Ek Ajnabee is Bollywood remake of Tony Scott’s 2004 film Man on Fire. The film is directed by Apoorva Lakhia with Amitabh Bachchan playing Denzel Washington’s role. Co-starring are Arjun Rampal and Perizaad Zorabian.The music is one of the best things about the film, but there aren’t many songs. And thank god there were no song and dance sequences, they would have looked atrocious.Ek Ajnabee is a film you will regret seeing
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Arjun Rampal, Perizaad Zorabian
Bangkok based Ravi Rathore lives a wealthy lifestyle and runs a business which he took over when he married Nikasha. They now have a school-going daughter, Anamika, and a failing business. In order to make up for his business losses, Ravi hires some men to kidnap Anamika, hold her for ransom, demand two million American dollars, and then release her. Ravi hires an elderly, alcoholic bodyguard named Suryaveer Singh, who dislikes crowds and children.
He does warm up to the bubbly Anamika and both share a bond – which is broken when Anamika is kidnapped from her piano school, Surya is severely wounded, but does manage to shoot three abductors. He recovers in hospital, and is quite upset that he has failed in his job. Meanwhile Ravi is quite relieved that the kidnapping has gone according to plan, he does notify the police, and they set up a trap to apprehend the kidnappers.
But then something goes terribly wrong, the police end up shooting and killing the men, who in turn kill Anamika. Surya, who is on his way home to India, cancels his trip, returns and starts asking questions, not knowing that he is going to unearth a web of deceit, lies and deception, which may only end when he uncovers the entire truth or die’s trying.