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Kai po che! (2013)

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Three friends growing up in India at the turn of the millennium set out to open a training academy to produce the country's next cricket stars.

Director:

Abhishek Kapoor

Writers:

Chetan Bhagat (novel), Abhishek Kapoor (adaptation) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rajkummar Rao ... Govind
Sushant Singh Rajput ... Ishaan Bhatt
Amit Sadh ... Omi Shastri
Amrita Puri ... Vidya Bhatt
Digvijay Deshmukh Digvijay Deshmukh ... Ali Hashmi
Asif Basra ... Naseer Hashmi
Manav Kaul ... Bittoo Joshi
Ashish Kakkad Ashish Kakkad ... Vishwas
Muni Jha Muni Jha ... Ishaan's father
Morli Patel Morli Patel ... Govind's mother
Amitabh Srivastava Amitabh Srivastava ... Omi's father
Bina Shah Bina Shah ... Omi's mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Irfan Khan ... Javed
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Storyline

The story goes around the three friends who start a business, also providing coaching classes and tuition. Omi asks for help with his uncle, who is also a political leader, to start this business. Govind provides tuition classes to some children and Ishaan gives cricket coaching. They come to meet a boy, Ali who is gifted with hyper-reflex. Ishaan then starts special coaching for the boy so that the country gets a new star player. But unexpected things happen suddenly and the story takes a turn. Written by Nebzyl

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Taglines:

It's never too easy to achieve something valuable.

Genres:

Drama | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

22 February 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Academia de cricket See more »

Filming Locations:

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$552,765, 22 February 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,122,527, 28 April 2013
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Company Credits

Production Co:

UTV Motion Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Chetan Bhagat's son Ishaan, played a small role in the film. He is shown as a kid insisting his mother to buy him a cricket bat while she goes to temple. See more »

Goofs

Most private vehicles in the movie are shown with white number plates with black alphabets and letters. This system didn't come in place in India till 2002, whereas the movie is set in the year 2000-2001. At that time, number plates used to be 'white on black'. 'Black on white' at that time was used for commercial vehicles. See more »

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References Chaalbaaz (1989) See more »

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Watch it for the direction, intensity and simplicity! A treat.
22 February 2013 | by rahulturboSee all my reviews

Kai Po Che- Magnificent direction and excellent performance by each one of the cast member, you will find it hard to get a loophole there. The film is based on 'The Three Mistakes of My Life', more than the story it is the execution that sets this film apart. On account of direction this movie has set some high standards, it's a through and through professional job; priorities, preferences, perspectives and lives of people are so beautifully gelled that it is a treat to the senses. Music has been used to touch this movie just enough to keep it untouched, yet it has provided the desired effect- may be a notch less you can say This is mostly a single paced film, that in no way means that it is on a lower level; actually whole film has been set up on a higher platform. It is not an outright feel-good thing like DCH or RDB, and it is intense even in it's lightest of moments. The climax is short, fitting and crisp - a message has been delivered without going in disputed territories So, don't go in with any presumptions and watch it for some exceptional stuff but at the same time there is no guarantee for everyone's satisfaction


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