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Raavan (2010)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 18 June 2010 (USA)
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A bandit leader kidnaps the wife of the policeman who killed his sister, but later falls in love with her.

Director:

Mani Ratnam

Writers:

Mani Ratnam (screenplay), Vijay Krishna Acharya (dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Abhishek Bachchan ... Beera Munda
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ... Ragini
Govinda ... Sanjeevani Kumar
Vikram ... SP Dev Pratap Sharma (as 'Chiyaan' Vikram)
Ajay Gehi ... Hariya
Ravi Kishan ... Mangal
Priyamani ... Jamuni
Nikhil Dwivedi ... Inspector Hemant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ganesh Acharya
Ashraf Ul Haq Ashraf Ul Haq ... Dacoait
Mangala Kenkre Mangala Kenkre
Tejaswini Kolhapure Tejaswini Kolhapure
Manoj Mishra Manoj Mishra
Faisal Rashid Faisal Rashid
Pankaj Tripathi ... (as Pankaj Tripathy)
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Storyline

Ragini re-locates to distant Lal Matti along with her Superintendent of Police husband, Dev Pratap Sharma, in order to enable him to apprehend a bandit, Beera Munda. Shortly thereafter her life will be turned upside down when she will be abducted by Beera and held captive. It is during this captivity she will not only find out that her fate will be decided within 14 hours, but also the real reason behind her abduction. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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abduction | police | manhunt | gun | fight | See All (21) »

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Ten Heads. Ten Minds. A Hundred Voices. One man. See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

18 June 2010 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$480,703, 20 June 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$705,504, 4 July 2010
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Dolby Digital

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Ragini's clothes were designed by Indian fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherji. See more »

Quotes

Ragini: Kill me if you want, but I won't go!
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Soundtracks

Beera Beera, Beera Ke Sau Maathey
Lyrics by Gulzar
Music by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Vijay Prakash and Keerthi Sagathia
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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A spiritual journey with poetic insight - RAAVAN
21 June 2010 | by sriram_mSee all my reviews

What a man seeks from maniratnam's movies. Not but purity, poetry, beauty, artistic intensity(Very few can reach such depths) and finally truth. What is his intrinsic authority to define what right and what is wrong?

Some of his movies are fierceful with electrifying emotions and some are merely soulful and poetic like torrents of silent river with the dancing of light and shadow. May sometimes intellectuals and mob can't find entertainment from his movies. But few are with vibrant and sensible hearts with child's like enthusiasm could feel the power, depth and humility in his movies. He is one of the greatest artists of our time which world couldn't able to understand. He didn't get fame what he deserves. Like the poems of rabindranath tagore, as you muse and feel more and more you will get more spiritual experience from his movies. Like terrance malik's movies his movies dissolve with nature and poetic sadness and with life's music. They will open our hearts to life, love and beauty.

For those who want to know what life are, what are morals, what is right and what is wrong. Are they prefixed and reformulated. Or shall we explore, question ourselves with abundance of love in our hearts towards the things of world to know ourselves what is truth. That journey is RAAVAN. Few may don't like this movie because they may not get thrill from the movie. Only sheer poetry, exploration of truth exists in the movie.

Master story teller's hands are as soft as ever. Though, for this movie those are more complex because those are now more simpler.


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