hantom (2015 film) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Not to be mistaken for Phantom Films. Phantom Phantom Hindi Poster.jpg Theatrical release poster Directed by Kabir Khan Written by Kabir Khan Kausar Munir Screenplay by Kabir Khan Parveez Shaikh Story by Kabir Khan Parveez Shaikh Based on Mumbai Avengers by Hussain Zaidi Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala Siddharth Roy Kapur Starring Saif Ali Khan Katrina Kaif Cinematography Aseem Mishra Edited by Aarif Sheikh Music by Songs: Pritam Background Score: Julius Packiam Production companies UTV Motion Pictures Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment Distributed by UTV Motion Pictures Release date 28 August 2015 Running time 135 minutes Country India Language Hindi Budget ?720 million ($10.4 million) Box office ?844 million ($12.1 million) Phantom is a 2015 Indian Hindi-language action thriller film directed by Kabir Khan, produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and Siddharth Roy K apur, and starring Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif in leading roles. The screenplay of the film was written in coordination with author Hussain Zaidi's book Mumbai Avengers on the aftermath of 26/11 Mumbai attacks. The film was released worldwide on 28 August 2015 to mixed reviews. Contents 1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 3.1 Development 3.2 Filming 4 Marketing 5 Soundtrack 5.1 Reception 6 Release 6.1 Critical reception 6.2 Box office 7 References 8 External links Plot The film begins with a car chase in Chicago, which leads to a scuffle between a man ostensibly named Jude Rosario and an American male known as Matthew Brody. The scuffle ends with Brody falling into the icy waters of Chicago River, and his body missing. This results in Rosario being arrested and convicted of murder. A flashback to six months prior shows the office of the Indian RAW chief Roy, where he and his trusted men plan a daring covert operation. The man, known as Jude Rosario in the opening sequence, is shown to be Captain Daniyal Khan, a dead-end ex-soldier with a completely deadpan sense of life and death which is pulled out of oblivion and pressed into service by the spy agency to wreak vengeance on the men who planned the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. He agrees on the assurance that he will be reinstated in the Indian army to the same rank from which he was court-martialled, which meant regaining the respect of his estranged father, retd. Col. Usman Khan, and mentor, Dilawar Singh. His only team member, Nawaz Mistry helps him find his first target Sajid Mir at a cricket match in London. On reaffirming his identity after breaking into his apartment, Daniyal rigs up an explosion which kills Sajid, which makes the headlines explaining it was accidental, resulting in an investigation by the Pakist