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Chance Pe Dance (2010)

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New love convinces a struggling actor and dancer to enter a talent competition that could make him a superstar.

Director:

Ken Ghosh

Writers:

Nupur Asthana (screenplay), Manu Rishi Chadha (additional dialogue) (as Manu Rishi) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shahid Kapoor ... Sameer Behl
Genelia D'Souza ... Tina Sharma (as Genelia)
Mohnish Bahl ... Rajeev Sharma
Satish Shah ... School Principal
Parikshit Sahni ... Mr. Behl
Vikas Bhalla ... Gaurav
Prince Rodde ... Bunty (Asst. Director) (as Prince Roddey)
Kurush Deboo ... Kershi(Sameer's landlord) (as Kurush Debu)
Bizz Kanwarpal Bizz Kanwarpal
Mannu Rishi Mannu Rishi
Zain Khan Zain Khan ... Tina's brother
Aditi Bhatia
Zico Saigal Zico Saigal ... (as Anirudh 'Zico' Saigal)
Shiven Jain Shiven Jain
Charvi Shukla Charvi Shukla
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Storyline

Delhi-based Mrs. Behl believes her son, Sameer, will make a mark for himself as a Bollywood hero much to the chagrin of her husband. Believing his mother, who subsequently passes away, Sameer relocates to Mumbai, ends up auditioning numerous times, nearly makes it but is replaced at the 11th hour. Despite working as a courier delivery-man, he is unable to pay his rent and is evicted by his landlord's brother. He ends up as Dance Teacher in Model High School, sneaks every morning into the school to use it's facilities and lives in his car while romancing cute choreographer Tina Sharma. Meeting Rajeev Sharma, he is promised a lead role in a movie but later finds he has to compete in a nation-wide contest. Disillusioned at this rejection, he despairs but is encouraged by Tina. It is then he receives bad news about his dad and decides he must return immediately, perhaps never to fulfill his late mother's dream. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Trivia

The movie was originally to be named "Yahoo", but yahoo.com wouldn't give producers the rights. See more »

Quotes

Sameer Behl: [auditioning for a yogurt commercial when a kid actor wipes his booger on Sameer's pant leg] Such a disgusting kid! Throw him out!
Sameer Behl: [to kid] Move it...
Yogurt Director: [to Sameer] Hey. Get lost.
Sameer Behl: What's wrong, sir?
Yogurt Director: He is my kid.
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References Chicago (2002) See more »

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One More Dance
Written by Irfan Siddiqui
Composed by Adnan Sami
Performed by Kunal Ganjawala
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Yaba Daba Yahoo!!!!
21 January 2010 | by naman-avastolSee all my reviews

To cut it straight as everyone knows the movie didn't get good reviews but take my word the movie is not as bad as people think.. Loads of struggler movies have been made and you have heard the same story over and over again but where lies the difference?? The answer is the moments!! Yes watch for its moments and the passion which Shahid injects into the role...

Ken Ghosh who set the box office on fire with his Ishq Vishq this time slips due to his not-so-new script.. The only thing which earned the movie some respect was Shahid's unmatched performance! His dance sequences are superb and choreographed by Marty Kudelka who has choreographed stars like Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson.. The irony is that despite having four music directors in the movie the music is not so great and you don't even remember the count of the songs after you watch the movie!!

Genelia as usual is OK! Parikshat Sahni is the new Dad of Bollywood and Mohnish Behl was satisfactory and the children of his dance class were surprisingly charming!! But the standout performance was from Shahid whose struggling act and honest expressions make you smile!!

If you wondering what to extract from this review then watch the movie for its fun moments and of course Shahid and his dance.. It will make you smile!!


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Urdu

Release Date:

15 January 2010 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Yahoo See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$117,917, 17 January 2010

Gross USA:

$168,643

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$220,619
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UTV Motion Pictures See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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