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Kidnap (2008)

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Sanjay Dutt plays a father whose daughter is kidnapped. The film follows his struggle to get her back.

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Cast

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Vikrant Raina
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Kabir Sharma
Minissha Lamba ...
Sonia 'Soni' V. Raina
Vidya Malvade ...
Mallika V. Raina
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Parth Dave ...
Young Kabir Sharma
Sheela David ...
Sister Margaret
Rahul Dev ...
Inspector Irfan
Reema Lagoo ...
Malika's mom
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Tisha
Rushita Pandya ...
Young Sonia Raina
Rajendranath Zutshi ...
Mahesh Verma
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Storyline

Wealthy Vikrant Raina gets the news from his estranged wife, Malika, that their only child, a daughter, Sonia, has been kidnapped. Vikrant is subsequently contacted by the kidnapper, who makes it clear that he does not want any money. Instead he wants Vikrant to perform a number of tasks, including burglary, breaking an inmate out of prison, and murder. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£243,309 (UK) (3 October 2008)

Gross:

£243,309 (UK) (3 October 2008)
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Goofs

When Minissha Lamba is kidnapped in the underwater scene, she is dressed in white flimsy bikini. When she regains her senses, she is fully dressed up and she is also wearing all the make-up. See more »

Quotes

Vikrant Raina: No guns. Let's save them for the cops and the criminals.
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Haan Ji
Written by Mayur Puri
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Adnan Sami
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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made me highly disappointed
25 June 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This is the film which i expected to be good while watching the promos. Imran Khan looked good in the promos...So i was expecting a stylish thriller but it turned out to be a Damp Squib. This film can be a good lessons to actors like Imran Khan and other actors who sign movies in the love for their roles narrated in the film and forget about the script. This is a really awful predictable thriller.

Coming to performances, everyone is mediocre except Imran Khan who shines as the kidnapper, although he tends to go weak in his acting several times especially When He confronts Sanjay Dutt in the end, You feel the actor needs acting lessons. Minisha Lamba is an actress who has given respectable performances in her past movies. But here she is terrible. She opted for cleavage and skin show and got nothing from it. Vidya Malavade is OK but you feel like laughing when you come to know she is playing Minisha's mother. Sanjay Dutt is passable. His age is overpowering him,

The thing which always knocks my head, I would like to ask the scriptwriter, they never wanted a romantic angle in this movie right? then why they made the kidnapper having a heart of gold and showing a young lady who is showing so much cleavage and doesn't romance. Does it make any sense? A romantic angle could have saved this movie.

On the Whole, Don't waste your time for this one...this is one more example of a good idea turned horribly wrong.


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