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Via Darjeeling (2008)

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A couple on their honeymoon is about to return to the city. On the last day, one of them disappears. The mystery returns to Calcutta one night...via Darjeeling. Faces are unmasked. New discoveries made.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kay Kay Menon ...
Ankur Sharma
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Rimli I. Gupta / Rimla A. Sharma / Sangeeta
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Bonny / Rahul
Vinay Pathak ...
Inspector Robin Dutt
Rajat Kapoor ...
Ronodeep 'Rono' Sen
Sandhya Mridul ...
Mallika Tiwari
Simone Singh ...
Preeti R. Sen
Prashant Narayanan ...
Kaushik Chatterjee
Arindam Sil ...
Prabuddha Banerjee ...
Guitarist
Rupam Islam ...
Singer at the pub
Varsha Krishnani ...
Singer at the pub
Rahul Mishra ...
Mahinder Rai - the driver
Sweety Singh ...
Flute player
Rupali Kundu ...
Maid servant
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Ankur and Rimli, a couple honeymooning in Kalimpong are about to return to Calcutta. The day they are to take the train back, the husband goes missing from the hotel room. The Police inspector comes to investigate and discovers that Rimli complains of a mysterious man stalking her for some time. Rimli saw this man many times during their stay but her husband could never see him. The case is closed after some time and the Police inspector is transferred to Calcutta. After some years, in a rainy night in the city, friends sit together in a journalist's apartment. The Police inspector tells them the strange case of the missing husband and characters, personalities, motifs and professions change with perspectives. The past and the future come rushing back. The characters in the room blend in to the 'story'... Written by Arindam Nandy

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Sirf Ehsaas
Lyrics by Sanjeev Tiwari
Music by Prabuddha Banerjee
Performed by Kunal Ganjawala
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No Need For Via, Make A U-Turn and Watch Something Else
4 February 2009 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

'Via Darjeeling' is pretty much a much ado about nothing kind of film. In the end one does feel that they have wasted about two hours watching a movie that left way too much to be desired. True, the film is different from the usual Bollywood flick but some filmmakers seem to forgot that different does not necessarily equal good and 'Via Darjeeling' is pretentious to say the least. Basically, it's about a group of friends telling different perspectives of one story. That's it. On the technical side, the songs are good. The lyrics of some of the songs are especially great. Cinematography is monotonous and the sound effect is quite poor. The bad writing does not give enough scope for some of the actors. Kay Kay Menon delivers the best performance of the lot, followed by Vinay Pathak. Sonali Kulkarni and Simone Singh look ravishing. Kulkarni is good in many scene, bad in one scene and average otherwise. Parvin Dabas is adequate. Sandhya Mridul, Prashant Naryananan and Rajat Kapoor are alright. I was surprised that such a cast of talented actors chose to be in this movie. After all, they are the reason I decided to see it and I couldn't seem to figure it out. Were they doing a favour or did they really see something in the script?


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