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The Fakir of Venice (2009)

87 min | Drama

An Indian con man is hired to find a fakir who can bury himself in sand for an installation art project in Venice. He passes off a poor slum dweller from Bombay as the real thing, conning the European art world successfully. It is the ...See moreAn Indian con man is hired to find a fakir who can bury himself in sand for an installation art project in Venice. He passes off a poor slum dweller from Bombay as the real thing, conning the European art world successfully. It is the story of a strange relationship. A relationship between two characters who are brought together to carry out a deception. To pull it off, however, they must learn to shed the layers of deceit, and move towards understanding themselves, and each other. Written by Anonymous See less
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Composer
Cinematographers
Deepti Gupta (Director of Photography) | Preetha Jayaraman (as Preetha)
Editor
Saheb Bagchi (additional editing)
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Updated Apr 10, 2007

Release date
Apr 21, 2009 (United States)

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Farhan Akhtar
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Annu Kapoor
Sattar Sattar   See fewer
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Jhilmil Hazrika
Hameeda Hameeda   See fewer
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Kamal Sidhu
Mandira Mandira   See fewer
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Umesh Bajpai
Baliram Baliram   See fewer
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Sushma Prakash
Avantika Avantika   See fewer
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Marta Paola Richeldi
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Vikram Sahu
Billoo Billoo   See fewer
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Joginder Singh
Goldtooth Goldtooth   See fewer
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5.1 / 10 | 259 votes