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Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap (2011)

A quick-tempered, flamboyantly-dressed, retired hit-man returns to India for one last job. Just don't call him "Buddah"

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After a series of bomb blasts in Mumbai, ACP Karan Malhotra announces that he will bring in the culprits responsible within a very short period of time as well attempts to convince his college sweetheart, Tanya P. Nath, to marry him. He then sets about interrogating several suspects so much so that an underworld gangster, Kabir, is compelled to hire an assassin to do away with him. The potential killer, Viju, is an uptight older ex-convict as well as a former gangster, who now runs a pub in Paris, and is willing to kill Karan. As he sets about this gruesome task, he comes across an old flame, Kamini, as well as his estranged wife, Sita - and it is these encounters that may well be the turning point in this life that may convince him to leave the bombs and Bandooks behind and spend the rest of his life praying and watching the Bhakti Channel. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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INR 100,000,000 (estimated)
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Amitabh Bachchan came up on his first shot with two watches to give his character the over the top feel. See more »

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Ode to "Amitabh Bachchan" by die-hard fan for Big B fans
8 August 2011 | by (Middle Earth) – See all my reviews

Clint Eastwood, Sean Connery - next to that its only Amitabh Bachchan who can still carry the weight of the entire movie on the shoulder even at the age of near 70.

What works...

Big B in a angry old-man mode. Plus the clever tongue-in-cheek lines in the 70's/80's format.

What doesn't work....

There are too many tracks running in concurrence. Romantic track of Sonu Sood + Sonal Chauhan, marital discord Amitabh + Hema, relief moments by Amitabh + Raveena. Sadly the flow of the movie is hampered with each track butting in. Additionally the editing is far too crisp, not letting the moment stamp an impact.

I fail to gather why was Sonu Sood was left out in the promo's post Dabbangg success? PR guys, shame! Charmi was very loud and carried forced plastic expressions. Makrand was full-on. Prakash Raj is his usual self. Without a doubt, he has what is takes to strike gold in Bollywood.

Songs linger on for quite a while.

The penultimate moments at its glorious best for Big B fans. Puri Jagganath has clearly sent out a message to the recent directors who failed to translate the persona of Big B on screen. The lines said by Big B at the end of the movie seemed to be a message to all the Big B fans.


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