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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?

Director:

Faisal Saif

Writers:

Mehmood Ali (screenplay and dialogue), Faisal Saif (story, screenplay and dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nassar Abdulla ... Ramesh Shah Tak
Rakesh Bedi ... Ashok Kumar Shaayar
Hrishitaa Bhatt ... Jigyaasa Mathur
Jaya Bhattacharya ... Neha Sharma
Divyaa Dwivedi Divyaa Dwivedi ... Monisha Singh (as Divya Divedi)
Milind Gunaji ... Subhash Desai
Vikas Kalantri Vikas Kalantri ... Avinash Chopra
Kader Khan ... Nand Kishore - Nanduji
Sikander Kharbanda ... Anthony Mascerenhas
Anupam Shyam ... Haider Bhai
Mukesh Tiwari ... Qamaal Hussain
Varsha Usgaonkar ... Malini Mathur
Ajay Kumar Verma 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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Woman on the top... is coming See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Release Date:

10 March 2006 (India) See more »

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Budget:

INR 9,500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Chand Films, Das Music See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(pre-censored) | (censored)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (35 mm version)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Qamaal Hussain: I think sex and death are similar, I think that sex is a mini death.
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Alternate Versions

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) cut about ten minutes of S&M scenes judged too hard for the internal market, but passed the film uncut (with English subtitles) for the international market. See more »

Soundtracks

Jigyaasa
(Qawaali) (Title Track)
Vocals by Ram Shanker
Lyrics by Raju Chand
Courtesy of Das Music
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Brilliant Performances
4 March 2007 | by raajkamalfilmsSee all my reviews

One thing that i liked most about this movie was some very brilliant performances by the players. The film somewhere lacked glossiness that all Indian Films required. The camera work must be totally ignored. The editing was good. However i think that the first half must have been trimmed a little. Too much of explanations did not required.

The second half was good enough and racy. The story telling and direction was simple and good enough. According to me the performance of all the actors especially Hrishitaa Bhatt was daring! The actor who performed Jigyaasa's Mother was simply superb. This film also reminds you of GIA somewhere. But here we get to see the life of a Super Star and in GIA we saw the life of a Super Model. This film also have shades of late actress Jean Seberg. But it is clearly not mentioned i suppose.

A good film with some Brilliant Performances!


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