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Various residents and career-criminals face challenges in crime-laden Mumbai.

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Krishna D.K. (as Krishna DK), Raj Nidimoru

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Krishna D.K. (story & screenplay), Raj Nidimoru (story & screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Sendhil Ramamurthy ... Abhay
Tusshar Kapoor ... Tilak
Nikhil Dwivedi ... Ramesh
Preeti Desai ... Shalmili
Sundeep Kishan ... Sawan Murthy
Pitobash ... Mandook
Radhika Apte ... Sapna
Girija Oak Girija Oak ... Sejal
Amit Mistry Amit Mistry ... Tipu
Zakir Hussain ... Extortionist
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Mahesh Gupta Mahesh Gupta ... Bookstore Salesman
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An NRI faces threats from extortionists when he opens a small business and goes out with an aspiring model. He refuses to pay, both are stalked, and when he complains to the police, they not only shrug it off but offer 'protection' for a price. With increasing pressure, he must now make a decision to re-locate or submit to their demands. Tilak and his friends are career criminals, and sell merchandise that they steal from passengers using public transportation. He also buys best-selling novels, has copies printed, and has them sold at busy traffic signals. Things change when his group find guns and an explosive device in a stolen bag. Sawan Murthy wants to be a cricketer and must come up with Rs.10 Lakhs in order to be inducted in the 20/20 team. He has no money, nobody will lend him any, and he considers robbing the Citizen's Co-operative Bank. Just some of the challenges faced by regular Mumbaites and criminals in this crime-laden city. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Release Date:

28 April 2011 (India) See more »

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Городской переполох See more »

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The makers had got the script and dialogues ready much before the production of the first movie '99', but they weren't sure about the treatment to give to it. So they decided to make a short out of it and cast Pitobhash in it. His role was liked so much that he landed a role in 99 and later as Mandu in the feature release. See more »

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SITC made all the right sounds
7 May 2011 | by chatterjee_sunSee all my reviews

Another slick Mumbai stories about a bunch of people trying to make things work in this mad city. The story has five main characters a small time publisher of pirated books, couple of small time thugs, an NRI trying to start a business in India and a young boy trying hard to make his name in corrupt cricket world.

The lives of all the characters intertwine during the course of the plot. Tushar kapoor's acting is just on par at best and so are most actors, including Senthil Ramamurty who plays NRI Abhay in fact seems to be overacting in parts. The surprise element was Pritosh Tripatht playing 'Mandook' he is a revelation very believable in his role of a dumb goon/ sidekick.

The movie has a fresh feel and the song 'Saibo' very melodious. Overall a good attempt by directors Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK.


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