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Eight By TenAkshay Kumar plays the 'unbreakable' man?
23rd Feb 2008  22.20 IST
By ApunKaChoice  


It appears that Nagesh Kukunoor's film Eight By Ten is inspired from Manoj Night Shyamalan's thriller 'Unbreakable'.

At the first glance, the similarities between the two films seem more than coincidental. In 'Unbreakable' Bruce Willis plays a man who remains unharmed in the most fatal of accidents because he is gifted with special powers that also enable him to look into the pasts of other people just by touching them.




In 'Eight By Ten', Akshay Kumar plays a psychological superhero with amazing mental powers. He can look into a person's past or future by just staring at their photographs.

Rumour also has it that Akshay's character in the film is a guy who cannot be hurt.

Moreover, even the climax of 'Eight By Ten' is set underwater, just like the climax of 'Unbreakable' in which Bruce Willis is thrown into a pool by a criminal holding a family hostage.

However, the chief of Percept Picture Company (the film's banner) says 'Eight By Ten' is based on an original idea that has no similarity with Shyamalan's film.

In fact, the makers of 'Eight By Ten' are so confident of their film that they are looking forward to release the movie on Diwali this year.

Besides Akshay Kumar, 'Eight By Ten' also stars Ayesha Takia .



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