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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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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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Trivia

The title translates to "Style". 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 »

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Referenced in Wedding Planners (2010) See more »

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Dil Dance Maare
Written by Vishal Dadlani
Composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Performed by Sukhwinder Singh, Udit Narayan and Sunidhi Chauhan
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music
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Yashraj dieing out trying to make a masala film
9 January 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

If there is one film which is the worst of this year- it's TASHAN The first promo gave an indication that the film will be a boring Dhoom 2 style film, and well i knew first only it would be a bad film whatever it maybe Because of it being a Yashraj film Or maybe seeing the cheesy promo But this film gave me a shock, it was even worst then Dhoom 2 and what i expected First Saif's introduction which is boring Then Saif- Kareena meet, Kareena is so artificial and then Anil Kapoor oh god, what he is doing in such a weird film? What kinda role it is? What acting is he doing? His first scene is alright but then his act gets repetitive and he overacts Then came Akshay who provided some nice scenes, but then the film became more boring and with all the outdated stuff Childhood romance, overdose of childish Rajnikant style action scenes and all boring scenes The ending is another joke

Vijay Krishna Acharya would have got 3 films more to direct, if this film had worked, thats the strategy of yashraj, only money nothing else So Vijay is another addition to their list of crap filmmakers Music( Vishal Shekhar) is ordinary

Performances Akshay Kumar comes in the film as a whiff of fresh air, he actually provides some engaging moments Saif Ali Khan is irritating, Kareena is equally bad Anil Kapoor hams outrageously and spoils the show even more Rest are okay


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