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Aloo Chaat (2009)

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Story focuses on a US return guy Nikhil who is in love with a Muslim girl Aamna (Aamna Shariff). To convince his orthodox Hindu family which a strictly against a Muslim girl Nikhil plots a ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Aftab Shivdasani ...
Nikhil
Aamna Shariff ...
Aamna
Linda Arsenio ...
Nikki Abbot
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Chhadami
Manoj Pahwa ...
Hakeem Tarachand
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Purshottam - Nikhil's Father
Dolly Ahluwalia ...
Purshotam's mom
Meenakshi ...
Seeto - Nikhil's Mother
Chandan Anand ...
Sukkha
Lalit Parashar ...
Pandit
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Clarke ...
Himself - Australian Cricketer on TV
Brijendra Kala
Pushtii Shakti ...
(as Pushti)
Kailash Soni
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Story focuses on a US return guy Nikhil who is in love with a Muslim girl Aamna (Aamna Shariff). To convince his orthodox Hindu family which a strictly against a Muslim girl Nikhil plots a drama with the help of his uncle Hakeem Tarachand and hires a girl Nikki to play his girlfriend from US while Aamna plays her friend. While both the girls stays at Nikhil's place Aamna tries to win the heart of Nikhil's family with of course Nikhil trying to highlight the misbehaviors of Nikki and cultured behavior of Aamna to change his family's perception. Nikhil, Aamna and Nikki have to face a lot of twist & turns, and with Nikhil's mama Chaddami at their back it won't be easy for the trio to accomplish their mission Written by Abhinav

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Lots of fun. Hugely underrated.
11 May 2015 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

Have to write a review for this one as it so really deserves it. This is one of those hugely entertaining movies which I have on my media server so that I could play them again and again (some of the others include 3 Idiots, Chup Chup Ke, Hungama, Hulchul, All the Best etc). It is a light-hearted love story with some wonderful performances not only by the leads but also by the supporting cast. Sanjay Mishra as "Chhadami" is probably the most memorable character of the movie. He is both hilarious and lovable. A lifetime role I would say. Similarly, Manoj Pahwa also gets to play a memorable role as a Hakeem Tarachand. One role that's the first to come to mind thinking of him as an actor. Kulbhushan Kharbanda does a wonderful job as well. Even protagonist's mother and grandmother, played by Meenakshi and Dolly Ahluwalia respectively, are so effective in their roles. This is a good story writing over all with quite a few very good jokes and lines. The end message (religion/culture shouldn't divide us) is also highly appreciable. It is a bit sad that this movie never got the attention and appreciation it deserved. Here is a little attempt to get it at least some of that attention.


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