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"Ajnabee" Is The Greatest Movie Of All Time (Don't @ Me)

Akshay Kumar may have just won a National Award, but let's take a moment to remember his best performance ever.

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But every so often, there comes a film SO turdy, so hilariously incompetent at everything it wants to achieve, it attains moksha and enters a new realm – the Ajnabee tier.


Yeah, there are many films that are "so bad, they're good". But, dear reader, I propose to you that this 2001 thriller is the gold standard to strive for.

Let's delve a bit, shall we? Remember this iconic scene in Ghost? Have you ever wondered if there's anything that can recreate its raw and visceral sensuality?


Another reason Ajnabee is the bomb dot com – the dialogues. Dialogues like these, said unironically.

And then there's the special moments... Like Bipasha trying to seduce Bobby with something that can only be described as "rain dance meets aggressive dry heaving".

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It's tough to single out just one Bipasha scene from her Filmfare award-winning debut, but this might just be my pick.

Now, because most Bollywood plots are dumb, it takes something really extra for a film to achieve cult status with me.

Oh, ya. That's Bobby Deol deadlifting an entire car on his own, beeteedubs.


It's a phrase that lives on in pop culture even today, 16 years later...

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Kindly note that the (fully visible) password has spaces. It's the little things like these, I tell you.

It's also a phrase that is said a grand total of exactly *one* time in the entire movie before Bobby guesses it.

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Not joking. Akshay does say the word "plan" a lot, but he only says "everything is planned", like, once in passing. Props to intuitive hacker Bobby, bruv.

Nothing thereafter tops that scene, obvio. But it should be noted that this film also has one of my top 10 favourite movie deaths of all time – death by ship anchor.

In summation, Ajnabee is the greatest and most hilarious cinematic experience ever. A film that takes itself just seriously enough for all its turdiness to shine through.

In fact, it's a film so great, the production house uploaded the entire thing on YouTube for free... TWICE.

To paraphrase a very wise man, everything is here:

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