(, translation: Hot Spice
) is a 2005 Bollywood
film directed by Priyadarshan
. The film stars Akshay Kumar
, John Abraham
, Rimi Sen
, Neha Dhupia
, Paresh Rawal
and Rajpal Yadav
. Akshay Kumar received the Best Actor in a Comic Role award for his performance at the Filmfare Awards.
The movie starts off when two photographers Mac (Akshay Kumar
) and Shyam a.k.a Sam (John Abraham
) are doing a photo shoot. While Makrand is shooting the models in various exposing poses, his fiance leaves in disgust due to Mac's closeness to the models. Their boss calls them into his office and tells them that they are good-for-nothing photographers. He threatens to reduce their pay if they don't get some good pictures for the World Photography competition to make his magazine "Garam Masala
Both Mac and Sam ask Maggie (Neha Dhupia
), the boss's secretary, on a date on the same day, at the same restaurant at the same time. As all three meet up at the restaurant a pickpocket takes both Mac's and Sam's wallets. After the meal, the competition to impress Maggie heightens thus evoking humorous events after which both Sam and Mac leave Maggie to pay the bill.
Sam visits a famous photographer, praising him and asking for a few outstanding shots. These stolen shots help Sam to win World photography competition. He gets promoted in his job, is given ten percent of the prize money and has his pay doubled, whilst Mac receives a demotion to assistant. Sam flies off to the......