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Kurbaan (2009)

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A woman finds that her neighbors are terrorists, and her husband is not who he claims to be.

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Renzil D'Silva (as Rensil D'Silva)

Writers:

Renzil D'Silva (screenplay) (as Rensil D'Silva), Niranjan Iyengar (dialogues) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kareena Kapoor ... Avantika Ahuja / Avantika Khan
Lewis Tan ... SWAT Team Member
Saif Ali Khan ... Ehsaan Khan / Khalid
Om Puri ... Bhaijaan
Vivek Oberoi ... Riyaz Mansoori
Dia Mirza ... Rehana
Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... Mansoori
Nauheed Cyrusi ... Salma
Kiron Kher ... Nasreen Appa (as Kirron Kher)
Brian Matthews ... Police Officer
Shishir Sharma ... Professor Qureshi
Carl Burrows ... FBI Agent Bill
Mohammed J. Ali ... Man falling down steps
Akash Khurana ... Ahuja
Damien Colletti ... Train Passenger
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Storyline

Delhi University's Professor Avantika Ahuja meets fellow professor Ehsan Khan in typical Bollywood filmy style, and both fall in love with each other. Her father, who had preferred that she marry a Hindu, reluctantly permits them to get married. They do so, and subsequently re-locate to live in the United States. They buy a house, settle in, and are welcomed by their neighbors, Hamid and Anjum. A few days later Avantika's world will be turned upside down when she finds out that their neighbors are terrorists who want to avenge the deaths of innocent Iraqi and Afghani civilians massacred by British and American forces, and that her husband is not who he claims to be. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Urdu | English

Release Date:

20 November 2009 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Sacrifice See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$403,678, 20 November 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$754,268, 20 December 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,000,000
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Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was the first solo pairing of Saif and Kareena but it bombed badly just like their previous films together. See more »

Quotes

Ehsaan Khan: I like people with opinions. It's the ones who don't have them that scare me.
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Shukran Allah
Written by Niranjan Iyengar
Composed by Salim Merchant and Salim-Sulaiman
Performed by Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal and Salim Merchant
Courtesy of Sonu Music India
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It would keep you in your seat
4 March 2012 | by arabian_draculaSee all my reviews

Overall the movie gives two messages: 1) The Non-Muslims should leave the Muslims alone. 2) 9/11 was carried by Muslims.

But the fact is the it was not. And the whole world knows about, but a subliminal message is given in the movie that Muslims were responsible about 9/11.

Yes both the good and bad side of a human society is shown in the movie i.e. the good Muslims and the Bad Muslims and i believe that it is common in every society irrespective of any religion.

Om Puri is a superb actor and i have always been a great fan of him.

One should watch this movie for the sake of entertainment, however this movie might bring up some emotional anger factors at some points.


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