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Raavan (2010)

 -  Action | Adventure | Crime  -  18 June 2010 (USA)
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A bandit leader kidnaps the wife of the policeman who killed his sister, but later falls in love with her.

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Ragini re-locates to distant Lal Matti along with her Superintendent of Police husband, Dev Pratap Sharma, in order to enable him to apprehend a bandit, Beera Munda. Shortly thereafter her life will be turned upside down when she will be abducted by Beera and held captive. It is during this captivity she will not only find out that her fate will be decided within 14 hours, but also the real reason behind her abduction. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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$15,062 (USA) (2 July 2010)

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Most of the shoot was done on actual locations, in deep forests. After the last drivable point, all the crew members had to go by foot for about one km. Even the crew equipment had to be taken on hand carts. See more »

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Beera Munda: BAAKchakchakchakchakchak!
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Alternate-language version of Raavanan (2010) See more »

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Madhuban Chor
Lyrics by Gulzar
Music by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Asha Bhosle and Chitra Sivaraman
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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A spiritual journey with poetic insight - RAAVAN
21 June 2010 | by (Narsipatnam, India) – See all my reviews

What a man seeks from maniratnam's movies. Not but purity, poetry, beauty, artistic intensity(Very few can reach such depths) and finally truth. What is his intrinsic authority to define what right and what is wrong?

Some of his movies are fierceful with electrifying emotions and some are merely soulful and poetic like torrents of silent river with the dancing of light and shadow. May sometimes intellectuals and mob can't find entertainment from his movies. But few are with vibrant and sensible hearts with child's like enthusiasm could feel the power, depth and humility in his movies. He is one of the greatest artists of our time which world couldn't able to understand. He didn't get fame what he deserves. Like the poems of rabindranath tagore, as you muse and feel more and more you will get more spiritual experience from his movies. Like terrance malik's movies his movies dissolve with nature and poetic sadness and with life's music. They will open our hearts to life, love and beauty.

For those who want to know what life are, what are morals, what is right and what is wrong. Are they prefixed and reformulated. Or shall we explore, question ourselves with abundance of love in our hearts towards the things of world to know ourselves what is truth. That journey is RAAVAN. Few may don't like this movie because they may not get thrill from the movie. Only sheer poetry, exploration of truth exists in the movie.

Master story teller's hands are as soft as ever. Though, for this movie those are more complex because those are now more simpler.


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