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Rated NR · 155 min. · 2010

Action/Adventure


Salman Khan stars as a corrupt local policeman who styles himself as a rural Robin Hood. Dabanng is a curry Western with high tech action sequences—lifts from The Matrix are expected, but these are updated with a steal from Sherlock Holmes. Salman's real-life brother Arbaaz plays his weak sibling (and produces the film) and his sister-in-law, Malaika Arora Khan, contributes a lively dance ("Munni has ruined her reputation"). A first-time actress, Sonakshi Sinha, plays an ingénue with backbone, and Sonu Sood a foul-hearted villain. I've never been a big Salman fan, but in this film and his previous one, Wanted, he has torn into his antiheroes with relish, clearly enjoying both the thrills and laughs. And, he is apparently the only Bollywood star still immune to Hollywood cross-over, fully invested in full-blown '70s-style masala movies with mayhem, catchy tunes, mother love, romance, comedy and brother-against-brother conflict: pure entertainment value.
Director: Abhinav Kashyap
Writer: Abhinav Kashyap and Dilip Shukla
Producer: Arbaaz Khan
Cast: Salman Khan, Om Puri, Anupam Kher, Sonakshi Sinha, Dimple Kapadia, Vinod Khanna, Arbaaz Khan, Mahesh Manjrekar, Mahie Gill and Sonu Sood

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