MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 12,607 this week

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

4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 567 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 9 critic

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 »

Director:

(as Rajeev Manoj Virani)

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1353 titles
created 18 Oct 2011
 
a list of 9995 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 28 Dec 2012
 
a list of 1334 titles
created 02 Sep 2013
 
a list of 478 titles
created 06 Mar 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "My Faraway Bride" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: My Faraway Bride (2006)

My Faraway Bride (2006) on IMDb 4.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of My Faraway Bride.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

For One Night (TV Movie 2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Their town always had two proms, one for the whites and one for the blacks. When both proms wanted the same DJ, Brianna McCallister suggested combining the proms, which would also mean more... See full summary »

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson
Stars: Raven-Symoné, Aisha Tyler, Sam Jones III
The Elite I (2001)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.

Director: Terry Cunningham
Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Maxine Bahns, Robin Givens
Kimberly (1999)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Four young men fall in love with the same woman and struggle to keep their pact with each other not to woo her.

Director: Frederic Golchan
Stars: Veronica Alicino, Gabrielle Anwar, Willow Anwar
Marigold (2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Ali Larter plays an American actress who becomes immersed in the Bollywood film world.

Director: Willard Carroll
Stars: Salman Khan, Ali Larter, Nandana Sen
Deadbox (2007)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A five-person team of paint ball players decide to go environmental on their way to a tournament. Unfortunately, the environment they choose turns out to be an abandoned prison, whose sole ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Archer Lynn
Stars: David Alford, Casey Fuller, Jason Lewis
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A princess falls in love with her father's swordsman.

Director: Jonathan Tydor
Stars: Eric Roberts, Ron Perlman, Lesley-Anne Down
The Pardon (2013)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The true story of Toni Jo Henry, a woman tried for the crime of murder in 1942 in the state of Louisiana. Toni Jo, a product of childhood abuse and neglect, briefly discovers love and ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Anton
Stars: Jaime King, Jason Lewis, Leigh Whannell
Fairfield Road (TV Movie 2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Noah McManus is leaving his job with the Boston mayor's office for a dream gig in Washington, D.C. But in a single day, he finds out his new boss in Washington can no longer employ him and ... See full summary »

Director: David Weaver
Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Natalie Lisinska, Derek McGrath
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Sanjana was Rahul's fiancé. When Rahul was gone to India for official trip He is attracted to Nisha, and announces that he will be marrying her soon. Sanjana does not take kindly to this, ... See full summary »

Director: Anees Bazmee
Stars: Ajay Devgn, Kajol, Bijay Anand
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In India, Tilo has the ability of foreseeing the future. When their parents are killed by bandits, she is kidnapped but escapes and is raised by the First Mother in a sort of traditional ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Mayeda Berges
Stars: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Dylan McDermott, Nitin Ganatra
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An employee at an Indian call-center travels to San Francisco to be with a guy she falls for over the phone.

Director: James Dodson
Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Sara Foster, Anupam Kher
Textuality (2011)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Two people attempt to get into a relationship, while exiting the multiple relationships they were each managing through their Blackberries before they met.

Director: Warren P. Sonoda
Stars: Jason Lewis, Carly Pope, Eric McCormack
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Alex Kincade
...
Reena Khanna
...
Shekhar Singh
...
Bobby K. 'Babloo'
Neha Dubey ...
Alisha 'Chintu'
...
Priyad
Deepak Qazir ...
Khanna
Madhuri Bhatia ...
Mrs. Khanna
Sean O'Brien Teague ...
Sean - Shekhar's bodyguard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Cousin of Reena Khanna in wedding scene
Vineet Wadhwa ...
Ravi
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

How far will you go for love?

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

22 March 2007 (India)  »

Also Known As:

My Faraway Bride  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally Kashmera Shah was set to play the role of Alisha until she was convinced by the director, Rajeev Virani, that "she was definitely his Reena!" See more »

Crazy Credits

There are outtakes during the end-credits See more »

Connections

Spoofs Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

This is the New New New Freaking Bollywood
Lyrics by Kashmira Shah
Music by Anu Malik
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

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. :)


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Painful? the_j_file
release? Googoodawl85
Now Showing 655321-1
Based on a true story?!?! seldomyes
WHAT HAPPENED TO JASON LEWIS nairaflow-1
My WTF moment in this movie abarak-1
Discuss My Faraway Bride (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?