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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Ghanchakkar


Casts : Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan, Rajesh Sharma

Banner : Utv Motion Pictures

Director : RajKumar Gupta


Producer : Ronnie Screwvala and  Siddharth Roy Kapur

Writers : Parvez Sheikh and Rajkumar Gupta

Music :
Amit Trivedi

Release Date : 28th June 2013


Story line: Sanju (Emraan Hashmi) a charming master of safe cracker wants to leave his career in crime and start a new life , decides to team up with two dangerous criminals to commit his last sin. They decide to rob a bank which will eliminate all his worries about money again in his life. They plan and rob a bank. Everything sails smoothly.

Now, Sanju is given a task to hide the robbed amount till things settle down and the money can be divided. After two months, the two goons visit Sanju to collect their share, but Sanju refuses even to identify them. What exactly is going on in Sanju's mind? The film Ghanchakkar is a crazy , eccentric roller coaster suspense ride which surprises and shocks at the same time entertains the viewers at every twist.

Know more about the Captain of the Ship:    RajKumar Gupta is a very acclaimed film maker and screenplay writer in the Bollywood. He has delivered some extraordinary films like 'Aamir' and 'No One Killed Jessica'. The talented director was born in Hazaribagh in Jharkhand in the year 1976. He went to the Delhi Public School in Bokaro. He did his further studies at the University of Delhi and and at Rajmas College. He was a very humble and quiet boy during his school days.

Gupta made his debut in the Bollywood as a director with the film 'Aamir' in the year 2008. The film starred Rajeev Khandelwal and was critically acclaimed for its unique story and presentation. His success was followed by another critically appreciated movie 'No One Killed Jessica' . The movie was based on a real life story of Jessica Lall murder case. The movie starred Vidya Balan and Rani Mukherjee in the lead roles and was really appreciated by one and all.

Before debuting as a director Gupta has worked as an associate director for the films like No Smoking and Black Friday. He wrote the script for the films like 'Aamir', 'Barah Aana' , and 'No One Killed Jessica'.

Facts And Figures:

  • This is the very first time Rajkumar Gupta is attempting a comedy thriller.
  • After marring to Siddharth Roy Kapur, this is the first movie of Vidya Balan as an actor under his production house UTV movies.
  • Budget of this movie is moderate.
  • Sanjay Dutt has done the guest appearance in this movie.

My Gut Feel and comments:   
I am getting a vibes of an intelligently handle script with some decent performances from the Emran Hashmi and Vidya Balan with other two supporting cast Rajesh Sharma and Namit Das. Emran Hashmi evolved as an actor and created a special place in Bollywood with some enduring performances in recent years.  As I go by my gut feel I am expecting an full paisa wasol entertainer which would appeal to single screen and multiplex audience. With moderate budget and different story and presentation I am expecting a hit. I would give 3.5 out of 5 stars to this movie five days before the release date.
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