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American Desi (2001)

College freshman Krishna Reddy, who has never cared for his Indian-American cultural heritage, looks forward to a new life on campus but is surprised to find that he has been assigned ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Deep Katdare ... Krishna Gopal Reddy / Kris
... Nina Shah
... Jagjit Singh
... Salim Ali Khan
... Ajay Pandya
... Rakesh Patel
... Farah Saaed
Aladdin Ullah ... Gautam Rao (as Aladdin)
... Eric Berger
... Chandu (as Sanjit Desilva)
... Hemant
Ami Shukla ... Priya
Krishen Mehta ... Krishna's father (as Krishan Mehta)
Smita Patel ... Mrs. Reddy
Bina Sharif ... Mrs. Saeed
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College freshman Krishna Reddy, who has never cared for his Indian-American cultural heritage, looks forward to a new life on campus but is surprised to find that he has been assigned Indian roommates. Through his new experiences, he struggles to understand the side of himself he has always turned his back on in order to fit in. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Unrated
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Official Sites:

American Desi Productions

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Release Date:

27 September 2002 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Американские приключения  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$305,054, 18 March 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$902,835, 15 April 2001
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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Professor Rosenstein: Take a moment please to look at the person on your right and on your left. One of you three will fail.
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References Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

How Many Times
Music by Wig
Lyrics by Wig and Gilda Betancourt
Produced by Wig
All Instruments by Wig
Performed by Ray'a
Courtesy of Wig Productions LLP
Copyright 1999
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Adding to the confusion....
21 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

Since American Desi "tries" to dabble with a lot of issues that are seemingly important not only to "desis"; but are actually universal, there was some expectation from the movie. The moviegoer cannot be faulted for this. But the final fare turned out to be a less than ordinary romantic "comedy", with more touch of Bollywood than warranted.


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