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Goal (2007 Hindi film)

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Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal (English: Get Set Goal) is a 2007 Indian Hindi sport film. It was released on 23 November 2007, produced by Ronnie Screwvala and directed by Vivek Agnihotri for UTV Motion Pictures. The film stars John Abraham, Bipasha Basu, Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani. The film's soundtrack is composed by Pritam with lyrics by Javed Akhtar. Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal is a contemporary fictional story of the South Asian community in the UK, told through the prism of professional football. The film received positive reviews though the film was only moderately successful at the box-office and was declared "Average" by Box Office India.[1] The film was premiered in the Tous Les Cinemas du Monde (World Cinema) section of 2007 Cannes Film Festival.[2][3]

Goal!
Goal2007Poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed byVivek Agnihotri
Produced byRonnie Screwvala
Written byAnurag Kashyap
Rohit Malhotra
Vikramaditya Motwane
StarringJohn Abraham
Bipasha basu
Arshad Warsi
Shernaz Patel
Boman Irani
Music bySongs:
Pritam
Background Score:
Sanjoy Chowdhury
CinematographyAttar Singh Saini
Edited byHemal Kothari
Production
company
Distributed byUTV Motion Pictures
Release date
23 November 2007
Running time
167 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Contents

PlotEdit

The main protagonist Sunny Bhasin (John Abraham) initially agrees to leave Southhall United Football Club (Southall a predominately South Asian part of West London) and signs a lucrative offer to play professionally for Millwall F.C. He later decides not to play for Millwall though, a team in South London with apparent links to the skinhead movement.

CastEdit

CrewEdit

  • Banner: UTV Motion Pictures
  • Presenter: UTV Motion Pictures
  • Producer: Ronnie Screwvala
  • Director: Vivek Agnihotri
  • Writer: Rohit Malhotra
  • Co-Producers: Zarina Mehta & Deven Khote; Krishan Khanna (Hanwell London)
  • Music Director: Pritam
  • Lyrics: Javed Akhtar
  • Director of Photography: Attar Singh Saini
  • Screenplay: Vikramaditya Motwane
  • Dialogues: Anurag Kashyap & Rohit Malhotra
  • Production Designer: Nitin Chandrakant Desai
  • Editor: Hemal Kothari
  • Cinematography: Atarsingh Saini
  • Choreography: Saroj Khan
  • Football Consultant: Andrew Owusu Ansah
  • Associate Producers: Alpana Mishra, Ram Mirchandani & Siddharth Roy Kapur
  • Supervising Producers: Rajesh Nair & Prem Pillai

SoundtrackEdit

Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal
Studio album by
Released
23 November 2007 (India)
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Label
T-Series
ProducerRonnie Screwvala
Pritam Chakraborty chronology
Life In A... Metro
(2007)
Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal
(2007)
Singh Is Kinng
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Music Review at IndiaFM.com     

The soundtrack for the film was released on November 2007. It has been given a rating of 3 out of 5 on indiaFm.com.[4]

Lyrics by Javed Akhtar. Background score by Sanjoy Chowdhury, the son of late Maestro Sri Salil Chowdhury.

Song Singer(s) Duration
Billo Rani Anand Raj Anand, Richa Sharma 5:33
Halla Bol Daler Mehndi 5:05
Hey Dude Devrat 5:00
Ishq Ka Kalma Neeraj Shridhar 4:44
Tara Ru Javed 3:51
Billo Rani (Remix) Anand Raj Anand, Richa Sharma 4:42

Critical receptionEdit

Indiafm.com gave the film 3 Out of 5, saying that "On the whole, Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal has an ordinary first hour, but the post-interval portions, especially the exhilarating climax, makes up for everything."[5] Joginder Tuteja of IndiaGlitz gave 3.5 of 5 stars stating the film is "One more sports anthem in 2007".[6]

ProductionEdit

The film had the working title of Goal until August 2007.[7]

LocationsEdit

While the film was being shot at the Millwall Football Club, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai made a surprise appearance to watch the filming of Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal[8][9]

Old Trafford the stadium of Manchester United is shown during a scene where Tony tries to inspire the players to play for more than themselves for honour, glory and pride by telling them the story of the Munich Air Disaster and how Manchester United fought through the odds. The cast got to shoot inside the dressing room too. '

SequelEdit

After the release of Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal, director Vivek Agnihotri announced that there will be a sequel to the film. The sequel will have the same principal cast of John Abraham, Arshad Warsi, Bipasha Basu and Boman Irani. The film is yet to begin production however, it has been confirmed by Agnihotri and Abraham. The sequel's working title is Goal 2.[10][11]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
  2. ^ Preview: Acceptance in Cannes bestows prestige and honour Archived 30 September 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Cannes, India celebrate 60 years
  4. ^ "Indiafm.com: Music review of Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal". DNA. Retrieved 2007-11-03.
  5. ^ "Indiafm Movie Review of Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal". 23 November 2007.
  6. ^ "IndiaGlitz Movie Review of Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal". 24 November 2007.
  7. ^ Adarsh, Taran (2 August 2007). "Goal gets a new name". IndiaFM. Retrieved 29 December 2011.
  8. ^ "IndiaFm: On the Sets (Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal)". DNA. Retrieved 2007-11-24.[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "IndiaFm: On the Sets (Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal)". DNA. Archived from the original on 26 November 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-25.
  10. ^ Goal 2 confirmed[permanent dead link], Yahoo India
  11. ^ Sequel to Goal Archived 16 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine., Smash Hits

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