MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 27,615 this week

Shor in the City (2011)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 2,055 users  
Reviews: 21 user | 5 critic

Various residents and career-criminals face challenges in crime-laden Mumbai.

Directors:

(as Krishna DK) ,

Writers:

(story), (story), 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 24 Mar 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 31 Jan 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 24 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Shor in the City (2011)

Shor in the City (2011) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Shor in the City.
3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Three Walls (2003)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The story of a documentary movie-maker who films the reformation story of three hardened criminals within the prison walls - and in the process, finds redemption in her own life.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff, Juhi Chawla
One by Two (2014)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

This is the story of Amit and Samara - two souls in Mumbai, a city of millions and how the universe conspires to bring them together... See full synopsis »

Director: Devika Bhagat
Stars: Abhay Deol, Preeti Desai, Lillete Dubey
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The protagonist of Hyderabad Blues is Varun, played by the director, Nagesh Kukunoor. The movie revolves around his visit home after 12 years in the USA and his resulting culture shock.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Nagesh Kukunoor, Rajshri Nair, Vikram Inamdar
Go Goa Gone (2013)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A group of friends along with members of the Russian mafia get stuck on a remote island off the coast of Goa, when new drugs at a rave party are consumed by the guests, turning them into zombies.

Directors: Krishna D.K., Raj Nidimoru
Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu, Vir Das
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A middle-class father in India struggles through a series of unexpected events for upholding respect and smiles.

Director: Habib Faisal
Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Aditi Vasudev
Parzania (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Every now and again comes a film that shakes you. A film that deeply affects you and the core purpose of the film goes beyond the realms of cinema as being just entertainment as the purpose... See full synopsis »

Director: Rahul Dholakia
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Corin Nemec, Sarika
Shanghai (2012)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Prime leader of a campaign against a big government project is killed in what appears to be a road accident. An IAS officer is ordered to probe the incident and the veils of falsehood begin to drop.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee
Stars: Emraan Hashmi, Abhay Deol, Prasenjit Chatterjee
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Gangsters kidnap the prospective son-in-law of a politician in order to secure the release of an imprisoned gang-member.

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Chitrangda Singh, Arunoday Singh
Maqbool (2003)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Macbeth meets the Godfather in present-day Bombay. The Scottish tragedy set in the contemporary underworld of India's commercial capital; two corrupt, fortune telling policemen take the ... See full summary »

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Pankaj Kapur
Shaadi.com (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Directors: Krishna D.K., Raj Nidimoru
Stars: Raj Nidimoru, Gaurang Vyas, Sangita Sastry
Shaitan (2011)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Five substance-abusing friends decide to fake a kidnapping in order to bribe a police constable for covering-up a hit-and-run accident.

Director: Bejoy Nambiar
Stars: Kalki Koechlin, Shiv Pandit, Gulshan Devaiah
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In a small North Indian village, Legend has it that a 100 years-old witch lives in an abandoned mansion on the village outskirts, and any person who goes inside is turned into an animal. In... See full summary »

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Stars: Shabana Azmi, Shweta Prasad, Makrand Deshpande
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Abhay
Tusshar Kapoor ...
Tilak
Nikhil Dwivedi ...
Ramesh
...
Shalmili
Sundeep Kishan ...
Sawan Murthy
...
Mandook
Radhika Apte ...
Sapna
Girija Oak ...
Sejal
Amit Mistry ...
Tipu
Zakir Hussain ...
Extortionist
Edit

Storyline

An NRI faces threats from extortionists when he opens a small business and goes out with an aspiring model. He refuses to pay, both are stalked, and when he complains to the police, they not only shrug it off but offer 'protection' for a price. With increasing pressure, he must now make a decision to re-locate or submit to their demands. Tilak and his friends are career criminals, and sell merchandise that they steal from passengers using public transportation. He also buys best-selling novels, has copies printed, and has them sold at busy traffic signals. Things change when his group find guns and an explosive device in a stolen bag. Sawan Murthy wants to be a cricketer and must come up with Rs.10 Lakhs in order to be inducted in the 20/20 team. He has no money, nobody will lend him any, and he considers robbing the Citizen's Co-operative Bank. Just some of the challenges faced by regular Mumbaites and criminals in this crime-laden city. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

novel | model | gun | bar dancer | nightclub | See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

28 April 2011 (India)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The makers had got the script and dialogues ready much before the production of the first movie '99', but they weren't sure about the treatment to give to it. So they decided to make a short out of it and cast Pitobhash in it. His role was liked so much that he landed a role in 99 and later as Mandu in the feature release. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
SITC made all the right sounds
7 May 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Another slick Mumbai stories about a bunch of people trying to make things work in this mad city. The story has five main characters a small time publisher of pirated books, couple of small time thugs, an NRI trying to start a business in India and a young boy trying hard to make his name in corrupt cricket world.

The lives of all the characters intertwine during the course of the plot. Tushar kapoor's acting is just on par at best and so are most actors, including Senthil Ramamurty who plays NRI Abhay in fact seems to be overacting in parts. The surprise element was Pritosh Tripatht playing 'Mandook' he is a revelation very believable in his role of a dumb goon/ sidekick.

The movie has a fresh feel and the song 'Saibo' very melodious. Overall a good attempt by directors Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Shor in the City (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?