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Talaash (2012)

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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
Rajshri Deshpande ...
Roshni's friend
Shivani Tanksale ...
Roshni's friend
Vivan Bhatena ...
Armaan Kapoor
Sheeba Chaddha ...
Nirmala
Vikas Shrivastav ...
Babu Tipnis
Prashant Prakash ...
Nikhil
Suhaas Ahuja ...
Sanjay Kejriwal
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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Reema Kagti's Untitled Project  »

Box Office

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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Watchable just till the climax
30 November 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

So keeping in mind to not disturb any one else's movie experience by giving out any spoilers ,, i would like to review this movie in short. All the AAMIR KHAN bluff of great movies is likely to get over after this one, he had a great time for last few year. Let me give points to just sum up how i felt about different aspects.

Entertainment - 4/10( A few laughs and mostly u will keep searching in your head)

Acting - 9/10 ( Especially Nawazuddin sahab)

Suspense - 8/10 (The core of the suspense was terrible but the unfolding was great.

Direction - 6/10 ( Some scenes really awesome, but some just bore u to death)

Plot- 5/10 ( The way it was hyped , "THE ANSWER LIES WITHIN",, if this was another country ,, the producers would have been sued for giving wrong info of the services the consumers paid for)

Overall- 7/10( Its a really watchable movie than the crap bollywood is producing these years,, don't go with ultra high expectations,, not memorable,and even if would be good if u don't't watch M NIGHT SHYAMALAN movies,,, ohhh and yes one point i gave extra just for Nawazuddin siddique)


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