MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,647 this week

Bombay Boys (1998)

7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 454 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 3 critic

Krishna alias Kris Sahani lives in New York, U.S., but decides to travel to his homeland in order to act in a movie. While Ricardo Fernandes leaves Sydney, Australia to travel to Bombay in ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(story)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Exclusive Trailer

View the Foxcatcher Exclusive trailer with Steve Carell and Channing Tatum


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 227 titles
created 04 Dec 2010
 
a list of 10 titles
created 25 Feb 2012
 
a list of 246 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 42 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Bombay Boys" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bombay Boys (1998)

Bombay Boys (1998) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bombay Boys.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The protagonist of Hyderabad Blues is Varun, played by the director, Nagesh Kukunoor. The movie revolves around his visit home after 12 years in the USA and his resulting culture shock.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Nagesh Kukunoor, Rajshri Nair, Vikram Inamdar
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Neil Parker is a passionate wildlife photographer who pays more attention to his wildlife than his human life. as a result his relationships with the real world suffer. When his girlfriend ... See full summary »

Directors: Luke Kenny, Devaki Singh
Stars: Benjamin Gilani, Luke Kenny, Kirti Kulhari
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

During a bus journey, a devout Hindu Brahmin woman protects a Muslim man when communal rioting breaks out.

Director: Aparna Sen
Stars: Rahul Bose, Konkona Sen Sharma, Bhisham Sahni
Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Debu Chatterjee is in his 30s, and is chided by everyone he knows as a "virgin". Tired of being stereotyped in this manner, he confides in Baba Hindustani, and Pyarelal about his ... See full summary »

Director: Anant Balani
Stars: Rahul Bose, Perizaad Zorabian, Vijay Raaz
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Hanif and Dean steal a cache of drugs from Dean's psychotic brother Jerry, and at the last minute get a lift with Mimi as she decides to drive to Perth. They pick up a drunken singer, ... See full summary »

Director: Stavros Kazantzidis
Stars: Naveen Andrews, Kimberley Davies, Ben Mendelsohn
Rock On!! (2008)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Four friends reunite to relive their moments of glory as a rock band.

Director: Abhishek Kapoor
Stars: Arjun Rampal, Farhan Akhtar, Luke Kenny
Being Cyrus (2005)
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

"Being Cyrus" is a dark, comedic venture by the debutante director Homi Adajania that spins around the Sethnas - a Parsi family.

Director: Homi Adajania
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, Saif Ali Khan
I Am (2010)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Four traumatic and life-changing stories in various parts of modern secular India.

Director: Onir
Stars: Juhi Chawla, Rahul Bose, Radhika Apte
Three Walls (2003)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The story of a documentary movie-maker who films the reformation story of three hardened criminals within the prison walls - and in the process, finds redemption in her own life.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff, Juhi Chawla
Jackpot II (2013)
Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

JACKPOT THE SET UP - Jackpot is a fast-paced thriller con, with sharp comic one-liners and crazy characters... See full synopsis »

Director: Kaizad Gustad
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Sunny Leone, Sachiin Joshi
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A search for a lost street girl in midst of exposés of modern sexual behaviour in Bombay and a water mafia in the city, this is a real 'split wide open' of the Indian glamour capital.

Director: Dev Benegal
Stars: Rahul Bose, Laila Rouass, Shivaji Satam
Mithya (2008)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A two-bit actor faces challenges after he is asked by Police to impersonate a look-alike gangster.

Director: Rajat Kapoor
Stars: Ranvir Shorey, Neha Dhupia, Naseeruddin Shah
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Krishna
Rahul Bose ...
Ricardo
Alexander Gifford ...
...
Mastana
...
Dolly
...
Pesi
Tarun Shahani ...
Danny
...
Xavier
Randolf Correia ...
Sam
Shiuli Subaya ...
Actress
Bharat Shetty ...
Immigration officer
Prithvi Zutshi ...
Immigration officer
Kamal Adib ...
Immigration officer
Abdul Sabri ...
Cab driver
Raj Punjabi ...
Young landlord
Edit

Storyline

Krishna alias Kris Sahani lives in New York, U.S., but decides to travel to his homeland in order to act in a movie. While Ricardo Fernandes leaves Sydney, Australia to travel to Bombay in search of his missing brother, Roger. And finally, Zeres Mistry, from London, England, also travels to Bombay to find his true love. The paths of all three Non-resident Indians cross in the taxi ride to Colaba, and they decide to stick together in their search for an apartment. They do succeed in finding one, owned by a seemingly gay landlord, Pesi Shroff, who openly and lovingly eyes a visibly uncomfortable Zeres. Things do not go well for Kris as well as he is asked by Filmmaker, Don Mastana, to act in a movie that is slated to be the worst movie in Bollywood history. Ricardo finds himself at the mercy of the local police, who make it clear to him that they have better things to do than look for his missing brother. It is only a matter of time before the hapless trio to realize that their ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

13 September 1998 (Canada)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Dolly: You know the Bible? My story is longer than that.
See more »

Connections

Features Raja Babu (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"Mature entertainer"
6 April 1999 | by (Dubai,UAE) – See all my reviews

This movie is based on the experience of three NRI's on their first visit to Bombay.

Krishna(Naveen Andrews seen in "The Buddha of Suburbia";"Wild West";"The English Patient")from New York drama school is looking for a subtantial role in Hollywood but is forced to act in Mastana's(Naseeruddin Shah)"bummer" film,Mumbai Banditos. Xerxes, a violinist from London, is in Bombay to "find himself" while Ricardo(Rahul Bose)is searching for his lost brother.

Bombay Boys is a film with a mature message. For once it's not on how western culture/NRI's are ruining India's traditions & values (a la "Pardes";"Aa Ab Laut Chale";"Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rahte Hai" et al)but for moving with times & simultaneously salvaging India's culture.

Gifford & Bose perform well.Naveen Andrews -"Kama Sutra";"My Own Country" & Tara Deshpande-"Bada Din"& "Is Raat Ki Subha Nahin" are spectacular. However the most outrageous yet credible performance is from Naseeruddin Shah.Khaizad Gustad's direction is great.The soundtrack is worthlistening too. Bombay Boys - a must see!!!


15 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Soundtrack of this movie is freaking awesome!!!! fahd_jafri
Help me find a copy! trondsig
Copy of 'Bombay Boys?' deanslgr
Alexander Gifford blue-lagoon
Discuss Bombay Boys (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?