7.3/10
785
7 user 4 critic

Hyderabad Blues (1998)

| Comedy, Drama, Romance
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:

Writer:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mod (2011)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A woman falls for a male she believes is her class-mate until she finds out that he is an unknown and unstable inmate from a mental institute.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Ayesha Takia, Rannvijay Singh, Raghuvir Yadav
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
Lakshmi (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Based on true events, Lakshmi is a story of heroism and untold courage. Lakshmi, a 13 year old girl is kidnapped and sold into prostitution. Thrown into this horrific, inhuman world where ... See full summary »

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Monali Thakur, Vibha Chhibber, Ranjeet Jha
Aashayein (2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A man meets with assorted characters in a nursing home after being diagnosed with cancer.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: John Abraham, Anaitha Nair, Girish Karnad
Dor (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Two woman --different backgrounds, miles apart, and strangers to each other-- are linked by tragedy. Their new-found friendship is tested as one holds the fate of the other's husband in her hands.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Ayesha Takia, Shreyas Talpade, Gul Panag
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A chef, in possession of a stolen gangster's money, flees to Thailand where he poses as a doctor.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Shreyas Talpade, Lena Christensen, Vijay Maurya
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An alcoholic, cancer-ridden American film-maker decides to produce a Bollywood movie.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Pat Cusick, Navin Nischol, Om Puri
Iqbal (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Iqbal, the deaf and mute son of a farmer, has a passion for the game of cricket and seeks the tutelage of a washed-up, alcoholic ex-player.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Girish Karnad, Shreyas Talpade
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A man with the ability to visit the past by looking at photographs, must solve the mystery behind his father's sudden death.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Akshay Kumar, Ayesha Takia, Javed Jaffrey
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 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
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
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Stars: Tisca Chopra, Jyoti Dogra, Anuj Gurwara
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Varun Naidu
...
Ashwini
Vikram Inamdar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elahe Hiptoola ...
Seema Rao
Anoop Ratnaker Rao ...
Zainulvara Zaheer ...
Sandhya
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Nagesh Kukunoor made this movie in less than Rs.20 lakhs, and in 17 days! The distributors had to even give away thousands of tickets for free before it became famous through word of mouth. Eventually this movie about a INRI who feels like an alien in his own homeland went on to become one of the highest grossing low-budget Indian movies made in English. See more »

Connections

Followed by Hyderabad Blues 2 (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
very Entertaining
6 May 1999 | by (U.S.) – See all my reviews

Having no knowledge of the culture of India, I found this story not only enjoyable and fun to watch, but also informative, about another country's way of living and loving. The language was a bit much, but the people and the love story was so beautiful that you just dealt with it. This was a touching and funny movie.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why so less votes !? prashanth_004
Discuss Hyderabad Blues (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?