Kaminey (English: The Rascals) is a 2009 Indian caper thriller film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and featuring Shahid Kapoor,Priyanka Chopra and Amol Gupte in the lead roles. Set against the backdrop of the Mumbai underworld, Kaminey follows a rivalry between a pair of twins, one with a lisp and the other with a stutter, over the course of a single day.
Bhardwaj co-wrote the screenplay with Sabrina Dhawan, Abhishek Chaubey, and Supratik Sen. Bhardwaj bought the original script for US$4,000 from Kenyan writer Cajetan Boy—whom he had mentored at a scriptwriting workshop in Uganda. Kaminey was released on 14 August 2009 and became a box-office success worldwide, grossing over ₹710 million (US$11 million) against a budget of ₹350 million (US$5.2 million). The film’s soundtrack album also became a commercial success, with the song “Dhan Te Nan” topping the charts on various platforms.