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Kambakkht Ishq (2009)

A romantic comedy about an Indian stuntman who takes Hollywood by storm but cannot find true love.

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Denise Richards
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Whoopi Goldgberg
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Viraj Shergill
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Simrita 'Sim' Rai
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Holly Valance
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Doctor
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Lucky Doshi
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Judge
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Gangster 5 (voice)
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Kamini Sandhu / Kamini L. Doshi
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Keswani
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Dolly (as Kirron Kher)
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Nimrita 'NIm' Rai
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Storyline

After Hollywood stuntman, Lucky Doshi, gets married to Kamini Sandhu, his Punjab-born friend and fellow Universal Studio's colleague, Viraj Shergill, chastises him, while Kamini's man-hating surgeon friend, Simrita Rai, coaches her to not be intimate with him. Simrita and Viraj clash verbally several times but things change after he ruptures his intestine while filming a movie and is hospitalized. His life will undergo many changes after he finds out - much to his amazement - that Simrita loves him, without realizes that her feelings for him are temporarily motivated. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Action | Comedy | Romance

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3 July 2009 (USA)  »

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Incredible Love  »

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Budget:

$12,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$768,542 (USA) (3 July 2009)

Gross:

$1,445,739 (USA) (24 July 2009)
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This movie is a remake of 2002 Kamal Haasan starer Pammal K. Sambandam (2002). This was not mentioned by the film makers anytime and Kamal Hassan was not credited for the original story. See more »

Goofs

When Akshay is presenting Kareena with a ring underwater, you can clearly see that the hand on which the ring is put on has short nails. In the very next shot Kareena Kapoor is shown with long nails and pink nail polish. All other scenes before and after she isn't wearing any paint on her nails. See more »

Quotes

Viraj Shergill: during surgery, I want to go back to Punjab, Take me to Punjab, I want my mother, i want my lawyer, he works in a laundry
Viraj Shergill: about to be operated on, Are you making a hole to dubai
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References Step Brothers (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Kambakkht Ishq - Remix
Lyrics by Anvita Dutt Guptan
Music by Anu Malik
Performed by Abhijeet KK Hegdepatill and Sunidhi Chauhan
Courtesy of Eros Music
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A weak show...
3 July 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

'Kambakkht Ishq' has been in the buzz for a long,long time. The film has been awaited... why? Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor are the lead actors, the film is produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and has 3 Hollywood Supertstars, Stallone, Routh and Denise Richards. But with all these trumps does this flick entertain? The answer is NO!

The problem with Kambakkht Ishq is that it's a senseless film. The film hardly has a script, Debutant Director Sabbir Khan makes a disappointing fare. The first hr of the film is yet passable, but the second is just unbearable. The film has 'A' class production value, but script wise, its a complete disappointment.

Pluses of the film: Sajid Nadiadwala is a classy producer, he has left no stone unturned to make this flick. Akshay, Kareena, Stallone, Routh & Denise Richards are the pluses as well. Akshay is in form once again, but he's again done a film that throws even the least amount of logic into the trash bin. Kareena looks great and delivers a good performance. Stallone, Routh, Denise are perfect in cameos. Stallone's action scene, where he bashes up the goons will be will loved by one and all. Aftab & Amrita do their parts perfectly. Vindhu Singh is just right.

Minuses: Sabbir Khan's direction and screenplay. Anu Malik's music is mediocre. Talented actors like Kirron Khan and Jaaved Jaffery are wasted in apologetic roles.

Those 5 stars are in order -- 1 for Sajid Nadiadwala's high class production, 1 for Akki, 1 for Kareena, 1 for Stallone, and 1 is shared by Denise and Routh.

To sum up the review, 'Kambakkht Ishq' is a letdown.


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