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Shivaay (2016)

An innocent mountaineer gets caught in a race against time when he finds he has only 72 hours to either save his kidnapped daughter from traffickers or prove his innocence to the law.

Director:

Ajay Devgn

Writer:

Sandeep Shrivastava (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ajay Devgn ... Shivaay
Abigail Eames ... Gaura
Erika Kaar ... Olga
Sayyeshaa Saigal ... Anushka
Vir Das ... Wahab
Girish Karnad ... Anushka's Father
Saurabh Shukla ... Sharma
Sandeep Shrivastava Sandeep Shrivastava ... Indian Interpreter
Amit Behl ... Colonel
Vikas Shorey Vikas Shorey ... Major
Pratik Khattar Pratik Khattar ... Captain
Aakash Dabhade ... Indian Trekker (as Aakash Dabade)
Bijou Thaangjam ... Kancha (as Bijou T.)
Ambika Oli Ambika Oli ... Lhamu
Buddya Sunari Magar Buddya Sunari Magar ... Tresing (as Budda Suhar)
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Storyline

Shivaay is a well-known mountain climber/guide in Himalayas. On one of his adventure he meets Olga and both fall in love. Soon they discover that Olga is pregnant but she doesn't want the child. But Shivaay convinces her to give birth to the baby, Olga leaves the country after giving birth to his baby without even seeing her. 9 years later Shivaay's daughter Gaura finds that her mother is still alive and lives in Bulgaria. Gaura hates Shivaay for hiding the truth about her mother and insists on meeting her. Shivaay and Gaura travel to Bulgaria to meet Olga. They try to find Olga but she doesn't live at the same address anymore. While trying to find Olga with the help of Indian embassy Gaura gets kidnapped by a child trafficking group and Shivaay is left helpless as the Bulgarian police frame him of being child trafficker because Gaura doesn't look like Shivaay at all. Written by deepakfutela

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

This Diwali...There will be Destruction


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

28 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Шивай See more »

Filming Locations:

Bulgaria See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (uncut premiere release)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shot extensively in Bulgaria. See more »

Goofs

During the interval fight scene, the siren light on the left side of the police van comes down but later it is shown to be there alright. See more »

Quotes

Wahab: This is the bridge? Welcome. 'Uncle' Google can help you only till here. To go forward from here, you'll need Wahab.
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Crazy Credits

The title card of the film appears with the mountains in the background. See more »

Alternate Versions

The original theatrical version lasted for 172 minutes, but a few days after its release, the film was trimmed to a runtime of 153 minutes, and the latter version is the only version available everywhere. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Kapil Sharma Show: Team Shivaay in Kapil's Show (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Bolo Har Har Har
Lyrics by: Sandeep Srivastava
Music by: Mithun Sharma
Performed by: Mithun Sharma, Mohit Chauhan, Sukhwinder Singh, Badshah, Parthiv Gohil, Megha Sriram, and Anugrah Dixit
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Action, Visuals, Special Effects are better than any Bollywood flick ever! Go Watch
28 October 2016 | by anjaneaiSee all my reviews

I have never been a great fan of Ajay Devgn, but I couldn't resist myself watching this movie first day after watching the amazing trailers which has astounded audience worldwide. And, I wasn't disappointed.

The movie actually didn't wasted time in establishing characters or their equation. Though, we got an idea about the story-line through trailers, still there are few twists that feel keep you on the edge. Despite the duration of close to 3 hours, I didn't feel bored or checked by phone even once. The action sequences are the best ever coming from Indian Cinema which goes hand in hand with amazing composition, picturesque cinematography . It is so good at times you won't be able to guess which scenes actually used Green screen.

The music is extremely powerful and has been timed nicely, 'Darkhast' and 'Raatein' comes in 40min and picks pace right after that.

The only problem I had was with the dialogues which at times felt over the top, certain conversations were uncalled for. A few scenes could have been toned down, they were unnecessarily exaggerating Shivaay's presence. The story wasn't something you haven't seen before however, the execution was thrilling and spot on.

Watch this movie for never-seen-before Cinematography, FX & action (interesting ending and great music are bonus)

PS: This may seem like Taken in some aspects, but it has a deeper emotional connect, distinct execution and amazing visual appeal .


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