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Release Date:
12 December 2001 (France) See more »
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Tagline:
The Rain is coming... and so is the Family.
Plot:
A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 10 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The Best in a long time See more (212 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Naseeruddin Shah ... Lalit Verma

Lillete Dubey ... Pimmi Verma
Shefali Shetty ... Ria Verma
Vijay Raaz ... Parabatlal Kanhaiyalal 'P.K.' Dubey

Tillotama Shome ... Alice

Vasundhara Das ... Aditi Verma

Parvin Dabas ... Hemant Rai

Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... C.L. Chadha
Kamini Khanna ... Shashi Chadha
Rajat Kapoor ... Tej Puri
Neha Dubey ... Ayesha Verma
Kemaya Kidwai ... Aliya Verma
Ishaan Nair ... Varun Verma

Randeep Hooda ... Rahul Chadha

Roshan Seth ... Mohan Rai
Soni Razdan ... Saroj Rai
Sameer Arya ... Vikram Mehta
Rahul Vohra ... Uday Verma
Natasha Rastogi ... Sona Verma
Vimla Bhushan ... Veena Verma
Ira Pandey ... Vijaya Puri
Dibyendu Bhattacharya ... Lottery
Deepak Kumar Bandhu ... Tameez-ud-din
Pankaj Jha ... Yadav
Mohini Mathur ... Old Mother
Sharda Desoares ... P.K.Dubey's mother (as Sharda Desohras)
Rumaan Kidwai ... Jibesh
Sahira Nair ... Vandana
Urvashi Nair ... Leena
Ram Kapoor ... Shelly (as Ram Kapur)
Jas Arora ... Umang Chadha
Rajiv Gupta ... Cop 1
Shubro Bhattacharya ... Cop 2
Rajiv Suri ... Golfer (as Rajeev Suri)
Vikram Nair ... Golfer
Rajeev Bal ... Golfer
Raman Chawla ... Talk Show Panelist #1
Milan Moudgill ... Talk Show Panelist #2
Himani Dehlvi ... Talk Show Panelist #3
Nishi Singh Bhadli ... Dubbist
Neelu Khanna ... Talk Show Assistant
Motilal Khare ... Saree Salesman
Paritosh Sand ... Jai Chand

Ambar B. Capoor ... Photographer (as Ambar B Capoor)
Renuka ... Woman in the Rain
Inderjit B. ... Foxtrotting Couple
Reena Singh ... Foxtrotting Couple
Madan Bala Sindhu ... Featured Punjabi Singer
Rekha ... Featured Solo Singer
Nilambari Chintamani ... Tuppa Girl
Gita Chopra ... Tuppa Girl
Priya Chopra ... Tuppa Girl
Sabrina Dhawan ... Tuppa Girl
Rimlu Gyani ... Tuppa Girl
Mitva Krishen ... Tuppa Girl
Jyotsana Laroiya ... Tuppa Girl
Lavanya Prabhu ... Tuppa Girl
Veetu Mehta ... Tuppa Girl
Aparna Sarin ... Tuppa Girl
Chitvan Singh ... Tuppa Girl
Sonali Singh ... Tuppa Girl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Mira Nair ... Mrs. Mehta (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Mira Nair 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sabrina Dhawan 

Produced by
Robyn Aronstam .... associate producer
Caroline Baron .... producer
Shernaz Italia .... line producer
Caroline Kaplan .... executive producer
Freny Khodaiji .... line producer
Mira Nair .... producer
Jonathan Sehring .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Mychael Danna 
 
