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Heroine (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama | 21 September 2012 (India)
A female superstar struggles through the trials and tribulations of being a Bollywood actress.

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Mahi Arora
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Aryan Khanna
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Angad Paul
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Shaheen Khan
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Pallavi Narayan
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Gauri
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Gayatri
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After his incredible run of women-centric films from Chandni Bar, Page 3, Satta and Corporate to the blockbuster Fashion, Madhur Bhandarkar now turns his lens inwards and presents his most ambitious work yet - Heroine. The film is based on the life and times of a superstar heroine from the dream factory we call 'Bollywood'. The film is a daring, shocking, glamorous, scandalous behind the scenes account of the reality behind the world of glitz and glamour that our film stars inhabit. For a country obsessed with films and film stars, Heroine will take audiences on a voyeuristic journey to see what really goes on behind the closed doors of make up rooms and vanity vans. It will give them a chance to go beyond the gorgeous smiles and politically correct quotes, to see what really happens in the lives of India's sweethearts. The bitching and the politics, the secrets and the lies, the incredible highs of fame and the lonely depths of failure. Written by Anonymous

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$389,901 (USA) (21 September 2012)

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$593,344 (USA) (5 October 2012)
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The failed independent film about prostitution that Mahi is seen working on in this film can be seen to mirror the real life independent film Chameli (2003), where Kareena Kapoor took a risk and played the role of a prostitute. See more »

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Mahi Arora uses an iPhone but whenever she uses it, the screen does not turn off while making a call. The proximity sensor in an iPhone turns off the screen when it's held to the ear. See more »

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If you want to sleep, sleep at home.. Don't go theater to watch Heroine
22 September 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I watched Heroine in cinema hall today and I was looking into my watch more than looking into the screen because I desperately wanted the movie to come to an end. This is one of the biggest disappointment of the year after such a hype for this movie. There was no story at all and I was confused what was going on in the movie. There was nothing in it and Kareena was crying all from starting to end. Arjun Rampal was not at all matching to kareena and Randeep Hooda was totally wasted in this movie. The director plotted many emotional scenes in the movie which according to him was supposed to make the audience also emotional, but I was more emotional of wasting my money and time for this movie. My rating is 1/10.


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