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  • 2007
  • 7.5  (17,784)

Dhamaal is a 2007 Indian comedy film directed by Indra Kumar and produced by Ashok Thakeria. The movie stars Sanjay Dutt, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, Aashish Chaudhary, Javed Jaffrey, and Asrani in pivotal roles. The film's plot revolves around four friends - Roy (Riteish Deshmukh), Manav (Javed Jaffrey), Aditya (Arshad Warsi), and Boman (Aashish Chaudhary) - who, driven by the prospect of becoming rich overnight, embark on a treasure hunt. Meanwhile, the eccentric police inspector Kabir Nayak (Sanjay Dutt) is hot on their heels, trying to apprehend the motley crew of treasure hunters.

The plot of Dhamaal may sound quite simple, but the film's execution is anything but that. The movie is a complete laugh riot right from the opening scene, where the four protagonists are introduced. Each character has their quirks and idiosyncrasies, and their interactions with each other are hilarious. There is a palpable chemistry between the actors, and their comic timing is spot on.

Sanjay Dutt, in the role of Kabir Nayak, delivers a stellar performance. His portrayal of an eccentric, bumbling police inspector is a delight to watch. His comic timing is impeccable, and the scenes where he interacts with the four friends are some of the funniest in the movie.

Arshad Warsi, as Aditya Shrivastav, is another standout performer in the movie. His portrayal of a neurotic job-seeker who is perpetually paranoid is both endearing and hilarious. Riteish Deshmukh, as Roy, brings in the required humor that the film needed. His antics and the way he acts as a partner in crime with the other three is one of the high spots of the movie.

The film's music, composed by Adnan Sami, is catchy and peppy. The songs are well choreographed and complement the film's comic tone. The cinematography by Vijay Kumar Arora is top-notch, and the visuals of the film are beautiful. The movie's humor may be slapstick, but Indra Kumar manages to infuse a sense of freshness and novelty in the comedy, which makes it stand out.

One of the highlights of the film is the treasure hunt sequence, which happens midway through the movie. The scene is well designed, is filled with hilarious moments, and is full of action. The sequence is also a perfect example of how the director keeps the audience hooked onto the movie.

Another factor that sets Dhamaal different from other Bollywood comedies is its ability to truly work as a team movie. The film is an ensemble cast, and each character gets adequate screen time, and Indra Kumar smartly knits the plot together, thereby creating the perfect balance between all the characters.

In conclusion, Dhamaal is a perfect example of a movie that doesn't take itself too seriously. The film is light-hearted and aims to entertain, and it does so without resorting to cheap humor or vulgar jokes. The movie is a fun ride, and at no point do you feel bored or let down. Even if you are not a big fan of the comedy genre, Dhamaal is definitely worth a watch as it is one of the best comedies in Bollywood in recent memory.

Dhamaal is a 2007 comedy. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5.

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