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Dil Kabaddi (2008)

The plot is similar to that of Woody Allen's movie named "Husbands and Wives".

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Anil Senior
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Cast

Credited cast:
Irrfan Khan ... Samit
Rahul Bose ... Rishi Sharma
Rahul Khanna ... Veer
Konkona Sen Sharma ... Simi
Soha Ali Khan ... Mita
Payal Rohatgi ... Kaya
Shivani Tanksale Shivani Tanksale ... Sush
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Saba Azad ... Raaga (as Saba Azaad)
Mohit Chauhan Mohit Chauhan ... Rajat
Deepak Dutta Deepak Dutta ... Chirag
Arjun Mahajan Arjun Mahajan ... Zaheer
Micky Makhija Micky Makhija ... Sharma
Shilpa Mehta Shilpa Mehta ... Mrs. Sharma
Abhinandana Sharma Abhinandana Sharma ... Juhi
R.P. Sharma R.P. Sharma ... God Man
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Storyline

Colaba-based Rishi Sharma and his wife, Simi, hope their friends, Samit and Mita are pregnant when they get together, but instead they inform them that they are separating. Shocked at this news, they attempt to figure out what went wrong. Eventually Samit moves out and lives with Kaya, an Aerobics and Yoga instructor, while Mita has an admirer in Veer, Simi's co-worker. Eventually the estranged couple find they cannot live without each other and patch-up. The foursome get together to celebrate, and this is where Rishi and Simi will find that their seemingly harmonious married life is not perfect either. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

5 December 2008 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Shailesh Singh Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Budget:

INR 80,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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The film was previously titled " Bubblegum". See more »

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Remake of Husbands and Wives (1992) See more »

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Ehsaan
Written by Sachin Gupta
Composed by Sachin Gupta
Performed by Sachin Gupta and Jaspreet Singh
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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Strictly for adult viewing !!!
5 December 2008 | by shariquehashmiSee all my reviews

Till sometime back, the three-letter word, sex, was considered taboo on the Hindi screen. But it's out of the closet now. Dil Kabaddi goes a step further it takes you inside the bedroom of two couples and makes you listen to the bedroom chat that they indulge in, bringing the sex lives out in the open.It tries to explore fields like sexual needs and fantasies in marriage but the movie ends up showing nothing but confused relationships .

Dil Kabaddi is a humorous and exaggerated take on the dynamics of the relationships between married couples, without being judgemental. It reveals the internal dilemma of the characters as they struggle to maintain or easily let go of their marriages, to fulfill their deeper desires.

Rahul Bose and Irrfan Khan have done challenging roles and same for the actresses Soha Ali Khan and Konkona. The film has been made keeping multiplex viewers in mind but it is not for kids and families. Even all multiplex viewers won't go for the kind of confusion concept.

The question is not whether Indian audiences are ready for a theme like this. The question is, does the script hold your attention for the next 2 hours? Sadly, it doesn't!


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