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Four films are releasing this Friday. Raajneeti is definitely the biggest release of the lot. Read on to know about the other movies that are hitting theatres today.

entertainment Updated: Jun 04, 2010 10:35 IST

Four films are releasing this Friday. Raajneeti is definitely the biggest release of the lot. Read on to know about the other movies that are hitting theatres today.



RaajneetiRaajneeti

Genre: Drama

Director: Prakash Jha

Cast: Nana Patekar, Naseeruddin Shah, Ajay Devgn, Manoj Bajpai, Arjun Rampal, Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Sarah Thompson Kane

Synopsis: Said to be inspired by the real life story of Sonia and Rajeev Gandhi, Raajneeti is the story of India’s dynastic politics. Of Indian elections and how they are also fought within families. This is a story of a few people who control the destiny of millions. The story of their unstoppable ambition, and their bitter and violent battle to achieve it.

Sorority Row
Genre: Thriller
Director: Stewart Hendler
Cast: Briana Evigan, Leah Pipes, Rumer Willis, Jamie Chung, Margo Harshman, Julian Morris, Teri Andrzejewski
Synopsis: After finding out a guy cheated on their sister, sorority house, Theta Pi, play a simple prank on him. They trick him into thinking that he has killed his girlfriend, then take him into the middle of nowhere to ‘dismember’ the body, only then revealing that it was a prank. However, the prank goes horribly wrong and all involved swear never to speak of it again. A year later, at the graduation though, they are all reminded of the past.

A Nightmare on Elm Street
Genre: Horror
Director: Samuel Bayer
Cast: Jackie Earle Haley, Kyle Gallner, Rooney Mara, Katie Cassidy, Thomas Dekker, Kellan Lutz
Synopsis: Death stalks the dreams of several young adults to claim its revenge on the killing of Freddy Kruger. Chased and chastised by this finger-bladed demon, it is the awakening of old memories and the denials of a past of retribution that spurns this hellish vision of a dreamlike state and turns death into a nightmare reality.

Shutter Island
Genre: Mystery
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow
Synopsis: It’s 1954, and up-and-coming US marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Boston’s Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. He’s been pushing for an assignment on the island for personal reasons, but before long he wonders whether he hasn’t been brought there as part of a twisted plot by hospital doctors whose radical treatments range from unethical to illegal to downright sinister. Teddy’s investigation soon provides a promising lead, but the hospital refuses him access to records he suspects. As a hurricane cuts off communication with the mainland, more dangerous criminals ‘escape’, improbable clues multiply, Teddy begins to doubt everything — even his own sanity.