Udaan (2010)

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Expelled from his school, a 16-year old boy returns home to his abusive and oppressive father.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rajat Barmecha ...
Sanjay Gandhi ...
Ronit Roy ...
Bhairav Singh
Manjot Singh ...
Maninder Singh
Ram Kapoor ...
Jimmy Singh
Raja Hudda ...
Varun Khettry ...
Shashi Sharma ...
Rathod's Girlfriend
Khushkeran Singh Sandhu ...
Punished Boy
Jayanta Das ...
Akantuk Sharma ...
Boy Carrying Trunk
Sahil Sahota ...
Boy Carrying Trunk
Aayan Boradia ...
Arjun Singh
Sonia Raisurana ...
Rashmi Singh
Mohammad Nizam ...
Mr. Rao (as MD Nizam)


After being abandoned for eight straight years in boarding school, Rohan returns to the small industrial town of Jamshedpur and finds himself closeted with an authoritarian father and a younger half brother who he didn't even know existed. Forced to work in his father's steel factory and study engineering against his wishes, he strives to forge his own life out of his given circumstances and pursue his dream of being a writer. Written by Anonymous

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$7,461 (USA) (30 July 2010)

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Two identical Contessas were used during the shooting of the film. The real BEN 747 was bought by the production team. The other one was hired from a local Jamshedpur doctor. A production car was given to the doctor every day that his Contessa was used. See more »


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Geet Mein Dhalte Lafzon Mein
Written by Amitabh Bhattacharya
Composed by Amit Trivedi
Performed by Amitabh Bhattacharya and Amit Trivedi
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Udaan a must watch..
16 July 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Udaan is simply a heart-warming tale..very good storytelling,particularly immensely engaging in the 2nd half,gr8 acting(the child actors has been a revelation)...and above all superb music..Vikramadiya motwane in his debut film has produced a stunner. Motwane and anurag kashyap's storytelling technique,as always has been impressive. The film has its own moments,particularly the evolution of the relationship between the brothers. The songs are also well placed. The Director carefully brings out the intricacies of teen age mind..Rohit and Aayan,both the actors has been above the mark...The story too ends on a high note..and to be mentioned...Ronit roy was a treat to watch...

Above all this was is a must watch...very few films of this genre are made in Bollywood.this is certainly one of the best of them..I am giving it 10 on 10..

P.S.-Was shocked as well as pained to see the cold response of viewers in the theatre..Perhaps for this only such films are scarce in bollywood.

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