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Phata Poster Nikhla Hero (2013)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy | 20 September 2013 (India)
After Vishwas Rao (Shahid Kapoor) is raised up by his Mother (Padmini Kolhapure), who apparently dreams for him to become a Police Inspector. However, he has different plans in mind. Vishwas wants to become a film hero.

Director:

Rajkumar Santoshi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shahid Kapoor ... Vishwas Rao
Ileana D'Cruz ... Kajal
Padmini Kolhapure ... Savitri
Mukesh Tiwari ... Yeshwant Rao / Napolean
Darshan Jariwala ... Shivanand Khare
Saurabh Shukla ... Gundappa Das
Zakir Hussain ... Deepak Ghorpade
Sanjay Mishra ... Guruji
Shiva Natrajan Shiva Natrajan ... Dr. Vinod Khanna
Rana Jung Bahadur ... Villager
Prateek Prateek
Ishtiyaq Ishtiyaq
Vishwanath Vishwanath
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tinnu Anand ... Director
Vishwanath Chatterjee ... Vishwanath
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Storyline

After Vishwas Rao (Shahid Kapoor) is raised by his Mother (Padmini Kolhapure), who apparently dreams of him becoming a Police Inspector. However, he has different plans in mind. Vishwas wants to become a film star. In Mumbai, after helping out a social-worker, Kajal (Ileana D'Cruz), whilst dressed as an Police Inspector for a photo shoot, she mistakes him as an Inspector, and he eventually plays along. Suddenly her mother arrives in Mumbai. How will Vishwas get rid of his troubles? Written by jarlie rao

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Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

20 September 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Torn Poster Let Out a Hero See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$73,688, 27 September 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$390,207, 29 September 2013
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Tips Industries See more »
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Color
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Nargis Fakhri made Special appearance in song "Dhating Naach" in this movie See more »

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2 October 2013 | by n_dhruvSee all my reviews

Phata Poster Nikala Hero is you can say comeback movie for Shahid Kapoor.It has everything dance comedy romance emotions but the pace of the movie is slow and became boring for some kind of audience.Shahid has done brilliant job as action hero and as romantic charming boy.Ileana's performance was good.In some point she has over reacted.Songs were fabulous especially DHATING NAACH,MAIN RANG SARBATON KA & TU MERE AGAL BAGAL HAIN.1st half is totally comedy time pass but there are so many twists in 2nd half.Movie's length is long and pace is little slow.Because this is Rajkumar Santoshi's film definitely there will be more drama and emotions.Shahid Kapoor is the only reason to watch this movie.He is looking stunning and charming in every song.Salman Khan's cameo is highlight of the movie.You will enjoy this scene very much just like in Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani.Overall,watch this movie to enjoy your 2:30 hrs.


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