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8 x 10 Tasveer (2009)

Not Rated | | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 3 April 2009 (India)
8 x 10 Tasveer is a movie starring Akshay Kumar, Ayesha Takia, and Javed Jaffrey. A man with the ability to visit the past by looking at photographs, must solve the mystery behind his father's sudden death.

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Credited cast:
... Jai J. Puri / Jeet J. Puri
... Sheila Patel (as Ayesha Takia Azmi)
... Habibullah 'Happi' Pasha (as Jaaved Jaaferi)
... Advocate Anil Sharma
... Sundar Puri (as Anant Mahadevan)
Benjamin Gilani ... Jatin Puri
... Banff Ranger John
Rushad Rana ... Adit
... Savitri
Uttara Baokar ... Bibiji
... Sally Kohli
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Restaurant Patron
Andrea Tully ... Andy Bourdain
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8 X 10 revolves around Jai, a man who has the power to see into the past. He uses this power to help people even though using it nearly kills him every time. When his father, Jatin, dies in a mysterious boating accident, Jai's suspicion is aroused by the appearance of an oddball detective, Happi. The only article that can help him in his investigation is an 8 X 10 photograph taken just minutes before the accident by his mother Savitri that shows Jatin surrounded by his best friend and lawyer, Anil, his adopted son, Adit and younger brother, Sundar. Jai decides to use this photograph to go into the past to unravel the mystery surrounding Jatin's death. As he discovers clues he realizes that his father was actually murdered and that everyone on the boat had a motive. Now on a mission to unmask the killer, he undertakes the dangerous journey of visiting the past repeatedly. A cat and mouse game ensues, with the killer outwitting Jai at every turn. As the bodies pile up and time begins to... Written by Armaan

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INR 35,000,000 (estimated)
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Habibullah Pasha 'Happi': I am 'Happi' with an i.
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I Got The Picture
Written by Bohemia
Composed by Bohemia
Performed by Bohemia
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Bollywood has turned Nagesh into a whore
17 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

Nagesh Kukunoor was one of my idol directors from India. I had never expected anything so cheap from him. Not only the story is a worthless piece of rat-droppings, the direction is crappy too. Akshay Kumar has done what he could, which unfortunately could not save the movie. This is sad time for Indian directors. The director who is capable of making Dor, Iqbal and Hyderabad Blues should never make a cheap thriller like this. This is not only dumbing down his own work, but the whole Hindi art cinema industry. I would also like to plead to Hindi movie fans that, Instead of trying to increase the ratings, please rate Hindi movies seriously. This will help promote them further. Movies like this deserve low score, which makes other better movies recommendable.


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