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The Perfect Murder

  • Film

Time Out says

Someone tries to bump off Mr Perfect, you see, private secretary to a building tycoon. He survives - which is more than can be said for this Bombay duck. Inspector Ghote (Shah) is called in to investigate. The malignant millionaire (Khan) doesn't like it; nor does his wife (Madhur Jaffrey); nor, for that matter, does anybody else. Ghote's wife wants him home with her; his boss wants him to solve the case of a Minister's missing ring; and he is expected to look after a visiting Swedish criminologist. Nothing goes according to plan. HRF Keating's adaptation of his own novel, though shot in English, must surely have been originally intended for home consumption in India. A mixture of cack-handed slapstick and schmaltz, it seems primarily a tribute to Carry On Up the Khyber. An Indian throwaway.
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Release Details

  • Duration:93 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Zafar Hai
  • Screenwriter:HRF Keating, Zafar Hai
  • Cast:
    • Naseeruddin Shah
    • Stellan Skarsgard
    • Amjad Khan
    • Madhur Jaffrey
    • Ratna Pathak Shah
    • Sakina Jaffrey
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