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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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ACP Vishnu Kamath
Bipasha Basu ...
Zoe
Rana Daggubati ...
Joki
Prateik ...
Lorry
Aditya Pancholi ...
Lorsa 'Biscuit' Biscuita
Anaitha Nair ...
Govind Namdeo ...
Inspector Rane
Bugs Bhargava ...
CM Ponda (as Bugs Bhargava Krishna)
Muzammil S. Qureshi ...
Mercy (as Muzammil)
Mariah Pucu Gantois Gomes ...
Rozana
Hussain Sheikh ...
Silest
Gulshan Devaiah ...
Ricky
J. Brandon Hill ...
Viktor
Emma Brown Garett ...
Natalya (as Emma Brown)
Megh Pant ...
Pedro (as Megh Varn Pant)
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Storyline

On his way to Griffin University in the U.S., Goa-based Lawrence Eduardo Gomes is arrested and held at the airport by a corrupt ACP Vishnu Kamath as his baggage concealed drugs. While attempts by Lorry and others are made to clear Lawrence's name, Vishnu continues his investigation aided by Inspectors Mercy D'Costa and Rane, which end up not only pitting him against politically-connected drug-dealers but also international gangsters who operate in Goa with impunity. His inquires lead him to question business tycoon, Lorsa Biscuita, while informers indicate that Lorsa is going to meet with a male named Michael Barbarosso, who may well be the head of this trade. Vishnu attempts to attend this meeting, but is not aware that the venue is being moved to Karnataka - well outside Goa Police's jurisdiction - and he may never be able to find out, leave alone apprehend this individual. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Rated R for violence, drug content and some language | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend:

£91,711 (UK) (22 April 2011)

Gross:

$563,699 (USA) (3 June 2011)
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Emraan Hashmi and Farhan Akhtar were both approached for Rana Daggubati ' role. They both refused. See more »

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Jaana Hai
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Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
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A bold, dark and gritty thriller
21 April 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

First things first; this movie is not your average bollywood 'boy meets girl and then they lived happily ever after' kind of films. This flick takes a look at the dark side of Goa, a side which most movies prefer not to acknowledge. The performances are amazing, be it the determined police officer played by Abhishek Bachchan, Prateik who plays a naive kid who gets seduced into playing a dangerous game, or the altruistic Rana. Bipasha looks gorgeous but proves once again that she is more than just a pretty face. The songs are also very nice. The plot is full of twists and will keep you at the edge of your seat till the very end. That being said, you may find that there are more sad moments than you bargained for. But that just makes it look more realistic. I'll dock one star for screwing up the 'dumb maaro dumb' song which is a classic and another star for stretching out the ending a little bit. A must see for thrill seekers.


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