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Kahaani (2012)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  9 March 2012 (India)
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A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met her husband.

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Parambrata Chatterjee ...
Inspector Satyaki Sinha aka Rana (as Parambrata Chattopadhyay)
Dhritiman Chatterjee ...
Bhaskaran
Saswata Chatterjee ...
Bob Biswas
Indraneil Sengupta ...
Arnab Bagchi / Milan Damji
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Mr. Khan
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Retd. Colonel Bajpai
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Drunk at Monalisa
Masood Akhtar ...
Rasik Tyagi
Mohd. Faiz Alam ...
Bob's Boss
Roshni Ali ...
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Anindya Banerjee ...
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Kamalika Banerjee ...
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Dibyendu Bardhan ...
Police Inspector
Paresh Bhowmick ...
Drunk at Monalisa (as Paresh Bhowmik)
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Kolkata is abuzz with the preparations for the annual Durga Puja festival, as seven months pregnant Vidya Bagchi steps off the airplane from London. Her first stop is the local police station to file a missing person report. Weeks ago, her husband Arnab arrived in India for a job assignment. The first two weeks, they talked daily on the phone, and then without explanation, his calls stopped. Everywhere Vidya turns, no one can remember Arnab. There is no trace of him at the guest house or his workplace. But Vidya will not give up her search. Somewhere in Kolkata she will discover the dangerous truth. Written by L. Hamre

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The climactic Durga Puja sequence was shot at the Ballygunge Cultural Club pandal on Dussehra. See more »

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While Vidya Bagchi appears Monalisa Guest House for the first time, the position of the bell on the table of the manager changes repeatedly during shots. See more »

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Remade as Anaamika (2014) See more »

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Kahaani
Music by Vishal Dadlani & Shekhar Ravjiani
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal & Vishal Dadlani
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really unexpected from Bollywood
9 March 2012 | by (India, pune) – See all my reviews

from Bollywood which generally has no place for women centered films, here comes the most amazing powerful suspense packed thriller, starring non other than the charismatic Vidya Balan, the movie is a milestone and a rare treat from Bollywood, definitely a must watch. the screenplay is so tight to find flaws, and the supporting cast has done a great job. Although the ending is not as thrilling as the whole movie, but still it is exceptional and unforeseen, its still great.

And I must say, i was disappointed by Bollywood..(this time they have done it original, no copycat/remake/based upon/Hollywood's copy).. pure original mind blowing suspense.


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