[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/kaminey-poster_1997.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:MrFanservice gets the largest box! And an extra one too!]]

Guddu and Charlie.[[AudienceAlienatingPremise Two twin brothers, but indifferent to each other for a long, long time. Then their lives intertwine in ways they would have never foreseen...]]

Looks like a DeadHorseTrope? Trust us, it's DeaderThanDead in {{Bollywood}}.

Combine it, however, with [[Creator/QuentinTarantino Tarantinoesque]] BlackComedy and one of the best scripts to come out of Bollywood in years, and what you get is something uniquely weird.

Guddu (Shahid Kapoor) is w-w-working for an AIDS aw-aw-awareness NGO when he f-f-finds out th-th-that his g-g-g-g-girlfriend Sweety (Priyanka Chopra) is pregnant. Sadly, even though n-n-neither of them have any is-is-issue with getting mar-r-r-ried, Sweety's brother, [[CorruptPolitician Bhope]] (Amole Gupte) cannot l-l-live with the fact that his sister is marrying a guy from a diff-diff-different comm-mm-munity, and goes after both of them.

Charlie (also Shahid Kapoor), on the other hand, workf af a punter and a fixer of horfe rafef along with three brotherf, one of whom he callf as [[HoYay "more brother to me than my brother"]]. While taking revenge againft a double-croffing jockey, he accidentally drivef away with Rs. 100,000,000-worth of cocaine (For American readers, that's about two million dollars). Now, though, they find themfelvef chafed by two crooked copf and their boff, drug lord Tashi (Tenzing Nima).

Kaminey (literally, "Rascals"), directed by Vishal Bharadwaj and released in 2009, may technically be a {{Bollywood}} film, what with being a predominantly-Hindi film shot on location in Mumbai, but has few to no classically associated tropes, and those which are there are treated very differently from anything stereotypically Bollywood.

Kaminey was critically and commercially successful, with most reviewers declaring it "a coming of age of Bollywood". Whether it actually is? You can decide.

----
!!This film provides examples of:
----
* AffablyEvil: Tashi who manages to be polite even when digging a grave for a person he is about to kill.
* BigBadEnsemble: Tashi, Bhope and The Bengali Brothers all play a big part in how the movie ends.
* DirtyCop: There are a couple of cops who are on Bhope's payroll.
* [[spoiler: EarnYourHappyEnding]]
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Bhope cares about his sister...upto a point.
** Tashi is shown to really love his family and even gifts an expensive necklace to his wife on their anniversary.
** Also, the three Bengali Brothers.
* FauxAffablyEvil: Bhope who acts friendly and charming until he doesn't get what he wants.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Charlie.
* NiceGuy: Guddu