla Bol...it is a commendable movie to watch. After a long time I have seen a movie which has so much power in it and it inspires all of us to fight against injustice. A must see film that lifts our spirits to raise our voice against crime.

I applaud the effort of the actors who did justice to their role and added strength to the movie. It is one of those rare films that motivate people of India to fight back. Ajay Devgan has given an outstanding performance. I believe that if more movies like this are made that bring social issues to limelight then the nation will be motivated to fight crime. And even if the public is not motivated, the film still conveys the message of standing up for what you believe in life and that is what I am taking from this movie. I thank the director for making an effort to reach the masses from this film.

In two words "Good Work".


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