ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday May 4, 2008
Vol. 42 - No 49
TV Times  

‘Tashan’ tells a tale of a threesome

Tashan Bollywood film starring Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Anil Kapoor is now being screened at Savoy Wellawatte. Produced by Yash Raj Films, the film is the debut direction of Vijay Krishna who wrote the screenplay and dialogues for hits Dhoom (2004) and Dhoom 2 (2006).

The film tells the story about call center executive Jimmy Cliff (Saif Ali Khan), gangster Bachchan Pande (Akshay Kumar) and Pooja (Kareena Kapoor), a girl who can't be trusted. The three of them are on a dangerous journey across India, which will alter the course of their lives in more ways than one.

Bhaiyyaji (Anil Kapoor) is a don who wants to make it big on the international arena. For this, he hires a call centre executive-cum-English teacher Jimmy Cliff (Saif Ali Khan) to teach him Queen's English. Pooja (Kareena Kapoor) is a beautiful Indian girl who works for Bhaiyyaji. She woos Jimmy with her simplicity. Pooja tells Jimmy she needs to marry Bhaiiyaji as her father owed him money. Together they hatch a plan to steal Bhaiiyaji's Rs 25 crores and elope. But Pooja swindles the money and leaves Jimmy. Bachchan Pandey, (Akshay Kumar) a local goon, takes Jimmy to Haridwar and the two manage to find Pooja.

Bachchan becomes a victim of lust and falls for sexy Pooja. Jimmy and Pooja use this to the hilt as the latter seduces him. Bachchan in an intoxicated state tells Pooja of his long-lost childhood love, Gudiya. Pooja claims herself to be girl he had fallen for and has him wrapped around her little finger. But Bhaiiyaji not only wants his money, but also wants Pooja and Jimmy dead. Bachchan is now caught as he is about to lose the woman he loves - yet again.

Musical score is directed by Vishal-Shekhar and the film was shot in Kerala, and later continued shooting in Laddakh and Rajasthan.

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