Bunty Aur Babli
: बंटी और बबली, Urdu
: بنٹی اور ببلی, translation
: Bunty and Babli), released in 2005
, is an Indian Bollywood film
directed by Shaad Ali
and starring Amitabh Bachchan
, Rani Mukerji
and Abhishek Bachchan
. It was the first film to feature both Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan, and featured guest appearances by Aishwarya Rai
and Tania Zaetta
. It was one of the biggest hits of the year.
The plot, although it draws on the idea of two rather lovable crooks, does not contain much violence. In fact each of the adventures of Bunty and Babli are thoroughly Indianised, like the fake selling of the Taj Mahal
. It draws comparisons to the American classic "Bonnie and Clyde
", however there are no dark elements to the film. In fact, as stated above, there is very minimal violence and the characters do not die a bloody death, unlike their American counterparts. The robberies done were usually to teach a lesson or exact revenge for some previous altercation.
Rakesh Trivedi (Abhishek Bachchan
) comes from a small village. His father is a ticket collector on the train, and wants him to get into a similar occupation as well. However, Rakesh has big dreams; he is forever coming up with new business plans and is convinced he will make it big one day. He adamantly refuses any notion that he will one day work in a 9-to-5 environment.
Vimmi Saluja (Rani Mukerji
) is the daughter of a Punjabi... Read More