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My Faraway Bride (2006)

My Bollywood Bride (original title)
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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sunny Surani ...
Cousin of Reena Khanna in wedding scene
Vineet Wadhwa ...
Ravi
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Storyline

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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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

In the film, My Bollywood Bride, the main character of 'Alex' (played by Jason Lewis) was named after Alejandro Junger (Alex) as a tribute. The real Alex is a LA based cardiologist that traveled often to India and inspired the writer/producer, Brad Listermann, to take a major interest in India and all things Indian. See more »

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Connections

Spoofs Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

This is the New New New Freaking Bollywood
Lyrics by Kashmira Shah
Music by Anu Malik
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Best of east and west!
17 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a wonderful film. It brought the best of the east to the west. This was like a crash course in Bollywood and Indian culture. I am so glad I happened to be in Palm Springs over the weekend.

It was fast paced, exciting, colorful and really funny. Jason Lewis looked so different from his roles in Sex and the City. I think that audiences will be thrilled to see their favorite hunk in a romantic role.

The editing and cinematography were superb! The acting was mostly excellent. Loved that "seven steps to Bollywood" scene.

Can't wait to watch this with my friends.


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