My Bollywood Bride tells the story of Alex, a copy-writer dreaming of being an adventure novelist someday, who meets and romances Indian beauty Reena, while she is vacationing in California. Torn by her blossoming feelings for Alex and her Indian family values and obligations, Reena returns home without saying goodbye. Alex, distraught by the turn of events, decides to follow her to Mumbai and win her back. The trouble is, Alex couldn't be more out of his element on the sub-continent, not helped by the fact Reena has kept something very important about her from him (Reena is the top Bollywood film star - the Julia Roberts of India)! However, with the help of a rambunctious rickshaw driver and some of Reenas friends, Alex just might have a chance at winning her heart. A parallel love story centers on Bobby, an up-and-coming Bollywood star, who has forgotten his roots and started to believe his own press. As a close friend of Reena, he tries to help her by taking Alex under his wing. ...
How far will you go for love?
22 March 2007 (India)
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Also Known As:
My Faraway Bride
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Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $5,575,367, 31 December 2010
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In the film, My Bollywood Bride, the main character of 'Alex' (played by Jason Lewis
) was named after Alejandro Junger (Alex) as a tribute. The real Alex is a LA based cardiologist that traveled often to India and inspired the writer/producer, Brad Listermann
, to take a major interest in India and all things Indian. See more
There are outtakes during the end-credits See more
Spoofs Taxi Driver
This is the New New New Freaking Bollywood
Lyrics by Kashmira Shah
Music by Anu Malik See more