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Drishyam (2015)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 31 July 2015 (USA)
Desperate measures are taken by a man who tries to save his family from the dark side of the law, after they commit an unexpected crime.

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Meera Deshmukh
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Mahesh Deshmukh
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Sr. PI Shrikant Prabhu
Yogesh Sonam ...
Inspector Vinayak Sawant
Prathamesh Parab ...
Jose (as Prathmesh Parab)
Rishabh Chaddha ...
Sameer Deshmukh
Ashish Warang ...
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Anil Nagarkar ...
Satish Naik
Tarun Shukla ...
Swami Chinmayanandji
Smita Inamdar ...
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Sanjay Bhatia ...
ACP Allwin Rego
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Vijay Salgaonkar runs a cable TV network in a remote and hilly village of Goa. He lives a happy life with his wife Nandini and two daughters. A 4th grade dropout & an orphan, Vijay has worked his way towards success with his sheer hard-work & street smartness in order to provide for his family who mean the world to him. A man of few means & needs; Vijay believes life is to be lived simplistically - his wife, while she loves him devoutly, wants Vijay's thrifty & miserly behavior to end and wants the world for her family. If there's one thing that Vijay cannot live without, it is his passion for watching films. Such is his 'filmy' obsession that he doesn't mind staying up all night at his office binging on TV movies! In a bizarre turn of events; a teenage boy goes missing; he is the son of a headstrong & no-nonsense cop; IG Meera Deshmukh and the Salgaonkar family is the prime suspect! Will a humble & middle class man, be able to protect his family from oppression of the powerful? How ... Written by Dhruvi Dokania

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The flim is also based on Nepali folk stories which has been heard since generations. On that story a dumb man kills her lover and his mother replaces the dead body of that girl with a dead goat. See more »

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At the initial murder scene there is a stream of blood that comes out of the head injury to Sam. But when Vijay returns to check the the spot the blood has vanished and floor is clean and concludes that there must have been internal bleeding. See more »

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Meera Deshmukh: Cinema.
Meera Deshmukh: That's an important link.
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Kab Kahan Se
Written by: Gulzar
Produced by: Vishal Bhardwaj
Performed by: Krishnakumar Kunnath
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Family Drama With an Exciting thrill
31 July 2015 | by (India) – See all my reviews

As everyone is aware it is a remake and the movies made before are exceptional. So, definitely the expectations would be high at least by the people who have seen it.

The movie is super entertaining and comes off as a new genre. The first half gives you a beautiful picture about the characters, how they are simple, funny, trying to meet ends and commoner.

Just before the interval you get a glimpse of the story and how it is going to screw everything up.

Second half is just an intellectual battle between Tabu and Ajay. How they try to out do one another. The climax is brilliant.

Ajay makes up for the time he was away from serious movies and excels scene by scene, Shriya is gorgeous and does well too. Tabu is menacing and yet a mother aptly supported by Rajat.

Its a must watch!!!!!


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