When one specific theme in a film sets your mind in one particular direction and just when you think you have settled down, it just throws you off guard and sets you off in a totally different direction altogether. Well, that's very similar to the plot in certain films about con artists. In today’s list hai toh hit hai, we take a look at movies packed with smart plots, comic scenes, and talented con artists. I’m your host Nikhil, let's get started then
First on the con list for today is,
A Hindi film directed by Neeraj Pandey, released in 2013 has an ensemble cast of Akshay Kumar, Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher, Kajal Aggarwal, Jimmy Shergill, Divya Dutta, and Kishor Kadam. The story is based on a group of con men who disguise themselves as CBI officers and swindle a well-known businessman and several politicians in the city. When the actual CBI officers learn about them, they plot a clever plan to nab these fraudsters
OTTplay Rating - 7.8
Available - Netflix, Voot, iTunes, Google Play, Jio, Youtube
Khosla ka Ghosla
This is a 2006 Hindi comedy-drama, starring Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Parvin Dabas, Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey, and Tara Sharma in the lead roles. The story is all about a Delhi-based retired middle-class man Kamal Ghosla whose land is taken over by unethical means by a bully. Kamal’s son and his friends pitch in and plot against the crook to retrieve that piece of land.
OTTplay Rating - 8.4
Available - Netflix, Youtube, Google Play
Bunty Aur Babli
A 2006 Hindi comedy-drama film starring Abhishek Bacchan and Rani Mukherjee in title roles alongside Amitabh Bachchan in a supporting role. A cameo song featuring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was a super hit that was composed by Shankar-Ehsan-Loy. The story follows two aspiring youngsters who dream big and are on the verge of making quick money by teaming up to loot affluent members of society. But a police officer named Dashrath Singh is on their tails to apprehend them red-handed. Does he succeed in doing so? You gotta watch this flick to know.
OTTplay Rating - 6.6
Available - Amazon Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube.
Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye
This 2008 Hindi comedy movie stars Abhay Deol in the lead with Paresh Raval, Neetu Chandra, Archana Puran Singh, and Richa Chadha in supporting roles. Abhay, who plays the titular role Lucky or Lovinder Singh, is a smart thief who tactfully steals money, vehicles, valuables and even dogs! Finally, he gets caught by the cops and undergoes trial.
OTTplay Rating - 8.0
Available - Google Play
Ek Hasina Thi
A 2004 Hindi thriller starring Urmilla Matondkar opposite Saif Ali Khan in the lead. The story follows Sarika who falls in love with Karan, and the two of them eventually get married. Karan requests Sarika to deliver a parcel to his friend via Air travel, which she agrees to. This was in fact a well planned con by Karan, Sarika is arrested by the authorities and learns that she was framed by her own husband. Betrayed and sentenced to a long term in jail, Sarika decides to seek vengeance.
OTTplay Rating - 7.1
Available - Amazon Prime Video, Netflix
Well that's the List hai toh hit hai for today, I shall be back again with a brand new theme pretty soon, until then its your host Nikhil signing off.
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