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Chamku (2008)

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A traumatized child becomes a Naxalite, and upon being captured must agree to become a police-assassin.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bobby Deol ...
Chandrama 'Chamku' Singh / Chaman Verma
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Shubhi
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Vijayraj Kapur
Akhilendra Mishra ...
Thakur Mahendra Pratap Singh
Deepal Shaw ...
Red Salwar
Ninad Kamat ...
Lyndoh
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Baba (as Danny Denzogpa)
Ritesh Deshmukh ...
Arjun Tiwari
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Hussain
Arya Babbar ...
Shreedhar
Mukesh Bhatt ...
Little Chamku's father
Sulabha Arya ...
Mrs. Tiwari 'Aai' (as Sulbha Arya)
Saifee ...
Holi song girl
Rosa Catalano ...
Trans song girl (as Rosa Catlano)
Ravi Jhankal ...
Ramji Mahto
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After witnessing his entire Bhagpur, Bihar-based family being killed by Thakur Mahendra Pratap Singh, a traumatized and injured Chandrama Singh wakes up in a hospital, is adopted by Naxal leader, Baba, and grows up to become one himself. Years later, after killing Ramji Mahto, the police kill Baba, while Chandrama is hospitalized after being shot. When he recovers, he is told by Officer Vijayraj Kapur that he must agree to become a police-assassin or be killed in an 'encounter'. Chandrama agrees and undergoes vigorous training in all combat aspects along with 29 others for over 3 years. He then re-locates to Mumbai, and lives with another assassin, Arjun Tiwari, his mother, and falls in love with a school-teacher, Shubhi, while carrying out a wide variety of assassinations against 'anti-nationals'. Chandrama's only goal is to locate and kill Mahendra while Arjun wants to retire and re-locate to his home-town in Sultanpur. With increasing pressure of marriage from a pregnant Shubhi, ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Priyanka Chopra plays the character of 'Shubhi', but this character-name is misspelled 'Subhi' against her father and mother's names. See more »

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Aaja Milke Hum Bantley Dooriyan Tanhaiyan
Written by Sameer
Composed by Monty Sharma
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal and Shail Hada
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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2 July 2009 | by (Gujarat, India) – See all my reviews

Nothing new at all. It was too slow to be a thriller and too violent to be a drama. In the end it was a dull tale of a trained killer, with the romance added in for the pleasure of the average Bollywood audience. The whole romance angle was totally unnecessary. Also, musical numbers were not called for given the tone for rest of the movie. Action sequences were pretty average. None of the performances were particularly impressive. On the whole this is one movie that can be avoided without missing out on anything at all. Poor story, screenplay, and direction ruins the movie, with the cast and budget they should have surely made something better than this.


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