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Fashion (2008)

A small-town girl finally realizes her dream of becoming a famous supermodel but soon finds out that there's a price for her glamorous new life.

Director:

Madhur Bhandarkar

Writers:

Ajay Monga (story and screenplay), Ajeet Ghorpade (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Priyanka Chopra ... Meghna Mathur
Kangana Ranaut ... Shonali Gujral
Mugdha Godse ... Janet Sequeira
Arbaaz Khan ... Abhijeet Sarin
Arjan Bajwa ... Manav Bhasin
Raj Babbar ... Mathur
Kiran Juneja ... Mrs. Mathur
Samir Soni ... Rahul Aurora (as Sameer Soni)
Kitu Gidwani ... Anisha Roy
Suchitra Pillai ... Avantika A. Sarin (as Suchitra Pillai-Malik)
Harsh Chhaya ... Vinay Khosla
Ashwin Mushran ... Rohit Khanna
Pradeep Kharab ... Mohsin Merchant (as Pradeep Kharb)
Rinku Patel Rinku Patel ... Leena Mehta
Chitrashi Rawat ... Shomu
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Storyline

Set against the glittering backdrop of the glamorous but ruthless world of haute couture fashion, this is the story of a small town girl with big dreams. Meghna always knew she was meant to be famous, but she was about to find out the hard way that success came at a price. Fashion is the tale of what happens when the price of success becomes too much to pay Written by Anonymous

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Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

29 October 2008 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

В плену у моды See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$105,812, 2 November 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$191,442, 16 November 2008
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(British Columbia)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

At a scene Madhur Bhandarkar is seen for a fashion party so people speak Madhur Bhandarkar is here must be making a film on fashion world. See more »

Goofs

When Shonali's boyfriend is roughing around with Shonali on the stairs at the restaurant, he pushes her and her bag falls over the railing onto the floor all the way below. In the next shot, she is seen getting up and picking up her bag from one of the steps. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Talaash (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Aashiyana - Remix
Written by Irfan Siddiqui
Composed by Salim Merchant and Salim-Sulaiman
Performed by Salim Merchant
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Dark Side of Fashion Industry
15 February 2009 | by sunny155See all my reviews

I saw this movie yesterday and Priyanka Chopra's role as a Fashion Model was fantastic. The movie portrays the dark side of Indian Fashion Industry. Meghna Mathur (Priyanka) an ambitious girl from Chandigarh moves to Mumbai to become model, without the consent of her father. She struggles hard to become a model and faces the dark side of fashion industry. She becomes top model very soon but she becomes too much arrogant and involves in all immoral activities. Her career graph begin seeing downfall and she looses all friends and relations because of her excessive pride.

The role of Kittu Gidwani and Priyanka reminds me of Meryll Streep and Anna Hathway from "Devil Wears Prada". Both movies are somewhat long and have similarities.

The Cast in the movie is superb and well selected- Priyanka Chopra, Kangna Ranaut, Mugdha Godse, Arbaaz khan, Kitu Gidwani all were superb.

"Mar Jaava", " Aashiyana" Songs were also excellent and suits very well to theme of movie.

A must see movie from (real life) film maker Madhur Bhandarkar.


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