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Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

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

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Imraan Qureshi
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Nuria
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Raahila Qureshi
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Rohini
Raaghav Chanana ...
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Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.

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15 July 2011 (India)  »

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Life is Precious  »

Box Office

Budget:

INR 550,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$3,076,226 (USA) (26 August 2011)
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Trivia

Post the release, several tomatina themed events were organized across India. 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

Imran Habib: Thanks a lot yaar!
Arjun: For what?
Imran Habib: For coming on this trip. It means a lot to me.
Arjun: I am sure it does.
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Connections

Referenced in Bhoothnath Returns (2014) See more »

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Der Lagi Lekin
Sung by Shankar Mahadevan
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani & Loy Mendonsa
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vagabond of emotions;this road movie is a trip to remember
15 July 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

"Seize the day", is the whole and soul of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. I was actually quite low on expectations with this movie. But this movie has turned out to be a vagabond of friendship, love, adventure, emotions and above all, LIFE.

I always believed that Farhan Akhtar is a good showman. Right from Rock On!!, Luck By Chance and the duh Kartik Calling Kartik. But this movie has proved it that he has all the elements that are needed in an actor. He can dance, can cry (can sing of course) and now, he can make you laugh. Abhay – Farhan – Hrithik are the three mesquiteers.

Zoya Akhtar is one more reason to watch this movie. The way she directed Luck By Chance was not all serendipitous, and she has proved it. ZNMD is all her baby. The male bonding penned and filmed by her is pleasant.

The Spanish locations are exotic. Dialogues (By Farhan Akhtar) are real and spontaneous. Movie runs with its own good slow pace, which is very much needed for the road movies.

Many scenes halt the heart and literally put you on an adventure mode.

Movie would have been a way better if songs were good. Editing needed a bit more stitch. I have no complaints regarding the length of the movie, as I can watch this Spanish odyssey for more than two hours with a tub of pop corn and a coke.

Overall, this road movie is a trip to remember.


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