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Ishqiya (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 29 January 2010 (USA)
While on the run from goons, a man and his nephew fall for a kidnapper's seductive widow.

Director:

Abhishek Chaubey

Writers:

Vishal Bhardwaj (screenplay), Sabrina Dhawan (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Vidya Balan ... Krishna
Naseeruddin Shah ... Khalujaan
Arshad Warsi ... Babban Hussain
Salman Shahid Salman Shahid ... Mushtaq
Adil Hussain ... Vidyadhar Verma
Rajesh Sharma ... Kamalkant Kakkad
Anupama Kumar ... Manju
Gauri Mala Gauri Mala ... Mamta
Alok Kumar Alok Kumar ... Nandu (as Aalok Kumar)
Anisha Bano Anisha Bano ... Tai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rakesh Sharma Rakesh Sharma ... Pizza boy
Jai Singh Jai Singh
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Storyline

Ishqiya is a story about love arising in characters, portrayed uniquely according to their own personal traits. The situations in the plot lead the characters to experience the emotion creeping into their lives in the most unexpected manner. Written by Shemaroo Entertainment Pvt Ltd

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

29 January 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Glücksritter See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Preity Zinta was the initial choice for the female lead but turned it down. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 20 mins) When Khalujaan fired at Kamalkant's runaway car to stop him, the car was going downhill, while the gun was held level with his outstretched arm, the resulting aim of which would have caused the shot to go over the car, thus missing the car completely. But, the shot had ended up hitting the tyre and bursting it. See more »

Connections

Features Waqt (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Ibn E Batuta
Performed by Sukhwinder Singh, Mika Singh
Lyrics by Gulzar
Music by Vishal Bhardwaj
Music on T-Series
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Fantastic Film!
8 March 2010 | by Stoneh786See all my reviews

This is what a good movie is all about - The authentic setting of village life with beautiful cinematography, the 3 main starts were perfect - I for one could not picture any other actress alive in Hindi cinema that could have delivered the role what Vidya played. Everything could be read from her emotions without her saying anything.

You know how good a film is when you can read and feel each character as they interact with each other - almost as good as a book.

Without spoiling the film I urge everyone to watch this gem and really do wish it wins awards it deserves. Hindi cinema needs to embrace these new type of film styles - were all fed up with rich brats in foreign lands scenario. Hope YC and KJ are taking a note from these clever films - you don't need mega stars or million dollar budgets to produce a film.

Whats refreshing is most people who have posted a review have said similar things. So I am glad I am not alone when I think Hindi Cinema needs to encourage directors/writers that produce films like these.

9/10


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