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Jigyaasa (2006)

Not Rated | | Drama | 10 March 2006 (India)
Determined to be a star, Jigyaasa offers her body to win the affections of influential producers and celebrities. But when showbiz success finally comes, is the price too great?

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Ramesh Shah Tak
... Ashok Kumar Shaayar
... Jigyaasa Mathur
... Neha Sharma
Divyaa Dwivedi ... Monisha Singh (as Divya Divedi)
... Subhash Desai
Vikas Kalantri ... Avinash Chopra
... Nand Kishore - Nanduji
... Anthony Mascerenhas
Anupam Shyam ... Haider Bhai
... Qamaal Hussain
Varsha Usgaonkar ... Malini Mathur
Ajay Kumar Verma ... Rajeev Sen
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Storyline

Story of an innocent girl named Jigyaasa Mathur (Played by Hrishitaa Bhatt) who comes from a middle-class-family and daughter of a school teacher named Malini Mathur (Played by Varsha Usgaonkar). Malini is a woman with principles and emotions. Jigyaasa wants to become a Film Actress and her mother has no objections about it. But Jigyaasa has some other plans. Jigyaasa will go to any limits to reach her goal. Within a time span of five years. Jigyaasa reaches the top and is now India's highest paid Super star. A middle class innocent girl enters Bollywood. And dominates and manipulated the dark world of Bollywood. Based on some actual witnessed events. This roller-coaster ride of a girl's journey to achieve stardom is mixed with Humor, Emotions, Sex, Domination, Dirty Celebrity Gossips, Film-Politics, Abuse, Sadism, Betrayel, Naked-Mobile-Clippings, Drugs, Glamour, Back-Bitching, Molestations, Perversions, Underworld-Connections...All rolled into one!!! Written by Faisal Saif

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10 March 2006 (India)  »

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INR 9,500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Anthony Mascerenhas: I want you to treat me like your Dog. I want to be your Slave. I want you to tear me apart.
Jigyaasa Mathur: I can do that. But after that i will not take guarantee of your Life.
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Soundtracks

Baaton Hi Baaton Mien
Vocals by Udit Narayan & Sadhana Sargam (as Sadhna Sargam)
Lyrics by Ravi Chopra
Courtesy of Das Music
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Beautiful
4 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

The best part that i liked about this movie was when Jigyaasa was an innocent girl and went to people to ask for work. They exploit her. Than later when Jigyaasa is a super-star, She exploits them. They say revenge is a dish best served cold. This is what follows the film.

The story-telling and the style and grammar of cinema used in this film makes you think of any Roman Polanski movie. The flash-back part is handled very well. The performances especially of the lead protagonist Hrishitaa Bhatt is of first rate. Her character in the movie transforms and travels through the time period. The climax however does full justice to the film, But you start to feel that it's not convincing to the character Jigyaasa.

The film maker Faisal Saif has tried to portray the reality behind bollywood (Indian Film World). And has succeeded in making a film that makes you face to face on behind the scenes journey of a super-star. This film takes names of lots of known personality (secretly) in bollywood. Every scene shows the amount of hard work had gone into it. The film maker has tried to touch every possible topic and issue that we usually hear of on T.V or in any gossip magazine.

A film that is not to be missed at any cost!


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