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Release Date: June 26th, 2009

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
New York cab driver Omar (Neil Nitin Mukesh) has been set up by the FBI because they want him to spy on an old friend of his, Samir (John Abraham), who they think is a terrorist. As Omar recounts his relationship to Samir, which began nine years prior, he reflects on his friendship with Samir's now wife, Maya (Katrina Kaif), and how their lives were changed after 9/11. After Omar elects to become an FBI spy, he learns that this isn't the first time Samir has been targeted by the government.

Cast: John Abraham, Irrfan Khan, Katrina Kaif, Neil Nitin Mukesh

Director: Kabir Khan

Genres: Action, Drama

Production Co: Yashraj Productions

Distributors: Yash Raj Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Quite apart from the fact that none of these performers is capable of smoldering with conviction, there's no terror or sensuality in director Khan's images. show more

  • As the industry reshapes itself, this drama by helmer Kabir Khan -- with its bold, righteous, anti-Bush administration bent -- could cut out a new constituency for a genre usually devoted to purely escapist entertainment. show more

  • Although the film is a routine thriller with few surprises, it deserves attention because its topic, even eight years after Sept. 11, is one that many South Asian Americans still take very seriously. show more

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