Paisa Vasool

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Paisa Vasool
Paisa Vasool 2004 DVD cover.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Srinivas Bhashyam
Produced by Manisha Koirala
Siddharth Koirala
Written by Srinivas Bhashyam
Anurag Kashyap
Starring Manisha Koirala
Sushmita Sen
Sushant Singh
Music by Bapi-Tutul
Cinematography Nirav Shah
Edited by Shirish Kunder
Release date
  • 27 January 2004 (2004-01-27)
Running time
139 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Paisa Vasool is a 2004 Indian film directed by Srinivas Bhashyam starring Manisha Koirala and Sushmita Sen. The film is remake of High Heels and Low Lifes. Manisha Koirala's debut as producer. The film failed at the box office and received negative reviews upon release for the film and the soundtrack


After a chance encounter at a club the struggling actress Baby decides to move in with Maria, a withdrawn divorcee who is having financial troubles and run-ins with the mafia. By accident the two women overhear a conversation in which a man confesses committing a robbery to his girlfriend. The two women decide to blackmail him for a piece of the action. Unfortunately the robbers have no intention of just rolling over.


Critical reception[edit]

Ron Ahluwalia from Planet Bollywood gave the film 2.5/10 and stated "Burying your money in the ground would be wiser than even renting a movie like Paisa Vasool. It's just that simple: don't watch it!"[1]

Apunkachoice gave the film 3/5 stating 'at times the humor in the film is too predictable and there are other sequences that are simply puerile. Even the two leading characters Baby and Maria are made to overreact in many situations'.[2]


Paisa Vasool
Soundtrack album by Bapi-Tutul
Released November 2003
Genre Hindi film soundtrack

Ron Ahluwalia from Planet Bollywood gave the soundtrack 4/10 and chose 'Yaadon Mein' as his favorite song stating 'It’s a shame that Manisha was not able to get more songs like Yaadon Mein out of her composers and lyricist. This soundtrack should be looked upon as a pathetic follow-up by Bapi-Tutul on their work in Bhoot. In the end, one beautiful song cannot save a host of repulsive songs. Forget that Paisa Vasool ever had a soundtrack!'[3]

Satyajit from called the soundtrack 'a complete washout' stating that the soundtrack is 'rather a rehashed version of many remix albums'.[4]

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Paisa Vasool" Sunidhi Chauhan 04.18
2. "Maine Saiyan Ki Demand" Ila Arun 03.03
3. "Rukte Chalte" Shankar Mahadevan 04.44
4. "Bindas" Vasundhara Das 04.07
5. "Paisa Vasool – Male" Hamza Farooqui 04.16
6. "Helen’s Dance" Pandit Sukhdev Chaturvedi, Swastika 06.40
7. "Yaadon Mein Aksar Aate Rahe" Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal 03.25
8. "Sabse Bada Rupayya" Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal 04.42
9. "Hai Re Hai Tera Ghungta" Kunal Ganjanwala, Soumya Rao 05.11


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