Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Sanjay F Gupta|
|Produced by||Pammi Baweja|
|Screenplay by||Suparn Verma|
|Story by||Suparn Verma|
|Edited by||Marzin Tavaria|
|Distributed by||Baweja Movies|
Karam [Translation:Fate] is a Bollywood crime thriller film, released in 2005. The film is directed by the cinematographer Sanjay F. Gupta (often confused with another director Sanjay Gupta) and stars John Abraham and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles.
John (John Abraham) is an assassin working for a mobster named Captain (Bharat Dabholkar). After a hit went wrong, resulting in him killing an entire family (including a little girl), he is overcome with the guilt of his actions and decides to quit his job. He starts life anew with his pregnant wife Shalini (Priyanka Chopra) a bar singer.
Meanwhile, John's boss, Captain, is facing a threat from a rival don, Yunus (Vishwajeet Pradhan). After being attacked, Captain decides to teach the city a lesson by killing the city's top industrialist, top film producer, the cop backing Yunus and Yunus himself; so that everyone else falls in line and no one dreams of becoming another Yunus.
He decides that John must carry out this plan of his. To achieve this, he takes Shalini hostage. John is given 36 hours to kill the five targets on the hitlist. Things get worse when the city's toughest cop Wagh (Shiney Ahuja) traces him. John is pressed for time and the body count is growing.
- Priyanka Chopra as Shalini (John's wife)
- John Abraham as John
- Bharat Dabholkar as Captain
- Vishwajeet Pradhan as Yunus
- Shiney Ahuja as ACP Wagh Pratap Singh
- Shabana Raza
- Murli Sharma as Kaif
- Rajesh Khera as Bull
- Anjan Srivastava as DCP Patil
- Nitin Arora
- Bikramjeet Kanwarpal
|Soundtrack album by Vishal-Shekhar|
12 February 2005
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
The music is composed by Vishal-Shekhar and Pankaj Awasthi. The lyrics are penned by Vishal Dadlani, Irshad Kamil, Dev Kohli, Pankaj Awasthi, Amit Mishra, and Harshdeep. A small portion of the song 'Tinka Tinka' was also resampled by Schiller for his 2008 album SEHNSUCHT in the song Mitternacht.
|1.||"Ishq Nachaya Kare"||Vishal-Shekhar||Sunidhi Chauhan|
|2.||"Koi Aisa Alam"||Vishal-Shekhar||Sonu Nigam, Mahalakshmi Iyer|
|3.||"Le Jaa"||Vishal-Shekhar||Harshdeep, Vishal Dadlani|
|4.||"Tera Hi Karam"||Pankaj Awasthi||Pankaj Awasthi|
|5.||"Tinka Tinka"||Vishal-Shekhar||Alisha Chinoy|
|6.||"Ishq Nachaya Kare" (Instrumental)||Vishal-Shekhar|
|7.||"Tinka Tinka" (Instrumental)||Vishal-Shekhar|