Contract (2008 film)
|Directed by||Ram Gopal Varma|
|Produced by||Praveen Nishchol|
Sanjeev K. Bijli
|Written by||Prashant Pandey|
|Screenplay by||Ram Gopal Varma|
|Story by||Ram Gopal Varma|
|Music by||Amar Mohile|
Clinton Mascarenhas (Background score)
|Edited by||Amit Parmar|
Nipun Ashok Gupta
|Distributed by||PVR Pictures|
Starring Adhvik Mahajan, Upendra Limaye, Prasad Purandare, and Zakir Hussain in pivotal roles, the film received mixed reviews. The film was screened retrospective at the 2010 Fribourg International Film Festival.
The story revolves around an ex-Special Protection Group Commando Amaan Malik, whose wife and daughter are killed in a Jihad inspired terrorist attack. Indian Agents working with the RAW of India, approach Amaan to collaborate with him to hunt the mastermind Sultan responsible for these serial attacks in Mumbai. Sultan, is executing another mission of serial blasts including a Government Hospital in Mumbai. Supported with Intelligence Bureau (India), how Amaan is able to infiltrate the underworld gangs to reach Sultan, the Chief Mentor forms the rest of the plot.
- Adhvik Mahajan as Amaan Malik
- Sakshi Gulati as Iya
- Kishor Kadam as Dara
- Sumeet Nijhawan as R.D.
- Amruta Khanvilkar as Divya
- Upendra Limaye as Goonga
- Amruta Subhash as Goonga's Wife
- Vibha Cheebur as Commissioner
- Prasad Purandare as Ahmad Hussain
- Jaspaul Sandhu as Home Minister
- Raaj Gopal as RAW Shridhar
- Vikas Shrivastav as RAW Lalji
- Zakir Hussain as Sultan
- Brajesh Jha as Zahwari
- Yasir Khan as Allwyn
- Jai Tari as Bhansal
- "Maula Khair Kare" – Shilpa Rao, Sukhwinder Singh
- "Aa Khushi Se Khudkhushi Kar Le" – Shaan, Sunidhi Chauhan
- "The Heart Of Contract" – Instrumental
- "Jeene Ka" – Runa Rizvi, Ravi Shankar
- "Badalon Pe" – Shaan
- "Saathiya" – Adnan Sami, Tulsi Kumar
- "Har Kafan" – Abhishek Nailwal, Runa Rizvi
- "Twinkle Twinkle" – Amitrajit Bhattacharee, Devika Verma, Rajana Verma, Trishe
- "Khallas" – Asha Bhosle, Sudesh Bhosle, Sapna Awasthi
- "Hai Aag Yeh" – Sunidhi Chauhan
- "Take Lite" – Jiah Khan
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