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Agent Vinod (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure | 23 March 2012 (USA)
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A series of seemingly unconnected events across the world leads to Agent Vinod undertaking a globe-trotting mission to discover why his colleague was murdered.

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Cast

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Iram Parveen Bilal / Dr. Ruby Mendes / Josie (as Kareena Kapoor)
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Agent Vinod
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Colonel
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Col. Iftekhaar
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Rajan (as Ravi Kissen)
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Farah Faqesh
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Tehmur Pasha (Special Appearance)
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David Kazaan
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Huzefa Lokha
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Associate in Tangier
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Abu Nazer
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Tatiana Renko
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Suicide bomber
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Auction Mc
Dhritiman Chatterjee ...
Sir Jagdishwar Metla
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In Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhua, RAW Agent Vinod (Saif Ali Khan) is rescued by colleague Rajan (Ravi Kishan) from a rogue Pakistani army officer (Shahbaz Khan). In Russia/Uzbekistan, an ex-KGB Officer is tortured and murdered. In Cape Town, a group of international business tycoons discusses a rumor that the dead KGB officer possessed a nuclear suitcase bomb. In Moscow, Rajan is exposed and shot dead while trying to send a Code Red message to India. In India, the head of RAW sees the incomplete message containing just number 242. Agent Vinod undertakes a globe-trotting secret mission to discover the reason why his colleague, Rajan, was murdered. A series of twists and turns take Vinod across the globe to Morocco and Latvia, Karachi to Delhi and finally London where he discovers the actual conspiracy. Written by Dolly Mishra

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Action | Adventure

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Opening Weekend USA:

$427,043, 25 March 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$632,446, 30 March 2012
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Trivia

Iranian band Barobax later sued the film's music director Pritam one week before the release, claiming that he lifted the song, Pyaar Ki Pungi from the former's song, Soosan Khanoom. However, two weeks after the film's release, the band publicly apologized to Pritam and stating both the songs were different, withdrew its court-case. See more »

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References The Train (1970) See more »

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I'll Do The Talking Tonight
Lyrics by: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Music by: Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by: Neeraj Shridhar, Aditi Singh Sharma, Shefali Alvaris and Barbie Amod
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Agent Vinod_License to Boredom
23 March 2012 | by See all my reviews

One of my friends said that Agent Vinod is the remake of old Agent Vinod (Available on YouTube). I was not convinced, but when I came out of the theater I started believing it. Really? Sriram Raghavan? After Ek Hasina Thi and Johny Gaddar, Agent Vinod? I still can't believe that Saif and Sriram come up with this utterly disorganized film.

Agent Vinod is something that Saif wanted to do with Kurbaan,(Thank god they haven't repeated any love making act, may be Saif wanted to concentrate more on acting skills.) The main problem of the film is screenplay. Screenplay throws out sequences without any explanation.You can't connect with this film. It feels like writers were stoned and when they were high they started writing Agent Vinod. This film shows you glimpse of 12 or more countries with irrelevant characters that supposed to be most wanted criminals.Every character is flat and shallow. I can't even say 'underwritten'. There are ton of questions that could really make you sick and dizzy. Couple of dialogues is witty but you heard it in first trailer itself. Sriram tried different things like to relate the sequence with Charlie Chaplin's films and to synchronies the fight sequence with silent song but it doesn't hold your attention because your mind continuously tries to figure out what the hell is going on.

Too many characters but no one gets enough time to act. Saif is confused, he tries to carry the film but the plot (?) is so weak that I would have watched Don 2 again. Why the hell did editor freeze some random frames? To make an impression on viewer's mind?

The good thing about agent Vinod is that it's not in 3D. This is not an action movie, it just a movie where someone kills someone, that's it. The most idiotic thing about the film is that a bullet is sufficient to kill Vinod but then, again we have to face lame action moves. Why was there Rajat Kapoor and Gulshan Grover? They come and go, they do nothing.But why did even writers come up with those characters.

Agent Vinod is not an intelligent, smart film and it doesn't come up with anything new. This spy has license to boredom.


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