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Paisa Vasool (2004)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 9 January 2004 (India)
A struggling actress and her divorcee roommate attempt to blackmail a notorious thief they accidentally overhear confessing a robbery to his girlfriend. Their attempts at extortion begin to unravel when the robbers refuse to play along.


Srinivas Bhashyam




Credited cast:
Manisha Koirala ... Maria Mhatre
Sushmita Sen ... Baby
Sushant Singh ... Johnny Rozario
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mukesh Ahuja Mukesh Ahuja
Tinnu Anand ... Uncleji
Makrand Deshpande ... Biryani
Rajkumar Kanojia
Rakhi Sawant
Mahinder Shera Mahinder Shera ... truck driver
Nishi Singh Nishi Singh
Kunal Vijaykar Kunal Vijaykar
Anil Yadav Anil Yadav


After a chance encounter at a club the struggling actress Baby decides to move in with Maria, a withdrawn divorcee who is having financial troubles and run-ins with the maffia. By accident the two women overhear a conversation in which a man confesses committing a robbery to his girlfriend. The two women decide to blackmail him for a piece of the action. Unfortunately the robbers have no intention of just rolling over... Written by Ace_of_Hearts

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Randeep Hooda was to play Sushant's role in the film. But he was signed in a contract with Ram Gopal Varma and was not allowed to sign the film. See more »

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Not bad
8 April 2004 | by AishFanSee all my reviews

I think this is the first attempt at a comedy with no males in the starcast. I thought the movie was pretty funny. Sushmita does much better job at acting than Manisha. However, both of them, especially Manisha, overacted. If something funny happened, they would laugh themselves inside-out, and you would be like, "Ok, shut up now. It's not that funny." It is interesting how just a blackmail can take the lives of innocent people. The story does a good job of bringing out comedy in a storyline involving blackmail and murder. There are also a couple edge-of-the-seat, suspenseful scenes that are very well executed. The dance club song and the remix melody are cool, foot-tapping tracks.

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2.35 : 1
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