7.4/10
970
19 user 14 critic

My Brother... Nikhil (2005)

Famous swimmer Nikhil Kapoor (Suri) deals with the repercussions of announcing the fact that he has HIV/AIDS.

Director:

Onir

Writers:

Onir (story & screenplay), Amitabh Verma (dialogue)
Reviews
5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The Runeberg family is an ordinary middle class family, with a house in a suburb, a car and three children. By vacationing in a rented house by the sea, the hope is that the tension and ... See full summary »

Director: Susanne Bier
Stars: Loa Falkman, Stina Ekblad, Simon Norrthon
The Delta (1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Lincoln, who's not yet 18, leads a straight life most of the time: he has a girl friend, goes to dances, jokes with guys. But he also has a secret life, in which he's drawn to dark places ... See full summary »

Director: Ira Sachs
Stars: Shayne Gray, Thang Chan, Rachel Zan Huss
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

After an accident Raymond has gone blind .His family treats him like a child .But fortunately ,a nun comes to his rescue.She works in a center where blind people learn to read with the Braille alphabet.

Director: Georges Lacombe
Stars: Jean Gabin, Simone Valère, Gérard Oury
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock-'n'-roll legend experiences a personal awakening when her husband's estranged son comes to visit.

Director: Ira Sachs
Stars: Dina Korzun, Rip Torn, Darren E. Burrows
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In 1960s Dublin a young girl becomes involved with an older man, a much-travelled and still married land-owner.

Director: Desmond Davis
Stars: Peter Finch, Rita Tushingham, Lynn Redgrave
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Geneviève Bujold, Marie Dubois
Les ogres (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

They go from town to town, a big top on their backs, their show over their shoulder. They bring dreams and disorder to our lives. They are ogres, giants. They've devoured the theater and ... See full summary »

Director: Léa Fehner
Stars: François Fehner, Marion Bouvarel, Marc Barbé
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The tempestuous love story between Fernando, an older man who has recently returned to his crime-ridden drug capitol hometown of Medellin, Colombia and the gun-happy 16-year-old assassin ... See full summary »

Director: Barbet Schroeder
Stars: Germán Jaramillo, Anderson Ballesteros, Juan David Restrepo
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When his long-time disappeared father is entering his life again, Jean-Luc, a successful doctor, has no option but to face his own life story. Will he ever be able to forget and forgive?

Director: Anne Fontaine
Stars: Michel Bouquet, Charles Berling, Natacha Régnier
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.

Director: Cao Hamburger
Stars: Michel Joelsas, Germano Haiut, Daniela Piepszyk
Certificate: Passed Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Woodrow is discharged from the military for hay fever, but fabricates receiving a heroic honorable discharge before returning home.

Director: Preston Sturges
Stars: Eddie Bracken, Ella Raines, Raymond Walburn
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Julien publishes an autobiography focusing on his childhood memories and his odd relationship with his long-estranged mother. His mother, who is unaware of the book's content, tries to reconnect with him and redeem the lost time.

Director: Alexis Durand-Brault
Stars: Gabriel Sabourin, Denise Filiatrault, Sophie Lorain
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Sanjay Suri ... Nikhil Kapoor
Juhi Chawla ... Anamika "Anu" Kapoor
Purab Kohli ... Nigel De Costa
Victor Banerjee ... Navin Kapoor
Lillete Dubey ... Anita Rosario Kapoor
Dipannita Sharma Dipannita Sharma ... Leena Gomes
Gautam Kapoor Gautam Kapoor ... Sam Fernandez
Shayan Munshi Shayan Munshi ... Kelly Menzes
Peeya Rai Chowdhary Peeya Rai Chowdhary ... Catherine
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Agnivesh Barreto Agnivesh Barreto
Raineera Barreto Raineera Barreto
Philip Colaco Philip Colaco
Sanya Cotta Sanya Cotta
Amit Dhawan Amit Dhawan
Sujoy Ghosh
Edit

Storyline

The Kapoors have been living in Goa for several years, and are a well-known and respected family. Navin Kapoor is now retired, and lives with his wife, Anita, who has some Portugese blood, a sportsman son, Nikhil, and daughter, Anamika (Anu). Navin is thrilled to know that Nikhil has been selected for a sports scholarship and will be representing Goa in a national swimming championship. Before that could happen, Nikhil is asked by his coach to take a break and let some fresh youngsters take over; he is eventually dismissed from the team; Navin and Leena encounter hostile stares whenever they go out together; and Leena is shunned by her friends. Watch the climax as the Kapoors find out why the ground has been removed from under their feet, and if at all they are ready to accept the challenge together as a family or as embittered individuals who end up blaming each other. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sport

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

India

Language:

English | Hindi

Release Date:

25 March 2005 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Mi hermano Nikhil See more »

Filming Locations:

Goa, India

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

INR 4,033,000 (India), 1 April 2005
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Four Front Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Dia Mirza made Special appearance in this movie. See more »

Connections

Featured in Schau mir in die Augen, Kleiner (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Story of a sports champion, who gets HIV-positive,and his life turns around

I just came back from a special screening of this movie.

As a rule, I try avoid sentimental films- those with an extra doze of emotions, life, et al.So, i was avoiding this one, until today when I was invited for a special show.

And I must say, what a movie! It tocuhed me deeply, throughout.

The basic premise of the movie is that Nikhil Kapoor, a National level swimming champion, is tested HIV positive. And fearing the deadly disease AIDS, the society neglects him. The very people who could not let go of him, start shunning him, and this includes his parents. The only people who stand by him are his sister and most important person in his life, Anamika (Anu), her fiancé Sam, and Nikhil's partner, Nigel. The film has an important message: not HOW a person gets AIDS (or HIV virus) ; but how the life of one with AIDS gets affected. Shot beautifully in the picturesque Goa, the story is told from view points of all people important to Nikhil's life, and his legacy beyond death.

Must watch! Nothing too revealing. Its something WE ALL KNOW these days. Just that its hard for most to accept. The movie got a standing ovation at the screening . Very well and differently made, it gets slow and dragging at times, but is so heart warming, one can let go of this minor drawback.

Go watch it!


8 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 19 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed