Dedh Ishqiya

Synopsis: Dedh Ishqiya is a 2014 Indian comedy thriller film. Out from jail, Khalujaan a.k.a Iftekhar (Naseeruddin Shah) and Babban (Arshad Warsi) have stolen a necklace made of royal jewels and are on the run. They part ways and meet at the Majidabad palace, where Iftekhar is competing with Urdu poets to win the heart of the nawab's widow Begum Para (Madhuri Dixit). Her quick-witted and mysterious friend and assistant Munniya (Huma Qureshi) slowly warms up to Babban and they together plot a kidnapping. Khalujaan (Naseeruddin Shah)and Babban (Arshad Warsi), the two romantic thieves are back in Dedh Ishqiya, sequel to the acclaimed and successful Ishqiya with their romantic adventures. And this time love will take them through the SEVEN STAGES OF LOVE... with the beautiful and dangerous Madhuri Dixit as Begum Para and Huma Qureshi as Munniya.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Abhishek Chaubey
Production: Shemaroo Entertainment Inc.
  3 wins & 11 nominations.
152 min

Once there was a priest who had

a pet female parrot

The parrot hurled such vile abuses

that even l would feel ashamed

The priest shared his problem

with his friend, the Judge.

The judge asked the priest

to bring the parrot to his house.

He had two male parrots

who were very pious.

They sang praises

of Allah all day long.

Good company would make

all the difference.

The priest brought the parrot

to the judge's house.

The judge put the female parrot

in the cage with the other parrots

As soon as she went in, the parrots

stopped reciting the prayers

One smiled and turned to the other..

..and whispered in his ear..

May l whisper in your ear?

What did he say?

"Stop chanting the Lord's name.

Our prayers have been answered."

Bury him.

This is unfair, Mushtaq bhai.

Why punish me for Khalu's treachery?

l could have fled too but l didn't.

l came back to you.

Look Mushtaq bhai, believe me.

Why are you guys in such a hurry?

At least hear my last wish.



A story!

1000 rupees a day.

What's this?

Does the Nawab come free with this?

The suit belongs to

the Nawab of Chandpur.

He's on a Haj.

That's why these are available.

Shall l pack them both?

- No. Just one.

And a cheap tunic for him.

Why bro?

lf there's a Nawab there

has to be his butler.

You? A Nawab?

- Yes.

Great, Khalu.

- No matter what you wear.. will always

look like a butler.

Since when do you have

these tremors?

lt's just...few days.

His hands have been shaking

for a long time.

And, it's noon now.

You should watch him in the morning.

lt's like an earthquake!

Do you know what l do?

l break 4 eggs in a bowl,

and hand him the spoon.

And a well-beaten,

frothy omelet's ready.

Come with me.

- Yes?

Come with me. Come.

l was just joking.

Where are you taking me?

My grandfather.

He's a well known physician.

Would you like to consult him?

l can't see it.

- What's wrong, sir?

Sir is saying that,

these necklaces are terrible.

So ugly they stink.

What are you saying, sir?

Sir, take a look at this.


l'll call for the car.

Pervez, get the car.

And switch the AC on.

Sir cannot tolerate the heat.

Come, sir.

- Sir...

..please feast your eyes on this.


we cannot sell this officially.


This was stolen from the Nawab..

..of Hyderabad, the one in Pakistan.

lt's a priceless necklace, sir.

But 100% cash payment.

Yes. You'll get that.

How much?

- 5 million.


- 500 thousand.

Where's your toilet?


His majesty hides his cash.. his undergarment.

Jumman, kindly escort

sir to the toilet?

Have a look sir.

How much can one

carry in the underwear?

About 4 or 5.

- How?

2 and a half upfront,

and the rest behind.

Which one's the main switch?

What's the time?

- 12:


Eenie Meenie Miney Mo..

What happened, sir?

What are you doing here?

l'm here to loot your shop.

Was wondering which

one's the main switch.

Let me switch off the light!

Leave me.

Let me switch off the light!

See what's wrong?

Where's the emergency light?

lt was right here.

ls someone switching

on the generator or not?


Catch them!


Khalu, run!


Good day to you, ladies.

You can drool over it later.

Give me a hand.

We've to get out of here.

No ladder. How will l climb up?

Give me your hand.

Don't take so long.

Hey, stop.

No time. Run!

Meet me at the graveyard..

..behind the mosque at 3:30pm. Okay?


Hey! Stop!

Don't run. l'll shoot.

Time to decide.

lt's 4:
30 already.


Do l cut off your head

or little one?

What are you saying brother?

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Vishal Bhardwaj

Vishal Bhardwaj (born 4 August 1965) is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, music composer and playback singer. He is known for his work in Hindi cinema, and is the recipient of a Filmfare Award and seven National Film Awards in four categories. Bhardwaj made his debut as a music composer with the children's film Abhay (The Fearless) (1995), and received wider recognition with his compositions in Gulzar's Maachis (1996). He received the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent for the latter. He went on to compose music for the films Satya (1998) and Godmother (1999). For the latter, he garnered the National Film Award for Best Music Direction. Bhardwaj made his directorial debut with the children's film Makdee (2002), for which he also composed the music. He garnered critical acclaim and several accolades for writing and directing the Indian adaptations of three tragedies by William Shakespeare: Maqbool (2003) from Macbeth, Omkara (2006) from Othello, and Haider (2014) from Hamlet. He has also directed the caper thriller Kaminey, the black comedy 7 Khoon Maaf (2011), and the satire Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013). In addition, Bhardwaj produces films under his banner VB Pictures. He has co-written and produced the films Ishqiya (2010), its sequel Dedh Ishqiya (2014), and the crime drama Talvar (2015), among others. He has composed the musical score for each of his directorial and production ventures, and frequently collaborates with the lyricist Gulzar. He is married to playback singer Rekha Bhardwaj. more…

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