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The Xpose (2014)

This is a dramatic chain of events in the most glamorous ,swinging era of Hindi films... the 1960s. It was a decade when film stars tasted success and carried their larger than life screen ... See full summary »

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Ananth Narayan Mahadevan (as Anant Mahadevan)

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Himesh Reshammiya (story), Jainesh Ejardar (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Himesh Reshammiya ... Ravi Kumar
Yo Yo Honey Singh ... Kenny Damania
Irrfan Khan ... Alec D'Costa
Zoya Afroz ... Chandni
Sonali Raut ... Zara Fernandes
Adil Hussain ... Rajan Anna
Ananth Narayan Mahadevan ... Director (as Anant Mahadevan)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Manish Bharati Manish Bharati ... Blackmarketeer (as Manish Bharti)
Blake Curtis-Woodcock ... Item Girl (as Blake Curtis Woodcock)
Bharat Dabholkar
Kanika Dang Kanika Dang
Ashwin Dhar Ashwin Dhar
Daya Shankar Pandey
Jesse Randhawa Jesse Randhawa
Rajesh Sharma
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This is a dramatic chain of events in the most glamorous ,swinging era of Hindi films... the 1960s. It was a decade when film stars tasted success and carried their larger than life screen image on to real life with unbridled pomp and splendour. It was during this time that two ambitious films were made... Ujwal Nirmal Sheetal and Reena Mera Naam. The latter became a runaway hit while the former was struggling at the box office. Written by Official Agent

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Thriller

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India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

16 May 2014 (India) See more »

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Разоблачение See more »

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H.R. Musik,Picture Perfect See more »
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The film spoofed a clash of Rajkumar and Govinda during the making of Jungbaaz. See more »

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References Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime (1978) See more »

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Works in Parts...
20 May 2014 | by namashi_1See all my reviews

'The Xpose', a musical-thriller, isn't without merit, but unfortunately, there isn't much of it either. Its works, but only in parts. It has a few absorbing moments & melodious moments working on its side, but an erratic Screenplay, spoils the fun, in totality.

'The Xpose' Synopsis: A top actress from the late 1960's is killed & now follows the search to find her murderer.

'The Xpose' takes us back in time, the late 60's, where glamour & ambitious, like decade, was at its peak. So in terms of nostalgia, 'The Xpose' is good-looking. But, the Screenplay is erratic & shaky. The film begins well & the narrative is nicely handled up-to interval. Its the second-hour, that disheartens. The suspense element lacks the fizz & so does the murderer's motives. In short, the film takes off safely, but loses focus later-on.

Anant Mahadevan's Direction is strictly okay. Cinematography & Editing are impressive. Art Design is excellent. The re-creation of the late 60's has been put-up, wonderfully. Music by Himesh Reshammiya is melodious.

Performance-Wise: Himesh Reshammiya is alright. Although he has shed a lot of weight & has worked on himself, he can still work on his acting skills. Yo Yo Honey Singh, cast in a negative role, has his moments. Zoya Afroz looks gorgeous & delivers a very confident performance. Sonali Raut has also done well. Anant Mahadevan is stiff. Rajesh Sharma is superb, as always. Irrfan Khan appears in a tiny cameo.

On the whole, 'The Xpose' holds limited appeal.


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