8 x 10 Tasveer (2009) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • 8 X 10 revolves around Jai, a man who has the power to see into the past. He uses this power to help people even though using it nearly kills him every time. When his father, Jatin, dies in a mysterious boating accident, Jai's suspicion is aroused by the appearance of an oddball detective, Happi. The only article that can help him in his investigation is an 8 X 10 photograph taken just minutes before the accident by his mother Savitri that shows Jatin surrounded by his best friend and lawyer, Anil, his adopted son, Adit and younger brother, Sundar. Jai decides to use this photograph to go into the past to unravel the mystery surrounding Jatin's death. As he discovers clues he realizes that his father was actually murdered and that everyone on the boat had a motive. Now on a mission to unmask the killer, he undertakes the dangerous journey of visiting the past repeatedly. A cat and mouse game ensues, with the killer outwitting Jai at every turn. As the bodies pile up and time begins to run out, Jai ventures into the photo one last time with the killer on his heels. Does Jai discover who the killer is? Will the killer get him before the truth is uncovered? Does he get out of the photo in time before it is destroyed?

    - Written by Armaan
  • Employed as an officer with the Environment Services in the U.S., Jai Puri, manages to visit the past by looking at photographs; lives common-law with Sheila; and is critical of his father's involvement in global pollution. Then he gets the news that his father has passed away in his yacht, which the police treat it as an accident. Then Jai gets a visit from a delusional Canadian, Habibullah Pasha, who impresses upon him that his father was killed. Jai, at first disbelieves Pasha, but decides to find out for himself by looking at his dad's very last photo taken abroad the yacht on that fateful day. This will set off a chain of events that will alienate him from his mother, Savitri, paternal uncle, Sundar Puri; their family's advocate Anil Sharma amongst others; endanger his life medically and also place him on the hit-list of the alleged unknown assailant.

    - Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)
  • A man with the ability to visit the past by looking at photographs, must solve the mystery behind his father's sudden death.

    - Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)


The movie starts with Jai Puri (Akshay Kumar), a police officer, chasing a poacher and repeat offender through the woods...

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