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Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2010)
"Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama | Romance  -  30 July 2010 (India)
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A smuggler rises to power in in 1970s Mumbai, a younger gangster seeks to overthrow him, and a police officer is caught in the middle.

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ACP Agnel Wilson
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Rehana
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Mumtaz
Gauhar Khan ...
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Avtar Gill ...
Mantri
Asif Basra ...
Sub-Inspector Khan
Naved Aslam ...
Patrick
Arbaaz Ali Khan ...
Pathan
Imran Hasnee ...
Harish
Mehul Bhojak ...
Javed
Amy Kingston ...
Girl in pub
Sanjeev Wilson ...
Chandru
Dheerendra Dwivedi ...
Gattu (as Dhiru Dwivedi)
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During March 1993, after his Ambassador car is being fished out of water, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Agnel Wilson, narrates to the Commissioner as to how he commenced his investigation against an underworld gangster, Sultan Mirza. He details how Sultan had survived floods in Madras, shortly after Independence; his arrival in Bombay; and his employment which earned him a mere 25 Paisa daily. Agnel's attempts to rein in Sultan fail, but he keeps tabs on him and his romance with Bollywood actress, Rehana; as well as his new recruit, Shoaib, the son of Sub-Inspector Khan. Agnel will find his investigation slipping out of his hands after Sultan temporarily delegates complete responsibility to Shoaib. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Once Upon a Time in Bombay  »

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£54,780 (UK) (30 July 2010)

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£54,780 (UK) (30 July 2010)
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This film is based on the true-life tales of Haji Mastan and Dawood Ibrahim, the top racketeers of Bombay and the very first to be considered celebrities. Mastan ruled the Bombay gangland from the 1960s-70s, before being succeeded by Ibrahim in the 1970s-80s. See more »

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In one of the scenes Sultan Mirza is shown removing the railroad tracks and the railway sleeper or railroad tie are made of concrete. These concrete sleepers were introduced in India in early to mid 90s during the 70s there used to be wooden railway sleeper or railroad tie. See more »

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Followed by Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara! (2013) See more »

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Tum Jo Aaye
Written by Irshad Kamil
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Tulsi Kumar
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Overall a great movie by Milan Luthria, who didn't mess up the movie with hardcore violence & scenes…, must watch it!
5 September 2010 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

ONCE UPON A TIME IN MUMBAAI – CATCH IT ( A- ) Once Upon a time in Mumbaai is quite different take on the Mumbaai Don world… which is less brutal and hardcore then Company or Satya… An amazing movie with amazing performances by all the leading actors… Ajay Devgan yet again proved that he is par excellence… his portrayal of Sultan Mirza is effortless and complete natural… Imran Hasmi in his Bad Boy Avatar again proved he is the best Bad boy Around in Bollywood. Gangana Ranaut looks drop dead gorgeous and exquisite… Prachi Desai looks innocent and extremely pretty... Randeep Hoda proved that he has abundant of talent… Gauhar Khan's item number was Classy and looks Hot as Always. The music of the movie is really enchanting…. Overall a great movie by Milan Luthria, who didn't mess up the movie with hardcore violence & scenes…, must watch it!


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