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Gumnaam: The Mystery (2008)

A male tries to locate his model-turned-actress girlfriend after she mysteriously disappears.

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Dev
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Ria / Semon
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Remon (as Suman Ranganath)
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Dayal Singh / Sardarji
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Lucky (as Razzak Khan)
Arvind Vaidya ...
Senior Police Inspector
Himayat Ali ...
Petrol pump manager
Bob Brahmbhatt ...
Subhash (as Bob Brambhatt)
Syed Shah ...
Police Inspector 2
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Muni Gandhi
Madan Jain ...
Rishi Gandhi (as Madan)
Nikhil Verma ...
Ria's Co-Star (as Nikhil Varma)
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Dr. Kulkarni ...
Bank manager
Mahesh Raaj ...
Police Inspector
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Mumbai-based model and aspiring actress, Ria (Mahima Chaudhary), meets with stuntman, Dev (Dino Morea), and both fall in love. Shortly thereafter, she gets an offer to act as a lead actress with renowned film-maker, Muni Gandhi, and accordingly re-locates to Shimla to start the filming. Enroute, she excitedly telephones Dev and tells him of the scenic surroundings as well as the echo of bells in a tunnel that emanate from a Hanumanji Mandir. Several days later, when he does not hear from her, he decides to travel there. But before he could do so, he does get her telephone call in which she sounds distressed and asks him to help her. When he asks about her location, she is unable to provide any, and the phone gets disconnected. The question that haunts Dev is: Where is Ria, and how is he going to assist her when he does not even know her location? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Truth Can Be Dangerous But Trust Can Be Deadly


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The film was delayed for 6 years. See more »

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Naa Hone Denge
Written by Sameer
Composed by Nadeem Saifi and Shravan Rathod
Performed by Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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Nothing out of the ordinary...
21 February 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Okay, so this is supposed to be a thriller, err, sorry, a "mystery" thriller...

Well, there IS indeed some kind of mystery here, like: "Where did it (the mystery) go?"

It's just your usual, ordinary (for a thriller) story, with a few (wanna-be) twists; though, I must say, it wasn't really THAT badly done. (Which is why I rated it 5 out of 10) (Well, at least they tried, gotta give them that...)

But, if you have watched a few Indian (aka 'Bollywood') movies of this kind, you know how the story goes and what to expect. Compared to some others it's actually not so terrible, but, just the same, it's not really great either.

One of the good things about it is that there's few songs. (At least from what I remember...^^) But it's nothing worth wasting your time with. Unless you're a Dino Morea-fan and like to see him without his shirt. ^^

Concerning the actors and actresses, I think they tried to do/did the best with what they got (as a script - ... - they DO get one, don't they??!). And at that, they did okay. Though none of them impressed me. Who knows what this movie might have been with a better script... But, then again, it might have lost it's 'Bollywood movie'-charm. (Don't get me wrong here, I LOVE 'Bollywood' movies!)

All in all, you can watch it, if you've got nothing better to do. But, if you don't see it, you don't have to worry about missing out on something.


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