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Ishqiya (Not Rated)

Hindi with English subtitles

Set in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, the movie is a tale of romance between individuals caught in a web of crime, suspense, passion and deceit. Two thieves, Khalujan (Naseeruddin Shah) and Babban (Arshad Warsi), are on the run from their boss, Mushtaq (Salman Shahid). After every known person in the world turns them down they seek refuge with an old friend Verma, but instead meet his widow, Krishna (Vidya Balan) who is staying alone in her old house.

Krishna comes up with a plan to help them to repay their debts to Mushtaq. Khalujan and Babban plan to steal a car and abduct a relatively less known millionaire in the area and demand a ransom. As two men plan the kidnap, they draw towards Krishna, Khalujan with his vision of old-fashioned love and Babban with his lascivious heart. Babban manages to win over Krishna and Khalujan finds out about their intense relationship and is disturbed. With difficulty they manage to abduct the millionaire. Krishna cheats on the duo and takes away the abductee who knows Krishna from the past.