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Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)

After Rahul's white pop-star fiancée dies in a bizarre levitation accident his mother insists he find another girl as soon as possible, preferably a Hindi one. As she backs this up by ... See full summary »

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Killer Khalsa (as Killer Khalsa)
Jolly Bader ...
Daddy ji
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After Rahul's white pop-star fiancée dies in a bizarre levitation accident his mother insists he find another girl as soon as possible, preferably a Hindi one. As she backs this up by postponing his sister's wedding until he does so, he feels forced to act, the more so as he knows his sister is pregnant. But it's a pretty tall order for an Indian living in Ontario, so when he meets striking escort Sunita who can 'be whatever you want me to be' he hatches a scheme to pass her off as his new betrothed. Things get complicated when his family start to take to her and he realises his own feelings are becoming rather stronger than that. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality/partial nudity, some crude language and drug references | See all certifications »

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25 October 2002 (Canada)  »

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$39,731 (South Africa) (13 June 2003)

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$1,491,083 (USA) (10 October 2003)
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Killer Khalsa (Mike Deol) is a real wrestler, and the website listed when he appears is his official site. When he heard Deepa Mehta was making the movie, he contacted her as he wanted to break into acting. See more »

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Grandma ji: I don't say what I don't mean.
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Akshaye Khanna as his own good self See more »

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Features Pardes (1997) See more »

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Rooftop Party
Composed and Directed by Sandeep Chowta
Performed by Sonu Nigam and Alisha Chinoi
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Lively and colorful
19 November 2002 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This homage to Bollywood movies is actually a melodramatic farce with vibrant colors and a just dose of romance. The movie does have some charm and is funny in more than one way. But more musical numbers would have been nice. Good to get a taste of what life is for the Toronto's East Indian community. Nice way to address the culture clash of Toronto's multi-cultural facade. The acting is good by Rahul Khanna and gorgeous Lisa Ray.

Out of 100, I give it 80. That's good for *** out of ****.

Seen in Toronto, at the Alliance Atlantis Cumberland Cinemas, on November 3rd, 2002.


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