Red: The Dark Side

Red: The Dark Side is a 2007 Indian romantic thriller film directed by Vikram Bhatt. It stars Aftab Shivdasani, Celina Jaitly, Amrita Arora and Sushant Singh in the pivotal roles.

Red: The Dark Side
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Movie poster
Directed byVikram Bhatt
Written byManoj Tyagi
Produced bySunil Chainani
Starring
CinematographyPravin Bhatt
Music byHimesh Reshammiya
Release date
9 March 2007
Running time
105 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

PlotEdit

Neil Oberoi, is a lonely billionaire with a serious heart condition and is in need of a heart transplant. He finds a donor who has left behind the beautiful widow Anahita Saxena. Anahita tells him that her husband Anuj Saxena (the donor) had an affair with her friend Ria, but when he changed his mind and decided to get back to Anahita, Ria couldn't bear it and threatened him to kill both of them. And that Ria is responsible for his death and she's vulnerable because Ria's friend Rocky harasses her. Ria enters the house. Anahita tries to kill Ria, but Neil stops her. In this dilemma, Neil passionately kisses her. He leaves with guilt. They meet again, and Anahita slaps him. But they both admit their lust for each other and end up having sex for hours. One night, Neil murders Rocky in order to protect his lady. Neil rapes Anahita, However it turns consensual. After the incident, ACP Abhay Rastogi finds a watch belonging to Neil and starts suspecting him. Neil and Anahita tries their best to save themselves from police.

Meanwhile, Neil tries to kill Ria, but then it is revealed that Anahita is the real culprit who killed her husband because he wanted to leave her and marry Ria. Anahita couldn't bear it and she plotted to kill her husband through Rocky and made it look like an accident. After learning that Anahita had been betraying him for his manliness and lust and used him for sex, Neil gets heartbroken and baffled. He tells Anahita that he has poisoned her drink. She goes mad at him and runs away from the house in fear. While driving on the road, she meets an accident and dies.

Neil explains everything to the police and he is all free. At last, Neil reveals to Ria that he had never poisoned Anahita's drink. It was her fear which killed her.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

Red: The Dark Side
Studio album by
Released9 March 2007 (India)
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelT-Series
Himesh Reshammiya chronology
Nehlle Pe Dehlla
(2007)
Red: The Dark Side
(2007)
Namastey London
(2007)
Track No Songs Singer(s) Length
1 "Aafreen Tera Chehra" Himesh Reshammiya 05:16
2 "Aafreen Tera Chehra (Remix)" Himesh Reshammiya 05:16
3 "Aamin" Himesh Reshammiya 05:02
4 "Aamin (Remix)" Himesh Reshammiya 05:42
5 "Ek Tumhi" Jayesh Gandhi 06:10
6 "Ek Tumhi (remix)" Jayesh Gandhi 05:50
7 "Dil Ne Ye Na Jaana" Himesh Reshammiya, Harshdeep Kaur 04:28
8 "Loneliness Is Killing" Himesh Reshammiya, Akriti Kakkar 03:57
9 "Loneliness Is Killing (remix)" Himesh Reshammiya, Akriti Kakkar 04:53

ReceptionEdit

IndiaGlitz called film's plot "basic".[1] The film was awarded 1 out of 5 by Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama, who criticized the writing, among other things, calling it "outright tacky".[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Red - The Dark Side Review". IndiaGlitz. 10 March 2007. Retrieved 25 November 2022.
  2. ^ Adash, Taran (9 March 2007). "Red Movie Review". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 25 November 2022.

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