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Aamir (2008)

A doctor of Indian origin returning to Mumbai from London is forced to participate in a terrorist plot.

Director:

Raj Kumar Gupta

Writer:

Raj Kumar Gupta (story screenplay and dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rajeev Khandelwal ... Dr. Aamir Ali
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aishwarya ... Falak
Vasan Bala ... Messenger at Airport
Chinkal Chinkal ... Nargis
Shashanka Ghosh Shashanka Ghosh
Rohitashv Gour Rohitashv Gour ... Custum officer at airport (as Rohitash Gaud)
Jhilmil Hazrika Jhilmil Hazrika ... Girl at Indo-Gulf Hotel
Junaid Junaid ... Jameel
Amar Kaushik Amar Kaushik ... Stud in the bus
Abhas Khan Abhas Khan ... Kid in BEST bus
Allauddin Khan Allauddin Khan ... Taxi driver
Prasoon Narayan Prasoon Narayan
Gajraj Rao ... Man on cellphone
Sneha Sneha ... Shabana
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Storyline

Aamir Ali lives a middle-classed lifestyle in Mumbai along with his dad, Rashid; mom, Taranum; three sisters: Nargis, Shabana, and Falak; and a brother, Jameel. After his dad passes away, Aamir re-locates to Britain, studies, obtains a medical degree, and returns home. Upon arrival at Mumbai Airport, he is hassled by the Customs Officer and his baggage is searched several times. Finally, he is permitted to leave. Outside the airport he is approached by two men on a motorbike, and one of them hands him a cellphone. Aamir accepts the cellphone and thus begins his nightmare that will propel him all the way to Dongri, then to Bhendi Bazar, where he will be given a red suitcase containing cash. He will be told that he must deliver this suitcase at another location within a specified time or else his family will all be killed. Aamir agrees to do so but before he could even arrive at the location, the suitcase gets stolen. The question remains: will Aamir be able to locate it and deliver it ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Kaun Kehta Hai, Aadmi Apni Kismat Khud Likhta Hai? (Who says that man scripts his own destiny by himself?) See more »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

6 June 2008 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Амир See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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INR 50,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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Remake of a Fillipino movie Cavite See more »

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Chakkar Ghoomyo
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Ultimate debut for everybody, very good movie
6 June 2008 | by khabilepravinSee all my reviews

You might have seen many good Bollywood movies but I am sure you surely haven't seen something like this. Most of Bollywood cinema almost always is all about glamor, fancy locations, item numbers and typical love stories. This is one of the very few movies which stick to reality and dare to be different than other. Prepare yourself to see the dark side of Mumbai unlike the glamors side of it you might have seen it in most of other movies.

I will not tell anything about the plot because the less you know about it the more you will enjoy the movie.It will surely pull you in the shoes of the lead character from the very first scene.

Background score and music is just perfect with the theme of the movie.

This is a debut movie for most of the cast and crew surely most amazing debut in Bollywood after a very very long time.

This surely is best of this year, don't miss this one.


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