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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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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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The Daddy
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Billy
Alex Moore ...
Dad
Mark Barrows ...
Airline Pilot
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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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Shown on 3,100 screens. See more »

Goofs

In the train sequence, the train travels from Bandra to CST. This is the harbor line route of the Mumbai locals. None of these harbor line trains have 12 coaches, while the train in the movie had 12 coaches. See more »

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PiBi 2: Tum log har saal raavan ko isi din jalate ho kyunki tum jaante ho ke raavan kabhi nahi marta. (RA. One you guys burn raavan on this day every year because you know that raavan never dies.)
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Diabolical
6 November 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Awful, awful, awful! I really don't know where to start??? Let's start with the ridiculous title of the film - Ra.one - Random Access One??? In the film Ra.one is a evil character from a computer game. One of the development team whilst brainstorming says that the name of the 'baddie' is obvious and it's 'staring them in the face'. Written on the White board as a title is Ra.one - Random Access One. Hence the name Ra.One. No, it's way over my head. I have no idea why it's so clear to name the character Random Access one. With great baddies like the Joker, Dr Octopus, Lex Luther, Dr Doom and now we can add Random Access One to the list.....not! The film has no coherent plot to speak of. I think they had a basic premise to work with and just made it up as they went along. Unnecessary crude jokes that are not funny and a very nasty, racist joke about Chinese people. Shah Rukh Khan must be extremely delusional to believe in this plot less, clueless, racist garbage is worthy of his name and time. How can an actor of his stature accept this job. Does he not read the script before hand? Oh yeah there wasn't a script. Utter tripe!


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