Contract (2008 film)

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Contract
Contract Hindi Movie.jpg
Directed by Ram Gopal Varma
Produced by Praveen Nishchol
Ajay Bijli
Sanjeev K. Bijli
Written by Prashant Pandey
Screenplay by Ram Gopal Varma
Story by Ram Gopal Varma
Starring Adhvik Mahajan
Prasad Purandare
Sakshi Gulati
Zakir Hussain
Amruta subhash
Kishor Kadam
Sumeet Nijhawan
Upendra Limaye
Music by Amar Mohile
Bappi Tutul
Sana Kotwal
Rooshin Dalal
Clinton Mascarenhas (Background score)
Cinematography Aseem Mishra
Edited by Amit Parmar
Nipun Ashok Gupta
Production
company
Distributed by PVR Pictures
Release date
  • 2008 (2008)
Country India
Language Hindi

Contract is a 2008 Bollywood spy film written and directed by Ram Gopal Varma. The film is setup in the backdrop of terrorism, and the infiltration by R.A.W. and Intelligence Bureau.[1]

Starring Adhvik Mahajan, Upendra Limaye, Prasad Purandare, and Zakir Hussain in pivotal roles, the film received mixed reviews.[2][3][4] The film was screened retrospective at the 2010 Fribourg International Film Festival.[5][6]

Plot[edit]

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.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

  • "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" – Adnam 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kazmi, Nikhat (2008-07-18). "Movie Reviews: Contract". Times of India. 
  2. ^ Roy, Priyanka (2008-07-19). "Don't sign it". The Telegraph (Calcutta). 
  3. ^ Mohamed, Khalid (18 July 2008). "On Planet Kill Kill". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 31 December 2011. 
  4. ^ bobbysing (18 July 2008). "Contract (2008)". IMDb. 
  5. ^ "Edouard Waintrop on the New Indian Cinema : UP Front – India Today". India Today. 18 May 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2012. 
  6. ^ David (16 June 2006). "The Films of Ram Gopal Varma – An Overview". Cinema Strikes Back. Archived from the original on 25 July 2009. Retrieved 22 February 2009.