A 2011 Bollywood scifi-action-comedy. Shekar Subramaniam, a computer game designer, at the urging of his son, creates a new game with a completely cool and completely unkillable villain: Ra.One. Naturally enough, this goes horribly wrong when Ra.One escapes from the game into the new world, with the personality of history's ten greatest bad guys and a grudge against Shekar's son. The only one that can stop Ra.One is G.One, the game's hero. But can even he beat a villain who never dies?
Partly a ripoff of Terminator, partly a ripoff of Tron, entirely enjoyable.
This film contains examples of:
- Achilles' Heel: Both Ra.One and G.One can regenerate if either their bodies or their HARTs are destroyed separately. To be killed, their HARTs have to be destroyed while connected to their bodies.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: happens briefly to Sonia.
- The Cameo: Chitti from Robot shows up.
- Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Ra.One is red. G.One is blue.
- Evil Is Cool: in-universe. Shekar creates Ra.One because his son likes villains.
- The Hero Dies: Both Shekar and G.One die.
- Fun with Acronyms: In-universe: Ra.One is short for "Random Access Version One." The game's designers keep it when they notice it can also be read "Ravan", as in the demon Ravan.
- Genius Ditz: Shekar. Apparently, no one notices the difference when he's replaced by a robotic double incapable of comprehending sarcasm.
- Groin Attack:...does not work on robots.Ra.One: "G.One, what are you doing?"G.One: "I don't know."
- Posthumous Character: Shekar for the last half of the movie.
- Verbal Tic: For G.One, repeating words or phrases.