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Mithya (2008)

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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 ...
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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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Story So Fictitious Yet Real. ♦ 73%
30 October 2013 | by (the Entertainment Capital of India) – See all my reviews

Talking about the lives of gangsters in India, Mithya takes the story- line to a whole new level, where a two-bit actor played by Ranvir Shorey is sent to impersonate his look-alike gangster.

The fun starts when the other gang teach the actor how to act and what to do once he gets inside the enemy clan's lair. Trouble ensues when he loses his memory after a fall. With some well-written characters, the plot follows the gang-rivalry and the towards the end, it turns out to be a heart-aching story which induces emotions and sympathy & anger.

Rajat Kapoor is an okay director but I am amused by the characters and how this cast should be called the "Bollywood frat pack."

BOTTOM LINE: A very different kinda movie, which don't get released much. Recommended!

Violence/Gore: Critical | Sex/Mouth-Kiss: No | Vulgarity: Mild | Alcohol/Smoking/Drugs: Mediocre


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