Watch Calcutta Mail
- 2 hr 7 min
Calcutta Mail is a 2003 Indian crime thriller film directed by Sudhir Mishra and starring Anil Kapoor, Rani Mukerji and Manisha Koirala in leading roles. The story revolves around an ambitious young man, Avik (played by Anil Kapoor), who leaves his hometown Kolkata to pursue his dreams in Mumbai. He boards the Calcutta Mail train from Howrah Junction, but little does he know that the journey is about to change his life forever. As the train chugs towards Mumbai, Avik meets a woman named Reena (played by Rani Mukerji), who is on her way to meet her husband after a long time. Reena seems to be hiding something and Avik's curiosity gets the better of him. He decides to follow her, only to find out that she's being blackmailed by someone. Amidst all this drama, Avik reconnects with his ex-girlfriend Mitali (played by Manisha Koirala), who now lives in Mumbai. Mitali is a successful journalist who is investigating a series of murders in the city. She seeks Avik's help in solving the case, and as they dig deeper, they uncover a web of lies and deceit. The plot thickens as Avik gets embroiled in Reena's problems and tries to help her out. He discovers that her husband is not what he seems and has been involved in criminal activities. As the story unfolds, Avik finds himself in grave danger, with the police and the criminals both after him. The film is a gripping tale of intrigue, suspense and betrayal. It takes the audience on a thrilling ride through the dark alleys of Kolkata and Mumbai. The performances by the lead actors are top-notch, with Anil Kapoor stealing the show with his portrayal of the naive but determined Avik. Rani Mukerji delivers a power-packed performance as the vulnerable and yet resilient Reena. Manisha Koirala shines as the fearless journalist who will stop at nothing to get to the truth. The film also boasts of an impressive supporting cast, including Satish Kaushik, Sayaji Shinde, and Saurabh Shukla. The music by Vishal Bhardwaj is haunting and perfectly complements the tone of the film. The cinematography by Piyush Shah captures the beauty and grittiness of the two cities with equal finesse. Overall, Calcutta Mail is a must-watch for fans of crime thrillers. It keeps you on the edge of your seat, with its fast-paced narrative and unexpected twists and turns. Sudhir Mishra's direction is impeccable, and the film stands out as a shining example of his expertise in the genre.