Cinematography by
Declan Quinn 
 
Film Editing by
Allyson C. Johnson 
 
Casting by
Uma Da Cunha 
Dilip Shankar  (as Dileep Shankar)
Loveleen Tandan 
 
Production Design by
Stephanie Carroll 
 
Art Direction by
Sunil Chhabra 
 
Costume Design by
Arjun Bhasin 
 
Makeup Department
LuAnn Claps .... hair designer (as Luann Claps)
LuAnn Claps .... makeup designer (as Luann Claps)
Prakash Maruti Lad .... makeup artist: Naseeruddin Shah
Samantha Kochar Sapru .... key hair stylist
Rajesh Setia .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Jessica Berman .... production supervisor (as Jessica Huppert Berman)
Iqbal Kidwai .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Monsoon Bissell .... first assistant director
Anjali Panjabi .... first assistant director
Kiran Rao .... second second assistant director
Michael Shea .... first assistant director
Loveleen Tandan .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Anees .... art department assistant
Vineet Dewan .... art department assistant
Laura Ljungkvist .... illustrator: Trollbäck & Company
Sahira Nair .... art department assistant
Ayesha Punvani .... set dresser
Ayesha Sood .... assistant art director
Robin Thomas .... property master
David Cooney .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Mihir Shah .... graphic designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Kevin Banks .... sound editor
Ted Clark .... sound re-recordist
Ajae Clearway .... assistant sound editor
Ryan Collison .... foley mixer
Dan Fulton .... apprentice sound editor
Tanay Gajjar .... sound engineer
U. Shahul Hameed .... adr engineer: Bombay
Dustin Hudson .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Dan Korintus .... adr editor
Malaika Langa .... audio post coordinator
Kevin Lee .... sound editor
Lisa J. Levine .... adr editor
Henri Morelle .... sound mixer
Stéphane Morelle .... boom operator (as Stefan Morelle)
Asheesh Pandya .... sound assistant
Warren Shaw .... dialogue editor
Paul P. Soucek .... sound effects editor
Brian Vancho .... foley artist
Steven Visscher .... foley editor
Magdaline Volaitis .... sound effects editor
Magdaline Volaitis .... supervising sound editor
Peter Wagonner .... sound re-recording mixer
Daniel Ward .... assistant sound editor (as Dan Ward)
Akil Wilson .... sound intern
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Maqsood Ali .... electrician
Maqsood Ali .... grip
Adam M. Balasaheb .... electrician
Adam M. Balasaheb .... grip
Yuvraj Bansode .... spot boy
Naresh Bedi .... director of photography: second unit
Balaram Dawande .... electrician
Balaram Dawande .... grip
Vijay Jodha .... assistant to director of photography
Zsolt Kadar .... first assistant camera
Rasool Khan .... electrician
Rasool Khan .... grip
Ashish Maurya .... still photographer
Sadruddin Jiva Mistry .... generator operator
Milan Moudgill .... still photographer
Rajkumar .... spot boy
Moti Ram .... spot boy
Kamlesh Sadrani .... gaffer
Ashok Kumar Sarade .... electrician
Ashok Kumar Sarade .... grip
Jennifer Stuart .... second assistant camera
Baban Ganpath Tambe .... electrician
Baban Ganpath Tambe .... grip
Jameel Ahmed Zafari .... electrician
Jameel Ahmed Zafari .... grip
Barkhat M. Zaria .... best boy (as Barkat M. Zaria)
Heather Norton .... first assistant camera: re-shoots (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Barry John .... casting consultant
Shreya Sawhney .... extras casting assistant
Vishal Sood .... extras casting
Revathy Venkatraman .... casting consultant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Liaqat Ali .... wardrobe assistant
Sabir Ali .... wardrobe assistant
Himani Dehlvi .... wardrobe mistress
Ikrar Hussein .... tailor
Sujata Sharma .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Devika Bhagat .... post-production intern
Sarah Bicknell .... post-production assistant
Barry Alexander Brown .... editorial consultant
Charlie Huser .... color timer
Sarah Morton .... post-production assistant
Anna DiNuovo Slaughter .... assistant editor (as Anna Dinuovo)
John Dowdell .... hd colorist (uncredited)
Michael Yetter .... negative cutter (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Ulhas Bapat .... musician: santoor
Rakesh Chaurasia .... musician: flute
Mychael Danna .... music score producer
Sunil Das .... musician: sitar
V. Selva Ganesh .... musician: kanjira (as Selva Ganesh)
Paul Intson .... musician: bass guitar
Allyson C. Johnson .... music editor
Aruna Narayan Kalle .... musician: sarangi
Liyaqat Ali Khan .... musician: sarangi
Ramzan Bachu Khawra .... musician: dhol
Andrew Lockington .... conductor
Andrew Lockington .... orchestrator
Brij Narayan .... musician: sarod
Sukhwinder Singh .... playback singer: original song
 
