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Karzzzz (2008)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Musical | 17 October 2008 (India)
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A singer/dancer, while on tour, starts hallucinating and having visions of having been there before.

Director:

Satish Kaushik

Writers:

Shiraz Ahmed (screenplay & dialogues), Sameer (lyrics)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Himesh Reshammiya ... Monty Oberoi
Urmila Matondkar ... Kamini R. Verma
Shweta Kumar Shweta Kumar ... Tina
Dino Morea ... Ravi Shantaprasad Verma
Raj Babbar ... G.G. Oberoi
Danny Denzongpa ... Kabira
Gulshan Grover ... Sir Juda
Rohini Hattangadi ... Mrs. Verma
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Asrani ... College Principal
Smita Bansal ... Jyoti S. 'Pinky' Verma
Sudhir Dalvi ... Dr. Shastri
Jenny Freeman Jenny Freeman ... White Extra
Daniel Green Daniel Green ... Obsessed Fan
Imran Hasnee Imran Hasnee ... Mahesh - Tina's dad
Bakhtiyaar Irani ... Dr. Dayal
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Storyline

Singer/Dancer Monty Oberoi meets and falls in love with Tina. He then starts hallucinating and having visions of an unknown place. His doctors advise him to take a break and he decides to travel to Kenya, where Tina resides with her uncle, Kabira, and guardian, Kamini. Monty experiences more incidents and feels as if he has been here before, while Tina notices that he appears to be more attracted to Kamini than herself. Neither are aware that Monty will soon be entrapped in a plot that will result in his sudden death. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Vengence is Back


Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

17 October 2008 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Bhushan Kumar's Karz See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,063,843
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The producer's approached Feroz Khan to play Gulshan Grover's role ( Prem Nath's in the original Karz). But due to his declining health, he turned down the role. See more »

Connections

Remake of Karz (1980) See more »

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Dhoom Tere Ishq Ki
Written by Sameer
Composed by Himesh Reshammiya
Performed by Himesh Reshammiya
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Fails to Entertain!
19 August 2010 | by namashi_1See all my reviews

A remake of the 1980 cult-hit 'Karz', re-titled with a thousand more ZZZZ, comes out a disappointment. Satish Kaushik, a veteran in the Indian Film Industry, has made competent films before. But, in 'Karzzzz' he hits a low. When you remake a successful film, your ought to stay faithful to it. But over-here, there is a new twist, which, simply doesn't work.

Urmila reprises the role of Simi, the vamp. Dino does a cameo as what Raj Kiran did. Himesh, is Rishi Kapoor "The Iconic Hero" Monty. It's a musical, and yes "In This Department", the soundtrack is as magical as the original. Till now everything is going steady.

But! But! But!... this remake has a sloppy second hour. The twist in the tale, lacks legs. It struggles to walk, but it is simply handicap. The climax, is very poor. It leaves no impact whatsoever! Also, Characters played by Gulshan Grover & Raj Babbar do nothing in the film. Why put these characters in the first place?

Satish Kaushik's direction is alright. The screenplay goes for a toss. Himesh's Soundtrack is fantastic. In fact, the sole saving grace. Each song has a feel to it, and each is memorable. Bravo, indeed!

In the acting department, Himesh is not bad at all. Comparing him to Rishi Kapoor is like comparing a Fish to a Shark! As Monty, he has done fairly well. Urmila hams as the Vamp. New-Find Shweta Kumar is passable. Danny Denzongpa is bland. Rohini Hattangadi doesn't get much scope. Gulshan Grover is wasted in an ill-written role. Ditto for Raj Babbar. Dino Morea in a special appearance, is decent. Bakhtiyaar Irani is mechanical.

On the whole, Watch the original again. But if you really want to watch this 2008 box office flop, I suggest you only expect scant entertainment from this one!


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