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Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Sue (Sunita) Singh
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Dina Pathak ...
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Mr. Singh
Ranjit Chowdhry ...
Rocky
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Kimberly
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Twinky
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Bobby (as Jazz Mann)
Arjun Lombardi-Singh ...
Go (Govind)
Leesa Gaspari ...
Lucy
Neelam Mansingh ...
Mrs. Singh
Mike Deol ...
Killer Khalsa (as Killer Khalsa)
Jolly Bader ...
Daddy ji
Ronica Sajnani ...
Ronica
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Storyline

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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Bollywood Hollywood  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$1,491,083 (USA) (10 October 2003)
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Trivia

Lisa Ray fractured her leg when she went to Canada to shoot this film. See more »

Quotes

Rocky: Shakalaka Baby!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, Rocky says "Shakalaka, baby!" See more »

Connections

References Dilruba (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Twinky's Sangeet
Composed and Directed by Sandeep Chowta
Performed by Sonu Nigam and Alisha Chinoi
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embarrassing, disappointing, and painful to watch
26 December 2002 | by (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews

Wow!!! I could not believe this was a Deepa Mehta film. As a young Indian growing up in the U.S. and living the very culture clash this movie was supposed to be about, I was looking forward to this movie. Instead, I found a movie filled with unoriginal and unfunny jokes and some of the worst acting I have ever seen. The movie was excruciating to watch from the very beginning and I found myself embarrassed for the actors and Mehta. Please do not waste your time or money to watch this movie - even if you are a Deepa Mehta fan. If you would like to see a recent English Indian film of quality, go rent Monsoon Wedding.


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