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The Other End of the Line (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  12 February 2009 (Singapore)
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An employee at an Indian call-center travels to San Francisco to be with a guy she falls for over the phone.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Charlie Hendricks
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Kit Hawksin
Michael Chen ...
Mike
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Ula (as Nauva Green)
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Emory Banks
Harry Key ...
New York Waiter
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Priya R. Sethi
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Zia
Sushmita Mukherjee ...
Manju R. Sethi
Jai Thade ...
Govinda R. Sethi
Kiran Juneja ...
Aunt Pimmi (as Kiran Joneja)
Suhita Thatte ...
Priya's Aunt #2
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Rajeev Sethi
Avantika Akerkar ...
Miss Prasad
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Storyline

While struggling to impress new hotelier client Kit Hawksin, Granger Woodruff of the ad agency Stimulus is told by Jennifer David of the CityOne Bank call center that his identity has been compromised and his credit card is being misused. While tracing transactions, both become friendly and agree to meet in San Francisco at the Hawksin Hotel. When she apparently does not show up, Granger befriends an East Indian woman, Priya Sethi, who has flown in to attend a relative's birthday party. Granger will get a rude awakening when he finds out that Priya is actually Jennifer, additionally the fiancée of wealthy Mumbai-based Vikram Bhatia. Since Priya has traveled to America without her family's consent, Granger will also incur her family's wrath, three of whom have felt compelled to travel there to locate Priya then escort her back home to marry Vikram. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com) / revised by statmanjeff

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Two countries. Two cultures. One chance at love.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 February 2009 (Singapore)  »

Also Known As:

A vonal másik végén  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$59,078 (USA) (31 October 2008)

Gross:

$115,504 (USA) (5 December 2008)
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Trivia

The movie is the first combination between the Indian powerhouse production house, Adlabs, with their American counterpart MGM. The film was co-produced by the Indian-American producer Ashok Amritraj and Patrick Aiello. See more »

Goofs

Granger comes to India hunting for Priya at "CityOne Bank Headquarters." Normally all the foreign companies use third party Indian companies to house their call centers. The local people identify these companies by the name of the Indian Business entity, not the client company; hence, no Indian locals would known where the "CityOne Bank Headquarter" would be when Granger asks for directions to Priya's workplace. See more »

Quotes

Priya R. Sethi: I promise you I'll be back in two pieces.
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References Sleepless in Seattle (1993) See more »

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So Hot Boy
Written by Rick Garcia and William V. Malpede
Performed by The Jack Darby
Featuring Belinda Kazanci
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User Reviews

 
A pretty decent romantic comedy
28 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

I really can't figure out why people have rated this movie so low, at least as yet. I won't say that the movie was exceptionally good in acting or directing or screenplay or whatever. But, on a whole, the movie did quite well in doing what it was meant for. Its a simple romantic comedy with a dream romance between an Indian girl and an American guy and it scored pretty well there. Some of the moments with Anupam Kher were really very very hilarious. Though, I would say that at some points the movie lifted up from reality and went into the ideal state. But, then again, romantic movies are usually like that only.I liked the movie to give it a decent 7/10. I'd suggest that you go and watch the movie, it'll be a real fun to watch!!!


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