MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 24,456 this week

Bollywood Calling (2003)

6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 276 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 3 critic

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

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 29 titles
created 23 Mar 2011
 
a list of 193 titles
created 15 Jun 2011
 
a list of 255 titles
created 12 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1628 titles
created 04 May 2012
 
a list of 747 titles
created 30 May 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bollywood Calling (2003)

Bollywood Calling (2003) on IMDb 6.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bollywood Calling.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Geeta Rao has two admirers - one is Siddharth Tyabji and the other is Vikram Malhotra circa 1969 West Bengal that is witnessing it's struggle against the ruling Congress party, joining ... See full summary »

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Shiney Ahuja, Chitrangda Singh
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Pen pals decide to get married and carry-on a long-term relationship.

Director: Aparna Sen
Stars: Rahul Bose, Chigusa Takaku, Raima Sen
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
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town.

Director: Udayan Prasad
Stars: Om Puri, Rachel Griffiths, Akbar Kurtha
West Is West (2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An immigrant father decides to take his truant son back to the old country.

Director: Andy De Emmony
Stars: Aqib Khan, Om Puri, Linda Bassett
Comedy | Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

In an attempt to secure a sponsor, an unlikely group of Cuban refugees become a "family" as the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service gives families priority over others. In the ... See full summary »

Director: Mira Nair
Stars: Marisa Tomei, Anjelica Huston, Alfred Molina
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
Page 3 (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

'Page 3' takes a behind-the-scenes look at A-list celebrity lifestyles through the eyes of a female entertainment journalist. It explores the power-play between the rich and famous and the ... See full summary »

Director: Madhur Bhandarkar
Stars: Konkona Sen Sharma, Atul Kulkarni, Sandhya Mridul
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
Fired I (2010)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

At the H.W.L.S HEAD OFFICE in LONDON, the egotistical maniac Joy Mittal the CEO of the company, decides to repair his scandal-ridden work record and prove to himself and his partners that ... See full summary »

Director: Sajit Warrier
Stars: Rahul Bose, Dinesh Lamba, Nassar Abdulla
The Last Lear (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An aging Shakespearean actor takes on one of the bard's most challenging roles. Based on Utpal Dutt's play "Aajker Shahjahan".

Director: Rituparno Ghosh
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Preity Zinta, Arjun Rampal
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Rajasthan-based Satyaveer Singh Randhawa works as a Junior Engineer with Lahkot Municipality's Public Works Department and lives a middle-class lifestyle with his wife, Nimmi, and son, Raju... See full summary »

Director: Navdeep Singh
Stars: Abhay Deol, Gul Panag, Raima Sen
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Pat Cusick ...
Patrick Stormaire
Navin Nischol ...
Manu Kapoor
...
Subramaniam
Perizaad Zorabian ...
Kajal
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Karen (as Monique Curnen)
...
Abe
Elahe Hiptoola ...
Reporter
Nagesh Kukunoor ...
Gullu
...
Mira
Edit

Storyline

An alcoholic and cancer-ridden U.S.-based film-maker, Patrick Stormaire (Pat Cusick), decides to produce a Bollywood movie, and travels to India. once there, he is met at the airport by the owner of Subramaniam Arts, Mr. Subramaniam (Om Puri), and subsequently introduced to the lead actors, Manu Kapoor (Navin Nischol), and Kajal (Perizaad Zorabian), and told that the title of the movie is 'Maut: The Death'. He will be unprepared for the shocks when he gets to meet the remainder of the cast and crew and find out that nothing is ever done on schedule; and last but not the least - the movie still does not even have a script. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 December 2003 (Italy)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Bollywood 101
9 September 2002 | by (Brookfield WI) – See all my reviews

Bollywood Calling is a great introduction into Indian cinema. It's not a typical Indian movie, but its story is of the creation of a typical Bollywood potboiler. The film is enjoyable on a number of levels, and the more one knows about Indian culture, Indian movies, and filmmaking in general, the more fun it becomes.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Bollywood Calling (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?