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Machine is a 2017 Indian Hindi romantic thriller film, directed by Abbas–Mustan. The film stars debutant Mustafa Burmawala and Kiara Advani. The film has been produced by Jayantilal Gada (PEN), Haresh Patel (AD Films), Pranay Chokshi, Abbas Mustan Films Productions and Dhaval Jayantilal Gada.[2][3] The movie released on 17 March 2017. The movie was extensively shot in Georgia.[4].

Machine
Machine (2017 film) Poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed byAbbas–Mustan
Produced byHaresh Patel
Pranay Chokshi
Dhaval Gada
Jayantilal gada
Written bySanjeev Kaul
StarringMustafa Burmawalla
Kiara Advani
Ronit Roy
Supriya Karnik
Music bySongs:
Tanishk Bagchi
Dr Zeus
Viju Shah
Background score:
Sandeep Shirodkar
CinematographyDilshad V. A.
Edited byHussain A Burmawala
Production
company
Pen Movies,
Abbas-Mustan Productions
Distributed byAD Films (Haresh Patel)
Release date
17 March 2017
Running time
138 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
Budget30 crore[1]
Box office20.48 crore[1]

Contents

PlotEdit

Machine depicts the story of racing enthusiasts Sarah (Kiara Advani), the daughter of a very rich businessman Balraj Thapar (Ronit Roy), and Ransh (Mustafa Burmawalla), who meet each other due to circumstances. Sarah is beaten by Ransh at a car race event, Sarah later finds out Ransh. As their bond becomes stronger, they eventually fall in love. After the accidental death of Sarah's friend/secret lover Aditya (Eshan Shanker), they get married. However, Ransh deceives Sarah and tries to kill her for her money and property by throwing her off a cliff. She is eventually saved by Aditya's twin brother Raj (Eshan Shanker), who is a commando in the Indian Army. Sarah and Raj come to know the exact reason about her killing when they find out Ransh was doing all this on someone's orders and is duping another rich businessman's daughter. They trace him and find that her own father had planned all these due to a very convoluted reason. He is not Sarah's biological father and is Ransh's biological father. They come to know that he only raised her as his own daughter for her wealth. He even kills Sarah's parents by planning it like an accident. When he was about to pull his gun to shoot her, Sarah shoots him and burns him alive with the money he looted. They both eventually try take revenge from Ransh. Sarah tells that she is deeply in love with him. Ransh does whatever is fitted into his mind, whatever instructed, he never realized her love for him and tried to murder her. After this, when Ransh understands, he comes forward, Raj sees the gun lying beside Ransh and throws a knife for safety of Sarah, and Ransh realizes what he actually is. He realizes that he has his own brain and heart. At the end, Ransh understands he is truly in love with Sarah, and dies, committing his true love for her.[5]

CastEdit

Release and critical receptionEdit

The Times Of India criticized the plot and the lack of subtlety in the film.[6] The Indian Express gave the film 1.5/5 rating.[7]

SoundtrackEdit

The music for the film is composed by Tanishk Bagchi. Lyrics are penned by Arafat Mehmood, Niket Pandey, Mohammed Irfan and Jasmine Sandlas. Music rights have been acquired by T-Series.

The song "Cheez Badi" is a remake of the song "Tu Cheez Badi Hai Mast Mast" from the 1994 film Mohra,[8] which was itself a copy of the Qawwali song "Dam Mast Qalandar" by Pakistani singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.[9]

Machine
Soundtrack album by
Released21 February 2017
Recorded2016–2017
GenreFilm Soundtrack
Length26:25
LanguageHindi
LabelT-Series
DirectorAbbas–Mustan
ProducerAbbas–Mustan
No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Itna Tumhe"Arafat MehmoodTanishk BagchiYasser Desai, Shashaa Tirupati3:48
2."Chatur Naar"Niket Pandey, IkkaRahul Dev Burman (Recreated by: Tanishk Bagchi)Nakash Aziz, Shashaa Tirupati, Rap by: Ikka4:00
3."Brake An Fail"Jasmine Sandlas, Ikka Jasmine Sandlas, Rajveer Singh, Rap by: Ikka4:39
4."To Hi Toh Mera"Arafat MehmoodTanishk BagchiYasser Desai4:13
5."Tera Junoon"Arafat MehmoodTanishk BagchiJubin Nautiyal6:04
6."Cheez Badi"Anand Bakshi (Additional Lyrics by: Shabbir Ahmed)Viju Shah (Recreated by: Tanishk Bagchi)Udit Narayan, Neha Kakkar3:42
Total length:26:25

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Machine – Movie. Box Office India (17 March 2017). Retrieved on 30 May 2017.
  2. ^ Abbas-Mustan to Launch Abbas’ Son Mustafa in Romantic Thriller ‘Machine’ | Bollywood. indiawest.com (11 May 2016). Retrieved on 2017-05-30.
  3. ^ Shubham Verma (16 March 2017) Machine Release Date Cast 2017 Bollywood Film. mazale.in
  4. ^ "Bollywood Movie Machine Shooting Locations". www.bollylocations.com. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  5. ^ Kiara Advani's first look and new poster from her upcoming film 'Machine'. Times of India (27 February 2017). Retrieved on 30 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Machine Movie Review {1/5}: This machine has been put together without any manual and starts falling apart as soon as it is turned on". m.timesofindia.com.
  7. ^ "Machine movie review: How to pass time in this drag? Play spot-the-movie game". 17 March 2017.
  8. ^ "TU CHEEZ BADI HAI MAST MAST — MOHRA (1994) NEW VERSION: MACHINE (2017)". Daily News and Analysis. 31 March 2018.
  9. ^ Amit Baruah, R. Padmanabhan (6 September 1997). "The stilled voice". The Hindu, Frontline.

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