Fool & Final
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|Fool & Final|
|Directed by||Ahmed Khan|
|Produced by||Firoz A Nadiadwala|
|Screenplay by||Umesh Shukla
|Story by||Neeraj Vora|
|Music by||Himesh Reshammiya|
|Edited by||Ashfaque Makrani|
|Distributed by||Shemaroo Entertainment
Base Industries Group
Fool & Final (stylized as Fool N Final) is a 2007 Indian comedy caper film, directed by Ahmed Khan. The film has an all-star cast including Sunny Deol, Shahid Kapoor, Ayesha Takia, Sameera Reddy and Vivek Oberoi in the lead roles. Paresh Rawal, Johnny Lever, Sharmila Tagore, Arbaaz Khan, Om Puri and Chunkey Pandey have supporting roles, whilst acclaimed boxer Mike Tyson appeared in the promos & film credits.
It was released on 1 June 2007. The film's title is a spoof on the usual tagline, "Full & Final" which means "final" in other words. Most of the film was shot in Brazil, Dubai and Muscat. The film is a remake of the British film Snatch, with which it shares the tagline too (Stealing stones and Breaking bones).
A million-worth diamond discovered in India is stolen and sent to Dubai. To pick up the diamond from Dubai Airport, Rocky (Chunkey Pandey) is sent. However, a dreaded underworld don, Moscow Chikna (Arbaaz Khan) kidnaps Rocky and steals the diamond from him. After completing his job, Moscow Chikna kills Rocky and flees. The story then twists to another underworld don, JD (Zakir Hussain) also has his eyes on the stolen diamond. To steal the diamond from Moscow Chikna, JD sends a team of foolish robbers, including Raja (Shahid Kapoor), Tina (Ayesha Takia), Chobey (Paresh Rawal) and an dimwit pilot Puttu (Johnny Lever). As they fail to rob the diamond, they witness Moscow Chikna being murdered by an unknown gangster named Gunmaster G9. They manage to steal the diamond, but refuse to hand it over to JD. They escape from JD's trap, who then sends out gangsters looking for the four idiots. To get them out of trouble, comes Raja's Brother Munna (Sunny Deol), who is also added to JD's wanted list. On top of all this, a bankrupt gambler Luckee (Vivek Oberoi) is stalking Munna to make him fight in a boxing match. Between all this confusion, the question is, who will get the diamond?
- Sunny Deol as Munna
- Shahid Kapoor as Raja/Rahul
- Vivek Oberoi as Luckee
- Paresh Rawal as Chobey
- Ayesha Takia as Tina
- Sameera Reddy as Payal
- Om Puri as Bhaiyya
- Sharmila Tagore as Lajwanti
- Johnny Lever as Puttu Pilot
- Arbaaz Khan as Moscow Chikna
- Zakir Hussain as J.D.
- Vijay Raaz as Abdul Dicky
- Gulshan Grover as Chowksi
- Asrani as Lalwaani
- Chunkey Pandey as Rocky
- Razak Khan as Hencemen
- Suresh Menon as Bob
- Jackie Shroff as Gunmaster (G-9)
- Mike Tyson as Himself, Special appearance
|Fool N Final|
|Soundtrack album by Himesh Reshammiya|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
The soundtrack contains 4 original songs and 3 remixes.
|1.||"Ek Kalsa"||Himesh Reshammiya||5:11|
|2.||"Ek Kalsa" (Remix)||Himesh Reshammiya||4:05|
|3.||"Masti" (Remix)||Benny Dayal, MG Sreekumar||4:39|
|4.||"Sigdi"||Himesh Reshammiya, Jayesh Gandhi||5:07|
|5.||"Tere Layee"||Kunal Ganjawala, Himani Kapoor, (Rap By: Arya)||4:55|
|6.||"Tere Layee" (Remix)||Kunal Ganjawala, Kalpana Patowary||4:00|
|7.||"Yeh Dooriyan (shakira Ve)"||Hanif Shaikh||4:42|
The film received negative response from critics. Taran Adarsh from Bollywood Hungama gave the film 1.5 out of 5, and said "Fool N Final disappoints big time!" NDTV gave it a positive review with a rate of 3/5. Times of India claimed "The first half of the film is a complete washout as it trudges lethargically through a series of misadventures that try to establish the identity of the lead players." Review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 27% rotten rating. Boxofficeindia.com declared it as an "average".