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Life in a Metro (2007)

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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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Credited cast:
Dharmendra ... Amol
Irrfan Khan ... Monty
Konkona Sen Sharma ... Shruti Ghosh
Kay Kay Menon ... Ranjeet Kapoor
Shilpa Shetty Kundra ... Shikha R. Kapoor (as Shilpa Shetty)
Shiney Ahuja ... Akash Sharma
Sharman Joshi ... Rahul
Kangana Ranaut ... Neha
Nafisa Ali ... Shivani
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)

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One city. Countless emotions.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Trivia

Bangladeshi singer Faruq Mahfuz Anam best known by his stage name James made his singing debut in Bollywood movie See more »

Connections

References The Namesake (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Baatein Kuch Ankahee Si - Revisited
(DJ A-Myth)
Written by Sandeep Srivastava
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Suhail Kaul
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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Finally a mature and realistic Hindi film...
18 August 2007 | by jagdevs-1See all my reviews

After long Hindi cinema has finally taken the jump and started dealing with more in depth emotional subjects. We get intelligent dialogue that looks and comes across naturally. Real issues faced by the modern Indians of today brought to life in this brilliant thought provoking films. that leaves you questioning several aspects of the movie. Shilpa's acting is the best I have seen out of all her movies. Konkona, Kangana, Irfan, Shiny, Kay Kay and Sharman have all acted brilliantly. the scenes between Shilpa and Shiny have been done brilliantly as have the scenes between Dharmendra and Shivani. The film starts of interestingly and engrosses you further, as the story unfolds. the soundtrack lends itself beautifully to the surroundings and you get a sense of a modern vibrant moving city with real people leading real lives (not your usual song and dance sequences around the world) This film portrays a deeper unexplored side of human nature that is very rarely addressed in Hindi films. Brilliantly shot and acted. A must see film.


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Official Sites:

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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, 13 May 2007

Gross USA:

$150,212

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,316,418
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UTV Motion Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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