Shaitaan (2011)

Hindi 2 hrs 7 mins Thriller, Thriller, Social
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Total Reviews: 25
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Review Summary: SHAITAN is bound to raise eyebrows thanks to its contemporary thrilling hard-hitting and forceful content.

Average Critic Rating: (3.22)
Cast: Rajeev Khandelwal , Abhijeet Deshpande , Shiv Pandit , Kalki Koechlin , Nikhil Chinnappa , Shiv Pandit , Kirti Kulhari , Gulshan Devaiya , Neil Bhoopalam , Kalki Koechlin , Rukhsar , Raj Kumar Yadav , Gulshan Devaiya , Rajeev Khandelwal , Pawan Malhotra , Raj Kumar Yadav , Rajit Kapoor , Rajat Barmecha , Neil Bhoopalam , Shivani Tanksale , Sheetal Menon , Imran Rasheed
Director: Bijoy Nambiar
Release Date: 10 Jun 2011
Est. Box Office Collection: 8.0 CR

Plot: Shaitan starts off with Amy ( Kalki Koechlin ), who is mentally disturbed and deeply affected by the attempted suicide and eventual institutionalisation of her mother. She moves from Los Angeles to Mumbai, where she meets KC ( Gulshan Devaiya ) at a party her parents forcefully take her to. Read more

Shaitaan - Top Reviews

There are very few films that inspire the critic such that they can barely wait to write the review.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
If you are looking for a typical Hindi film, this movie is not for you, and don't even bother to read this review. Even if you think you are cool, Shaitan jolts you out of your cosy reverie, once too often
Devil in the detail
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
SHAITAN is bound to raise eyebrows thanks to its contemporary thrilling hard-hitting and forceful content.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
Amy (Kalki Koechlin) leaves LA for Mumbai when her NRI dad (Rajit Kapoor) decides to relocate.
Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India
Several times over.
Raja Sen, Rediff 
Cast:Rajeev Khandelwal, Kalki Koechlin, Shiv Pandit, Kirti Kulhari, Gulshan Deviaya, Neil BhoopalamDirector:Bejoy NambiarHindi cinema seldom makes films about unapologetically amoral characters. The protagonists in director Bejoy Nambiar's 'Shaitan' are a
Rajeev Masand, IBN 
Slowly but surely Shaitan loses steam, becomes repetitive and ends in a whimper. Which is a shame because Nambiar has talent to burn. I’m going with three stars.
Anupama Chopra, NDTV 

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 Realistic and effective!!
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The movie has all the ingredients of a perfect suspenseful storyThe fear, tension, intensity, horror has been very well upliftedDebutant director Bijoy Nambiar strikes the right chord with the filmWhat went in favor of the film is that it does not move aw
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Shaitan is a well-made film with a rich background score, stylised cinematography and efficient performances as its high points. It may not have taken a good start but it has the merits to pick up in the good multiplexes of the cities on the strength of
I have been having such a good run with the movies I have watched lately and the general reaction to this one was so affirmative. Not to forget my own positive feedback to the promos and soundtrack, so I am guilty of watching it with extremely high expect
Pooja Rao, Bolly Spice
Shaitan is blatant unabashed and impishly pleasing. A must watch for its devilish excellence and cinematic brilliant. You cannot ignore this Shaitan.
Mansha Rastogi, Now Running
You could skip it!
Komal Nahta, Koi Moi
Mr Kashyap, you too.
Kaveree Bamzai, India Today
Viewers who crib about the rising prices of the tickets, the popcorn and the soft drinks in multiplexes do not pay attention to the fact that if we did not have single buildings with five screens, we would not have scintillating movies like Shaitan. Shait
Roy Daniel D'Silva, Movie Zadda
Overall, a different but great movie! Credit can be equally shared by both producer Anurag Kashyap and director Bejoy
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Koel Purie Rinchet, India Today
Shaitan – What’s cool and what’s not
Bollywood Life
Shahjahan is a 'love story with a difference'.
Tulika, Rediff 
Shaitan – Explore the dark side of blah
Bollywood Life
Director : Music : Lyrics : Starring :Bijoy Nambiar  Prashant Pillai, Amar Mohile, Ranjit Barot and Anupam Roy  K.S. Krishnan, Sanjeev Sharma, Colin Terence, Abhishek and Shradha  Rajeev Khandelwal, Kalki Koechlin, Shiv Pandit, Rajit Kapoor, Gulshan Devai
Pankaj Sabnani, Glam Sham
Now let me get back to the type of films made in cinema in today’s times. There are films that are character-centric, and which may or may not have a story, and mostly focus on the journey of each character. And then there are story-centric films, which m
Ankit Ojha, Planet Bollywood