A story about love, hope and self-discovery set in the walled city of Delhi (zip code 6) and its chaotic but touching life that forces us to ask questions about ourselves.

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Annapurna Mehra
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Roshan Mehra
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Bittu Sharma
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Ali Beg
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Madan Gopal Sharma
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Lala Bhairam
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Gobar
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Jai Gopal Sharma (as Pawan Malhotra)
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Vimla Sharma
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Fatima Mehra
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Inspector Ranvijay
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Mamdu
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Ramleela Narrator
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Haji Suleiman
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U.S.-based Roshan Mehra's mother, Fatima, is Muslim, while his dad is Hindu. When his ailing grandmother, Annapurna, wants to re-locate to Delhi to spend her last days, he accompanies her. Upon arrival, they are greeted by Ali Beg, who wanted to marry Fatima, but was not able to disclose his feelings to her. He also gets to meet the Sharma family, who hope that he will wed Rama, the daughter of Madan, who is busy looking for a groom for his other rather rebellious daughter, Bittu, who wants to be the next Indian Idol. He also gets to meet assorted Muslim and Hindus, who welcome him with open arms, and he gets to witness that lower caste Indians are still being shunned despite of modern technology and the launching of satellites. When reports of a Kala Bandhar terrorizing the community increases, Hindus start to suspect that it may be a Muslim terrorist, while the Muslims fear that it may be a Hindu political ploy to demolish a mosque. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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$602,850 (USA) (20 February 2009)

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$879,913 (USA) (13 March 2009)
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The rap that comes in the title track is actually french. It says the surprise one feels coming in a new atmosphere of small streets and compares it with the meeting of a loved one after a long wait. See more »

Goofs

The Monkey-Man incident occurred in Delhi in 2001, while the Delhi metro rail began in 2002. See more »

Quotes

Mamdu: Only dogs eat when they're hungry. Humans eat to bond with each other.
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Referenced in Darling (2010) See more »

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Masakali Masakali, Matakali Matakali
Written by Prasoon Joshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Mohit Chauhan
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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A movie to understand.
9 April 2012 | by (india) – See all my reviews

I think the excellent movie till date from abhishek and great movie with great music ....a "GREAT SCRIPT" nd a great acting from everyone... a very nice movie and ll just say that a must watch movie for all Indians.

NOT just watch the movie but to understand it deepness hidden in it.just wanna say that m not very good in movie criticizing but if i can understand the movie with it deep thought so that every normal human can also understand. I think more of this theme movie also need to make in Bollywood instead of just crap movie with fighting and no story line just with action in them . request to all to like and support this kind of movie and encourage the director for this kind of masterpieces.


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