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A video game developer's world spirals out of control when his shape-shifting indestructible virtual creation becomes all too real.

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Ra.One
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Shekhar Subramaniam / G.One
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Sonia S. Subramanium
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Jenny Nayar
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The Desi Girl / Damsel in Distress
Satish Shah ...
Iyer
Armaan Verma ...
Prateek / Shekhar's Son
Dalip Tahil ...
Barron
Suresh Menon ...
Taxi-Driver
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Khalnayak
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Chitti (as Rajnikanth)
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The Daddy
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Billy
Alex Moore ...
Dad
Mark Barrows ...
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Storyline

Originally from India, Tamil-speaking Shekar Subramaniam lives a middle-classed life abroad along with his wife, Sonia, and a school-going son, Prateek. While Sonia is busy writing a book on converting all female-related expletives to male, her husband is employed with Barron Industries, where the owner insists his staff come up with a plan to launch the ultimate video game or else he will change his organization to a restaurant and hire them as waiters. Hoping to create a super-hero, Shekhar instead faces criticism from Prateek - who hopes to instead see a kick-ass villain. This conversation does change Shekhar's thinking and he sets about to create an indestructible villain, calls him Ra.one (pronounced as in Lankeshwar Ravan) and its arch-enemy G.One (Jeevan). Prateek will have to regret passing on this idea on to his father - for soon their lives will be shattered when the shape-shifting Ra.One will find a way to enter the real world, kill Shekhar, possess the body of the latter's... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Release Date:

26 October 2011 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Ra.One - Superheld mit Herz  »

Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,654,023 (USA) (28 October 2011)

Gross:

$2,509,150 (USA) (18 November 2011)
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Amitabh Bachchan did the voice-over for the game intro in the film. See more »

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In the movie, Karva Chauth is shown before Dussera, but in actual, Dussera comes 10 days prior to Karva Chauth. See more »

Quotes

Shekhar: Main aisa game banaunga, jisme villain kabhi nahin harega! (I'll make a game in which the villain never loses!)
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References Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) See more »

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unwatchable..
6 November 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

There was a SMS joke doing the rounds after this movie released - "Entry to Ra.One is free, but for early exit one has to pay Rs.500/-, That's how Ra.One made all the money!"

That SMS I would say sums all of it. Watch at your own risk.

Most of the storyline is a hotchpotch of various movies from Hollywood. Including iron man, mr.beans, spidy and so on.

Though it was earlier meant for kids, there are vulgar jokes, scenes and dialogues that make it unsuitable for kids.

SRK has thrown in all masala thinking of targeting all audience segments, and has therefore been unable to please anyone.


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