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Susanna's quest for love leads to a series of marriages, each ending in the mysterious death of her latest husband.

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Susanna Anna-Marie Johannes
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Arun Kumar
Manuj Bhaskar ...
Department Head
Sanjay Verma ...
Police Inspector
Konkona Sen Sharma ...
Nandini Kumar
Shashi Malviya ...
Goonga
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Major Edwin Rodriques
Usha Uthup ...
Maggie - Maid
Harish Khanna ...
Ghalib
Ayush Tandon ...
Young Arun
Timothy P. Jarvis ...
Taj
Narendra Kumar ...
School Teacher
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Jimmy Stetson / Jamshed Singh Rathore
Satish Sharma ...
Jimmy's Manager
Cyndy Khojol ...
Girl with Jimmy in the Hotel #1
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After the passing of his Pondicherry-born mentor, Susanna, Mumbai-based Dr. Arun Kumar Singh narrates his story to his wife, Nalini. With photographs from an old album that he has never shared with anyone, he informs her as to how Susanna caught him stealing; got him to quit his job & enrolled in a Panchgani school, as well as arranged for further education in St. Petersburg. While Susanna herself searched for true love and her marriages with six deceased men - including the abusive Major Edwin Rodrigies; drug-addicted and womanizer guitarist-singer Jamshed Singh Rathore; impotent and abusive Mohammad Wasiullah Khan; bigamist/spy Nicolai Vronski; Inspector Keemat Lal; and Dr. Modhusodon Tarafdar - men who influenced her life, broke her heart - and met with sudden and mysterious deaths. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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18 February 2011 (USA)  »

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$4,770,000 (estimated)

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$184,872 (USA) (18 February 2011)

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$268,662 (USA) (4 March 2011)
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During the song "Oh Mama", Jimmy Stetson is dressed like Guns N Roses singer Axl Rose. See more »

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Mesmerising!!
19 February 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Who says its difficult to find a good script these days!Direct those people to Vishal Bhardwaj who again shows us as he has done many times before that you just have to know where to look!

Agreed you know most of the story on the papers and TV, but is there anything else that could draw you attention to one of the most artistic yet satisfying movies of the year.

All the 6 husbands and the mysterious 7th one are played impressively and effectively by all the actors that you genuinely feel the difference in the characters. Everyone makes a lasting impression probably depicting various nuances of the male psyche and end up in the coffin just for doing so!

Having said that its far from a feminist movie, the director doesn't really want to elicit sympathy for Suzanna nor does he make a point that all the killings are justified.Therein lies the shrewd wickedness of the director who also manages to insert real life events of the past 2 decades into the script which are discreet yet unmissable.

Yes the narration is linear and simplistic, doesn't hold back any surprises, but after you sit down to watch the movie draws you in completely and gets satirical, black and comical at times as the story smoothly sails along.

Music and background score add to the artistry and Priyanka Chopra breaks new ground playing the difficult role of Suzzana with a daring elan.

Watch it for her and for the filmmakers who are taking Bollywood to a new level.


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