Luck is a 2009 Hindi action-thriller film directed and written by Soham Shah, and produced by Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd. The two leading roles were played by Imran Khan and Sanjay Dutt; the other significant parts, and fellow members of the gang were played by Mithun Chakraborty,debutant Shruti Haasan, Danny Denzongpa, Ravi Kishan and Chitrashi Rawat, prominent actors from the Indian film industry. The camera of the film was handled by Santosh Thundiyil, whilst composer duo Salim-Sulaiman recorded the musical score.
The film opened to Indian audiences on 24 July 2009. The film opened with negative reviews by critics.
In the opening scene of the film, five men - blindfolded with their hands tied behind their backs - race across rail tracks but only one man (Sanjay Dutt) was successful and also without any harm. The film the narrates the story of this man, his luck and his rising to power.
Karim Moussa, is a very lucky person seeing the story of his life. He remained the sole survivor when a mosque collapsed in Maharashtra when he was just a child of nine months and was amongst very few survivors of another incident at the age of 12. When he was 14, he challenged three friends to jump from a four-storied building and remained alive, though with some injuries, and won. He started gambling at 19 and since then tried tried out his luck in different places of the world and became known as Moussa Bhai. To him gambling and drug smuggling have become old ways to get money, his latest interest is investment on people's luck.
The film then focuses on Ram Mehra (Imran Khan). Ram, whose father committed suicide due to bankruptcy, left Ram to pay 25 crore rupees to a bank within three months in order to regain his house and cannot tell his mother (Rati Agnihotri) about this fearing for her blood pressure problems. He unsuccessfully applied for a US visa three times. One of Ram's friends, the owner of a small store, suggests an alternate way but even then Ram has to pay 20 lakh rupees to get the visa.
Shortcut's leg is fixed by a prosthesis, Jawan Pratap saves his wife and maintains his title "Lucky Major Jawan Pratap Singh" and Ram and Natasha become life partners.
* Mithun Chakraborty as Major Jabbar Pratap Singh
* Sanjay Dutt as Karim Moussa aka Moussa Bhai
* Imran Khan as Ram Mehra
* Shruti Haasan as Ayesha Kumar and Natasha Kumar
* Danny Denzongpa as Lakhan Tamang
* Ravi Kishan as Raghav Raghuvaran
* Chitrashi Rawat as Shortcut
* Rati Agnihotri as Savitri Mehra (Ram's mother)
* Rupa Ganguly as Sheela Singh (Jawar Pratap's wife)
* Kota Srinivasa Rao as Swami
* Snita Mahey as Angela
Luck was released worldwide on 1,110 prints in 1300 screens. In India, it was released on 976 prints (343 physical prints and 633 digital prints) in 1,150 screens and in 134 prints on 150 screens in overseas. The action-thriller Luck fetched a very good start at single screens of most circuits. The 12 noon shows in U.P., Punjab, Bihar, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra were in the 70% - 80% range. But the 3 p.m. shows were almost houseful everywhere. The opening at multiplexes, however, was around 40%. Mumbai was affected due to the high tide scare on Friday but soon rose up on Saturday and Sunday. Meanwhile, the film collected an impressive 280,000 DHS on its opening day in UAE.
In 4 weeks, the film collected Rs 11,98,12,950 in India, meanwhile collecting Rs 1,63,945 in the UK and Rs 1,49,333 in US. This was far below expectations and earned even below Imran's previous release Kidnap.