James (2005 film)

James is a 2005 Indian Hindi action film starring Mohit Ahlawat and Nisha Kothari. It was directed by Rohit Jugraj.[1][2] The movie was a big disaster at the box office.

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Directed byRohit Jugraj
Produced byRam Gopal Varma
R. R. Venkat
Written byRohit Jugraj
Kona Venkat
Manish Gupta
StarringMohit Ahlawat
Nisha Kothari
Zakir Hussain
Mohan Agashe
Snehal Dabi
Rajpal Yadav
Raima Sen
Rajendra Gupta
Ishat Ali
Ravi Kale
Music byBapi-Tutul
Amar Mohile
Nitin Raikwar
Prasanna Shekhar
CinematographyAmal Neerad
Edited byNipun Gupta
Amit Parmar
RGV Film Company
Distributed byR. R. Movie Makers
Release date
16 September 2005
Running time
137 minutes


James, who comes to Mumbai seeking a successful life, ends up working as a bouncer at a club there, and fighting gangsters. He then encounters the brother of an MP who is always causing crime. James has a little fight in club which cause causes a huge conflict between the two, this also gets his brother and MP Shanthi Narayana involved. This conflict then causes death of James's friend, whom he lives with, Babloo, and because of this James is set on revenge.[3][4]



  1. Jan Hain Tujhpe Jan Hain - Shreya Ghoshal, Sonu Nigam
  2. Jindagee Jine Kaa Nam Hain Jee Le - Shweta Pandit
  3. Sinduree Aasman Hain Sharmaya Sa - Shweta Pandit, Sonu Nigam
  4. Suraj Kee Kirno Kee Lalee Me Tum Ho - Shweta Pandit, Sonu Nigam
  5. Woh Hero Hain, Hero Hain Woh Hain Hero - Sunidhi Chauhan

Critical receptionEdit

The Birmingham Evening Mail wrote, "The fight scenes and the songs are entertaining", but overall the film is "instantly forgettable".[4]James was a major disappointment for its producers.[5][6][7][8]


  1. ^ "New action hero", The Hindu, 2005-09-15.
  2. ^ Kumar, Anju. "Dreams need an introduction too", The Hindu, 2005-11-18.
  3. ^ "Just a burst", The Statesman, 2005-09-24.
  4. ^ a b Ahmed, Omar. "Films: We've seen this all before – only better", Birmingham Evening Mail, 2005-09-23, page 39.
  5. ^ "The baddies are funny", The Statesman, 2006-09-23.
  6. ^ Salam, Ziya Us. "Girl, guy, love, marriage and a lot in between...", The Hindu, 2006-09-17.
  7. ^ Salam, Ziya Us. "It's raining stars and more stars in Bollywood", The Hindu, 2008-02-08.
  8. ^ "Who are Rohit's angels?", The Times of India, 2008-03-04.

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