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Dostana (2008)

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Two straight guys pretend to be gay in order to secure a Miami apartment. When both of them fall for their roommate Neha, hilarity ensues as they strive to convince one and all that they're gay, secretly trying to win her heart.

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Cast

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Sameer 'Sam' Acharya
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Kunal Chauhan
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Neha Melwani
Kiron Kher ...
Mrs. Acharya
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Abhimanyu 'Abhi' Singh
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Murli 'M'
Sushmita Mukherjee ...
Ms. Melwani
Eduardo M. Freyre ...
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Magazine Editor
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Anaita
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Auctioneer
Aubree Marchione ...
Business Woman
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Storyline

After the passing of her parents, Neha Melwani lives in Miami with her aunt. She rents out a room in her apartment to two seemingly gay Indian men, Kunal Chauhan and Sameer Acharya, a photographer and nurser respectively. She introduces them to her departing gay boss, Murli, and falls in love with her new boss, Abhimanyu Singh. She will soon realize that she has two rivals for her new love - none other than Kunal and Sameer. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A story about two guys... a girl... and one little lie. Believe it! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

14 November 2008 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Appartamento per... 3  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£341,665 (UK) (14 November 2008)

Gross:

$1,235,028 (USA) (5 December 2008)
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When a sequel to the film was discussed after its release, Abhishek Bachchan was very strongly opposed to the idea. He believed that the film was fine standing on its own and should not be turned into a franchise. However, after reading the script, he admitted that he was sold. See more »

Goofs

The scene where Sameer gifts Neha an album with their photos on her birthday, when Neha turns to the last page & wonders there is no photo, she turns above even before Sam lifts his camera hand up. See more »

Quotes

Sameer's Mother: There are things you must do with women that you CANNOT do with men!
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Connections

References Omkara (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Maa Da Laadla
(Mummy Mix)
Written by Kumaar
Composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Performed by Master Saleem
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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Hilarious and very entertaining!
24 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dostana is extremely funny and has truly unique aspects. The comedy was genuine as well, not all stupid stuff about gay guys. I went to see it with my friend and laughed so much that my jaw hurt afterward. It has a pretty good storyline too, 2 guys pretend to be gay and how that one little action snowballs and gets them into some situations. Apart from the storyline, the actors were gorgeous, especially john abraham (and priyanka for u guys). The Miami setting was beautiful and that added glamour to the movie. Finally, the songs, omg were SO good, especially desi girl which is of course known by everyone and jaane kyun was very cute as well. All these things combined made the movie a success and the comedy was so memorable that I want to see the movie again.


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