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Badlapur (2015)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 20 February 2015 (USA)
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An innocent man turns brutal when his family gets killed in a bank robbery and one of the perpetrators escapes. 15 years later, he begins his deadly game of vengeance.

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Sriram Raghavan

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Massimo Carlotto (story), Sriram Raghavan (screenplay and dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Varun Dhawan ... Raghav
Nawazuddin Siddiqui ... Liak Tungekar
Yami Gautam ... Misha
Huma Qureshi ... Jhimli
Neel Tyagi Neel Tyagi ... Robin
Vinay Pathak ... Harman
Radhika Apte ... Kanchan / Koko
Pratima Kazmi ... Liak's Mother (as Pratima Kannan)
Divya Dutta ... Shobha
Kumud Mishra ... Govind Mishra
Ashwini Kalsekar ... Detective R. Joshi
Murli Sharma ... Michael
Gopal K. Singh Gopal K. Singh ... Sub Inspector Khanolkar (as Gopal Singh)
Zakir Hussain ... Patil
Avishek Lama Avishek Lama ... Commercial Model
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Storyline

A young man (Raghu) wants revenge from the people who killed his wife and son in a bank robbery.There are two suspects in this case ,one escapes with the money and the other gets caught by the cops and is sentenced 20 years in jail. Fifteen years later he is suffering from cancer and he has only a year to live, so he requests Raghu to forgive his rest of the sentenced and let him get out from the jail. Raghu accepts his apology only on one condition that he names his partner. So after 15 years will Raghu be able to find the other suspect who destroyed his life? Will he punish him and take his 15 years old revenge? Written by Deepika Mallar

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When he will kill, he will be shocked and you will be sitting. See more »


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

20 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

City of Revenge See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

INR 320,000,000 (India), 20 February 2015, Wide Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$88,301, 27 February 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$370,843, 1 March 2015
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Trivia

Varun' bearded look was inspired by WWE Superstar Batista's bearded appearance from 2014. See more »

Goofs

When Raghu kills Harman by hitting him on his head, the hammer falls in front of him. But later on, the hammer can be seen lying behind Raghu, who's also standing far from Harman's dead body. See more »

Quotes

Raghu: You are concerned about the lives of criminals, but what about the people whose lives they ruined?
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The title of the film appears in the beginning and the end of the film. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UA rated version of the film doesn't contain following scenes: Jhimil's intro song, her rape, one hammer hitting scene, Koko's bedroom stripping scene, lovemaking scene of Liak, kiss between Raghu and Shobha, along with few cuts in audio as well. See more »


Soundtracks

Judaai
Lyrics by: Dinesh Vijan and Priya Saraiya
Music by: Sachin Sanghvi and Jigar Saraiya
Performed by Rekha Bhardwaj and Arijit Singh
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Awesome! Grim, gritty and gruesome!
21 February 2015 | by harsh-kabeerSee all my reviews

I think it is Ugly, in the recent crop of Bollywood flicks, that matches the grimness of Badlapur. Whereas conventional Bollywood flicks are painted in colourful palette, Badlapur is done in shades of grey that is never afraid to go dark, but refuses to go white. Its darkness made me swoon on my seats. Its boldness enthralled me. This is the noir Bollywood has been waiting for. In Badlapur, the director has created two main characters that turn the very conventional ideas of protagonist and antagonist on its head and delivery a dark, comic, intense thriller that glued me to my seat in the first half, but falters in the second half where it tries to give intensity to the changing dynamics between the two main characters, but falters because the screenplay in the second half could not throw the same punch it did in the first half. The build up was definitely great and it showed itself in the stronger moments of second half, but as the story veered to its climax, it starts turning the whole revenge story upside down which is beautiful, but could not bring the same intensity and sharpness. Nawazuddin Siddiqui is the star of the movie. He is a phenomenon. Varun Dhawan comes second best. His acting is fine and his acting shows the intensity his character requires, but his voice does not live up to it. Overall, a must watch. Not for those who love the usual Bollywood fare.


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