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
Three friends ready to face the world... and then the world changed.
26 June 2009 (India)
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Opening Weekend: £157,524
(26 June 2009)
(17 July 2009)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
According to director Kabir Khan
, the film had the full support of the New York Film Commission, "as it is not an anti-something film. It is a very balanced story and not a jingoistic film." See more
When Sam is playing chess at the University with the Asian guy, the board is shown from the top; there is one chess cube free between the two kings. In the next scene the kings are shown next to each other. That is not possible because both of them would be in check. Plus, Sam is making checkmate by taking the white king with the black king. That is against the rules of chess. See more
These were not my people!
Referenced in Break Ke Baad
Composed by Julius Packiam
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music See more