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Race (2008)

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Destiny makes two brothers- Ranvir and Rajiv - enemies of each other. Everything is fair in love and war.

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Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla (as Abbas-Mastan), Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla (as Abbas-Mastan)

Writers:

Shiraz Ahmed (screenplay), Shiraz Ahmed (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Saif Ali Khan ... Ranvir Singh
Akshaye Khanna ... Rajiv Singh
Bipasha Basu ... Sonia
Katrina Kaif ... Sophia
Anil Kapoor ... Inspector Robert D'Costa
Sameera Reddy ... Mini
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gurpreet Ghuggi ... (as Gurpreet Guggi)
Johnny Lever ... Max - Marriage Registrar
Dalip Tahil ... Kabir Ahuja
Natalie Walsh ... Dancer
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Storyline

Ranvir and Rajiv are half brothers who own a huge stud farm in South Africa. Ranvir is a very shrewd and aggressive man while Rajiv is laid back, and a chronic alcoholic. Sophia, Ranvir's personal secretary adores and loves him. Ranvir is unaware of her feelings. Shaina, an Indian ramp model in Durban loves Ranvir but through a twist of fate gets married to his younger brother Rajiv. When she discovers that Rajiv is a chronic alcoholic, her world is shattered. Ranvir too is disturbed as he has sacrificed his love for his younger brother because Rajiv had promised to leave alcohol for good if he marries Shaina. In a weak moment Ranvir and Shaina come very close to each other. When Rajiv starts suspecting, all hell breaks loose. A murder is committed, a contract killing is issued. A sharp tongued detective R.D., getting wise on the proceedings, starts an intriguing investigation with his brainless bimbo assistant Mini. Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

21 March 2008 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Cursa See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$802,254, 23 March 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,367,024, 13 April 2008
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shah Rukh Khan was first offered the role of Ranvir Singh but declined due to him not wanting to do another action movie since he had just come off of Don (2006). After that, Saif Ali Khan was offered the role and accepted. See more »

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They show an insurance policy status letter of a dead person. The status of policy reads "Active" instead of "Terminated". See more »

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Its a deadly race to get ahead.
22 March 2008 | by prashant_borkarSee all my reviews

Yet another action thriller by Abbas Mustan.

The basic theme goes like this: Two brothers (Saif and Akshaye) own a stud-farm. Racing is their passion, though Akshaye is more interested in money and alcohol and all the good life. Saif loves his younger brother more than anything else and thats why sacrifices his love Bipasha for him hoping Akshaye will improve and let go off his drinking habit after he marries and settles down. But things go horribly wrong when one of them is murdered and the whole movie takes a turn. Anil (a connoisseur for fruits) is the investigating officer and only makes an entry after the interval. And its up to him to solve the mystery of the death only to reveal that nothing is what it seemed.

Nice performances by most of the actors.

The movie is stylishly shot which adds to its character. Though, the action is a little over-the-top is handled well and did not seem ultra ridiculous.

Worth a watch! (Literally. The characters sport a nice collections of watches throughout the movie. :)


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