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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)  »

Also Known As:

Американские приключения  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$305,054 (USA) (18 March 2001)

Gross:

$902,835 (USA) (15 April 2001)
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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Salim: All right, who's hungry? My mummy made some fantastic Chicken Tikka Masala.
[Opens container in front of Krishna's face]
Krishna: Oh god! Get that shit out of my face!
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Connections

References Pyaasa (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Hasina Maan Jaao
Performed by Raj Pandya & Group
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Good Movie
16 May 2001 | by (rochester, ny) – See all my reviews

For an independent film it did a great job. Purva Bedi is hot, a good blend of east/west humor, and a good written script...I went to see this movie and there needs to be more movies like this one that shows indian culture in a good light and not behind a 7-11.

-Ramesh


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