Hello... is a tale about the events that happen one night at a call center. Told through the views of the protagonist, Shyam, it is a story of almost lost love, thwarted ambitions, absence ... See full summary »

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Hello... is a tale about the events that happen one night at a call center. Told through the views of the protagonist, Shyam, it is a story of almost lost love, thwarted ambitions, absence of family affection, pressures of a patriarchal set up, and the work environment of a globalized office. Shyam is losing his girl friend because his career is going nowhere as he trudges his way around in a call center. His girl friend, Priyanka, is also an agent like him at the call center who is about to be snatched by an NRI technogeek. There is also the aspiring model, Esha, who is hoping for the break that seems to be always already eluding her and the man about town, Vroom, who is into well, things. The housewife, Radhika, who is constantly at the receiving end of her mother-in-law and a beleaguered grandfather, Military Uncle, who has been barred from interacting with his grandchild make up the rest of the call agents who see their worlds crumbling around them as the decisions of right sizing... Written by Reel Life Production

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The film is the remake of the book One night at the call centre written by Chetan Bhagat See more »

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Bang Bang Bang Zamana Bhole
Performed and composed by Wajid Ali
Lyrics by Jalees Sherwani
Composed by Sajid Ali
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Do Not Miss This One!,
11 January 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

After a long and tedious wait Hello arrived. There was a lot of skepticism about how it would be since its based on the best selling novel "one night@ the call center". However when one enters the movie theater, those factors are hardly on one's mind. And any thought of all those things indeed vanished from my head the moment the movie started.

Hello is one of the best films to have come out of the Bollywood stable in recent years. And to top it all, it has a nice dose of humor as well. All thanks to its director Atul Agnihotri and story writer Chetan Bhagat ...the life in a call center is shot simply beautifully ....

The acting by Sharman Joshi and Sohail Khan is superb to say the least. Gul Penag and Esha Koppikhar is absolutely brilliant and Amrita Arrora as Radhika leaves a lasting impression. And finally, Salman Khan. yeah this guy is simply brilliant...the bang bang song is totally worth all your money...Salman and Katrina look too good together...

Watch this movie for its complexity and its simplicity. What an amazing way of making the year so special!


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