46 %
₹ 16 Lakhs

Mukhbiir is a 2008 Hindi-language Crime Drama motion picture written and directed by Mani Shankar and produced by Sudhish Rambottla. After being orphaned at the age of 12 and living with incompatible relatives, Kailash ends up on the streets, is picked by police and lodged in a cell at the age of 18. It is here he will be interrogated by S.P. Rathod and given an option of either rotting in jail or spying for him. He undertakes to co-operate fully with Rathod, undergoes training, and infiltrates a gang of Andhra Pradesh Naxalites - successfully arranging the death of its' leader, Mahendra Thapa. Kailash is made aware that the greatest threat he faces is from the police themselves - who consider him fully dispensable. Thereafter he is given a new identity, Vinayak Deviprasad Marathe, and instructed to infiltrate a gang run by Mammu, which he not only does but also befriends Mammu's step-son, Biju, as well as invites sexual attention from Mammu's wife, Didi. Biju is killed in a police encounter, while Pasha kills Mammu, and carries on an affair with Didi. Then Pasha's associate, Mustafa, also gets killed, and an Egypt-based gangster offers senior-level police officers Rs.30 Lakhs to reveal the name of the informer. With such a large amount tempting already corrupt police at all levels - will Kailash' safety be compromised? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com). Mukhbiir stars Sameer Dattani, Om Puri, Sunil Shetty, Sushant Singh, Rahul Dev, Jackie Shroff and Ali Reza. The music was composed by National Award winner Ilaiyaraaja along with Pritam Chakraborty, Karthik Raja and Shashi Preetam. Cinematography was done by Ajayan Vincent and editing by Apurva Asrani. The film has a running time of 137 mins. It was released on 22nd August 2008. Mukhbiir was made on a budget of ₹3 crore and at the box office it grossed only ₹16 lakh.

Release Date 22 AUG 2008
Budget ₹ 3 CRORES

Hindi, Marathi, English, Arabic


Crime , Drama , Mystery , Thriller

Cast & Crew

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