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Life in a Metro (2007)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  11 May 2007 (India)
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Six different stories, about nine people, each with different issues and problems, all occurring within one place: the METRO.

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Amol
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Konkona Sen Sharma ...
Shruti Ghosh
Kay Kay Menon ...
Ranjeet Kapoor
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Shikha R. Kapoor
Shiney Ahuja ...
Akash Sharma
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Rahul
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Neha
Nafisa Ali ...
Shivani
Vicky Ahuja ...
Gupta, Rahul's boss
Gautam Kapoor ...
Vishy K.
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tejpal Kaur
Nilofar
Rinku Patel ...
Rucha R. Kapoor (as Rinku)
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Storyline

The lives of a group of people, who live in Mumbai are told in this tale, which revolves around Rahul - who occupies an apartment owned by his uncle, and lets rich and influential people use it for their personal sexual past-times. An ignored and angry young wife, Shikha falls into the arms of a young man named Akash, who wants to be an actor for Indian movies; then there is Shikha's sister, Shruti, who is having an affair with a man named Monty; and finally there is Shikha's teacher, Shivani, who is romancing Amol. Things get complicated when Rahul finds out that Neha, who is his girlfriend, is using this very apartment to meet with Ranjeet, who is Shikha's husband. Written by Sumitra (corrected by Calista)

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One city. Countless emotions.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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$62,477 (USA) (11 May 2007)

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$150,212 (USA) (1 June 2007)
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The story between Shilpa Shetty and Shiney Ahuja is loosely inspired by the lead actors story in the 1945 Hollywood movie "Brief Encounter". Many of the scenes that take place can be compared between the two movies. See more »

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References The Namesake (2006) See more »

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Written by Sayeed Qadri
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
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A realistic approach on life in a metro
28 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a good blend of lives of different kinds of people staying in a metro and the conditions and situations they come across. The story is interwoven with different characters related to each other and takes care of all kinds of people not to miss any kind of character that is found in a metro. It is sensitive at times but entertaining. The plot is so nicely woven that you would be in touch with each and every character. The songs are also good and situational. Finally the end being really very crucial and the situations that come up treat everybody in a very practical way to manage everything and you wont feel it unrealistic because the directors and the script writers have done their job....

In short, once watchable, worth spending few hours for entertainment. I hope everybody enjoys......


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