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A two-bit actor faces challenges after he is asked by Police to impersonate a look-alike gangster.

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Virendra Kumar 'V.K.' Agarwal / Rajendranath 'Rajebhai' Sahay
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Sonam
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Gavde
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Shetty
Vinay Pathak ...
Inspector Ram
Brijendra Kala ...
Inspector Shyam
Iravati R. Mayadev ...
Revati R. Sahay
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Mannu Sahay
Ikhlaq Khan ...
Abbas (as Ikhlaque Khan)
Mannu Rishi Chaddha ...
Nayak
Tinnu Anand ...
Kuku Tolani / Kuku Tola
Suhasini Mulay ...
Mrs. Sahay
Kamini Khanna ...
Sonam's Aunt
Perin Malde ...
Tilak R. Sahay
Loknath Rathi ...
Keshav R. Sahay
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A struggling actor(Ranvir Shorey) gets caught up with the 'wrong people' because his face is identical to an underworld don Raje. An opposing gang plan to murder the don and put the actor in place of him at the helm of the don's empire and act as their puppet. But, things don't always go according to plan. Written by tvo LAD

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2008 has finally arrived for Hollywood
8 February 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The movie is about the life of a struggling actor VK (Ranveer), who finds himself in the middle of a gang war just because of his looks. This movie has a lot of twists and it will be unfair on my part to give away those here. In one line, the film is story of a guy who finds himself at the wrong place in the wrong time and how that changes his life. Although the movie is not a remake of Don, but this is how a Don remake could have been.

Rajat Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla have come up with a brilliant script, which is very unpredictable. Although I somehow knew the end, but the way movie reaches it's end is worth watching. The story has comedy, drama, action, romance, love, almost every element of a good script. Arindam Chaudhary has made up for his mistake (Rok Sako to Rok Lo) by producing this film. Rajat Kapoor has presented this brilliant script beautifully.

If we talk about acting, everyone in the cast has played his part beautifully. Ranveer Shorey has performed really well in a very demanding role. Vinay Pathak leaves his mark in a small but significant role. Other actors Naseeruddin Shan, Saurabh Shukla, Iravati, Brijendra Kala, Harsh Chhaya all are good in their part and have been suitably cast. Neha Dhupia has proved that she can act, if she is given good roles. By the end of the year, this movie will definitely find it's name among one of the best movies of year 2008.

I would rate this film as 8 out of 10 and would recommend every cinema lover to go and watch this film. I am sure you will be glad that you watched this film.


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