8 X 10 Tasveer is a Bollywood thriller film starring Akshay Kumar and Ayesha Takia in the lead roles. It is directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, and produced by Percept Picture Company. The film features Sharmila Tagore, Javed Jaffrey, Anant Mahadevan, Girish Karnad, Benjamin Gilani, Rushad Rana, Andrea Tully, and Pia Shah in supporting roles. As of March 2008, the cast and crew was shooting in Calgary, Canada. It was previously called Tasveer, but changed due to the director’s insistence that the title was jinxed. The film’s music is composed by Salim-Sulaiman with a title track by Bohemia
8 X 10 is an action thriller that revolves around Jai, a man who has the power to see into the past. He uses this power to help people even though using it nearly kills him every time.
When his father, Jatin, dies in a mysterious boating accident, Jai’s suspicion is aroused by the appearance of an oddball detective, Happi.
The only article that can help him in his investigation is an 8 X 10 photograph taken just minutes before the accident by his mother Savitri that shows Jatin surrounded by his best friend and lawyer, Anil, his adopted son, Adit and younger brother, Sundar.
Jai decides to use this photograph to go into the past to unravel the mystery surrounding Jatin’s death. As he discovers clues he realizes that his father was actually murdered and that everyone on the boat had a motive.
He tries to unmask the killer by visiting the past repeatedly.
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