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Badlapur (2015)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 20 February 2015 (USA)
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An innocent man turns brutal when his family gets killed in a bank robbery and one of the perpetrators escapes. 15 years later, he begins his deadly game of vengeance.

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Sriram Raghavan

Writers:

Massimo Carlotto (story), Sriram Raghavan (screenplay and dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Varun Dhawan ... Raghav
Nawazuddin Siddiqui ... Liak Tungekar
Yami Gautam ... Misha
Huma Qureshi ... Jhimli
Neel Tyagi Neel Tyagi ... Robin
Vinay Pathak ... Harman
Radhika Apte ... Kanchan / Koko
Pratima Kazmi ... Liak's Mother (as Pratima Kannan)
Divya Dutta ... Shobha
Kumud Mishra ... Govind Mishra
Ashwini Kalsekar ... Detective R. Joshi
Murli Sharma ... Michael
Gopal K. Singh Gopal K. Singh ... Sub Inspector Khanolkar (as Gopal Singh)
Zakir Hussain ... Patil
Avishek Lama Avishek Lama ... Commercial Model
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Storyline

A young man (Raghu) wants revenge from the people who killed his wife and son in a bank robbery.There are two suspects in this case ,one escapes with the money and the other gets caught by the cops and is sentenced 20 years in jail. Fifteen years later he is suffering from cancer and he has only a year to live, so he requests Raghu to forgive his rest of the sentenced and let him get out from the jail. Raghu accepts his apology only on one condition that he names his partner. So after 15 years will Raghu be able to find the other suspect who destroyed his life? Will he punish him and take his 15 years old revenge? Written by Deepika Mallar

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

20 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

City of Revenge See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

INR 320,000,000 (India), 20 February 2015, Wide Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$88,301, 27 February 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$370,843, 1 March 2015
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The movie was produced by actor and producer Saif Ali Khan. See more »

Goofs

Just before interval, when Harman is shown entering a hotel, the receptionist tells him, "Good Morning sir, it's on third floor". He enters the lift when Raghav also joins him. Ideally, Harman should go to third floor, but since the background is visible from the lift, it can easily be seen that he exits the lift much above the 3rd floor. See more »

Quotes

Raghu: You are concerned about the lives of criminals, but what about the people whose lives they ruined?
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The title of the film appears in the beginning and the end of the film. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UA rated version of the film doesn't contain following scenes: Jhimil's intro song, her rape, one hammer hitting scene, Koko's bedroom stripping scene, lovemaking scene of Liak, kiss between Raghu and Shobha, along with few cuts in audio as well. See more »

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References Breaking Bad (2008) See more »

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Sone Ka Pani
Lyrics by: Priya Saraiya
Music by: Sachin Sanghvi and Jigar Saraiya
Performed by Priya Saraiya
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Well Directed - A Must Watch Movie
19 February 2015 | by vip-nishantsinghSee all my reviews

It's a must watch movie who usually like Hollywood revenge kinda movie Badlapur Offers a cinematic excellence with a rider that there's violence and gore. Badlapur is a complete performance driven film. This Film deals a dark humor revenge .....Badlapur is a film that will find patrons amidst the multiplex crowd. And yes, it is a film that will continue to live-on in the minds of cinema lovers for a long time to come.

Acting = 7.5/10 (Varun Dhawan's best acted Movie yet to find growing edges and nawaj's act as usual at it's best you will enjoy his act more then anything in this film)

Directing = 9.5/10 (Director Sriram Raghavan's crime thriller is about vengeance and forgiveness all right, but one thing that the film isn't is conventional. Badlapur Movie with many shades significantly enhancing the effect of its pivotal dramatic conflict.In conclusion, Badlapur might not be in the Ek Hasina Thi and Johnny Gaddar league, but it is a happy sign that Sriram Raghavan has left Agent Vinod behind.

Story = 8.1/10 (Badlapur is a Fantastic movie that suffuses on screen - a deftly written story, spectacular performances and an intelligently layered screenplay. What works best here is the film's unpredictability. From the minute it begins, you're latched to your seat with your heart throbbing in your mouth and your throat frequently choking up. For the sheer impact the movie conjures up, writer- director Sriram Raghavan deserves a bow)

Climax = 7.9/10 (While the first half keeps you firmly in its grip, the second half starts meandering a little till it captures you back with an absolutely unforeseeable climax. What you mainly take away from this movie is its core; a story (written by Sriram Raghavan) that tells us that most often the situation is the villain. And, perhaps, each of us is capable of turning a criminal when faced with an extreme situation.)

Why to Watch : If you are fan of Hollywood style of Movie, This Love Revange is far better then any other Indian Movie even good from Amir Starer "Gajini" or John Starer "Force". and obviously if u are fan of Nawaj's acting.

Why to not : Unmature act of Varun Dhawan who is trying his best.

What to Do : Go Watch it in Theater you will enjoy it for sure.


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