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Shortkut - The Con Is On (2009)

After his script is plagiarized, and he is forced to marry, an unemployed movie writer self-destructs.

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Neeraj Vora

Writers:

Roshan Andrews (story), Anees Bazmee (story and screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sanjay Dutt ... Himself
Anil Kapoor ... Himself
Akshaye Khanna ... Shekhar Giriraj
Amrita Rao ... Mansi
Chunky Pandey ... Guru Kapoor
Arshad Warsi ... Rajesh 'Raju' 'King Kumar' Kumar
Simi Garewal
Neeraj Vora ... Himself
Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla ... Himself
Amita Nangia ... Gayetri's mom
Tiku Talsania ... Tolani
Mushtaq Khan ... Gayetri's dad
Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla ... Himself
Charlie
Ali Asgar ... Vikram (as Ali Asghar)
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Storyline

Bollywood's assistant director and aspiring writer, Shekhar Giriraj, permits a friend, Rajesh Kumar, to move in with him in his Chawl room, after the later is fired by Film Director, Ghosh. Shortly thereafter Shekhar quits his job, writes a movie script, and accepts an advance from V.C. Chhadha. He starts recruiting staff for this project, but finds his life shattered when his work is plagiarized by Rajesh; his sweetheart, Mansi, a reigning Bollywood actress, leaves her abusive and demanding family, and publicly declares that she will be moving in with him. Unemployed, forced to marry Mansi, he becomes neglectful, alcoholic, and goes on a road of self-destruction, compelling Mansi to leave him. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

10 July 2009 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Short Kut: The Con Is On See more »

Filming Locations:

Phuket, Thailand

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$58,560, 12 July 2009

Gross USA:

$100,304

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$389,832
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Indian Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Amrita Rao replaced Lara Dutta. Lara did not want to act opposite Arshad so she opted out. See more »

Connections

Remake of Udayananu Tharam (2005) See more »

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Kal Nau Baje Tum Chand Dekhna
Written by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Sonu Nigam and Alka Yagnik
Courtesy of Tips Cassettes & Records Co.
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15 July 2017 | by aaronbirSee all my reviews

This movie was so epic and it gives me so much fun and chills Akshaye khanna was superb arshad warsi is great Amrita is good other artists are good Songs are really enjoyable to listen from this movie Good comedy I enjoyed it a lot Over all rating is 4/5 stars and 8/10 Best movie ever I watched


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