Cigarette Ki Tarah

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Cigarette ki Tarah
Cigarette-Ki-Tarah-Poster-1.jpg
Movie poster
Directed byAkashaditya Lama
Produced bySunita Poddar, Branda Yadav
Written byKamlesh Kumar
Starring
CinematographyRamesh Krishna
Release date
  • 14 December 2012 (2012-12-14)
Running time
107 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Cigarette Ki Tarah (transl. Like a cigarette) is a romantic thriller movie, featuring[1] Bhoop Yaduvanshi, Prashant Narayanan, Madhurima Tuli, Sudesh Berry and others in their respective roles. Directed by Akashaditya Lama, the film is being produced under the banner of P. Y. Films Pvt. Ltd. While the music is composed by Sudeep Banerjee, Kavita Seth, Ankur Mishra and Viraj Sawant, the lyrics have been written by Ajay Jhingran, Kaushal Kishore and Dev Shukla. Choreography in the movie is done by Vivek Yadav and Longines Fernandes.

A dispute between the director and producers over the editing of the picture led to a lawsuit in the Mumbai High Court, and eventually to what the director characterized as a "compromise" and an "edited version that did not meet my creative vision".[2]

Plot[edit]

A guy falls in love blindly with a young beautiful girl. This blind love leads him into deep trouble, and further separates him from other people like one man versus the entire world. In these dark situations, where one surely gives up on everything, he doesn't, and thus keeps on believing and trusting on his blind love, which eventually shows him all the ways to be out from all the difficulties.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music is composed by Sudeep Banerjee, Kavita Seth, Ankur Mishra and Viraj Sawant whereas the lyrics of it are written down by Ajay Jhingran, Kaushal Kishore, Dev Shukla and Sudarshan Goel. The songs are sung by Tochi Raina, Nikhil D'Souza, Kavita Seth, Shweta Pandit, Suzanne D'Mello and Sudeep Banerjee.

Track listing
No.TitleArtist(s)Length
1."Dooriyan"Nikhil D'Souza04:30
2."Hey Bhagwan"Tochi Raina04:01
3."Mujhko Khud Se"Kavita Seth03:40
4."Cigarette Ki Tarah"Suzanne D'Mello04:12
5."Ye Bata Do Piya"Sudeep Banerjee, Shweta Pandit05:14
6."Dooriyan (Remix)"Nikhil D'Souza05:14

Reception[edit]

Critic Ankur Pathak of Rediff.com panned the film, giving it no stars and calling it a "half-heartedly created music video, which tries to convince itself that it is an actual film".[3] Shakti Shetty of Mid Day said, "There are bad films and then there are films that shouldn't have been made in the first place. Cigarette Ki Tarah effortlessly falls into the latter category."[4]

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