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Action Replay (2010)

Action Replayy (original title)
A young man tries to revive his parents' wilting marriage in a unique manner - travel to the 1970s when their romance was budding and make it bloom. This is more complex than he expects.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Akshay Kumar ... Kishen Chopra
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ... Mala Malhotra / Mala K. Chopra
Om Puri ... Rai Bahadur Dhyanchand
Kiron Kher ... Bholi Devi (as Kirron Kher)
Neha Dhupia ... Mona / Maa Jogeshwari
Rannvijay Singh ... Kundanlal Kapoor (as Rannvijay Singh Singha)
Aditya Roy Kapoor ... Bunty K. Chopra (as Aditya Roy Kapur)
Sudeepa Singh Sudeepa Singh ... Tanya Gonsalves
Randhir Kapoor ... Professor Anthony Gonsalves
Rajpal Yadav ... Bhiku
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alok Kumar Alok Kumar ... Sri Kumaran
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After witnessing nothing but acrimony between his bickering Mumbai-based parents, Kishen and Mala Chopra, Bunty refuses to marry his girlfriend, Tanya Gonsalves. He is then introduced to her eccentric grandfather, Professor Anthony Gonsalves, and finds that the latter has invented a time-travel machine. Bunty travels back in time - specifically Holi 1975 - when Mumbai was called Bombay and gets to meet his parents when they were younger. He is shocked to find his buck-toothed wimpy father, and his mother - a goon-like tomboy. Amidst the terror of Raman Raghav, the impending Emergency of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, banning of multinationals - including Coca Cola - and the Charisma of superstar Rajesh Khanna - he sets about to try and set things right between not only his bickering parents but also his feuding grandparents. He will soon find out that his mother has another admirer - who will not leave any stone unturned to marry her. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Romance 1970s ishtyle See more »

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Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

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India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

5 November 2010 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Action Replay See more »

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The film was previously titled "Flash Foward". See more »

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Bunty tells Kishen that he has meetings with Sachin Tendulkar, Virendra Sehwag and Barack Obama. None of these people were well-known in 1975. See more »

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References Ghajini (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Luk Chup Jaana
Written by Irshad Kamil
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Tulsi Kumar and Krishnakumar Kunnath
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Worth a watch
15 November 2010 | by ShyamNTKSee all my reviews

Bollywood directors are experimenting in a rather harmless manner nowadays, and Action Replayy is the result of such an attempt from Vipul Shah, who entertained us with Namastey London and disappointed us with London Dreams in the previous years. However, Action Replayy is much much better than the boring London Dreams. In fact, it is entertaining and good. Moreover, the movie comes up with a pleasant surprise, Aditya Roy Kapoor. He is that type of typical bollywood guy, with his cute and innocent looks, and he is so lucky to get such a long role in such a big film. He performs equally, or even more than Akshay Kumar, in every sequence. In fact, he is the real hero of the movie. So, the movie is about a son travelling back to 1970s to set his parents' marriage alright. A lot of questions of plagiarism come along with the subject of travelling through time, but I never felt any resemblance with any other movie, this is original work, IMO. There are many flaws in the movie, but still it is enjoyable, with an interesting screenplay and good performances. Also, the songs are good, even though few of them are not properly placed. There are lot of entertaining moments throughout the film, some of them are very good. The performances are good, and Aditya Roy Kapoor is on the top amongst all. Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are good, so as Rannvijay Singh, Om Puri, Kirron Kher, Neha Dhupia, Rajpal Yadav etc. One big letdown is the ending of the movie, the credits begin to roll up so quickly, there should have been a proper ending. May be editor's mistake!!

On the whole, it is a good movie, definitely worth a watch.


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