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Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Not Rated | | Comedy , Drama | 15 July 2011 (India)
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Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.

Director:

Zoya Akhtar

Writers:

Farhan Akhtar (dialogue), Reema Kagti (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hrithik Roshan ... Arjun Saluja
Farhan Akhtar ... Imraan Qureshi
Abhay Deol ... Kabir Dewan
Katrina Kaif ... Laila
Kalki Koechlin ... Natasha Arora
Ariadna Cabrol ... Nuria
Naseeruddin Shah ... Salman Habib
Deepti Naval ... Raahila Qureshi
Surpreet Bedi Surpreet Bedi ... Sameera
Anisa Butt ... Zoya
Juan Jose Amador Juan Jose Amador ... Flamenco musician 3
Aashrita Kamath Aashrita Kamath ... Air Hostess
Lolo Herrero Lolo Herrero ... Skydiving Instructor
Barbara Holzer Barbara Holzer ... Skydiver
Ravi Khemu Ravi Khemu ... Kabir's Father
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Storyline

Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Japanese | Spanish | English

Release Date:

15 July 2011 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Life is Precious See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 550,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$670,258, 22 July 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,076,226, 28 August 2011
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Enlisted as a case study in Marketing Management Courses in Spain colleges See more »

Goofs

When Katrina Kaif is introduced on the beach, Hrithik and Abhay Deol are sitting on the beach-bench. When Farhan comes, Abhay is sitting on the bench. Then in the next cut, Abhay Deol is lying down on his stomach on the bench. Then again in the next cut, Abhay is lying on his back on the bench. A series of these cuts show the continuity mistakes in that particular shot. See more »

Quotes

Kabir Dewan: Dude, I heard something about you.
Arjun: What?
Kabir Dewan: You know what it is.
Arjun: Mom told you?
Kabir Dewan: Yes.
Arjun: But did she tell you that I was forced? Okay?
Kabir Dewan: Okay.
Arjun: God man! She can't keep anything to herself. She is driving me crazy, man. Ten days ago, she came to London. She dragged me to some friend's relative's place to see a girl. Neelu aunty and Gogi uncle's daughter, Cookie. I had decided that I would go, have some tea, say thank you uncle, thank you aunty, say no and come back. As soon as I took the first sip of my ...
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Soundtracks

Dil Dhadakne Do
Sung by Shankar Mahadevan, Suraj Jagan, Joi Barua
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani & Loy Mendonsa
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vagabond of emotions;this road movie is a trip to remember
15 July 2011 | by himdesaiSee all my reviews

"Seize the day", is the whole and soul of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. I was actually quite low on expectations with this movie. But this movie has turned out to be a vagabond of friendship, love, adventure, emotions and above all, LIFE.

I always believed that Farhan Akhtar is a good showman. Right from Rock On!!, Luck By Chance and the duh Kartik Calling Kartik. But this movie has proved it that he has all the elements that are needed in an actor. He can dance, can cry (can sing of course) and now, he can make you laugh. Abhay – Farhan – Hrithik are the three mesquiteers.

Zoya Akhtar is one more reason to watch this movie. The way she directed Luck By Chance was not all serendipitous, and she has proved it. ZNMD is all her baby. The male bonding penned and filmed by her is pleasant.

The Spanish locations are exotic. Dialogues (By Farhan Akhtar) are real and spontaneous. Movie runs with its own good slow pace, which is very much needed for the road movies.

Many scenes halt the heart and literally put you on an adventure mode.

Movie would have been a way better if songs were good. Editing needed a bit more stitch. I have no complaints regarding the length of the movie, as I can watch this Spanish odyssey for more than two hours with a tub of pop corn and a coke.

Overall, this road movie is a trip to remember.


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