Transportation Department
Ravinder Malik .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Robyn Aronstam .... script supervisor
Rohit Bal .... fashion designer
Dhruv Chawla .... set production assistant
Jean-François Cornu .... translator
Varsha Dewan .... location manager
Emily Gardiner .... production coordinator
Nasreen Munni Kabir .... translator (as Nasreen Kabir)
Geeta Kapoor .... assistant choreographer
Farah Khan .... choreographer
Islamuddin Khan .... location assistant
Rumaan Kidwai .... set production assistant
Neeru Kumar .... fashion designer
Annie Mathews .... production coordinator: New Delhi (as Annie M. Mathews)
Jessica Milhollin .... assistant: Ms. Nair
G.D. Murthi .... accountant: New Delhi
Vivek Narang .... fashion designer
Nilesh .... band coordinator
Aki Nirula .... fashion designer
Ashwini Parulkar .... teacher: Iyengar Yoga
Purnima Phansalkar .... set production assistant
Anup Poddar .... accounting assistant
Kishan Poruva .... generator assistant
Sapnis Pradhan .... generator assistant
Rajesh Pratap .... fashion designer
Malini Ramani .... fashion designer
Anureeta Saigal .... production coordinator: New Delhi
Christa Saredi .... international sales agent
Ruedi Schick .... supervisor: Swiss Effects
Manav Sehgal .... assistant to production manager
Abhinandan Sekhri .... set production assistant
Rohit Sethi .... accountant: Mirabai Films
Amit Sharma .... set production assistant
George Sheanshang .... legal services
Pervinder Singh .... location assistant
Prem Singh .... production runner
Roland Tec .... production liaison: New York
Suneet Verma .... fashion designer (as Suneet Varma)
Jens Volkmann .... digital artists supervisor: Swiss Effects
Bart Walker .... angel in America
Thomas G. Wallin .... accountant: New York (as Thomas Wallin)
Andrew Yeo .... location manager (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Rich Abel .... grateful thanks
Deepak Advani .... grateful thanks
Shammi Ahmed .... grateful thanks
Lalit Arora .... grateful thanks
Braden Belmonte .... grateful thanks
Zarine Bhasin .... grateful thanks
Bim Bissell .... grateful thanks
Kristina Boden .... grateful thanks (as Kris Boden)
Pierre Chevalier .... grateful thanks: ARTE
David Dawkins .... grateful thanks
Lydia Dean Pilcher .... grateful thanks
I.K. Dhawan .... grateful thanks (as Dr. I.K. Dhawan)
Mrs. I.K. Dhawan .... grateful thanks
Tigmanshu Dhulia .... grateful thanks
Ian Galloway .... grateful thanks
Steve Garfinkel .... grateful thanks
Nan Goldin .... grateful thanks
Madan Gopal Singh .... grateful thanks
Susan Jacobs .... grateful thanks
Samar Jodha .... grateful thanks
Jagdish Kapur .... grateful thanks
Urmilla Kapur .... grateful thanks
Madhukar Khera .... grateful thanks
Naina Kidwai .... grateful thanks
Rashid Kidwai .... grateful thanks
Dan Kleinman .... grateful thanks
Patrick Lindenmaier .... grateful thanks
Mahmood Mamdani .... grateful thanks
Paola Manfredi .... grateful thanks
Rakesh Mehra .... grateful thanks
Shubha Mudgal .... grateful thanks
Jean-Paul Mugel .... grateful thanks
Amrit Nair .... grateful thanks
Gautam Nair .... grateful thanks
Praveen Nair .... grateful thanks
Shefali Nair .... grateful thanks
Vikram Nair .... grateful thanks
Vivek Narang .... grateful thanks
Bill Nisselson .... grateful thanks
Heather Norton .... grateful thanks
Nicholas Page .... grateful thanks
Preeti Paul .... grateful thanks
Priya Paul .... grateful thanks
Shirin Paul .... grateful thanks
Jerome Poynton .... grateful thanks
Gajraj Rao .... grateful thanks
Sonjoy Roy .... grateful thanks
Ruedi Schick .... grateful thanks
Gv Sethi .... grateful thanks
Chanda Singh .... grateful thanks
Pia Singh .... grateful thanks
Abderrahmane Sissako .... grateful thanks (as Abderrehmane Sissako)
Nuria Sitja .... grateful thanks
Sooni Taraporevala .... grateful thanks
Pierre Tucat .... grateful thanks
Pankaj Vohra .... grateful thanks (as Dr. Pankaj Vohra)
S.K. Vohra .... grateful thanks (as Dr. S.K. Vohra)
Riyad Wadia .... grateful thanks
Irwin Young .... grateful thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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MPAA:
Rated R for language, including some sex related dialogue
Runtime:
114 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Brazil:Livre | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia) | Canada:PA (Manitoba) | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:PG (Ontario - 2007) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-7 | France:U | Germany:o.Al. | Hungary:14 | Iceland:L | India:A | Italy:T | Malaysia:U (cut) | Malaysia:18SX (uncut) | Peru:14 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:NC-16 | Spain:13 | Sweden:7 | Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud) | Switzerland:12 (canton of the Grisons) | UK:15 | USA:R
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
An entire subplot (the relationship between the groom's parents played by Soni Razdan and Roshan Seth) had to be dropped in order to fit the shooting into the thirty-day schedule.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: While arguing with Lalit, the mustache drawn on Varum's mouth repeatedly changes shape between shots.See more »
Quotes:
Hemant Rai:Whether our parents introduce us or whether we meet in a club what difference does it make?See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in A Decade Under the Influence (2003)See more »
Soundtrack:
Aaj Jaane Ki Zid Na KaroSee more »

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48 out of 51 people found the following review useful.
The Best in a long time, 4 September 2002
Author: Kieren J. Valente from Evora, Portugal

I went to to see this film almost by chance and I was rewarded by a gem. A truly sublime mix of musical, social comment and romantic movie-making at its best. Unlike many others I was not familiar with Mira Nair's work at all, but after having seen how she delicately handles child-abuse, pre-arranged-marital-infidelity, growing old and trying to be different as an upper middle class Indian boy, being a flirtatious, bored but basically settled non-resident Indian housewife, or being a too well-doing for your own class "wedding-parties producer" desperately seeking for love - I have surrendered!

This is a Great Film by a Great Director and you might not want to miss it...

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