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Dedh Ishqiya (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 10 January 2014 (India)
Two lousy crooks find paradise in the seven stages of love.

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Abhishek Chaubey

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Vishal Bhardwaj (dialogue), Vishal Bhardwaj (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Madhuri Dixit ... Begum Para
Naseeruddin Shah ... Khalujan
Arshad Warsi ... Babban Hussain
Huma Qureshi ... Munniya
Vijay Raaz ... Jaan Mohammad
Manoj Pahwa ... Noor Mohammad Italvi
Salman Shahid Salman Shahid ... Mushtaq Bhai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Raymond D'Souza Raymond D'Souza ... Begger
Avdhesh Kumar Avdhesh Kumar
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Dedh Ishqiya is a 2014 Indian comedy thriller film. Out from jail, Khalujaan a.k.a Iftekhar (Naseeruddin Shah) and Babban (Arshad Warsi) have stolen a necklace made of royal jewels and are on the run. They part ways and meet at the Majidabad palace, where Iftekhar is competing with Urdu poets to win the heart of the nawab's widow Begum Para (Madhuri Dixit). Her quick-witted and mysterious friend and assistant Munniya (Huma Qureshi) slowly warms up to Babban and they together plot a kidnapping. Khalujaan (Naseeruddin Shah)and Babban (Arshad Warsi), the two romantic thieves are back in Dedh Ishqiya, sequel to the acclaimed and successful Ishqiya with their romantic adventures. And this time love will take them through the SEVEN STAGES OF LOVE... with the beautiful and dangerous Madhuri Dixit as Begum Para and Huma Qureshi as Munniya. Written by Sukh Sandhu

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Urdu

Release Date:

10 January 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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The character played by Huma Qureshi was offered to Kangana Ranaut. Ranaut dropped the project due to conflicting schedules and Huma finally got the part. See more »

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A visual treat - Best Bollywood sequel ever
10 January 2014 | by anshul-singhSee all my reviews

Vishal Bharadwaj's Dedh Ishqiya offers legendary Maduri Dixit the perfect platform for a comeback. Arshad Warsi and Naseeruddin Shah as Babban and Khaalu are entertaining as they were in Ishqiya. Their chemistry is cracking, sizzling, an absolute delight to watch. Madhuri Dixit-Nene is ethereal and absolutely ageless as Begum Para. When you watch her on screen dancing and singing, it's almost like you are savoring a glass of good wine that lingers delightfully on your palate.

Huma Qureshi holds her own amidst a set of great actors. Director, Abhishek Chaubey creates a grander plot this time as the story, plot, look, feel, characters and music are interwoven intricately.

Possibly the best Bollywood sequel ever made.


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