A story-writer attempts to convince a producer to accept four erotic stories from the Panchtantra.

Director:

Writers:

(lyrics), (story)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Gangsters kidnap the prospective son-in-law of a politician in order to secure the release of an imprisoned gang-member.

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Chitrangda Singh, Arunoday Singh
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Hired to kill a nobleman, the assassin instead falls for the former's unstable wife.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia
Stars: Randeep Hooda, Mahie Gill, Jimmy Shergill
Socha Na Tha (2005)
Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A boy is forced meet a girl for an arranged marriage but even though he refuses the match, they secretly become friends. As things get complicated and both get engaged to different people they realize they've fallen in love with each other.

Director: Imtiaz Ali
Stars: Abhay Deol, Ayesha Takia, Ayesha Jhulka
'D' (2005)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Deshu, a mechanic from Dubai, comes home to Mumbai, and gets embroiled in a crime by accident. The film shows his meteoric rise from common, law-abiding man to underworld kingpin.

Director: Vishram Sawant
Stars: Randeep Hooda, Chunky Pandey, Rukhsar
Action | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A killer bandit decides to become a politician in order to avenge deaths in his family.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Vivek Oberoi, Shatrughan Sinha, Sudeep
99 I (2009)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A gangster deputes two of his men to recover money from an out of town compulsive gambler.

Directors: Krishna D.K., Raj Nidimoru
Stars: Kunal Khemu, Boman Irani, Soha Ali Khan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

One hundred years of Hindi cinema is celebrated in four short stories showcasing the power of film.

Directors: Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda, Saqib Saleem
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A comic thriller about two people who miss the last local train at 1:40 am and how missing of their train changes their course of life forever.

Director: Sanjay M. Khanduri
Stars: Abhay Deol, Neha Dhupia, Amit Mistry
Dil Dosti Etc (2007)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Delhi-based fellow-collegians-cum-hostelers, Sanjay Mishra, and Apurv, challenge each other to win the University elections and sleep with three different girls respectively before the ... See full summary »

Director: Manish Tiwary
Stars: Imaaduddin Shah, Shreyas Talpade, Smriti Mishra
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

During a bus journey, a devout Hindu Brahmin woman protects a Muslim man when communal rioting breaks out.

Director: Aparna Sen
Stars: Rahul Bose, Konkona Sen Sharma, Bhisham Sahni
Cape Karma (2007)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A man is in danger after he falls for the wife of a wealthy male.

Director: Pankaj Advani
Stars: Rahul Dev, Audrie Woodhouse, Gulshan Grover
Dor (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Two woman --different backgrounds, miles apart, and strangers to each other-- are linked by tragedy. Their new-found friendship is tested as one holds the fate of the other's husband in her hands.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Ayesha Takia, Shreyas Talpade, Gul Panag
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
MaanavPrithvi Singh / Abhijeet
...
Asu Hotmal
...
...
Rani Lavni / Anita
...
Pitobash / Madan / Chedimal
...
Raja Nirgun Singh
...
Maya / Manjula
...
Kashi
...
Ruchi
...
Manjul / Neelkanth
...
Nitin
...
Seema
...
Satish
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pushkar Shrotri ...
Kaushal Bhatt
Edit

Storyline

Maanav is a struggling filmmaker who does not want to compromise on his script. His girlfriend Ruchi is a successful film editor who arranges for him to meet Nitin, a producer. Nitin likes the script but is not very sure of its box office potential. Maanav then suggests a story from the Panchtantra: A woman is caught red-handed with her lover by her husband and yet, she manages to wriggle out of it Scot-free! Nitin loves the story but finds it too short for a feature film. Maanav then creates three more stories based on the same premise: in a way, the Panchantra story travels in different versions to the modern times through the film. The four stories are woven together by a common story. Mirch itself echoes this structure, with four stories mingling with the main narrative. Written by Mannu-Sadana

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Pure 'adult'erated Fun


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

22 October 2010 (India)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Zindagi Tu Hi Bata
Performed by Sharmishta, Kunal Ganjawala, Vaishali Samant
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Music by Monty Sharma
Music by T-Series
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A dangerous film which might entertain as well as offend both men and women.
27 January 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Some films prove you absolutely wrong when you just ignore them in comparison to few big films and then end up cursing yourself for making such a weak assumption about the movie. MIRCH was definitely one of those few under-estimated films which not only surprised me with its bold content but also made me think several times about all the relevant questions raised in its thought provoking script, after a long time.

But before praising the movie further, I would first like to mention that MIRCH is not at all a technically brilliant film from any angle nor it can be included in the list of all those perfectly acted or directed films either, to be precise. Yet, the reason why I am including it in my MUST SEE MOVIES List is that it is a very rare movie which is both likable as well as hateful in a very strange manner.

In fact MIRCH is a novel kind of daring attempt which at one end surely entertains you in a very fresh and mesmerizing style, but on the other hand it may also seriously offend both the MALE and FEMALE genders equally in a very dishonorable way. Talking about four different stories on the sexual relationship between man and women in contrasting backgrounds, the film is a pretty bold sex comedy which strictly calls for an adult viewing without any doubt. And in the end it may also turn out to be a dangerous movie putting many new unwanted ideas into your mind un-necessarily.

In short, its a Vinay Shukla directed film made on a very bold sexual subject, which for the first time explores the topic of adultery from the woman's side. In all the four stories in the film, it's the woman who betrays and cheats her husband in a very harsh way, whereas its only the fourth one in which the husband too is doing the similar kind of act on the other side. In each act of betrayal shown in the film, the women play on a certain trick and get away with their disrespectful act very smartly. On a controversial note, even after being a fairly entertaining flick, the film may come out to be both confusing and disturbing for a certain section of viewers who may like to take the depiction of Man and Women in its stories in a bad taste.

Where the women might feel being shown with an intolerably sickening attitude, the men too might feel being portrayed as fools and silly husbands on the screen with a pinch of humor. But at the same time, both the genders would also feel thoroughly entertained deep inside from their heart (which they may choose to hide). And that's actually what I liked the best about MIRCH, a movie which can generate such wide diverse reactions among the viewers which may go beyond any imagination of human mind.

In bold words, the film may be thought provoking for some and a kind of soft porn for many. It may be enlightening experience for one and a disgusting thought of a pervert mind for the other. It may seem to be a journey into the mind of woman for one and might turn out to be a waste of time for the other. And since there are not many movies which are capable of generating such variety of responses in the viewers, MIRCH becomes an important film to be seen and studied in your own unique way.

Here I would also like to add that in spite of being based on such bold subject, the seducing and intimate scenes in the film never go beyond a certain limit and remain un-objectionable, which indeed is a great job done by the director and his cinematographer.

Reportedly the film is partly inspired from the Italian Classic "The Decameron" by Giovanni Boccaccio and partly from "Panchtantra" as mentioned in the movie itself. However, I was quite surprised with the reference of "Panchtantra" in it, because I only had a vision of 'Panchtantra' as a collection of moral stories for the young ones. May be I would have to research on it a little more. Anyway, along with its interesting concept, director Vinay Shukla uses his entire talented star-cast in an intelligent way where no one looks like doing something wrong on the screen and also entertains. It only takes few initial moments to move into the actual theme of the movie and then it starts making its impact pretty fast.

On the whole, MIRCH is a movie which should be seen by all as a must because one cannot guess what actually you will make out of it in the end. After watching it, you may get a feeling close to the one mentioned above or in other case, you might go on to discover something of your own in the four stories unfolding on the screen one by one. But you essentially got to see it first to make your own decision.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Mirch (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?