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Talaash (2012)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 30 November 2012 (India)
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Inspector Surjan Shekhawat, who is dealing with a depressing past, has to investigate a high profile murder case, deal with his crumbling marriage and use the help and solace of a prostitute by the name of Rosie.

Director:

Reema Kagti

Writers:

Farhan Akhtar (dialogue), Anurag Kashyap (additional dialogue) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aamir Khan ... Surjan Singh Shekhawat
Kareena Kapoor ... Rosie
Rani Mukerji ... Roshni Shekhawat
Nawazuddin Siddiqui ... Tehmur
Rajkummar Rao ... Devrath Kulkarni (as Raj Kumar)
Rajshri Deshpande ... Priya
Vivan Bhatena ... Armaan Kapoor
Subrat Dutta ... Shashi Naik
Aditi Vasudev ... Mallika
Sheeba Chaddha ... Nirmala
Vikas Shrivastav ... Goon 1
Shernaz Patel ... Frenny Mistry
Ashish Nayyar Ashish Nayyar ... Sudhir
Ashraf Ul Haq Ashraf Ul Haq ... Pimp 2 (as Ashraf-Ul-Haque)
Jineet Rath Jineet Rath ... Karan Shekhawat
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Storyline

Seeing reflections of Mumbai under the red light, Talaash is a tale of love lost, fatal attraction and above all the quest to solve a perfect crime. Suspense at its core, Talaash explores Mumbai's underbelly like never before. Aamir Khan plays an investigation officer, Inspector Shekhawat who receives a phone call early in the morning informing him about death and an accident and how everything starts to unfold from there. The case turns into a life altering chase for Inspector Shekhawat when he is forced to reel under the repercussions of a broken married life with his wife Roshni played by Rani Mukherji and come face to face with his suppressed grief. Being on his investigational quest and fighting it out with personal struggle, Inspector Shekhawat meets a sex worker Rosie played by Kareena Kapoor who further adds shades of mystery to the puzzle. What looks like a simple car accident investigation turns into a haunting mystery as further investigations show many anomalies stringed ... Written by Reliance Entertainment

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Answer Lies Within


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English | Marathi | Tamil

Release Date:

30 November 2012 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

A nyomozás - Egy rejtély részletei See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,395,080 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,638,706, 2 December 2012

Gross USA:

$2,871,956

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,277,766
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Aamir Khan learned how to swim for the film, which took him about four months. See more »

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Crazy Credits

A short scene plays after the end credits as an epilogue. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK theatrical release omits a brief shot of a man using illegal drugs during the opening titles, this was at the request of the BBFC in order to help the film receive it's requested '12A' category. The shot was later restored for the DVD release of the film which was passed '15' uncut. See more »

Connections

References The Deer Hunter (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Jhalak Dikhlaja
(uncredited)
Written by Sameer
Performed by Himesh Reshammiya
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Watchable just till the climax
30 November 2012 | by naw_nwaSee all my reviews

So keeping in mind to not disturb any one else's movie experience by giving out any spoilers ,, i would like to review this movie in short. All the AAMIR KHAN bluff of great movies is likely to get over after this one, he had a great time for last few year. Let me give points to just sum up how i felt about different aspects.

Entertainment - 4/10( A few laughs and mostly u will keep searching in your head)

Acting - 9/10 ( Especially Nawazuddin sahab)

Suspense - 8/10 (The core of the suspense was terrible but the unfolding was great.

Direction - 6/10 ( Some scenes really awesome, but some just bore u to death)

Plot- 5/10 ( The way it was hyped , "THE ANSWER LIES WITHIN",, if this was another country ,, the producers would have been sued for giving wrong info of the services the consumers paid for)

Overall- 7/10( Its a really watchable movie than the crap bollywood is producing these years,, don't go with ultra high expectations,, not memorable,and even if would be good if u don't't watch M NIGHT SHYAMALAN movies,,, ohhh and yes one point i gave extra just for Nawazuddin siddique)


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