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Kahaani (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 9 March 2012 (India)
A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.

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Cast

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Inspector Satyaki Sinha aka Rana (as Parambrata Chattopadhyay)
Dhritiman Chatterjee ...
Bhaskaran
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Bob Biswas
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Arnab Bagchi / Milan Damji
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Mr. Khan
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Retd. Colonel Bajpai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sk. Azad Ahmed ...
Drunk at Monalisa
Masood Akhtar ...
Rasik Tyagi
Mohd. Faiz Alam ...
Bob's Boss
Roshni Ali ...
Student
Anindya Pulak Banerjee ...
Bimal
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Receptionist
Dibyendu Bardhan ...
Police Inspector
Paresh Bhowmick ...
Drunk at Monalisa (as Paresh Bhowmik)
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Storyline

Kolkata is abuzz with the preparations for the annual Durga Puja festival, as seven months pregnant Vidya Bagchi steps off the airplane from London. Her first stop is the local police station to file a missing person report. Weeks ago, her husband Arnab arrived in India for a job assignment. The first two weeks, they talked daily on the phone, and then without explanation, his calls stopped. Everywhere Vidya turns, no one can remember Arnab. There is no trace of him at the guest house or his workplace. But Vidya will not give up her search. Somewhere in Kolkata she will discover the dangerous truth. Written by L. Hamre

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A mother of a story


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Release Date:

9 March 2012 (India)  »

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A sztori  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$270,081 (USA) (11 March 2012)

Gross:

$1,035,953 (USA) (4 May 2012)
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Trivia

Popular Hindi song Jane Ja Dhoondta Phir Raha's Bengali version can be heard playing on the streets of Kolkatta in many scenes. See more »

Goofs

The ex IB Officer is introduced as Capt Bajpayee but later he is addressed as Colonel. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Blacklist: Frederick Barnes (No. 47) (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Aaj Ki Raat
additional background music
courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Ltd
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User Reviews

 
\m/ must watch \m/
8 March 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Do not listen to what people tell you based on the rumors, go and watch it!! The story is just fantastic!! A lot of thought has been put into every minute detail of the movie!! All of it to culminate in an awesome finish. Vidya Balan has as always done her bit perfectly and is supported well by her co-star Parambrata Chatterjee.The cinematography in the initial stages is fair. The direction is legendary. Every single scene has a part to play in the climax. Go watch it \m/. You'll be glued to your seats for sure!! And don't bother to think of what's gonna happen next, cos just like any awesome thriller, you're gonna be proved wrong ;P


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