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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.

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

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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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Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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When the script was written by Farhan in 2007, he was going to direct the film with Shah Rukh, Hrithik Roshan and Vivek Oberoi. Shah Rukh later dropped out and Hrithik was signed for his role. The role Hrithik was going to do was was now going to be done by Abhay Deol Vivek Oberoi's role went to Farhan Akhtar. See more »

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When Katrina told her friend that she wants to go after them, she was seen in a pink top but later on she was seen in a red top. See more »

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Arjun: One should learn how to live life from you, I spend my entire life inside a box.
Laila: A person should remain in a box only once he is dead.
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Toh Zinda Ho Tum
Sung by Farhan Akhtar
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Excellent film. Watch it.
15 July 2011 | by phaneendrakumarSee all my reviews

I have seen the film this morning and all the efforts put in are worth the movie. As expected, this is a good movie about grown up men and their emotional problems, which is naturally expected from the team that gave us Dil Chahta Hai and Rock On.

A group of three friends (Hrithik, Abhay Deol and Farhan Akhtar) embark on a road trip in Spain as a part of a bachelor party for Abhay Deol, who is getting married to Kalki, and confused. Hritik and Farhan have their own personal issues too.

The movie is a joy ride with subtle comedy. Farhan Akhtar's comic timing is impeccable. The comedy that was written just out of a ladies hand bag is too good.

The wafer thin story line is beautifully put on screen with a superb screenplay. The performances are nothing less than your expectations with Hritik in the ensemble. Deepti Naval and Naseeruddin Shah add up to the list of artists.

The movie portrays very heavy topics like marriage, love and Work. Yet, due to the sublime comedy you are never bored. I guess that is a mark of excellent script.

Here is one line I want to pick up from this movie. Kalki says this line to Abhay Deol, her fiancé. "You enjoy your bachelor trip. Aakhir shaadi ke baad you wouldn't feel like going around with your friends any more." And you should see the expressions on the faces of the three guys...

And yes, La Tomatina festival, Spainish beaches, and Katrina Kaif were a treat to watch.


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