Bollywood is credited with the making of scores of action movies. The action movies in Bollywood are meant to entertain all. From young kids to elderly people, you would find many fans of the Bollywood action movies. One of the Hindi movies that boast of great action sequences is Baazi. It was Asutosh Gowariker`s first directorial venture. Though the movie did not find favor with the masses and the critics, it was the beginning of a fruitful cinematic association between Asutosh Gowariker and movie star Aamir Khan.
Cast of Baazi
Aamir Khan was roped in to play the role of a cop in the movie. The pretty actress Mamta Kulkarni played the romantic interest of the actor Aamir Khan in the movie. Apart from these two, the cast of the movie also included seasoned actors like Paresh Rawal, Avtar Gill, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Raza Murad and Satish Shah. All these actors are some of the best available in the world of Bollywood.
Story of the movie
The movie of Baazi is the story of a cop (Aamir Khan) who is determined to eliminate the unwanted and unlawful elements present in his city. The inspector Amar Damjee, is given the responsibility of unearthing the criminals who run a multi-million rupee scandal. Amar`s enemies get him entangled in the murder case of the police commissioner`s daughter and get him jailed for a crime that he did not commit. Amar escapes from jail to prove his innocence while staying away from the clutch of both the cops and his enemies.
Though the movie had a gripping story to tell, the movie did not do well at the box office. There are various reasons attributed for it and opinions vary from one critic to another. Some blamed poor direction for the failure of the movie and some blamed the weak execution of the plot. But the action scenes in the movie were appreciated by both the audience and the critics. The action sequences are certainly some of the best features of the movie.
If you are an action movie buff, then Baazi is one of the Bollywood movies that you must watch. It is with this movie that Aamir Khan managed to come out from his chocolate boy image. The movie established Aamir`s credentials as someone who can play action role as easily as a romantic role. If you watch the movie, you are bound to find the action scenes very enjoyable.
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