When his wife becomes the latest victim of a serial killer, Guru blurs the line between good and evil in his pursuit of revenge.

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Mohit Suri

Writers:

Tushar Hiranandani, Milap Zaveri (dialogue)
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Credited cast:
Sidharth Malhotra ... Guru
Riteish Deshmukh ... Rakesh Mahadkar (as Ritesh Deshmukh)
Shraddha Kapoor ... Aisha
Shaad Randhawa ... Aditya
Aamna Sharif ... Sulochana
Jack Wayne Jack Wayne ... Simon
Nihar Gite Nihar Gite ... Manish
Prachi Desai ... Cameo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Meher Acharya Dar Meher Acharya Dar ... Ritiesh's Boss
Rini Das Rini Das ... Mistress
Pravina Bhagwat Deshpande Pravina Bhagwat Deshpande ... Dipu's Mother (as Praveena Deshpande)
Remo Fernandes ... Caesar (Sahiba)
Anagha Joshi Anagha Joshi ... Brijesh's Wife
Rishina Kandhari ... Nurse
Kamal Rashid Khan ... Brijesh
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Every love story has a hero, a heroine, and a villain. But this is the love story of a villain. Guru is a quiet, tough, and ruthless man, who works for a crooked politician. A dark past refuses to let Guru sleep at night until he meets Aisha. He falls in love with her and his life changes. Just when things seem perfect, she falls prey to an attack. Devastated, Guru starts hunting the miscreant and is shocked to learn of his seemingly innocuous and simple identity. Does Guru succeed in getting even with the assailant? And what is the motive behind the killings? The plot thickens as the astonishing mystery unveils and new realizations come to the forefront. Written by Gaurav Thakur

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Prachi Desai played cameo role in this movie. See more »

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When Siddharth puts money in Ritiesh's pocket, there are Rs 500 notes but when Ritiesh hands it to Aamna there are 1000 rs notes. See more »

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References Oldboy (2003) See more »

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Humdard
Written by: Mithun Sharma
Performed by: Arijit Singh
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Ek Villain is cheerful watch but with numerous loopholes.
28 June 2014 | by Shivam_MurariSee all my reviews

Ek Villain one of the anticipated movies of the year, sold out well on Day 1 due to its music and killer trailer. Yes, the trailer looked promising with some serious suspense hidden within, true, but the movie hardly has any suspense. Most of it is predictable at a mile. However, Mohit Suri never said the movie was a suspense thriller. He maintained right from the beginning that the movie is a 'romantic thriller', so coming down to that, Ek Villain is a movie of its KIND!

This movie could have been an out and out entertainment had the script not had some serious loopholes. The writer took quite a few things for granted and also attempted to confuse the audience at places where he couldn't convince them, and it doesn't really work. The movie loses its gripping effect at more than countable places, but the super hit songs come up to bring the mood back.

The narration technique is fantastic. The way romance has been infused in the dark thriller is fabulous. The messages sent out by the movie are fantastic and well dealt with.It has been brought to my attention that it is a rip off of a Korean movie, but given that I haven't seen it, to me all of it came good as new.

Mohit Suri's direction is not as good as it has been in the past, but still sufficing. Shraddha Kapoor is the cheerful part of the film. Even though her '200 pages of dialogue' could be irritating at times,her expressions and her mere presence is enticing. Sidharth Malhotra has come a light years ahead of his last two performances. Yes, his acting wasn't perfect, but it was a daring act and he certainly did carry it well enough, given that it was his third movie. Riteish Deshmukh is the real hero in terms of acting. Playing a role inspired by Joker of Batman the Dark Knight, he shows poise and perfection!

Overall, this movie is definitely worth catching despite being a galore of flaws, given the fact that Mohit Suri ensures his weak plot is supplemented in one way or the other. There is hardly any boring moment in the movie. I'm going with a generous seven-out-of-ten for this flick. Extra marks for Riteish and music.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

27 June 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

A Villain See more »

Filming Locations:

Goa, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$414,116, 29 June 2014

Gross USA:

$730,530

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,278,108
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Balaji Motion Pictures See more »
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