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American Desi (2001)

College freshman Krishna Reddy, who has never cared for his Indian-American cultural heritage, looks forward to a new life on campus but is surprised to find that he has been assigned ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Deep Katdare ...
Krishna Gopal Reddy / Kris
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Nina Shah
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Jagjit Singh
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Salim Ali Khan
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Ajay Pandya
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Rakesh Patel
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Farah Saaed
Aladdin Ullah ...
Gautam Rao (as Aladdin)
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Eric Berger
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Chandu (as Sanjit Desilva)
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Hemant
Ami Shukla ...
Priya
Krishen Mehta ...
Krishna's father (as Krishan Mehta)
Smita Patel ...
Mrs. Reddy
Bina Sharif ...
Mrs. Saeed
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Storyline

College freshman Krishna Reddy, who has never cared for his Indian-American cultural heritage, looks forward to a new life on campus but is surprised to find that he has been assigned Indian roommates. Through his new experiences, he struggles to understand the side of himself he has always turned his back on in order to fit in. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Unrated
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27 September 2002 (India)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$305,054 (USA) (16 March 2001)

Gross:

$902,835 (USA) (13 April 2001)
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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Krishna: This is your dream, don't ever give up on that.
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Connections

References Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

The Crayon
Written by Eugene Chuang and Dinuka Samara Singhe
Performed by The Brothers Bacchus
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An 'ABCD' in college has to cope with other Indians
22 April 2001 | by (Sunnyvale, CA) – See all my reviews

You pretty much have to be Indian to get most of the jokes in this movie. That said, the movie is hysterical. Kris, an 'American-Born Confused Desi' leaves home for college to discover that he's been placed in a dorm room full of Indians; various hi-jinks ensue. He abhors his culture but is forced to learn to appreciate it for the sake of a girl. The romantic elements of the movie are a bit cliche, but on a low budget, it is well acted and executed, considering I didn't recognize a single name from the credits.


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