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Kaminey: The Scoundrels (2009)
"Kaminey" (original title)

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The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy.

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Guddu / Charlie (as Shahid Kapur)
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Sweety
Deb Mukherjee ...
Mujib
Shivkumar Subramaniam ...
Lobo (as Shiv Subrahmanyam)
Chandan Roy Sanyal ...
Mikhail (as Chandan Roysanyal)
Tenzing Nima ...
Tashi
Hrishikesh Joshi ...
Lele
Rajatabha Dutta ...
Shumon (as Rajatva Dutta)
Harish Khanna ...
Afghani
Carlos Paca ...
Cajetan
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Ragos
Amole Gupte ...
Bhope
Sagar ...
Young Guddu
Samrat ...
Young Charlie
Vijay Raj ...
Kishen
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Guddu and Charlie are identical twins born and raised in the slums of Mumbai. They dream of leaving the squalor behind and moving into a life of prosperity and dignity. Though they look alike, the two are as different as chalk and cheese: one lisps while the other stammers; one is an honest, diligent social worker while the other hedges bets at a racecourse. The brothers want nothing to do with each other, but when Charlie gets mixed up in a deadly get-rich-quick scheme and Guddu realizes that the love of his life has unwittingly put a price on his head, their lives begin to collide. Faced with rogue politicians, drug dealers and crooked cops, they uncover a sinister plot laid out by the 'political-police-underworld' nexus. Their stories finally converge to a point when they realize they only have each other. Written by UTV Communications

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£111,954 (UK) (14 August 2009)

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$1,286,143 (USA) (4 September 2009)
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This movie showcases Amole Gupte as an actor after a long time. He has acted small roles in many movies like Mirch Masala, Holi, etc. He is also famous for his paintings showcased in opening credits of 'Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa'. Recently, he wrote the screenplay & was the Creative Director for Like Stars on Earth (2007) See more »

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Charlie: [over cell phone] Done digging my grave?
Tashi: Reporting from inside the coffin.
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The song "Pehli Baar mohabbat ki" pictured on Shahid Kapur and Priyanka Chopra is shown alongside the credits. See more »

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Kaminey
Written by Gulzar
Composed by Vishal Bhardwaj
Performed by Vishal Bhardwaj
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Great Movie!!
14 August 2009 | by (Nepal) – See all my reviews

Kaminey is a latest off track bollywood movie. Since its a off-track many may just don't like the way its presented to the audience. The film is about human nature and the way world treats people. If you are poor, if you are uneducated you are lost in this world of selfishness and power. You need to grow up in this world.

Saheed Kapoor in his double role has acted superb. His performance is adorable and I now like him much more than before. Its a bollywood movie with some sort of Hollywood taste. Its out off movie. A fast paced movie with lots of laughter & humor.

If you love gangster movie and deserve some new taste just watch this movie. A must for fans of Saheed Kapoor.


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