James (2005 film)

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James
James (2005 film).jpg
Directed by Rohit Jugraj
Produced by Ram Gopal Varma
R. R. Venkat
Written by Rohit Jugraj
Kona Venkat
Manish Gupta
Starring Mohit Ahlawat
Nisha Kothari
Zakir Hussain
Mohan Agashe
Snehal Dabi
Rajpal Yadav
Raima Sen
Rajendra Gupta
Ishat Ali
Ravi Kale
Music by Bapi-Tutul
Amar Mohile
Nitin Raikwar
Prasanna Shekhar
Cinematography Amal Neerad
Edited by Nipun Gupta
Amit Parmar
Distributed by R. R. Movie Makers
Running time 137 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

James is a 2005 Bollywood film starring Mohit Ahlawat and Nisha Kothari. It was directed by Rohit Jugraj.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

James, who comes to Mumbai seeking a successful life, and ends up working as a bouncer at a club there, and fighting gangsters. He then encounters the brother of an MP who is always causing crime. James has a little fight in club which cause causes a huge conflict between the two, this also gets his brother and MP Shanthi Narayana involved. This conflict then causes death of James's friend, whom he lives with, Babloo, and because of this James is set on revenge.[3][4]

Critical reception[edit]

The Birmingham Evening Mail wrote, "The fight scenes and the songs are entertaining", but overall the film is "instantly forgettable".[4] James was a major disappointment for its producers.[5][6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New action hero", The Hindu, 2005-09-15.
  2. ^ Kumar, Anju. "Dreams need an introduction too", The Hindu, 2005-11-18.
  3. ^ "Just a burst", The Statesman, 2005-09-24.
  4. ^ a b Ahmed, Omar. "Films: We've seen this all before – only better", Birmingham Evening Mail, 2005-09-23, page 39.
  5. ^ "The baddies are funny", The Statesman, 2006-09-23.
  6. ^ Salam, Ziya Us. "Girl, guy, love, marriage and a lot in between...", The Hindu, 2006-09-17.
  7. ^ Salam, Ziya Us. "It's raining stars and more stars in Bollywood", The Hindu, 2008-02-08.
  8. ^ "Who are Rohit's angels?", The Times of India, 2008-03-04.