8.0/10
7,414
53 user 10 critic

Ankhon Dekhi (2013)

Ankhon Dekhi centers around Raje Bauji, played by Sanjay Mishra who, after a dramatic incident, decides that he will only believe what he sees with his eyes.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Top Rated Indian Movies #87 | 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Masaan (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Four lives intersect along the Ganges: a low caste boy hopelessly in love, a daughter ridden with guilt of a sexual encounter ending in a tragedy, a hapless father with fading morality, and... See full summary »

Director: Neeraj Ghaywan
Stars: Richa Chadha, Sanjay Mishra, Vicky Kaushal
Titli (2014)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Titli, the youngest member of a car-jacking brotherhood wants to escape the family business. He and his wife form a pact to set free from their family roots. But is escape possible?

Director: Kanu Behl
Stars: Shashank Arora, Ranvir Shorey, Shivani Raghuvanshi
Gulaal (2009)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A law student witnesses deception, homicide, and crime after being elected as General Secretary of his college.

Director: Anurag Kashyap
Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Raj Singh Chaudhary, Jesse Randhawa
Ugly (2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The case of a missing girl takes us through a journey of human greed and brushes upon the egos and repressed emotions of the characters.

Director: Anurag Kashyap
Stars: Rahul Bhat, Ronit Roy, Tejaswini Kolhapure
Shahid (2012)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The account of Human Rights lawyer Shahid Azmi, an ordinary citizen with an extraordinary commitment to justice.

Director: Hansal Mehta
Stars: Rajkummar Rao, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Baljinder Kaur
Aligarh (2015)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A true story of Dr. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was suspended from his job because of his sexual orientation.

Director: Hansal Mehta
Stars: Sukhesh Arora, Manoj Bajpayee, Balaji Gauri
Dev.D (2009)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

After breaking up with his childhood sweetheart, a young man finds solace in drugs. Meanwhile, a teenage girl is caught in the world of prostitution. Will they be destroyed, or will they find redemption?

Director: Anurag Kashyap
Stars: Abhay Deol, Mahie Gill, Kalki Koechlin
Maqbool (2003)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The intrigue of the Shakespearean tragedy 'Macbeth' is transposed to the Mumbai underworld.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Pankaj Kapur
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A Delhi based retired middle class man tries half-heartedly to get his land back from a swindling property dealer with the help of his sons and their friends.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee
Stars: Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Parvin Dabas
Udaan (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Expelled from his school, a 16-year old boy returns home to his abusive and oppressive father.

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane
Stars: Rajat Barmecha, Sanjay Gandhi, Ronit Roy
Adventure | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Using only a hammer and a chisel, a man spends twenty-two years carving a road through a treacherous mountain.

Director: Ketan Mehta
Stars: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte, Ashutosh Acharya
Action | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Ravi Bhushan Bhartiya, Hemendra Dandotiya
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bauji
... Amma (as Seema Pahwa)
... Chacha
... Chachi
Maya Sarao ... Rita
Chandrachoor Rai ... Shammi
... Ajju
... Shibbo Babu
Alka Chatwal ... Sarup Bua (as Alka Chawla)
Manu Rishi Chadha ... Sharma Ji (as Manu Rishi Chaddha)
Mahesh Sharma ... Baooa
Anil Chaudhary ... Chaudhary Saab
Manish Karnatak ... Jeevan
Dhruv Uday Singh ... Dhruv (as Dhruv Singh)
... Boss
Edit

Storyline

Raje Bauji (Sanjay Mishra) is a man in his late fifties, living out a dreary but eventful life in a small house in old Delhi- where he lives with his extended family. A random incident is going to change his life in a dramatic way- though he does not realize at the moment. Bauji's daughter has been seeing a boy of ill repute. When that fact is revealed to the family, after much deliberation they decide to do the obvious- lock up the girl and go beat the willful boy. It is a funny old journey of this man, this old fool- who is both Lear and the fool. Written by Wikipedia

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 March 2014 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Through My Own Eyes  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Sanjay Mishra wins filmfare award for best actor critics. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Sheer Brilliance!
3 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

'Ankhon Dekhi' is Sheer Brilliance! A powerful, symbolic, heart-breaking film, that is also blessed with incredible performances!

'Ankhon Dekhi' centers around Bauji, played by Sanjay Mishra, who, after a dramatic incident, decides that he will only believe what he sees with his eyes.

'Ankhon Dekhi' narrates Bauji's "see it to believe it" story, with strong emotion & poetic pacing. Writer/Director Rajat Kapoor delivers a human-story, that in many ways, narrates life. His Screenplay deals with faith, family bond, sadness & reality. Its blunt, but also beautiful. His Direction, on the other-hand, is simplistic. A Special Mention for the wonderful music.

Performance-Wise: Sanjay Mishra is mesmerizing as Bauji. The immensely talented actor delivers a knock-out performance, that in my opinion, deserves a National-Award! He's the life of the show. Seema Pahwa is outstanding. She compliments Mishra, marvelously. Rajat Kapoor, himself, pitches in a restrained performance. Maya Sarao is a talent to watch out for. She's superb. Brijendra Kala, Manu Rishi & Namit Das, are impressive, as well.

On the whole, 'Ankhon Dekhi' left me overwhelmed.


13 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 53 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.



Recently Viewed