Talaash (2012)

Following the suspicious death of a popular film star who plunged into the waters in his car, Inspector Shekhawat (Aamir Khan) investigates in order to determine whether it was an accident, or a crime. To find the truth in this complex… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 30, 2012
DVD Release Date: February 27, 2013
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anil Sinanan
Time Out

Performances are uniformly impressive, with Khan proving again that he is the finest actor of his generation.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Ultimately the movie's many strands come together for a final twist, but it's too little too late for this regrettably mediocre Bollywood import.

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J Hurtado

Talaash presents a high standard for the best of what India can do.

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Ronnie Scheib

This thoroughly engrossing, highly anticipated pic boasts assured direction by sophomore helmer Reema Kagti, a well-constructed script by Kagti and... Zoya Akhtar, and strong thesping by familiar Bollywood luminaries.

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Simon Abrams
Village Voice

Kapoor naturally exudes a kittenish charm that not even a violet, skintight, leopard-print dress and equally purple dialogue can entirely diminish.

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Devesh Sharma

The film hooks you from first shot onwards and refuses to let go. The suspense is maintained throughout. There are enough red herrings to keep a convention of Agatha Christie fans happy.

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Lisa Tsering
Hollywood Reporter

The film grabs on tight and doesn't let go.

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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

It's very much a Hindi film, but updated and delivered with conviction and style.

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Peter Galvin

The great pleasure of the film is watching how Reema Kagti and co-writer Zoya Akhtar slowly pull the many strands of the action together.

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