Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (2008)

 |  Comedy, Drama, Family  |  28 June 2008 (USA)
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God sends a rambunctious angel to help a businessman and the four orphans, whose parents he killed, become a family.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ranbeer Talwar
Akshat Chopra ...
Vashisht Walia
Shriya Sharma ...
Aditi Walia
Rachit Sidana ...
Iqbal Walia
Ayushi Burman ...
Avantika Walia
Ameesha Patel ...
Malaika (as Ameesha)
Judge Jaswant Rai
Mahesh Thakur ...
Razak Khan ...
Pappu - Talwar's butler
Taraana Raja ...
(as Tarana Raja Kapoor)
Yash Belani ...
Kid Ranbeer
Jyoti Gauba ...
Kid Ranbeer's Mother
Rushita Pandya ...
Kid Ranbeer's Friend (as Rushitaa Pandyaa)


On the day he receives an award, arrogant, wealthy, and self-centered Ranbeer Talwar has an accident with his BMW that results in the death of the parents of four young children. Ranbeer is arrested and, a year later, sentenced: look after all the four children until they reach the age of 18 or else face 20 years behind bars without any parole. Ranbeer agrees to do so, not realizing that the children have a plan of their own - to avenge the death of their parents by ensuring that he breaches his undertaking and ends up in jail. Written by rAjOo (

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Release Date:

28 June 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Little Love, a Little Magic  »

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Box Office


INR 200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£130,300 (UK) (27 June 2008)


£239,032 (UK) (4 July 2008)

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Did You Know?


Several references are made to the film's crew throughout the film. For example, Mallaika states that her bag is a Manish Malhotra (one of the film's costume designers) during the court scene, while associate director Binoy Gandhi, described as a mega film star, is punished by God for paying bribes to win awards. See more »


Angels are told not to use any magic in front of people, yet Geeta breaks this rule often and flagrantly without repercussions or backlashes. See more »


[first lines]
Unknown: And now coming to the main award of this evening, the winner of the CNBC-TV18 India Business Leader Award 2008 is Mr Ranbeer Talwar!
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Crazy Credits

For the film's title, the i of magic is shaped like Rani Mukerji's character Geeta See more »


References Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001) See more »


Music by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Lyrics by Prasoon Joshi
Performed by Sunidhi Chauhan and Shankar Mahadevan
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User Reviews

Overlong with weak acting and fake emotions
31 January 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This should have been a pleasant family film. Unfortunately, some adult content including bikini clad babes preclude it from being suitable for young children, while adults will be bored by the tedious storytelling and listless acting. Both Amisha Patel and Saif Ali Khan phone in their performances. Rani makes a game effort and is indeed watchable. The kids are decent, but a tad too polished in their dialog delivery. Some of their emotions felt plastic. The film drags on and on including an unnecessary sojourn to the America. Watchable for kids and bored adults with nothing else to do.

Overall 4/10

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