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Life in a Metro (2007)

Six different stories, about nine people, each with different issues and problems, all occurring within one place: the METRO.

Director:

Anurag Basu

Writers:

Anurag Basu (story and screenplay), Sanjeev Dutta (dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dharmendra ... Amol
Irrfan Khan ... Monty
Konkona Sen Sharma ... Shruti Ghosh
Kay Kay Menon ... Ranjeet Kapoor
Shilpa Shetty ... Shikha R. Kapoor
Shiney Ahuja ... Akash Sharma
Sharman Joshi ... Rahul
Kangana Ranaut ... Neha
Nafisa Ali ... Shivani
Vicky Ahuja Vicky Ahuja ... Gupta, Rahul's boss
Gautam Kapoor Gautam Kapoor ... Vishy K.
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ayaan Khan Ayaan Khan ... Irrfan' son
Ashwin Mushran
Nilofar Nilofar
Rinku Patel Rinku Patel ... Rucha R. Kapoor (as Rinku)
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Storyline

The lives of a group of people, who live in Mumbai are told in this tale, which revolves around Rahul - who occupies an apartment owned by his uncle, and lets rich and influential people use it for their personal sexual past-times. An ignored and angry young wife, Shikha falls into the arms of a young man named Akash, who wants to be an actor for Indian movies; then there is Shikha's sister, Shruti, who is having an affair with a man named Monty; and finally there is Shikha's teacher, Shivani, who is romancing Amol. Things get complicated when Rahul finds out that Neha, who is his girlfriend, is using this very apartment to meet with Ranjeet, who is Shikha's husband. Written by Sumitra (corrected by Calista)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

One city. Countless emotions.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

11 May 2007 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Metro See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$62,477, 11 May 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$150,212, 3 June 2007
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Company Credits

Production Co:

UTV Motion Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Composer Pritam Chakraborty can be seen in the film, playing the leader of a rock band of minstrels. Such bands are often seen playing songs in metro stations. These minstrels appear at important junctures in the film and move the story forward. See more »

Connections

References Brokeback Mountain (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Kar Salaam
Written by Sayeed Qadri
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Suhail Kaul, Soham Chakraborty and Pritam Chakraborty
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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A realistic approach on life in a metro
28 May 2007 | by ronak_15See all my reviews

This is a good blend of lives of different kinds of people staying in a metro and the conditions and situations they come across. The story is interwoven with different characters related to each other and takes care of all kinds of people not to miss any kind of character that is found in a metro. It is sensitive at times but entertaining. The plot is so nicely woven that you would be in touch with each and every character. The songs are also good and situational. Finally the end being really very crucial and the situations that come up treat everybody in a very practical way to manage everything and you wont feel it unrealistic because the directors and the script writers have done their job....

In short, once watchable, worth spending few hours for entertainment. I hope everybody enjoys......


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