Blackmail (2005 film)

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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Anil Devgan
Produced by Narendra Bajaj
Shyam Bajaj
Written by Robin Bhatt
Javed Siddiqui
Starring Ajay Devgn
Sunil Shetty
Priyanka Chopra
Dia Mirza
Music by Himesh Reshammiya
Cinematography Nirmal Jani
Edited by Steven Bernard
Siddhi Vinayak Creations
Devgan Entertainment Software
Release date
  • 28 January 2005 (2005-01-28)
Running time
126 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Blackmail is a 2005 Hindi action thriller film directed by Anil Devgan, which stars Ajay Devgan, Sunil Shetty and Priyanka Chopra in lead roles.[1] The film is inspired from the 1996 Hollywood film Ransom.[2] This movie was second movie directed by Ajay Devgan's brother Anil Devgan. He directed Raju Chacha earlier in the year 2000.


Inspector Abhay Rathod (Sunil Shetty) is an honest and diligent Police Inspector employed with Bombay Police. He was assigned the case of racketeer and criminal don, Shekhar Mohan (Ajay Devgan). Abhay successfully entraps and arrests him, and has him sentenced to a long jail term. Years later, Abhay is now the Assistant Commissioner of Police; is a happy family man with his wife (Priyanka Chopra) and son Chirag (Parth Dave) and Shekhar Mohan has completed his jail term and is looking to seek vengeance against Abhay. He does so by kidnapping Chirag and taking him along with him. The object for the kidnap was to trace his lost son, whose information he feels, is with Abhay. After several attempts to get the answer, finally Shekhar tricks Abhay, making him feel that he has killed Chirag. Abhay's wife, feeling Chirag is killed, informs Shekhar that Chirag is his son. Shekhar, is now wonder struck and tries to get Chirag's affection and love. Shekhar finds out that Chirag loves racing and takes him on various race courses where the child is thrilled to watch fast sport cars, and soon starts a friendship with "Uncle" Shekhar. But with Abhay and the police closing in fast, will Shekhar and Chirag be able to maintain their friendship?



Music by Himesh Reshammiya. Lyrics by Sameer

  1. "Jaana Nahin Tha" - Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam
  2. "Tune Di Bekarari" - Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal, Jayesh Gandhi
  3. "Akhiyaan Lada Jaa (With Rhythm)" - Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan
  4. "Kaun Kehata Hai" - Shreya Ghoshal, Udit Narayan
  5. "Imli Imli" - Hema Sardesai, Jayesh Gandhi
  6. "Tune Di Bekrari (Part 1)" - Shaan
  7. "Akhiyan Lada Jaa" - Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan
  8. "Tune Di Bekarari (Part 2)" - Shaan
  9. "Jaana Nahin Tha" - Instrumental
  10. "Tu Ne Di Bekarari (Part 3)" - Shaan


  1. ^ "Blackmail: Complete Cast and Crew details". IndiaFm. 2005-01-28. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  2. ^ Adarsh, Taran. "Blackmail: Movie Review". Sify. Retrieved 2013-01-23. 

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