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Udaan (2010)

 -  Drama  -  16 July 2010 (India)
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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 ...
Rohan Singh
Sanjay Gandhi ...
Rathod
Ronit Roy ...
Bhairav Singh
Manjot Singh ...
Maninder Singh
Ram Kapoor ...
Jimmy Singh
Raja Hudda ...
Vikram
Varun Khettry ...
Benoy
Shashi Sharma ...
Rathod's Girlfriend
Khushkeran Singh Sandhu ...
Punished Boy
Jayanta Das ...
Principal
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)
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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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$2,715 (USA) (16 July 2010)

Gross:

$7,461 (USA) (30 July 2010)
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Rajat Barmecha's TV was removed from his hotel room in Jamshedpur. He also had to give his cell phone to the production team, and only got it back for half an hour everyday. See more »

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When being expelled from school, Maninder doesn't even know that his home now has a telephone, yet somehow Rohan has his number and calls him from Jamshedpur. See more »

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References Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978) See more »

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Naav Hai Teri Naav
Written by Amitabh Bhattacharya
Composed by Amit Trivedi
Performed by Mohan
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Just Go And Grab Your Seat
16 July 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Film: 'Udaan'; Director: Vikramaditya Motwane; Cast: Rajat Barmecha, Ronit Roy, Aayan Boradia, Ram Kapoor; Rating: **********

This movie is definitely a very good offering from Indian Cinema. Movie deals with a ordinary issue with very sincere treatment.

The movie should get accolades almost in every part,right from technicalities to performances. Direction (from Vikramaditya ,who finally got a production house after five years of a long wait)is very strong and clear,thus made his movie to be screened at Festival De Cannes.

The movie contains very strong performances from the lead actors.Rajat Barmecha as a young boy did a superb act,and so does Ronit Roy(as his father) and Ram Kapoor(as his uncle). Music from Amit Trivedi complements the happenings and has a fresh feel.

I will recommend this movie for serious audience who are greedy of something real and brilliant as this.


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