Machine (2017 film)
|Written by||Sanjeev Kaul|
|Cinematography||Dilshad V. A.|
|Edited by||Hussain A Burmawala|
|Distributed by||AD Films (Haresh Patel)|
|17 March 2017|
Machine is a 2017 Indian Hindi romantic thriller film, directed by Abbas–Mustan. The film stars debutant Mustafa Burmawala and Kiara Advani in the lead roles. The film has been produced by Jayantilal Gada (PEN), Haresh Patel (AD Films), Pranay Chokshi, Abbas Mustan Films Productions and Dhaval Jayantilal Gada. The movie released on 17 March 2017. The movie was extensively shot in Georgia.
Machine depicts the story of racing enthusiasts Sarah (Kiara Advani) daughter of very rich businessman Balraj Thapar (Ronit Roy) and Ransh (Mustafa Burmawalla), who meet each other due to circumstances. Sarah is beaten by Ransh at a car race event, Sarah later finds out Ransh; new in college, is her new classmate. As their bond becomes stronger, they eventually fall in love and after the accidental death of her friend/secret lover Aditya (Eshan Shanker) their common friend, they get married. However, Ransh deceived Sarah as he is told to and kills her for her money and property by throwing her off a cliff. She is eventually saved by her college lover Aditya's twin brother Raj (Eshan Shanker) who is a Commando in the Indian Army. Then Sarah and Raj come to know the exact reason about her killing when they find out Ransh was doing all this on someone's orders and he is duping another rich businessman's daughter. They trace him and find that her own father had planned all these due to a very convoluted reason. He is not Sarah's biological father and they come to know that he only raised her as his own daughter for her wealth. He even kills Sarah's parents by planning it like an accident. When he was about to pull his gun to shoot her, Sarah shoots him and burns him alive with all the money he looted so far by shooting the main power socket. They both eventually try take revenge from Ransh ,but Sarah tells that she is deeply in love with him and also, how can she kill him as he is only a "MACHINE". HE does whatever is fitted into his mind, whatever instructed, he never realized her love for him, and tried to murder her. After this when Ransh understands, he comes forward, Raj sees the gun lying just beside Ransh and throws a knife for safety of Sara, and Ransh realizes what he actually is. He realizes that he has his own brain and heart. At the end Ransh understands he is truly in love with Sara and dies in the end committing his true love for Sarah leaving Sarah sad.
- Mustafa Burmawalla as Ransh
- Kiara Advani as Sarah Thapar
- Eshan Shanker as Aditya / Raj (Twin brothers)
- Ronit Roy as Balraj Thapar, Sarah's adopted father, Ransh's biological father
- Johnny Lever as Darpan Gopal (Police Officer) (cameo)
- Supriya Karnik as Stage Coordinator
- Dalip Tahil as Kris Altar
- Mayuresh Wadkar as Vicky
- Carla Dennis as Serina Altar
- Mridanjli Rawal as Ayesha
Release and Critical Reception
The Times Of India gave the film a negative review, criticizing the plot and the lack of subtlety in the film. The Indian Express gave the film 1.5/5 rating, calling out the acting and lack of charisma from the actors.
|Soundtrack album by Dr Zeus|
|Released||21 February 2017|
|1.||"Itna Tumhe"||Arafat Mehmood||Tanishk Bagchi||Yasser Desai, Shashaa Tirupati||3:48|
|2.||"Chatur Naar"||Niket Pandey, Ikka||Rahul Dev Burman (Recreated by: Tanishk Bagchi)||Nakash Aziz, Shashaa Tirupati, Rap by: Ikka||4:00|
|3.||"Brake An Fail"||Jasmine Sandlas, Ikka||Jasmine Sandlas, Rajveer Singh, Rap by: Ikka||4:39|
|4.||"To Hi Toh Mera"||Arafat Mehmood||Tanishk Bagchi||Yasser Desai||4:13|
|5.||"Tera Junoon"||Arafat Mehmood||Tanishk Bagchi||Jubin Nautiyal||6:04|
|6.||"Cheez Badi"||Anand Bakshi (Additional Lyrics by: Shabbir Ahmed)||Viju Shah (Recreated by: Tanishk Bagchi)||Udit Narayan, Neha Kakkar||3:42|
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