MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 352 this week

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

8.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.1/10 from 29,618 users  
Reviews: 112 user | 30 critic

Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.

Director:

Writers:

(dialogue), (story), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 titles
created 28 Aug 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 11 Dec 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 12 Feb 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 27 Oct 2012
 
a list of 49 titles
created 17 Sep 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) on IMDb 8.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.
17 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Chakde! India (2007)
Drama | Family | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The story of a hockey player who returns to the game as a coach of a women's hockey team.

Director: Shimit Amin
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Vidya Malvade, Tanya Abrol
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

An eight year old boy is thought to be lazy and a troublemaker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

Directors: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte
Stars: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda
Comedy | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Two conmen competing for the hand of a heiress get drawn into love - and into trying to save her from an evil criminal.

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi
Stars: Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon
Musical | Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Raj, Pooja and Tina are childhood friends. While Raj has always been attracted to the vivacious Tina, he is completely unaware of the quiet Pooja's feelings for him. When Raj's family move ... See full summary »

Director: Kunal Kohli
Stars: Rani Mukerji, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor
Family | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Kishen Kumar Chaudhary and Karan are family like friends, when Kishen's wife Mrs. Kaushalya gives birth to a baby boy Prem, Karan helps the couple bring up there child with out- most care. ... See full summary »

Director: Sooraj R. Barjatya
Stars: Salman Khan, Bhagyashree, Alok Nath
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.

Director: Umesh Shukla
Stars: Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Mithun Chakraborty
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter everyday because of her inability to speak and understand English.

Director: Gauri Shinde
Stars: Sridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehdi Nebbou
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Laila
...
Arjun Saluja
...
...
Imraan Qureshi
...
Natasha Arora
...
...
Nuria
Deepti Naval ...
Raahila Qureshi
...
Nikhil (as Raghav Chanana)
Mandi Sidhu ...
Rohini
Anisa Butt ...
Zoya
Anisa ...
Tanya Arora
Suhel Seth ...
Natasha's father
Ravi Khemu ...
Kabir's Father
Prashant Prakash ...
Boy at the bar
Edit

Storyline

Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

3 young men take a holiday that changes their lives forever


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

15 July 2011 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Csak egyszer élsz  »

Box Office

Budget:

INR 550,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$670,258 (USA) (22 July 2011)

Gross:

$3,076,226 (USA) (26 August 2011)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Zoya Akhtar wanted to cast 'Imran Khan' and Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role but both declined in favor of acting together in their home production. See more »

Goofs

When Katrina Kaif is introduced on the beach, Hrithik and Abhay Deol are sitting on the beach-bench. When Farhan comes, Abhay is sitting on the bench. Then in the next cut, Abhay Deol is lying down on his stomach on the bench. Then again in the next cut, Abhay is lying on his back on the bench. A series of these cuts show the continuity mistakes in that particular shot. See more »

Quotes

Arjun: One should learn how to live life from you, I spend my entire life inside a box.
Laila: A person should remain in a box only once he is dead.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Poola Rangadu (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Toh Zinda Ho Tum
Sung by Farhan Akhtar
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani & Loy Mendonsa
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
fantastic... go for it..
16 July 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Review in form of an open letter to Farhan Akhtar,

Dear Farhan,

You simply rock. As director you have created all brilliant films, your debut film Dil Chahta Hai is a cult film, which inspired all directors of India to make fresh looking light hearted urban films. Then came Lakshya, which was not commercially that successful, but was nevertheless a good film. Don, from which I expected nothing, hated the idea as the original starring Big B is one of my most fav Big B film, was splendid and established you as master. As producer, you have attempted fantastic films too. And now as an actor, you are getting better and better day by day. You rocked in Rock On, you were fantastic in LBC and KCK and in ZNMD too you have successfully stolen the show from my favorites Hrithik Roshan and Abhay Deol who have established themselves as good actors.

Your role in the film is quite meatier and helps you stealing the show. Hrithik (whom you originally wanted to cast in DCH) is again fantastic in serious-all-business-minded-guy and changed-in-love-living-life-guy both. Abhay Deol is as always dependable, his tricks in the films are hilarious. Chemistry between you three is awesome. It feels like three real friends are on road trip.

I hope you make sequel to this as producer, keeping Zoya on director's seat again, as I think, she was brilliant as director. She might have lived her life with lots of male friends as it not for a single moment seems like a film directed by lady director (which was the only minus point of LBC from my point of view). Hoping to see more from her.

Dialogues are fantastic and makes one laugh, smile and think for sure. Story, Screenplay and Script are marvelous. Music is in rhythm with film's flow.

All positive – No. Something minor which I found not-so-positive was Katrina's suitability for Laila's role and SEL's music. Katrina has done decent work compared to her past films, but fails to convince what her character needs to convince (and though I don't like Kariena that much, but I feel she suited for this role very much) though Hrithik being her counter part balances very well, and Hrithik and Katrina looks good together. SEL's music is not as great as their former films, though manages to please.

Fav Moments in the film: Too many. Though listing some of them.

1. Kabeer's all tricks 2. Imran's flirt with Laila and her friend 3. Imran's each funny comment 4. Imran – Arjun fights 5. Bagwati 6. Each Poetry recited by Imran 7. The moments which inspires those Poetries 8. In the Air Scenes 9. Imran & Salman's meeting 10. Imran & Arjun's meeting their after 11. Kabeer's Flashback 12. Arjun crying after Underwater 'Meditation'

All and over, it's not DCH, it's not Rock On. Though, it has shades of both the films, but it's quite different story to tell and as it has many pleasing moments, one must watch it.

A film fan – Hardik Raychanda


30 of 43 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Beautiful and Overrated wastedsoul
Your Favorite Moment from the film hardik_raychanda
Who was the best actor of them all jerry4444
Dil Chahta Hai.... Part deux?? iggawitattitude
your favourite lines from the movie.,, sandeepdandia-803-356852
awards predictions jigmetchospail
Discuss Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?