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Gabbar is Back (2015)

Not Rated | | Action | 1 May 2015 (USA)
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A grief-stricken man takes the law into his own hands when he begins to kidnap and murder corrupt public servants.

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A.R. Murugadoss (story), Rajat Arora (additional screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Akshay Kumar ... Aditya (Gabbar)
Kareena Kapoor ... Sunaina
Shruti Haasan ... Shruti (as Shruti K. Haasan)
Shruti Bapna ... Lakshmi
Chitrangda Singh ... Rani (doing an Item Number)
Jaideep Ahlawat ... C.B.I. Officer Kuldeep Pahwa
Sunil Grover ... Constable Sadhuram
Vikas Shrivastav ... Inspector Vikas
Rajiv Kachroo ... Inspector Vishwas Sawant
Suman ... Digvijay Patil
Ishita Vyas ... Veena
Parihar Ruby
Anoop Puri Anoop Puri ... Lawyer- Shruti's boss
Anandeshwar Dwivedi ... News Reader
Sanjay Gurbaxani ... Gabbar's very first target in corrupt list
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Storyline

Gabbar Singh Rajput (Akshay Kumar) creates his own vigilante military network called the Anti-Corruption Force (ACF) that eliminates the most corrupt individuals, from all walks of life, in a systematic manner. As pressure builds on Police and Government to track down the man who masterminds these killings, Balbir Singh (Sonu Sood) is specially summoned to head the task. He is aided by Suryam (Prakash Raj) who, though being just a constable in the mammoth Police force, is compelled by his instincts to see through the underlying design. Written by Anonymous

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Action

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

1 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gabbar is Back See more »

Filming Locations:

Hutatma Chowk, Mumbai, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$279,429, 3 May 2015

Gross USA:

$534,601

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$998,582
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color
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First Trailer Release online in 23 March 2015 at 7:30 PM See more »

Goofs

The scene where Gabbar kicks Patil ,while being kidnapped at his own house,and throws him on the floor mounted TV, you will notice that in the first shot, the TV gets broken.And again, in the second scene, TV is fine,and gets broken again. See more »

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A masala movie that is no non-sense!
30 April 2015 | by gourav09071994See all my reviews

Gabbar is Back is a common man's fight against corruption. The movie justifies its name as Gabbar has been the biggest villain in Indian Cinema history. But this time Akshay Kumar adopt this name to fear the corrupts. He starts his own mission to destroy them and his way of doing so is brutal.

Movie is a bit slow in parts especially in first half but it doesn't boar you to core. We feel convinced with the proceedings and can actually feel the anger against the protagonist. This is what makes this movie different from other routine mass entertainers that audience get connected to the plot. Second half is solid with some really action packed sequences. Climax is ample and we feel convinced while coming out of the theater. There are minuses in the movie as every movie has but they don't irritate you. Slow pace and loud BGM are two drawbacks.

Akshay Kumar again plays the lead role quite brilliantly and after Baby , he has given another commendable job. His dialog delivery is just rocking. Action is always a plus in his movies. Shruti Haasan is cute and does her part good. The villain played by Suman is convincing. Sunil aka Gutthi is a bonus as Police officer. Kareena looks stunning in cameo while Chitrangadha is ravishing in item number.

Direction by Krish is good. Story and Dialogues are apt and support the movie a lot. Editing could've been better. Music is average with loud BGM. Cinematography is good. Action is OTT but looks good played by Akshay.

Overall, GIB is a convincing movie with a storyline that would connect audience and that's where it hits bulls' eye. It would be loved by one and all as it is a true entertainer. Go for it because there are very few no Nonsense masala movies made in Bollywood and GIB is one of them. Enjoy guys!


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