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After the passing away of his wife, Pooja, Delhi-based Vikram Madan, enrolls his daughter, Priya, in a boarding school in Amritsar, and re-locates to work as a Mechanic at Chandigarh ... See full summary »

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Mushtaq Kak ...
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After the passing away of his wife, Pooja, Delhi-based Vikram Madan, enrolls his daughter, Priya, in a boarding school in Amritsar, and re-locates to work as a Mechanic at Chandigarh Airport. His daughter informs him that she is on her way to Amritsar on a hostel-trip on Indian Airlines Flight IC147. Shortly thereafter, Vikram will be informed that the flight has been hijacked to Dubai by Islamic terrorists, who want the Indian government to release one of their comrades, Rashid Omar, or else they will start killing the passengers and crew one by one at half-hour intervals. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Yaad Mein Teri Aksar
Performed by Kay Kay
Lyrics by Kumaar
Music by Justin, Uday
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Bollywood's "Die-Hard" attempt with Kandahar backdrop
27 March 2009 | by (Middle Earth) – See all my reviews

Noble intentions I am sure and on paper must have been a sure-shot winner. Sadly the project gets Lost in Translation.

The plot simply fails to connect and numerous attempts to kick-start the interest in plot doesn't yield results.

The entire plot is inspired from Kandahar hijacking episode and a lot of sub-plots are built around it (the newly-wedded couple, the wily politician etc).

Shiny Ahuja's redemption doesn't help much either. His desperate attempt to be Bruce Die-Hard Willis takes him nowhere.

Eesha Deol was pathetic, absolutely no screen presence at all. Sleepwalking eh?

K K Raina tries to infuse life as Rasheed Omar but gives up in between.

Had the movie been made just after the Kandahar episode, perhaps it would have had buyer, but today Hijack is well-past its sell-by-date.

PS: Rohit Shetty's "Zameen" was relatively well handled on the subject of Kandahar hijacking.


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