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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

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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Storyline

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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Also Known As:

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Opening Weekend:

$2,715 (USA) (16 July 2010)

Gross:

$7,461 (USA) (30 July 2010)
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The film was shot in 42 days. 39 days in Jamshedpur and 3 days in Shimla. 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 Indian Idol (2004) See more »

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Udaan Kab Talakh Yuin
Written by Amitabh Bhattacharya
Composed by Amit Trivedi
Performed by Joi Barua, Amit Trivedi and Neuman Pinto
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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A brilliantly told story of hope, love and chasing your dreams
19 July 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

With "Udaan", director Vikramditya Motwane has proved that he is here to stay and be the 'change' that we are all desperately seeking. "Udaan" is so brilliantly written, directed and acted that it just mesmerizes you with its story telling. Rohan's journey after being expelled from boarding school in the city of Jamshedpur working under his tyrant father and the way his character evolves simply touches your heart. Little bit of one liners shared between Rohan and his friends stay with you. Rohan's younger step brother is absolutely fabulous and even if he spoke barely few dialogues in the movie, he made an impact by his sly little demeanors. Character of ultra strict father played by Ronit Roy is so well crafted and acted that it is very much believable. To top it all, amazing music from Amit Trivedi gels so well into the movie that it lifts the spirits up by tons. At the end, kudos to the whole team for delivering such a lovely work.


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