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Samay: When Time Strikes (2003)

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Malvika Chauhan battles time to obtain & solve the clues to solve the various murders occurring in the city.

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ACP Malvika Chauhan
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Lucy Bartholomew ...
Ritika Sabharwal
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Dr. Ravi
Jatin Karia ...
Kapil Sharma
Rajesh Khera ...
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Dinesh Lamba ...
Sub Inspector Rafique
Barkha Madan ...
Anjali (as Barkha)
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Anjali
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Khatrubhai
Mona Shetty ...
Namrata
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Amod Parekh
Sushant Singh ...
Satya
Neeraj Sood ...
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ACP Malavika Chauhan (Sushmita Sen) heads an investigative team looking into the murders of "best in field" professionals. There seem no clues except one left behind deliberately by the killer - an unusual pattern in the shape of the dead bodies. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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INR 10,000,000 (estimated)
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The storyline of this film is inspired from David Fincher's "Se7en". See more »

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Rip off
10 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film is a rip off of Seven, right down to the surprise intro of the villain.

However, that doesn't make it a bad movie. In fact, amid all the trash that Bollywood just unleashed, this is a pretty interesting Indianized version of Seven. Instead of the sins, they have put in a different sort of a motive, which is actually well thought out and laid out.

Acting is pretty good, especially of Sushmita Sen. So is the direction and editing.

On the whole, I would recommend it, as it is a good thriller and it does not lose its thread and sink into melodrama, as how Hindi thriller movies usually do.


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