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Tashan (2008)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  25 April 2008 (India)
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A woman runs off with her gangster boss's money, and he hires her betrayed ex-lover and a bounty hunter to bring her back.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Bachchan Pandey (as The Akshay Kumar)
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Jeetendra 'Jimmy Cliff' Kumar Makwana (as The Saif Ali Khan)
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Pooja 'Guddiya' Singh (as The Kareena Kapoor)
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Lakhan 'Bhaiyaji' Singh (as The Anil Kapoor)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mukesh Bhatt
Rajesh Jais ...
Tiwary
Ehsan Khan
Ibrahim Ali Khan ...
Young Bachchan Pandey
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Misir
Manoj Pahwa ...
Pinto
Arjun Sablok
Yashpal Sharma ...
ACP Kuldeep Singh Hooda
Tarun Shukla
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Storyline

Jeetendra Kumar Makwana is employed full-time at a Call Center and works part-time teaching English. He is recruited by an attractive young woman, Pooja, to teach her Hinglish-speaking boss, Bhaiyaji, English. Jeetendra agrees to do so, falls in love with Pooja, and joins forces with her to steal a bag containing 25 Crore Rupees in cash. He will soon find out that Bhaiyaji is a hoodlum and extortionist known to the Police as Lakhan Singh. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The Ishtyle... The Goodluck... The Pharmoola


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Release Date:

25 April 2008 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Tashan  »

Box Office

Budget:

$8,247,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£182,063 (UK) (25 April 2008)

Gross:

$428,923 (USA) (2 May 2008)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Anil Kapoor shaved and tattooed his chest to prepare for his role. See more »

Goofs

During a fight sequence Bacchan Pandey is shot in left arm while protecting Pooja. In the next scene he has no bandage or even scars on his arm. See more »

Crazy Credits

All the cast names and department names appear with the initial 'The' in the beginning credit. An ode to Bhaiyaji's (Anil Kapoor) character speaking Hinglish in the movie. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Siva Manasula Sakthi (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Dil Haara
Written by Piyush Mishra
Composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Performed by Sukhwinder Singh
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music
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funny, stylish, i loved it
2 May 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I totally disagree with the ratings and think that its not justified. though the movie had its good and bad parts overall the movie is in fact very good. On the negative side the action scenes were totally unrealistic, totally clichéd where our main leads are showered with bullets but escape without a scratch while bad guys and pathetic side actors fall like a bunch of leaves in autumn. But on the positive side the acting was really great especially by Akshay Kumar, Kareena looked smoking hot, Saif, though not a significant role, did good justice to his part and last but not the least Anil Kapoor who was brilliant with his bihari hinglish. The music is top notch with lots of catchy songs. I really think the positives far outweigh the negatives of this movie. If you really want to watch a movie which is funny, stylish and added to that some amazing music and cinematography then you cannot miss this movie.


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