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Amidst strictly enforced curfew by Bombay Police during December 1992 following Hindu-Muslim riots, Suryakant - one of four siblings from Malad's Malvani slums, heads home. While doing so, ... See full summary »

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... Suryakant Sarang
... Zaid
... Farokh
... Devi Sarang
... Surya's mother
... Madhu
Nicolette Bird ... Noorie
... Chandakant
... Surya's father
... Jaleel
... Sub. insp. Shinde
Pushpendar Sain ... Young Chandrakant
Kuldeep Sareen ... Master
Ashok Beniwal ... Sonu seth (as Ashok Kumar Beniwal)
... Rajni
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Amidst strictly enforced curfew by Bombay Police during December 1992 following Hindu-Muslim riots, Suryakant - one of four siblings from Malad's Malvani slums, heads home. While doing so, he reflects on his childhood; his sisters: Devi and Rajni; brother Chandrakant; his dad, Shashikant, as well his mother; his expertise with the Carrom-board; run-ins with extortionist-goon, Jaleel Khan; his friendship with Zaid Khan; his crush on Noorie as well as his plans to find employment in Dubai; why he could not attend Devi's marriage, as well as the tragedy that awaits him. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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A good,meaningful movie with exceptional performances
9 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

Striker is based in Malvani a suburb in Mumbai and depicts the life of Surya, an excellent carom player belonging to middle class Indian family. The story revolves around Mumbai riots of 1992 and moves back and forth in time. The story captures the betting in carom games by a local goon Jaleel played by Aditya Pancholi. Surya is a common young boy and aspires to go to Dubai and make some quick bucks so that monetary pressure on his elder brother Chandra(Anup Soni) is relieved but he gets duped and loses money. In order to recover that money he starts playing carom for money and then gets indulged in some scam with his friend Zaid. The movie has very good screenplay and dialogues are brilliant. Siddarth portrays his character with absolute conviction and traits of a good actor are truly visible in him. Besides him all actors have played their roles to perfection with special mention of Vidya Malvade and Anup Soni. Music is other good point in this film and Cham Cham by Sonu Nigam is high point. Do watch this movie for a meaningful cinema and especially the movie relates to a common Indian at many levels and the Director Chandan Arora has done a brilliant job and given an awesome treatment to the movie. Watch the movie for exceptional performances and exciting story


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