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Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2010)

Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (original title)
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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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Cast

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Rehana (as Kangna Ranaut)
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ACP Agnel Wilson (Special Appearance)
Naved Aslam ...
Patrick
Sanjeev Wilson ...
Chandru (as Sanjiv Wilson)
Allauddin Khan ...
Alaudin (as Allaudin Khan)
Rajeev Yadav ...
Yakub Atha
Sushil Pandey ...
Iqbal
Mehul Bhojak ...
Javed
Anjum Sharma ...
Khichdi
Dheerendra Dwivedi ...
Gattu (as Dhirender Dwivedi)
Sumit Kaul ...
Rajan
Ravi Khanvilkar ...
Vardha
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Storyline

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... there was a powerful king... a reigning queen... an innocent confidante... and an evil prince. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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30 July 2010 (India)  »

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Once Upon a Time in Bombay  »

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Opening Weekend:

£54,780 (UK) (30 July 2010)

Gross:

£54,780 (UK) (30 July 2010)
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Trivia

In real life Hajji mastan liked madhubala See more »

Goofs

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 »

Connections

References Deewaar (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Tum Jo Aaye - II
Written by Irshad Kamil
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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One of the best Hindi movie......in a long time!!!

This movie is excellent. The drama in the movie is pulsating and very gripping. Direction, Acting, Story and Songs all of them are very well done. The story line is very strong as it relates to Haji Mastan and Dawood Ibrahim. There are very few songs but all of them are superb.

The only bad part I would say is the romance in the middle was little dragging and Prachi does not fit the role of a gangster girl. She does her acting well but you can tell she does not feel very comfortable with some of the roles.

This is definitely one of the good Indian movies in a long, long time. Not to be missed.


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