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My Faraway Bride (2006)
"My Bollywood Bride" (original title)

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My Bollywood Bride tells the story of Alex, a copy-writer dreaming of being an adventure novelist someday, who meets and romances Indian beauty Reena, while she is vacationing in California... See full summary »

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Cast

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Alex Kincade
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Reena Khanna
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Shekhar Singh
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Bobby K. 'Babloo'
Neha Dubey ...
Alisha 'Chintu'
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Priyad
Deepak Qazir ...
Khanna
Madhuri Bhatia ...
Mrs. Khanna
Sean O'Brien Teague ...
Sean - Shekhar's bodyguard
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Cousin of Reena Khanna in wedding scene
Vineet Wadhwa ...
Ravi
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My Bollywood Bride tells the story of Alex, a copy-writer dreaming of being an adventure novelist someday, who meets and romances Indian beauty Reena, while she is vacationing in California. Torn by her blossoming feelings for Alex and her Indian family values and obligations, Reena returns home without saying goodbye. Alex, distraught by the turn of events, decides to follow her to Mumbai and win her back. The trouble is, Alex couldn't be more out of his element on the sub-continent, not helped by the fact Reena has kept something very important about her from him (Reena is the top Bollywood film star - the Julia Roberts of India)! However, with the help of a rambunctious rickshaw driver and some of Reenas friends, Alex just might have a chance at winning her heart. A parallel love story centers on Bobby, an up-and-coming Bollywood star, who has forgotten his roots and started to believe his own press. As a close friend of Reena, he tries to help her by taking Alex under his wing. ... Written by BK

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How far will you go for love?

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22 March 2007 (India)  »

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My Faraway Bride  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The movie was shot in 35mm with synch (live) sound at over 70 locations throughout Bombay and also Los Angeles. Crowd control in one of the worlds largest populated cities was a nightmare especially since the film includes action chase sequences in the city streets and dance numbers. See more »

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Connections

Spoofs Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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This is the New New New Freaking Bollywood
Lyrics by Kashmira Shah
Music by Anu Malik
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Teeming with spice.
25 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film wasn't ponderous enough to whet my appetite for a bollywood drama, but it does have a tasty balance of music, romance and unforgettable characters. It's never laugh out loud funny, but is frequently amusing. I was giddy with delight in the film's capture of India's sights, colors, tastes and sounds. Old world meets new is the theme for the film's soundtrack. The humorous ensemble cast guides the audience to discover that while being immersed in a foreign culture, human nature stays pretty much the same world over. A joyful infusion of disco, bollywood and lamental melodies that sent my spirit soaring. I had to remind myself - this is after all an American film! It's done with enough bollywood flair to leave me satiated. :)


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