Small budget films have lately made it big at the box office. With films like Paan Singh Tomar
and Vicky Donor
doing well at the ticket window and Gangs Of Wasseypur
received an emphatic nod from the critics, there are now high expectations from directors Kabeer Kaushik's Maximum
and Anand Balraj's Dal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai
, a crime thriller, stars the formidable Naseeruddin Shah as well as Sonu Sood and Neha Dhupia. The story takes you back to the Mumbai of 2003 when a war against the underworld was declared and responsibility fell to two shoot out specialists.
Played by Shah and Sood, the cops have to navigate a world of politics, fake shootouts and dirty money.
You might be familiar already with Aa Ante Amalapuram
, the mandatory masala number from the film starring Bodyguard
actress Hazel Keech.
Dal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai
is a launch pad for a bunch of first timers. Pakistani actress Veena Malik makes her Bollywood debut in a double role.
Actor Anand Balraj makes his debut as director, and it is also the first film for producers Deepak and Urvashi Bali.
The comedy, which features Veena in an item number called Madam Malai
, is the story of a 40 year old man obsessed with a budding actress. After suddenly striking it rich, he decides to share his future with her.
provide maximum entertainment? Or will Veena's Dal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai
prove she has what it takes to make it big in Bollywood?