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Babumoshai Bandookbaaz (2017)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 25 August 2017 (USA)
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The movie, filled with humor and romance, is a quirky ride into the life and times of a small time contract killer, Babu, played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The film spins around his love, his friends, his rivalries and his revenge.

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Kushan Nandy
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nawazuddin Siddiqui ... Babu Bihari
Bidita Bag ... Fulva
Jatin Goswami ... Banke Bihari
Shradha Das ... Yasmin
Divya Dutta ... Sumitra Jiji
Murli Sharma ... Triloki
Bhagwan Tiwari Bhagwan Tiwari ... Tara Shankar Chauhan
Anita Sahgal Anita Sahgal ... Meena Chauhan
Naveen Tyagi Naveen Tyagi ... Triveni
Sanjay Inamdar Sanjay Inamdar ... Premchand
Anil George ... Dubey
Simran Nisha Simran Nisha ... Kaushalya Dubey
Jeetu Shivhare Jeetu Shivhare ... Bhupati
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Akash Akash
Sachin Chaubey Sachin Chaubey
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The movie, filled with humor and romance, is a quirky ride into the life and times of a small time contract killer, Babu, played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The film spins around his love, his friends, his rivalries and his revenge.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Bengali

Release Date:

25 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Мистер Соколиный Глаз See more »

Filming Locations:

Kolkata, India

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KNKSPL, Movies by the Mob See more »
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Chitrangada Singh was chosen for this film but then, she was replaced by Bidita Bag. She was uncomfortable with the sex scenes with Nawazuddin. She went on to complain that Nawazuddin and the director were laughing when she mentioned she was feeling uneasy and uncomfortable. See more »

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Every shot on dot in first half, shockingly didn't achieve a single target in second half
25 August 2017 | by dineshprakashSee all my reviews

Director Mr Kushan Nandy's work in first half is worth clapping. Every details are taken care but in second half it seems that smart spider has entangled in his own wave, like stupid prey. Dialogues by Ghalib Asadbhopali, are just brilliant. Screenplay wise, first half is full of fresh quirkiness. Even its being a crime drama you can't help to laugh throughout which makes it fresh and entertaining. Opening scene of a shrewd person indirectly pushing a masseur to give massage to his wife while a sharp shooter (Babu) is killing a person on his instruction clearly portrays both character. Then montages with song with perfect lyrics do the rest. In montage, killer is shown living very common person life, like listening old song on radio, going for open defecation while brushing teeth and listening radio. Every detail is there but quirkiness comes when they show his typical collection of goggles, hanged on a cloth hanger. Just superb. His love affair begins with a cobbler girl in very quirky style too. He tries to break his sandal so he can go to her for repair. His effort for doing it is just hilarious. Girl charges extra for being stared so next day killer goes directly without any excuse and pays her fees only to stare. Why that girl became impressed with that killer is also established. Then another killer Banke joins the drama and adds the fun quotient while shooting and killing going on. Every character is established in very smart way but interval point gives hint that they are going to smash every character in second half. Yes they try to justify the out of the box interval, stuffed just for shock value. In second only half few details are handled in good way, like betel shop owner handling the Beedi without even looking at person. For enhancing drama they keep inducing illogical and deliberate twists and turns, which spoiled the character graph and quirkiness established in first half. The female politician neck deep buried in scorpion and ant infected land!! Long chasing sequence on road and roof's culmination, which could have been summed without it. Inspector ring tone creates laughter in first half drama but irritates in second half due to scene intensity. Pre climax brothel shooting and climax happenings are all clear cut example of crossing line. Performance wise Nawazudin Sidiqi as Babu is mind blowing. Jatin Goswami as Banke is first rate. Bidita Bag as Fulwa is impressing. Divya Datta is very good. Casting Director Sanjay Chouhan work is of first rate. This film is surprisingly lyrically (by Ghalib Asad Bhopali) and musically ( by Gaurav Dagoankar) rich.


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