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  • 2008
  • 4.5  (588)

Chamku is a 2008 Bollywood action-thriller movie directed by Kabeer Kaushik and produced by Vijayta Films. It stars Bobby Deol as the protagonist, Priyanka Chopra Jonas as his love interest, and Irrfan Khan as the antagonist. Chamku is a story about a young boy named Raja who is traumatized by the events of his childhood when his parents were brutally murdered during a communal riot. Raja vows to take revenge on the perpetrators of the heinous crime and eventually becomes a contract killer for the government.

The movie starts with Raja, an ex-rebel, being released from prison after serving a sentence for his past misdeeds. Upon his release, he is approached by a government official (played by Irrfan Khan) who wants Raja to work for him. The official wants Raja to infiltrate a rebel group led by Naxalites and execute key members of the organization.

Initially, Raja is hesitant to take up the offer but eventually agrees as he wants to avenge the death of his parents. He begins to work as a contract killer and starts executing people as per his mission. During one of his missions, he meets Priyanka Chopra's character, Shubhi. They fall in love, but Raja's past catches up with him when he realizes that one of his targets is actually an innocent bystander.

Raja's inner conscience starts bothering him, and he begins to question the morality of his actions. He decides to quit his job as a contract killer and run away with Shubhi. However, his past catches up with him again, and he is forced to return to his life as a contract killer once again.

The movie also showcases the internal conflicts of a communist organization, their ideologies, and their struggles. The Naxalites are shown to be a group of people who have been oppressed by the system and have taken up arms to fight against it. However, they too have their own set of problems, including internal conflicts, lack of leadership, and a shortage of weapons and ammunition.

The movie has several action-packed sequences, car chases, and gunfights that keep the audience at the edge of their seats. The cinematography is excellent, and the music is a blend of folk and contemporary tunes, making it an enjoyable experience for the viewers.

Bobby Deol has given an impressive performance as Raja, the conflicted protagonist who is torn between his past and his present. Priyanka Chopra has a limited role, but she manages to leave an impression with her acting skills. Irrfan Khan steals the show as the cunning government official who is always one step ahead of the rebels.

Overall, Chamku is a gripping thriller that explores the themes of revenge, love, and morality. The movie keeps you hooked till the end and leaves you wondering about the choices that we make in life. It's a must-watch for anyone who enjoys action movies with a touch of drama.

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