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Mumbai Meri Jaan (2008)

Five people whose lives are affected by the 2006 Mumbai train bombings.

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Tukaram Patil
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Suresh
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Thomas (as Irrfan)
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Nikhil Agarwal (as R. Madhavan)
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Rupali Joshi
Sachin Pathak ...
Guddu
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Ashok
Kavin Dave ...
Zandu
Syed Rizwan Ahmed ...
Tea Shop Owner
Rajesh Bhosle ...
Manya
Saksham Dayma ...
Yusuf
Aakash ...
Yusuf's Friend 1
Jeetendra Rai ...
Yusuf's Friend 2
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Ajay Pradhan
Gaurav Dhir ...
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[THIS PLOT SUMMARY CONTAINS SPOILERS] Shortly after 1800 hours, 11 July 2006, Mumbai was shattered by seven bomb blasts on Western Railway stations: Matunga, Mahim, Khar, Bandra, Jogeshwari, Borivali, and Bhayandar. It took the Police and ambulance over an hour to attend at various sites. This incident changes lives of Thomas, originally from Chennai, who sells tea from his bike; Rupali Joshi, a TV News reporter, who has to deal with the death of her to-be spouse, Ajay Kumar Pradhan; Suresh, in debt, starts to suspect all Muslims, especially Yusuf; Inspector Tukaram Patil, about to retire, goes about collecting bribes as usual, much to the chagrin of his embittered, honest and soon to-be suspended subordinate, Sunil Kadam; while Nikhil Agarwal, a Nationalist and environmentalist, debates whether he should re-locate to the United States, along with his pregnant wife, Sejal. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Salute the Spirit of Bombay

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22 August 2008 (India)  »

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Mumbai, My Life  »

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Budget:

INR 80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,588, 22 August 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$13,588, 22 August 2008
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The 9/11 twin tower terrorist attack of 2001 in Newyork is also shown in the film where a friend of Mahadvan refers that its not only India but many other countries in the world are targets of terrorists. See more »

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Outstanding.. what else can we say!!!
29 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

An outstanding creative work by UTV Motion Pictures depicting the true Spirit of Mumbai with shades of every aspect. KK, Madhavan, Irfan, Soha and Paresh Rawal were extravagant. All of them try tackling their issue on their own. And by the end of it, all of them move on in life. And that has been portrayed as the 'spirit of Mumbai'. Hence the name – "Mumbai Meri Jaan". The movie presents the difference in various point of views from which people looked at the incidence of Mumbai Train Blasts in July 2006. At one level, it shows how there are people who overcame the fear of bomb blasts and moved on in life as if nothing has changed. While there is another sect of people whose lives have forever been unsettled because of this incident.

In all, the movie deserves an A+, and is a must watch.


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