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Mardaani (2014)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 22 August 2014 (India)
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A story of Shivani Shivaji Roy, Crime Branch, who sets out to confront the mastermind behind a child trafficking mafia.

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Pradeep Sarkar
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rani Mukerji ... Shivani Shivaji Roy
Tahir Raj Bhasin ... Walt / Karan
Priyanka Sharma Priyanka Sharma ... Pyaari
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mona Ambegaonkar ... Meenu Rastogi
Gautam Babbar Gautam Babbar ... Tandon
Vishwa Bhanu Vishwa Bhanu ... Kidnapper
Probir Dutt Probir Dutt ... Rok
Anil George ... Vakeel / Lawyer
Kinjal Jain Kinjal Jain ... Runa
Rio Kapadia Rio Kapadia ... JT. C. P. Sinha
Avneet Kaur Avneet Kaur ... Meera
Peter Manuel Peter Manuel ... Mboso
Peter Muxka Manuel Peter Muxka Manuel ... Mboso
Sharika Raina ... Alka
Digvijay Rohildas Digvijay Rohildas ... Jafar
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Storyline

India is the world's hub for child sex trafficking - Nearly 40,000 children are abducted every year - Every 8 minutes a girl child goes missing in India. Mardaani, is a story of Shivani Shivaji Roy, Crime Branch, who sets out to confront the mastermind behind a child trafficking mafia. Written by Official source

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

22 August 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$183,205
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Yash Raj Films See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Rani Mukherjee married films Producer Aditya Chopra four months before the films release. See more »

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Bollywood "heroes" can learn from the heroines
23 August 2014 | by erisedwitch45See all my reviews

Nowadays when the so-called superstars of bollywood (Salman, Akshay, SRK etc) make such mindless & nonsensical movies in the name of leave-your- brains-at-home comedies (like Kick & Ready & Dabang & Entertainment & what not), Mardaani is a refreshing change.

I am not saying that it's a gem or the best movie out there but it is good. It has a good (although not many twists or turns) story, powerful acting by Rani and the supporting cast, no out-of-context songs and very nice ending.

I see a trend that Bollywood heroines are trying to come up with good movies like Kangana in Queen, Revolver Rani; Priyanka in Mary Kom, Fashion; Vidya in Kahani, No one killed Jessica etc where as the 40+ year old "heroes" are still stuck in the 90s; churning out stupid movies where the girl is mainly for songs. I don't have a problem with those kind of movies too if they are decent; which many aren't. I love a good comedy or action movie as much as I enjoy a serious one. But the movies made by the male "superstars" are not even funny or entertaining; though surprisingly, those movies are in the 200 crore etc club.

I hope we as an audience start to appreciate some diversity that movies like Mardaani portray.


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