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Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 21 September 2007 (India)
Rajasthan-based Satyaveer Singh Randhawa works as a Junior Engineer with Lahkot Municipality's Public Works Department and lives a middle-class lifestyle with his wife, Nimmi, and son, Raju... See full summary »

Director:

Navdeep Singh

Writers:

Devika Bhagat (story and screenplay), Navdeep Singh (story and screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Abhay Deol ... Satyaveer Randhawa
Gul Panag ... Nimmi
Raima Sen ... Sheetal / Neetu
Sarika ... Manorama
Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... Minister P.P. Rathore
Vinay Pathak ... Brij Mohan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yana Gupta ... Herself (Illusion)
Brijendra Kala ... Bihari lal
Jogi Mallang Jogi Mallang ... Fauji (as Jogiji)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui
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Storyline

Rajasthan-based Satyaveer Singh Randhawa works as a Junior Engineer with Lahkot Municipality's Public Works Department and lives a middle-class lifestyle with his wife, Nimmi, and son, Raju. The region faces drought and extreme temperatures, with the local Irrigation Minister, P.P. Rathore, making tall promises of diverting water from Haryana and Punjab via a canal that is being constructed on a controversial site. Satyeveer also authored a fictional novel 'Manorama' that sold only about 200 copies. So dismayed was he with this that he decided to not even keep a copy for his private library. To make matters worse he accepts a motorbike from Seema Constructions as a bribe, is apprehended, and suspended pending an inquiry. Now out of a job, he is approached by Manorama Rathore, the wife of the Irrigation Minister, to collect evidence that her husband is having an extra-marital affair for a fee of Twenty thousand rupees. Satyaveer accepts this offer little knowing that he will soon be ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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In The Desert, Nothing Is What it Seems


Certificate:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

21 September 2007 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Манорама See more »

Filming Locations:

Rajasthan, India

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Production Co:

Shemaroo Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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In one scene of the movie, the protagonist is shown to watch 'China town' (the nose slashing scene) on television as a tribute to the film. See more »

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Unpredictive movie for select few ....not masses
7 October 2007 | by imgreat_79See all my reviews

This movie is a great piece of work though it is not meant for the masses. This movie has plot twists after plot twists and mystery after mystery, I generally am able to predict the direction of a movie quite early in the film, but this one was a major exception. The star of the movie is definitely Abhay Deol (this guy is definitely going to go places in the long run) with his authentic Rajasthani portrayal of the character -- S.V. The rest of the cast has done an exceptional job and full points to all the people involved in the making of this film. I would like to congratulate Navdeep Singh for making such a beautiful movie with a strong and authentic Indian essence. I would definitely recommend this movie if you are a mystery films buff.


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