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While on the run from goons, a man and his nephew fall for a kidnapper's seductive widow.

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Ishqiya is a story about love arising in characters, portrayed uniquely according to their own personal traits. The situations in the plot lead the characters to experience the emotion creeping into their lives in the most unexpected manner. Written by Shemaroo Entertainment Pvt Ltd

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Preity Zinta was the initial choice for the female lead but turned it down. See more »

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(at around 1h 20 mins) When Khalujaan fired at Kamalkant's runaway car to stop him, the car was going downhill, while the gun was held level with his outstretched arm, the resulting aim of which would have caused the shot to go over the car, thus missing the car completely. But, the shot had ended up hitting the tyre and bursting it. See more »

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Delicious saucy comedy and a suspenseful noir!!
31 January 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

When I entered the movie hall to watch ishqiya i had a feeling of deja vu !! I thought it would be very similar to omkara but NO! it ain't omkara.. The only thing similar in both movies is the village!! Debutant Abhishek Chaubey wastes no time in setting up his drama, throwing you into the story immediately, never wasting more time on unnecessary links.

Ishqiya is pure delight.. Both in terms of the narrative that moves from one tangy twist to another and in terms of the performances.. The film's USP is its lingo and witty dialogues which keep you tickling all the time! Added to that the biggest star of the movie is the script per se!

Set in the village of gorakhpur ishqiya deals with two small gangsters Arshad and Naseeruddin who with vidya balan make a plan to kidnap a small businessman to earn money and return to the head! But then the thing which will blow you away is the chemistry between the trio!(Arshad Naseer & Vidya) Arshad with his great comic timimg and abusive dialogues will win numerous accolades! Naseeruddin Shah is the legend as everyone knows but in this film he shines in a great manner in his romantic scenes with vidya!And of course Vidya Balan oh what a performance she has given in this film! She has carried away a widow woman full of vengeance in a superb way..

The climax of the movie is fast paced and is full of twists and turns but the scenes between Arshad and Vidya are hilarious! Go have a blast!

My Rating 8/10

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