Friday, May 16, 2008

25 Things about the Movie ‘Jannat’

Jannat is the latest flick from Bhatt camp and is expected to do well both in India and Pakistan. The movie has already impressed the Bollywood fans by its music. Now, it is time to look at its story and the performance of the actors. The movie has released today both in India and Pakistan. Here, I am giving 25 things about the movie:

  1. Jannat has hit the big screen on 16 May, Friday.
  2. The movie Jannat is produced by Mukesh Bhatt and it is a Vishesh Films production.
  3. Jannat is the debut movie for 24-year old director Kunal Deshmukh, who had experience of working with director Mohit Suri in making 2005 movie Zeher.
  4. Winner of Miss World Tourism 2005, Sonal Chauhan, makes her Bollywood debut with the movie Jannat.
  5. Sonal Chauhan plays the female lead role, Zoya, opposite Emraan Hashmi.
  6. Emraan Hashmi appears in the male lead role of the movie. He plays the character of Arjun Dikshit, a cricket bookie.
  7. The music of the movie is done by Pritam Chakraborty and Kamran Ahmed from Pakistan.
  8. Sameer Kochhar plays an important role of a police inspector in the movie.
  9. The story of the movie revolves around Arjun Dikshit who wants to make money quickly and eventually takes the illegal way of making money by fixing cricket matches.
  10. He falls for a girl Joya and at the end, he has got to choose either his love for Joya or stick to his money making ambition through illegal ways.
  11. So, Jannat can be termed as a romantic movie too from this point of view.
  12. Jannat is the first movie to have been premiered both in India and Pakistan.
  13. The premier show of Jannat was held at Gulistan cinema, Lahore in the presence of 2000 people.
  14. Emraan Hashmi, Sonal Chauhan and Mahesh Bhatt got a warm reception in Pakistan and they were impressed by the presence of a huge crowd at the premier of the movie.
  15. Pakistan film industry is demanding to put a ban on Jannat in Pakistan, claiming that the movie treats Pakistani cricketers negatively and it is against Muslims.
  16. However, Jannat has been cleared by the censor board of Pakistan.
  17. The music of Jannat is rocking the chart in India since its launch.
  18. Jannat provides an inside view of match fixing and its process.
  19. The dialogs of the movie have been rated well.
  20. Emraan Hashmi already has enough popularity in Pakistan and now the actor has recently said that it is his time to shine in Pakistan.
  21. In a scene, Emraan Hashmi being a cricket bookie says there is not that much difference between cricketers and prostitutes because the end of youth means end of everything for both cricketers and prostitutes.
  22. Newcomer Sonal Chauhan will not be seen in any intimate love making scene in the movie.
  23. Sonal Chauhan was asked to shot a bed scene with Emraan Hashmi, which she turned down without thinking much about it.
  24. Though there is speculation that Jannat is copy of Hollywood movie Two For The Money, both actor Emraan Hashmi and director Kunal Deshmukh denied it.
  25. Jannat as a movie is expected to face an unconventional competitor and that is IPL. The movie may not have to face any big threat from any big budget movie except Tashan, but it must impress the cricket crazy fans diverting their interest for IPL.