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Bol Bachchan (2012)

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All hell breaks loose when a Muslim man breaks a temple lock to save a little child, thus for his safety keeps a Hindu name, where he starts making web of lies.

Director:

Rohit Shetty

Writers:

Yunus Sajawal (screenplay), Sajid (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Bachchan
Ajay Devgn ... Prithviraj Raghuvanshi
Abhishek Bachchan ... Abbas Ali / Abhishek Bachchan
Asin ... Sania Ali / Apeksha
Prachi Desai ... Radhika Raghuvanshi
Archana Puran Singh ... Zohra / Madhumati
Asrani ... Shastri
Jeetu Verma ... Vikrant Raghuvanshi
Krishna Abhishek ... Ravi Shastri
Neeraj Vora ... Maakhan
Naushaad Abbas Naushaad Abbas ... Prithvi Singh's Right Hand
Harish Shetty Harish Shetty
Padmini Sardesai Padmini Sardesai ... Nakli Mother
Sarika Degawkar Sarika Degawkar ... Maid
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Storyline

When a child falls into the well of the temple and Abbas breaks the temple's lock to save the child. When Prithviraj arrives at the scene, Ravi says Abbas's name as Abhishek Bachchan to avoid religious controversies of a temple being broken open by a Muslim. Prithviraj hires Abhishek Bachchan (Abbas) and is happy with his work, but Ravi and his friends have to come up with a new plan when Prithviraj spots Abbas celebrating Eid as a Muslim. Abbas and the others convince Prithviraj that the one celebrating Eid was actually 'Abbas', an effeminate man and classical Kathak dancer. Things become worse for Abbas and Ravi when Prithviraj kindly hires Abbas for teaching Kathak to his sister Radhika (Prachi Desai). The more Abbas tries to manage his dual life without letting Prithviraj know, the more he has to lie to cover up other lies; this forms the crux of the story.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

We came from them. They will come for us. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sequences of action violence, thematic elements and brief mild language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

6 July 2012 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Обманщик See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 700,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$561,996, 8 July 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,216,258, 29 July 2012
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Genelia D'Souza was signed for the film but opted out. See more »

Goofs

Shastri introduces about his son Ravi to Abbas and Sania before he comes as if they don't know him. However when Ravi comes, he says he has visited Abbas's and Sania's home many times and greets them. See more »

Quotes

Prithviraj Raghuvanshi: Aata Maajhi Satakli. (Now my head gear has gone to the sides.)
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Connections

Features Gol Maal (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Bol Bol Bachchan
Written by Farhad and Sajid
Produced by Himesh Reshammiya
Performed by Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Himesh Reshammiya, Mamta Sharma and Vineet Singh
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Waste of time
11 July 2012 | by harrym63See all my reviews

Bakwaas story... In spite of this, very good direction by Rohit Shetty. Very good acting by Ajay Devgan, Abishek Bachchan. Koja Abbas was good too.

Scriptwriters for the movie should get the worst scriptwriting award for this movie... Even a fifth grader could come up with a better story than this. But Rohit Shetty has done an excellent job of directing a bad story. Since the story is absolutely worst, it seems Rohit Shetty has painstakingly gone through the trouble of giving the movie a life. If the movie was directed by a bad director, the movie would be a total flop. Kudos to Rohit for his brilliance.

Ajay Devgan was very humorous with his English.


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