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Talaash (2012)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 30 November 2012 (India)
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Inspector Surjan Shekhawat, who is dealing with a depressing past, has to investigate a high profile murder case, deal with his crumbling marriage and use the help and solace of a prostitute by the name of Rosie.

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Seeing reflections of Mumbai under the red light, Talaash is a tale of love lost, fatal attraction and above all the quest to solve a perfect crime. Suspense at its core, Talaash explores Mumbai's underbelly like never before. Aamir Khan plays an investigation officer, Inspector Shekhawat who receives a phone call early in the morning informing him about death and an accident and how everything starts to unfold from there. The case turns into a life altering chase for Inspector Shekhawat when he is forced to reel under the repercussions of a broken married life with his wife Roshni played by Rani Mukherji and come face to face with his suppressed grief. Being on his investigational quest and fighting it out with personal struggle, Inspector Shekhawat meets a sex worker Rosie played by Kareena Kapoor who further adds shades of mystery to the puzzle. What looks like a simple car accident investigation turns into a haunting mystery as further investigations show many anomalies stringed ... Written by Reliance Entertainment

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The Answer Lies Within


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30 November 2012 (India)  »

Also Known As:

A nyomozás - Egy rejtély részletei  »

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Budget:

$7,395,080 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,018,669 (India), 5 December 2012

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,638,706, 2 December 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,706,375, 16 December 2012

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,115,728, 5 December 2012
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The idea for the film came from an unexplained event witnessed by co-writer Zoya Akhtar and a group of her friends as they were driving down a deserted road one night and which haunts them to this day. See more »

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References Angaaray (1998) See more »

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Jhalak Dikhlaja
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Written by Sameer
Performed by Himesh Reshammiya
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A giant leap for Indian Cinema !
30 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

It all started with the late night glitz, the charisma and the intriguing layers from the red-light area of Mumbai with the song "Muskanein Jhooti Hain" being played in the background, giving a clear indication that not all that glitters is gold. All the glamor and lustrous life is but a disguise and not real.

Writing and making thrillers in not very easy, but not often do you see Aamir Khan signing a mediocre script that says nothing. Kareena looks absolutely stunning and arousing with her knee high skirts, the backless dresses and sheer lewdness in her gestures. Amazing ! Ram Sampath, take a bow. The music blends with the screenplay so smoothly, and you never feel one overpowering the other. And the Faisal from GOW,(Nawazuddin Siddique) what an artist he is. Its not easy to share screen space with someone like Kareena and Aamir, but this man has done complete justice to his character, keeping you engaged every time.

If you are a serious cinema lover, you mustn't miss it. Aamir Khan here has created a classic. I don't care about the box office collections. Its a 9/10 for me ! I am going again .

P.S. The plot is completely unpredictable, I am sure it is going to send chills down your spine at times .

Talaash, The answer lies within .


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