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We Are Family (2010)

 -  Drama | Family  -  10 September 2010 (USA)
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Diagnosed with cancer, a mother decides to find a step-mom for her 3 children.

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Elder Aaliya
Iravati Harshe ...
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Anjali
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Maya (Kajol) is based in Sydney, has been separated from her husband, Aman (Arjun Rampal), and lives with her school-going children: Aaliya, Ankush, and Anjali. Aman is in love with fashion designer, Shreya Arora (Kareena Kapoor), and plans to marry her soon. His attempts to introduce her to his family fall apart several times as his children and Maya dislike her, and have nicknamed her 'Daayan' (witch). Things change after Maya is diagnosed with cervical cancer, is told that she does not have very long to live, and undertakes to find a suitable step-mom for her children. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Opening Weekend:

£162,863 (UK) (3 September 2010)

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$631,276 (USA) (24 September 2010)
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This is the second movie after "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..." in which Kajol and Kareena Kapoor will acting together. See more »

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Reham O Karam
Written by Irshad Kamil
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Vishal Dadlani and Shankar Mahadevan
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (India) Pvt. Ltd.
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Wow, that was painfully boring
19 September 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I've seen Stepmom, and quite enjoyed that movie. So at first I never planned to watch its Indian remake. But the "Reham-o-Karam" track changed my mind, coupled with the opportunity to watch Kajol exercise her histrionic muscles.

Should have kept with my first instincts. The film is just plain boring. There's not much else to say. I don't think the scenes are written very well, and the dialogue is clunky and unrealistic. Plus, one never really gets a chance to empathize with these characters because they all seem just so selfish and immature.

The songs, both aurally and visually, are boring and while the performances are adequate, they never rise above the rest of the flick.

I think perhaps the makers thought we'd be grateful enough having an official desi remake of the type of Hollywood movie we South Asians love: one filled with rona dhona. But come on Bollywood, don't be so lazy. Give it to us with some true desi emotion.


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