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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


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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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Shemaroo Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

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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best suspense Hindi movie of 2007
14 November 2007 | by thp75See all my reviews

I saw this movie after johny gaddar and before seeing i liked johny gaddar but Manorama exceeded my expectations.. it was superb suspense movie with very normal background and yet it showed powerful message in the film.. till half way of the film I lost patience and interest but then again it started and I am glad that I did not left the movie at half way.. nowadays movies have big stars and beautiful backgrounds and splendid film sets.. this movie proves that big sets and good makeups are really not needed nowadays..(But the mass don't understand this) Good film needs good direction, good script and finally good execution.. Manorama deserves 10 out of 10.. but still can not give that as perfection is dangerous for ambition..!!


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