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A cop, investigating the mysterious death of a filmstar, meets a sex-worker, while he faces some personal problems psychologically. The mystery connects these people in a way, that ultimately changes their lives.

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Rosie / Simran
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Roshni Shekhawat
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Tehmur
Rajkummar Rao ...
Inspector Devrath Kulkarni
Aditi Vasudev ...
Mallika
Subrat Dutta ...
Shashi
Shernaz Patel ...
Frenny
Vikas Shrivastav ...
Babu Tipnis
Vivan Bhatena ...
Armaan Kapoor
Shivani Tanksale ...
Roshni's friend
Rajshri Deshpande ...
Roshni's friend
Pariva Pranati ...
Sonia Kapoor
Sheeba Chaddha ...
Om Prakash ...
Yuvraj
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The film opens with a car driving by the sea drive, which all of a sudden, screeches to a halt and turns randomly, to break the sidewalk, and fall into the sea. Next day, enter Inspector Surjan Singh Sekhawat, who is the investigating officer. A simultaneous plot reveals that he and his wife are coping with some personal loss of losing their only child, Karan. They have moved to their new home in Mumbai, where, his wife, Roshni is finishing with the unpacking. The doorbell rings, and she find out that it is an elderly lady, who introduces herself as Franny. She asks for some tea, and while Roshni is away into the kitchen, she rummages through the yet unpacked boxes, and finds a family photograph, where she addresses the dead child by his name, and seems happy. Meanwhile, Surjan encounters a sex worker named Rosie, who can shed some light upon the entire mystery. Written by debasree

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The Answer Lies Within


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Release Date:

30 November 2012 (India)  »

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Reema Kagti's Untitled Project  »

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Budget:

$7,395,080 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,638,706 (USA) (30 November 2012)

Gross:

$2,706,375 (USA) (14 December 2012)
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Nawazuddin plays a vagabond from Mumbai's dark underbelly. His character has a damaged left foot and has to limp. Hence, the name chosen for him is Taimur, which could be a subtle allusion to the 14th century Central Asian tyrant Timur, the lame. See more »

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Worth Watch
30 November 2012 | by (LA, USA) – See all my reviews

Well, As is the case with any Amir Khan movie, this was also eagerly awaited. And to a certain extent the wait is worth. This is essentially an eccentric police officer who tries to work his way out of a traumatic personal experience.

While the personal experience is a major turn in his persona, keeping him sleepless at nights and increasing the spread between him and his wife; it comes at a time when an important case is at hand.

Who is the murder? What was the motive? All these are questions which grip you till the end and as an when the story tires to clarify itself, you find more riddles.

Till this part where the protagonist searches for the killer holds up tightly. Where lies the mystery is for one to believe and disbelieve. The proverbial mystery is where lies the search (taalash)...

Its a worth watch, but don't bank on a really logical ending. Its up to your faith to accept somethings!


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