The #1 Movie Review, Analysis, Question and Answer Site

Halla Bol (2008)

Synopsis:
Ashfaque (Ajay Devgan) is a small town boy aspiring to be a film star in the Hindi film industry. He joins a street theatre group run by a reformed dacoit Sidhu (Pankaj Kapur) who uses street theatre as a medium to bring about an awakening in the masses. Ashfaque struggles to give a creative vent to the actor in him in order to realize his dreams. Ashfaque's determined struggle pays off and he gets a break in films. He gets a new screen name - Sameer Khan. With the passage of time, the roles start becoming better and he moves up the success ladder in a very short time. Soon, he becomes Sameer Khan the superstar - one who can enact any role with finesse, get under the skin of any and every character with ease and walk away with audience applause. Sadly, amidst all adulation and applause, he slowly loses his own identity. He forgets his real self and imbibes all characteristics of the various roles essayed by him on screen. Corruption takes over his entire system, alienating him from all loved ones, including his wife Sneha (Vidya Balan). A shocking incident at a party changes everything, rocking Sameer Khan's lifestyle. He gets caught between his human self on one side and his corrupted superstar image on the other. Whether the conflict within him gives way to good sense and whether he is able to discard his corrupted image and emerge as a true life hero, becomes an integral part of this true life cinema.
Resource Links:

Reviews & Analyses: Halla Bol

Tell the world what you think about Halla Bol. Post a Review / Analysis!

Post a Review / Analysis
Earn QUA for FREE by contributing to MovieQUA!

Login required. Reviews / Analyses cannot be changed once submitted - please post carefully! No URLs!
Title
Required. An introduction to your Review / Analysis
Body
Required. Post your Review / Analysis in as much detail and as personally as you want. This is your chance to share your innermost thoughts on Halla Bol
Image
Optional. You can include an image to complement your Analysis
Answer Humanoid Test
Four + CAPTCHA Image =

Latest Questions

Be the first to share a Halla Bol question!

Post Question
Earn QUA for FREE by contributing to MovieQUA!

Login required. Questions cannot be changed once submitted - please post carefully! No URLs!
Question Title
Required. A catchy introduction to your question
Full Question
Required. Describe in detail exactly what you want to know
Question Category
Plot and Symbolism
Fact vs Fiction
Behind the Scenes
Movie Music
Actors and Actresses
Required. Pick what makes sense!
Answer Humanoid Test
Four + CAPTCHA Image =

Domini, an heiress who has led a cloistered life, visits the North African desert for spiritual renewal. There she me...
After Charles Dobbs, a security officer, has a friendly chat with Samuel Fennan from the Foreign Office, the man comm...
As the Ottoman Empire comes to an end, an old servant spins a tale to keep the women in the Sultan's harem distracted...
Frank Tagliano ('Steven Van Zandt' (qv)), is a former New York mobster, who after testifying in a trial in the United...