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The Legend of Drona (2008)

Drona (original title)
A young man learns he is the latest in line of a dynasty of ancestral warriors dedicated to guarding a mystic source of cosmic energy, and the time has come for him to take the role.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jayshree Arora
Veer Arya ...
Aditya's son
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Aditya 'Adi' / Drona
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Rani Jayati (as Jaya Bachchan)
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Sonia
Tatána Fischerová ...
Sister Anne
Gaurav Gupta ...
Mighty
Vinay Jain
Karan Veer Mehra ...
(as Karan Mehra)
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Riz Raizada
Akhilendra Mishra
Navneet Nishan ...
Aditya's aunt
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Asura - Demon
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Orphaned, lonely and neglected Aditya grows up in Great Britain, living with his abusive aunt and cousin, Rajesh, and the abuse grows worse after the passing of his uncle. Aditya will soon find out that he is not alone in this world - he has a mother, Rani Jayati; a sweetheart in Sonia; he is watched by angels; and he also has a virtually indestructible arch-enemy - Riz Raizada, who had killed his father, the legendary Drona, to secure the secret of the Amrit Manthan - and is now all set to kill the Rani as well as Aditya himself. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$237,647 (USA) (3 October 2008)

Gross:

$237,647 (USA) (3 October 2008)
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Shiney Ahuja was approached for Kay Kay Menon's role but rejected it. See more »

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Oop Cha (Fair Play Mix)
Performed by Sunidhi Chauhan
Composed by Dhruv Ghanekar
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Drona = Rona
2 October 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

A combination of a terrible film, sleep deprivation, my drivers holiday (Eid) and a couple of beers forced me to walk out of the film within 25 minutes. I had the same kind of foreboding within 5 minutes of the start as I had in Love Story 2050. The story, dialogue, acting, characters were all so terrible, poorly drawn out, stereotypical that I just couldn't bear to watch this one fully I walked out just as Kay Kay, who plays the villain, was introduced and hearing his hammy dialogue proved to be the straw that broke this camel's back. Subsequently, my wife, brother, mother etc watched it fully and assured me I did the right thing. Even the two points are only for the special effects that I didn't see (copied from a slew of Hollywood adventure films) and for Priyanka Chopra (who's entrance also I sadly missed).

Apparently Goldie has already decided that he's going to do a sequel. He may have trouble finding someone to bankroll it this time. Sorry for copping out, but I took instinctive evasive action just as a batsman instinctively dodges a bouncer to the head.

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