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In 1947 when the maps of India and Pakistan were being drawn, an oversight ensured that the village of Paglapur didn't find a place in either country. The village had the distinction of housing the largest mental asylum in the region and in the mêlée that ensued during partition, the asylum inmates broke loose, drove away the villagers and established their own republic in Paglapur. And that's how it stayed for the next 60 years! While the world outside changed, Paglapur remained isolated, with no electricity, television or sanity. Now, decades after the world forgot this village, a NASA scientist of Indian origin, Agastya and his beautiful wife find themselves on the road to Paglapur. Agastya is working on a top secret project for creating a device to communicate with aliens. So why is he in a village whose colorful inhabitants include a man who speaks in gibberish, another who thinks he is a lamp post and everyone else who think Mahatma Gandhi is still around, fighting for ... Written by Production

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Sometimes BEING ALIEN is the only option!

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$105,865 (USA) (31 August 2012)

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$127,954 (USA) (31 August 2012)
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The song Kafirana in the movie was originally released with the lyrics - I wanna fakht you - but due to the Indian censor board objecting to the word fakht sounding too similar to the swear word, they ordered the lyrics be changed. The final lyrics became - I want just you. See more »

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Since Agatsya is working in US but born in India, it can be assumed that he has (had) Indian passport. This implies that Paglapur does exist in some government records, as at some point in time, Agatsya must have been required to submit the proof of his birth/residence. See more »

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such Great movie !
9 March 2013 | by (karachi, Pakistan) – See all my reviews

It's Such a Great Movie .. people who's giving 2.6 votes They are unknown of the lesson in this film .. It's Enjoyable, Funny And everything which we need in a good film is present in it .. I will give 9/10. It's Aw-sum I Am so glad to My fiancé who let me know About this Amazing Movie .. Akshy really turns This Film Around .. without Akshy Kumar this film can't be funny like It is ! I love it .. The best part was Alines Making with fruits .. :P What An Art I must Say .. :D And Funny Part was that Aliens dancing And entertaining people so amazingly.. I really Appreciate The maker of this movie .. I appreciate the work .. The Laughing And Stomach Aching Parts .. :D i really enjoy this Movie !


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