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Filmistaan (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 6 June 2014 (USA)
In Mumbai, affable Bollywood buff and wanna-be-actor Sunny, who works as an assistant director, fantasizes on becoming a heart-throb star. However, at every audition he is summarily thrown ... See full summary »

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Nitin Kakkar

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Nitin Kakkar
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sharib Hashmi ... Sunny
Inaamulhaq ... Aftaab
Kumud Mishra ... Mehmood
Gopal Dutt ... Jawaad
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ravi Sah ... Haafiz (as Ravi Bhushan Bhartiya)
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In Mumbai, affable Bollywood buff and wanna-be-actor Sunny, who works as an assistant director, fantasizes on becoming a heart-throb star. However, at every audition he is summarily thrown out. Undeterred, he goes with an American crew to remote areas in Rajasthan to work on a documentary. One day an Islamic terrorist group kidnaps him for the American crew-member. Sunny finds himself on enemy border amidst guns and pathani-clad guards, who decide to keep him hostage until they locate their original target. The house In which he is confined belongs to a Pakistani, whose trade stems from pirated Hindi films, which he brings back every time he crosses the border. Soon, the two factions realize that they share a human and cultural bond. The film shows how cinema can be the universal panacea for co-existence. Written by UTV Motion Pictures

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Comedy

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

6 June 2014 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,113, 8 June 2014

Gross USA:

$45,406

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$45,406
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2.35 : 1
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Short, light in tone, some fun moments
9 August 2018 | by devesh2007See all my reviews

Movie succeeds in most parts with great acting, okay-ish music and soundtrack, and good cinematography. I don't wish to criticise a small budget movie too harshly, especially when they are good with script and storytelling, but editing was a bit too loose. Dialogues were good and witty in parts but could've been better.


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