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New York (2009)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  26 June 2009 (India)
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A taxi-driver is detained on suspicion of being a terrorist.

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Samir 'Sam' Shaikh
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Omar Ehzaz
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Maya Shaikh
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Roshan (as Irrfan)
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Zilgai (as Nawazuddin)
Mirza Ali Quli ...
Zaheer
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Daylan (as Biren Patel)
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Storyline

After being apprehended, detained, humiliated, and denied legal counsel by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Omar Ehzaz, originally from Delhi's Lajpatnagar, relates to the investigator, Roshan, assigned to his case, how he arrived in New York during 1999; his friendship with Samir Shaikh and Student Counselor, Maya; the events of September 11, 2001; the subsequent paranoia, fear, racial profiling, generated and aggravated by the tyrannical right-winged regime of George W. Bush, and how he came to be in possession of several Ak47s and plastic explosives that were confiscated from his taxi-cab. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Three friends ready to face the world... and then the world changed.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£157,524 (UK) (26 June 2009)

Gross:

$981,866 (USA) (17 July 2009)
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Trivia

In January, 2009 one of the film's crew members invited John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, Kabir Khan and other crew members to his birthday party at a local nightclub in New York. While the crew members, who arrived in one car, were allowed into the nightclub, the actors, who had arrived in another car, were denied access by security who did not recognize them and who demanded identification. Neither they nor some crew members (who came from inside to help out) were able to convince security that they were important stars in India. By the time Abraham, Kaif, Khan, and Mukesh had returned with identification, the party had ended. See more »

Goofs

When Roshan is talking with Gibson in the bar, first Roshan is on the right and Gibson on the left. In the next scenes they are shown the other way around. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Maya: SAAMMM!
[a claw traps Sam]
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Connections

References Jagte Raho (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Hai Junoon - Remix
Written by Sandeep Srivastava
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Kay Kay
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music
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This is the movie for which we were waiting...

Kabir Khan's 'New York' is nothing but a masterpiece.'New York' has truly delighted me.I don't know why i'm even giving this comment.This movie cannot be described by mere words.People always criticize Bollywood movies because of the lack in realism in them, but 'New York' is so realistic that everything in the movie feels like 'real'.The acting of every actor in the movie is commendable.Songs are used only when they are required.Everything about the movie was just perfect.I have always liked John Abraham, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Irrfan Khan but I had a feeling that Katrina might spoil the movie, but her performance left me speechless.After a series of dull and boring movies in 2009, New York came and changed everything.I must say that this is the movie we were waiting for.


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