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Mumbai Meri Jaan (2008)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tukaram Patil
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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
Santosh Juvekar ...
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
Sameer Dharmadhikari ...
Ajay Pradhan
Gaurav Dhir ...
Newsreader 1
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Storyline

[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  »

Box Office

Budget:

INR 80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,588 (USA) (22 August 2008)

Gross:

$13,588 (USA) (22 August 2008)
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2.35 : 1
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Many known Marathi actors were part of the film doing small parts. See more »

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a must watch movie
25 August 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

a truly outstanding movie...it touches your heart...and forces u to think about it...a must watch....it should be made compulsory for media whose standards have fallen....a movie which can make u cry....which salutes the spirit of mumbai...the spirit of India...the spirit of humanity....and it does so through the lives of ordinary persons to whom we can relate...a movie with excellent acting from one and all....the best part of the movie is never over the board...there is a bit of all the protagonists in all of us...the movie is so realistic and soul stirring and when u leave theater your eyes are moist not from sadness but from a sense of pride in the spirit shown by mumbaikars


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