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Old November 4th, 2002, 10:38 AM
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Thumbs down Dewangee - Ajay Devgun good, First half Primal Fear, Second Half Bull Crap

We saw Dewangee over the weekend. It stars Urmila Matondkar, Ajay Devgun and Akshay Khanna.

Urmila is ordinary performace wise. Akshay Khanna sounds more like his dad Vindo Khanna Ajay Devgun has protrayed an anti-hero quite well.

Okay so on to the review - point form

First Half
If you have seen the Richard Geere and Ed Norton starrer "Primal Fear" then skip straight to Second Half
  • Opening scene - gruesome murder by hacking by a chopper of Vijayendre Ghadge who is a musci company and music industry magnate
  • Cops come in and finally catch Ajay Devgun for murder
  • Akshay Khanna takes up case at Urmila Matondkar's insistence.
  • Ajay Devgun says he forgets things at times and does not know what happened
  • Ajay Devgun and Urmila were child hood friends
  • Both reach Mumbai to become music stars
  • Urmila becomes one - Ajay does not.
  • Ajay behaves in a classical schizophrenic way
  • Akshay Khanna proves in court that Ajay Devgun is just a mental patient with split personality
  • It is revealed that Ajay wrote the music and songs which Vijayendra Ghadge's brother stole and Ajay was left with nothing
  • Finally at end of case Akshay Khanna is told by Ajay Devgun that he is not mental, etc...
  • Anyway - this part is quite well picturised and directed. Only when you realise that it is a straight lift - scene by scene - from Primal Fear, you feel... awww.. gee.. Anyway.. even if you did not.. The first half was really good.

Second Half
  • Second half is very boring and stupid
  • Akshay Khanna wants to prove that Ajay was a real killer and he was wrong in defending him
  • As if on cue, its so obvious that Ajay and Akshay are both in love with Urmila
  • Ajay wants her and hence is out to kill Akshay
  • Akshay is "Satya ka Pujari.. Kanoon ka rakhwala..." and so is out to put Ajay behind bars
  • Boring Boring.. scenes...
  • Streched scenes... boring songs.....
  • Forget about it... nothing great...
  • Ajay finally escapes into water and his body is never found. Maybe the director dreams of a sequel now that Vastaav has a sequel like Hathyar
  • Akshay and Urmila elope
  • Audience is finally let off the hook


I will rate this movie as if two parts - First half - 3 out of 5 stars. Ajay was good but not as intense as Ed Norton

Second Half - Half star out of 5 stars

Worth watching on VHS/DVD only with a finger on fast forward button after the Intermission.
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Old November 4th, 2002, 02:02 PM
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i relly thought Ajay was innocent!! ha ha ha!!

the bi*ch amazed me when he asked the lawyer " Ab uska gala kaisa hai?"
I am like WTF? just a minute ago he asked if he did anything?LOL!!

uske baad poors suspence khatam aur chatna shuru!! LOL!!

but in all the movie is pretty kewl lousy songs!! urmila got wasted
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akshaye khanna good acting!! Humraaz, Deewange...!! man this guys is upto sumthing for sure!!

watch it till the interval and 30 minutes after that the part in the hospital of mentally challenged or mentally disturber humans!!
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Old November 4th, 2002, 02:56 PM
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saala kal ye movie dekh raha tha... jaise hi primal fear wala end hota hai maine socha ki movie khatam(Bhool gaya tha ki Bollywood remake ha)... instead of THE END ..... it was "INTERMISSION"

then started another (typical) Bollywood crap....

Ek movie me do movie dekhne ko mili......................................
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Old November 4th, 2002, 04:43 PM
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The story they copied

was good for a 90 minute movcie as per the original... Theyshould have let go at that.. but no.. since Hindi movies demand 180 minutes formula they had to screw it up.. Shows that the director and story writer (sic) had no imagination.
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So how many have had a chance

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thik hai cha pai i gave this thread a 5 star rating!! happy! happy?
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Yaar you reviewer guys.. suspense ki to mother sister kar diye ab bachaa kyaa hai dekhne ko? Will yaa all stop screaming "the butler did it" already.. ashu spoilt the fun for kaun.. you guys are up to it here. I promise I

I saw this last saturday. I liked it till intermission.. and then it sucked big time. Overall rating: Chalega if you have nothing else to do but to just chilloff with beer.. well at that time koi bhi movie chalega.. including biggies favorite yaadein.
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biggies favorite yaadein.
biggie.... yeh tere taste ko kya ho gaya hai?
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