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Shamitabh (2015)

Not Rated | | Drama | 6 February 2015 (India)
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An aspiring actor with the inability to speak, joins forces with a man who has a powerful voice. Together they take the film industry by storm, but will their egos get in the way?

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R. Balki

Writer:

R. Balki
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Amitabh Sinha / Shamitabh
Dhanush ... Daanish / Shamitabh
Akshara Haasan ... Akshara Pandey
Abhinaya
Pete Meads Pete Meads ... Police Officer
Rukmini Vijayakumar
Shubham Shubham
Pratik Pratik
Sonamani Sonamani
Rajeev Rajeev
Ajay Jadhav Ajay Jadhav
Asif Ali Beg Asif Ali Beg
Ivan Rodrigues ... Anay Verma
Uday Tikekar
Pradeep Kuckreja Pradeep Kuckreja
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Storyline

The film revolves around a very unique plot, where it shows two different individuals having different talents and when they become ONE, the mixture measures up to be a very big hit in the industry. But in the meantime, EGO comes in the way and prepares to shatter the bond into pieces. Dhanush is a mute aspiring actor from a small village but with great acting talents. Amitabh has a very impactful voice. Both, on their own, can not achieve any greatness in the film industry. But with a help of a third party (Aksara Hassan), when they come together, the talents combined, make a complete new Artist. Dhanush becomes the actor onscreen and Amitabh becomes his Voice. But after reaching the peak of success, Both the leads start to become miserable to the question of having more importance in the unique cocktail. An unstoppable fight of ego comes in action And the clash drifts them apart, destroying every greatness they achieved and every possible milestones they could build together. Written by Raktim.das.3@gmail.com

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

6 February 2015 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Шамитабх See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$241,720, 8 February 2015

Gross USA:

$324,597

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$331,821
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Debut film of Akshara Hasan. See more »

Goofs

Amitabh's sidekick (the cemetery helper/undertaker) does not sign the nondisclosure agreement and still listens to the deal shared by Akshara-Danish and Amitabh. See more »

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Featured in Dilwale (2015) See more »

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It's high time for Bollywood to..
8 February 2015 | by rakesh-hprSee all my reviews

Hello Bollywood..

a. I don't need to slog for 2.5 hrs to appreciate a movie. please slim it down to 1.5 hrs

b. Feed our imagination, not our patience

c. Let the Indian audience do some thinking too..infuse complexity into your scripts

d. Rajkumar Hirani effect works for his movies only. Please make us dislike Hollywood if you REALLY can (hint: don't spoon feed us with things that are predictable)

e. A leads to B leads to C leads to D is a very passé..twist the plot so that even you (directors) find it challenging to truncate it down to a successful movie.(Hint: Allegory is powerful if used in smaller doses)

Give some meaning to your beard and glasses which an ordinary man like me regards as "Intellectual"


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