It is the season for gangsters.

You saw them in Vipul Shah's Aankhen, Ram Gopal Varma's Company, even in David Dhawan's not-so-funny Hum Kisise Kum Nahin and Vikram Bhatt's hilarious Awara Paagal Deewana. Next week, you will see them in Hansal Mehta's Chhal written by rediff's very own Suparn Verma.

And then there is Sanjay Gupta's much hyped multi-starrer Kaante.

Six men (Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, Mahesh Manjrekar, Kumar Gaurav and Lucky Ali) who meet in jail, plan the perfect crime.

They plan to rob a bank. But the caper goes out of hand as they realise that one among them is a cop. But who?

The film is rumoured to be inspired by Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs but director Gupta maintains it is not. 'My film is in the genre of films like Reservoir Dogs, The Asphalt Jungle, The Killing, City On Fire,' he says. 'It is a crime film, not a remake of any one film.'

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