My Brother... Nikhil (2005)

 |  Drama, Sport  |  25 March 2005 (India)
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Famous swimmer Nikhil Kapoor (Suri) deals with the repercussions of announcing the fact that he has HIV/AIDS.



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Credited cast:
Nikhil Kapoor
Anamika "Anu" Kapoor
Purab Kohli ...
Nigel De Costa
Navin Kapoor
Anita Rosario Kapoor
Dipannita Sharma ...
Leena Gomes
Gautam Kapoor ...
Sam Fernandez
Shayan Munshi ...
Kelly Menzes
Peeya Rai Chowdhary ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Agnivesh Barreto
Raineera Barreto
Philip Colaco
Sanya Cotta
Amit Dhawan
Sujoy Ghosh


The Kapoors have been living in Goa for several years, and are a well-known and respected family. Navin Kapoor is now retired, and lives with his wife, Anita, who has some Portugese blood, a sportsman son, Nikhil, and daughter, Anamika (Anu). Navin is thrilled to know that Nikhil has been selected for a sports scholarship and will be representing Goa in a national swimming championship. Before that could happen, Nikhil is asked by his coach to take a break and let some fresh youngsters take over; he is eventually dismissed from the team; Navin and Leena encounter hostile stares whenever they go out together; and Leena is shunned by her friends. Watch the climax as the Kapoors find out why the ground has been removed from under their feet, and if at all they are ready to accept the challenge together as a family or as embittered individuals who end up blaming each other. Written by rAjOo (

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26 March 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

After "Black", "My Brother Nikhil" is another movie that can be added to the "Must See list" or a collection at home. A great film with outstanding star cast and a brilliant script. The one song in the movie "Le Chale" was really good and is perfectly set in the movie. It is not a movie that will appeal to everyone, but its for those who enjoy differeent kind of cinema. Juhi is a really good actressand must do more movies because she is definitely one of the good ones.Sanjay acted very well as well. Liletter Dubey was just fantastic (she is good in every film). There isn't much I can spoil because the movie is about AIDS and how Juhi helplessly watches her brother die but at the same time but at the same time she is the only one who stands by him. The movie deals with family conflicts, social issues in a different way. A MUST SEE! 10/10

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