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Drishyam (2015)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 31 July 2015 (USA)
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Desperate measures are taken by a man who tries to save his family from the dark side of the law, after they commit an unexpected crime.

Director:

Nishikant Kamat

Writers:

Jeethu Joseph (original story), Upendra Sidhaye (adapted by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ajay Devgn ... Vijay Salgaonkar
Shriya Saran ... Nandini Salgaonkar
Tabu ... I.G. Meera Deshmukh
Rajat Kapoor ... Mahesh Deshmukh
Ishita Dutta ... Anju Salgaonkar
Mrunal Jadhav ... Anu Salgaonkar
Prasanna Ketkar ... Sr. PI Shrikant Prabhu
Yogesh Sonam Yogesh Sonam ... Inspector Vinayak Sawant
Prathamesh Parab ... Jose (as Prathmesh Parab)
Rishab Chadha Rishab Chadha ... Sameer Deshmukh (as Rishabh Chaddha)
Ashish Warang Ashish Warang ... New Senior Inspector (as Aashish Warang)
Anil Nagarkar Anil Nagarkar ... Satish Naik
Tarun Shukla Tarun Shukla ... Swami Chinmayanandji
Smita Inamdar Smita Inamdar ... School Principal
Sanjay Bhatia Sanjay Bhatia ... ACP Allwin Rego
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Storyline

Vijay Salgaonkar runs a cable TV network in a remote and hilly village of Goa. He lives a happy life with his wife Nandini and two daughters. A 4th grade dropout & an orphan, Vijay has worked his way towards success with his sheer hard-work & street smartness in order to provide for his family who mean the world to him. A man of few means & needs; Vijay believes life is to be lived simplistically - his wife, while she loves him devoutly, wants Vijay's thrifty & miserly behavior to end and wants the world for her family. If there's one thing that Vijay cannot live without, it is his passion for watching films. Such is his 'filmy' obsession that he doesn't mind staying up all night at his office binging on TV movies! In a bizarre turn of events; a teenage boy goes missing; he is the son of a headstrong & no-nonsense cop; IG Meera Deshmukh and the Salgaonkar family is the prime suspect! Will a humble & middle class man, be able to protect his family from oppression of the powerful? How ... Written by Dhruvi Dokania

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Goofs

At the initial murder scene there is a stream of blood that comes out of the head injury to Sam. But when Vijay returns to check the the spot the blood has vanished and floor is clean and concludes that there must have been internal bleeding. See more »

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Meera Deshmukh: Cinema.
Meera Deshmukh: That's an important link.
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Crazy Credits

The title is made up of various words related to the elements of the film such as family, mystery, suspect, crime, violence etc. See more »

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Features Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty (2014) See more »

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Kab Kahan Se
Written by: Gulzar
Produced by: Vishal Bhardwaj
Performed by: Krishnakumar Kunnath
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Great Escalation & Suspense...
15 November 2020 | by XstalSee all my reviews

... and a really good replica but, the original Malayalam version just edges it for me, it's a bit more gritty, rugged and not quite as polished.


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Country:

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Hindi | English

Release Date:

31 July 2015 (USA) See more »

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Drishyam See more »

Filming Locations:

India

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Budget:

$9,400,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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