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Bollywood Queen (2002)

A cross cultural romance set in London's East End about a young girl of Indian heritage.

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Jeremy Wooding
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Cast

Credited cast:
Preeya Kalidas ... Geena
James McAvoy ... Jay
Ray Panthaki ... Anil
Ciarán McMenamin ... Dean
Kat Bhathena Kat Bhathena ... Anjali
Ian McShane ... Frank
Amerjit Deu ... Sanjay
Karen David ... Neeta (as Karen Shenaz David)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lalita Ahmed ... Geena's mother
Matt Bardock Matt Bardock ... Facer
Andy Beckwith ... Johnny
Jo Cameron Brown ... Anita
Saraj Chaudhry Saraj Chaudhry ... Tariq
Giada Dobrzenska Giada Dobrzenska ... Club Kid
Fahar Faizaan Fahar Faizaan ... Factory Worker (as Faizaan Shurai)
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Storyline

When Scottish boy Jay saves Indian girl Geena's life, sparks fly. At first they keep their relationship a secret, but soon the cross cultural romance comes under the eyes of their disapproving families. Modern London, colorful Bollywood, and '60s R&B flavors blend in this tale of forbidden love. Written by L. Hamre

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Musical | Romance

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Official Sites:

Arclight Films

Country:

UK

Language:

English | Hindi

Release Date:

17 October 2003 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

I agapi grafetai st' asteria See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Soundtracks

I Love to Love
Written by James Bolden / Jack Robinson
Performed by Tina Charles
Published by Edition Robin Music (SDRM)/R&E Music d/b/a Rolf Baierle (SDRM)/Robin Song Music (UK)/MC5 Music Ltd
Licensed by Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd
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awful bollywood travesty
17 March 2004 | by cecil_idiSee all my reviews

No surprise that some nice white boy decided to cash-in on the bollywood phenom and what a trite mess he makes of it. Enough saccharine to make your teeth peel and enough sub-standard filmmaking to make you reach for your movie mantra and pray forgiveness for those who know not what they do. Pretty girl with nice song does not a movie make. Story? Let see... Boy meets girl. Girl from strict asian background. Boy not. It must be love. Everybody dance. Annoying & ludicrous twaddle.

The only solace is I didnt pay to watch this. I give my deepest sympathy to those who did and were conned by a fancy poster and promise of magic realism.


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