Cheeni Kum

Cheeni Kum

2007, NR, 140 min. Directed by Balakrishnan. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Paresh Rawal, Zohra Sehgal, Tabu.

Not reviewed at press time. Superstar Bachchan plays a chef who falls for a woman 30 years his junior in this new Bollywood comedy romance set in London.

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Cheeni Kum, Balakrishnan, Amitabh Bachchan, Paresh Rawal, Zohra Sehgal, Tabu

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