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Aamir (2008)

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A doctor of Indian origin returning to Mumbai from London is forced to participate in a terrorist plot.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Rajeev Khandelwal ...
Dr. Aamir Ali
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aishwarya ...
Falak
Vasan Bala ...
Messenger at Airport
Chinkal ...
Nargis
Rohitash Gaud ...
Custum officer at airport
Shashanka Ghosh
Jhilmil Hazrika ...
Girl at Indo-Gulf Hotel
Junaid ...
Jameel
Amar Kaushik ...
Stud in the bus
Abhas Khan ...
Kid in BEST bus
Allauddin Khan ...
Taxi driver
Gajraj Rao ...
Man on cellphone
Sneha ...
Shabana
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Aamir Ali lives a middle-classed lifestyle in Mumbai along with his dad, Rashid; mom, Taranum; three sisters: Nargis, Shabana, and Falak; and a brother, Jameel. After his dad passes away, Aamir re-locates to Britain, studies, obtains a medical degree, and returns home. Upon arrival at Mumbai Airport, he is hassled by the Customs Officer and his baggage is searched several times. Finally, he is permitted to leave. Outside the airport he is approached by two men on a motorbike, and one of them hands him a cellphone. Aamir accepts the cellphone and thus begins his nightmare that will propel him all the way to Dongri, then to Bhendi Bazar, where he will be given a red suitcase containing cash. He will be told that he must deliver this suitcase at another location within a specified time or else his family will all be killed. Aamir agrees to do so but before he could even arrive at the location, the suitcase gets stolen. The question remains: will Aamir be able to locate it and deliver it ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Bollywood beyond imagination
13 June 2008 | by (Bangalore,India) – See all my reviews

I don't have enough words to express my feelings about this movie. Never before in Hindi cinema, anyone has made such a thriller (without introducing any ghosts).

Brilliant direction, story, camera work, background music is far beyond expectation, special credit goes to director for choosing such real life locations during shooting. No rush of characters, no additional drama..... simply the director has filled everything up to the brim perfectly.

Excellent acting by Amir, I can't remember his name, probably Rajiv.....congrats man, you can expect "critics" award next year, some of the incidents in the story are almost our common life experiences like the custom officer matter.

Overall, it is simply a masterpiece. I don't know whether people in India will get to know about the movie or not ?? Last year such an unexpected movie came out "Jhony Gaddar" but this one is far better than that dealing with a real life story from different angles.


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