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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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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
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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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Remake of a Fillipino movie Cavite See more »

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Some day we will grow up and appreciate such films..someday
15 June 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I for one found the negative comments about this film really in bad taste. Guys if u are into typical Bombay cinema pelvic thrust versus mega wedding ...you haven't seen even 1% of what cinema is. Rubbishing Aamir is like proclaiming to the world that Caviar is not edible because you have been brought up on the highly nutritious burger. Or like proclaiming that since you are used to "Desi" ..champagne is as good as salt water.

Aamir is one of the best films I have seen of late . And I am writing this review immediately after seeing it. Its a dark and grimy narrative that is at once gripping without being frivolous. It makes no bones about the fact as to the aim of the director...A short gripping sequence ..thats it. And what a development of story line. Amazing . Nothing short of it. Starting from the much raved cinematography to the subdued expressions ...its a winner all the way.

As to the philosophical argument that portrays followers of a particular sect as accomplices to terrorist crimes. ...It might be politically correct to tow the "secular" line but we all know deep inside us what exactly is happening. Just wished we had more such characters in this world who can say that a religion develops when an individual develops....


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