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Wanted (2009)

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Radhe is a ruthless gangster who will kill anyone for money. He is attracted towards Jhanvi, a middle class girl, who does not approve of his work and wants him to change.

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Prabhu Deva (as Prabudheva)

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Sunil Kumar Agrawal (dialogue associate), Shabbir Ahmed (lyrics) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Salman Khan ... Radhe
Ayesha Takia ... Jhanvi
Vinod Khanna ... Shrikant Shekhawat
Govind Namdeo ... Police Commissioner Ashraf Taufeeq Khan
Prakash Raj ... Ghani Bhai
Mahesh Manjrekar ... Inspector Talpade
Inder Kumar ... Ajay
Mahek Chahal ... Shaina
Manoj Pahwa ... Sonu Gates
Raju Mavani Raju Mavani ... Datta Pawle
Asseem Merchant Asseem Merchant ... Goldenbhai
Sarfaraz Khan Sarfaraz Khan ... Radhey's friend
Sajid Ali ... Radhey's friend (as Sajid Khan)
Susilakar Gv Susilakar Gv
Prateeksha Lonkar
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Storyline

Mumbai-based middle-classed Jhanvi, who lives with her widowed mother and younger brother, has three suitors. The first is much older and considerably overweight - Sonu Gates. The second is Police Inspector Talpade, who is already married to Nandini, but lusts after Jhanvi so much so that he creates circumstances that will force her to marry him. The third is a male named Radhey - who often comes to her rescue - but breaks her heart when she finds out who is really is - a cold-blooded killer who works for a gangster named Ghanibhai. The later is a ruthless gangster who challenges Police Commissioner Ashraf Taufeeq Khan with impunity, and even abducts his daughter to ensure his personal safety. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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MAFIA WANTS HIM DEAD, POLICE WANTS HIM ALIVE

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

25 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cautat See more »

Filming Locations:

Bangkok, Thailand See more »

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Budget:

INR 200,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital (RCA Sound System)

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Ayesha Takia married Farhan Azmi while shooting for the film, Amongst her last few films. She was also rushing up with her other projects as she did not want to act after her marriage. See more »

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Salman's hairstyles keep changing throughout the film. See more »

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Radhe: Once I committed to something, after that I don't even listen to myself
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There are two alternate ending credits: One with the credits rolling on the left with the title track theme played as instrumental only. Second ending includes a bonus music video of title track song which can be found on DVD prints. See more »

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Referenced in Lai Bhaari (2014) See more »

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Tose Pyaar Karte Hai - Remix
Written by Shabbir Ahmed
Composed by Sajid Ali and Wajid Ali
Performed by Wajid Ali, Sunidhi Chauhan and Earl D'Souza
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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A Good Action and Romantic Movie
25 September 2009 | by Pratik112See all my reviews

This was a surprise in waiting – good action movie that will keep you seated in your seat and make you enjoy watching it. A arrogant, ruthless, sharp shooter and a gangster, who works for a "Don," on his own terms and has no emotions, becomes a killing machine as he starts killing his boss's enemies but then he sees a beautiful woman. At the same time he has enemies.

Starring Salman Khan, Ayesha Takia, Mahesh Manrekar, Vinod Khanna, Om Puri and Sayaji Shinde, this is directed by Prabhudeva and is produced by Boney Kapoor. The music score is provided by Sajid Wajid while Salim Suleiman also provide a good back ground score. Anil Kapoor and Govinda make a special appearance.

The first half contains some comedy along with romance and action and this makes it a good combination to watch but the second half is more action orientated. Salman Khan has suited the role very well and it makes it a change to see him in action after a long time, though he does remove his shirt, while Ayesha Takia, has improved once again. The other actors also make a good contribution to this movie as does Vinod Khanna in a supporting role and whose character really pushes the story to its climax. Some songs are memorable and are worth listening to and the cinematography is also worth watching.

Director Prabhudeva has done a good job in directing this romantic, action movie with added small dose of comedy.

Some may find this too violent but it is a movie that can be watched with your family and is worth watching.


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