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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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yasser Assadi ...
Police Officer
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Dancer / singer
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

Minisha gets kidnapped while she is swimming under the water. The kidnapper uses a chloroform spray inside water to sedate Minisha. In normal real life, it is impossible to breathe underwater. However, she still becomes unconscious. See more »

Quotes

Vikrant Raina: No guns. Let's save them for the cops and the criminals.
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Soundtracks

Meri Ek Ada Shola
Written by Mayur Puri
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Sunidhi Chauhan, Sukhwinder Singh and Akriti Kakkar
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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Oh it's not bad.... it's abysmal
11 July 2009 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

'Kidnap' definitely ranks as one of the worst movies of 2008. With movies like 'Dhoom 2', Gadhavi has already proved to be one of the worst directors ever. The story, not surprisingly, is unoriginal and nonsensical. There is nothing impressive where the technical side is concerned. It has the funniest (unintentionally of course) casting. I wonder how they got Vidya Malvade to play wife of the old haggard Sanjay Dutt and mother of Minisha Lamba. I can understand why any respectable 30+ actor would turn down the role (or anything offered by Gadhavi) but the only reason I can think of is that poor Malvade isn't getting enough roles. Sanjay Dutt mechanically plays a cop for the nth time. Someone ought to teach Minisha Lamba that it is important to be classy in order to look sexy. Otherwise it's just sleazy and/or tacky, both of which apply to Lamba. She could learn a thing or two about class from her on screen mom who looks sensational without having to show any body part. In addition, Lamba's acting is pathetic. However, it is the so called upcoming star Imran Khan who delivers the worst performance. Perhaps this is one of the best examples of wooden acting. 'Kidnap' has nothing going for it. The action sequences are laughable. Even some B-grade films have done better than this. The songs are better forgotten. I'd suggest you take a nap instead of watching 'Kidnap'.


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