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De Dana Dan (2009)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime | 27 November 2009 (USA)
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Two down on their luck men tries to kidnap a wealthy businesswoman's dog to demand a hefty ransom from her. Things goes haywire when the dog goes missing and plan begins to deteriorate, leading to further chaos and confusion.

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Nitin Bankar
... Ram Mishra
... Anjali Kakkad
... Manpreet B. Oberoi
... Harbans Chaddha
... Brijmohan Oberoi
... Kaala Krishna Murari
... Dagdu
... Kakkad
... Pammi H. Chaddha
... Paramjeet Singh Lamba
... Kamini Kaur Lamba
... Mamu
... Anu Chopra
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Swatantra Bharat ... Goon
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Singapore-based Nitin Bankar's education was paid for by his employer, Kuljeet Kaur, and he, after the passing of his father, works as an unpaid maid-chauffeur for her until such time he pays off whatever she had spent. He is in love with gorgeous Anjali Kakkad but her father refuses to give his consent for this alliance. Desperate to get out of this situation, Nitin attempts suicide, albeit in vain, and then cooks up a scheme to abduct Kuljeet's pet, Mulchand, demand a hefty ransom, and then marry Anjali. He seeks assistance from his equally deadbeat-courier deliveryman, Ram Mishra, who wants to wed tall and pretty Manpreet Oberoi, and both book a room in Pan Pacific Hotel. However, Murphy's Law and a host of assorted characters get involved - resulting in hilarious and uncontrollable chaos. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The great entertainers are back

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Comedy | Crime

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27 November 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aise Ko Taisa  »

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Budget:

INR 1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$577,381, 29 November 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$944,979, 13 December 2009
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Film had and ensemble cast of actors. See more »

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Akshay's hairstyle changes in some scenes. See more »

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Edited into Tees Maar Khan (2010) See more »

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Paisa Paisa - Club Mix
Written by Manak-E, Rhythm Dhol Bass (RDB) and Selina
Composed by Rhythm Dhol Bass (RDB)
Performed by Manak-E, Rhythm Dhol Bass (RDB) and Selina
Courtesy of Venus Records and Tapes Ltd.
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Great Entertainer
28 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

The movie was hilarious and Akki Suniel Paresh and Johnny lever are the best out of all the characters in the movie! The movie will probably be big hit. DE DANA DAN has so many characters that it gets difficult to pinpoint or single out any one actor. Akshay is at his best in a Priyadarshan film and DE DANA DAN proves it. Suniel is natural to the core. Paresh is incredible; he pitches in a superb act. Katrina and Sameera don't have much to do. Amongst the plethora of actors, Johny Lever, Neha Dhupia, Manoj Joshi, Asrani, Vikram Gokhale and Archana Puransingh deserve special mention. DE DANA DAN is targeted at the masses and it delivers laughter in abundance. Leave your brains behind to enjoy this madcap entertainer!


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