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Udaan (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama | 16 July 2010 (India)
Expelled from his school, a 16-year old boy returns home to his abusive and oppressive father.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rajat Barmecha ... Rohan Singh
Ronit Roy ... Bhairav Singh
Manjot Singh ... Maninder Singh
Ram Kapoor ... Jimmy Singh
Raja Hudda Raja Hudda ... Vikram
Varun Khettry Varun Khettry ... Benoy
Shashi Sharma Shashi Sharma ... Rathod's Girlfriend
Khushkeran Singh Sandhu Khushkeran Singh Sandhu ... Punished Boy
Jayanta Das Jayanta Das ... Principal
Akantuk Sharma Akantuk Sharma ... Boy Carrying Trunk
Sahil Sahota Sahil Sahota ... Boy Carrying Trunk
Aayan Boradia Aayan Boradia ... Arjun Singh
Sonia Raisurana Sonia Raisurana ... Rashmi Singh
Mohammad Nizam Mohammad Nizam ... Mr. Rao (as MD Nizam)
Arvind Kumar Arvind Kumar ... Plant Manager
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After being abandoned for eight straight years in boarding school, Rohan returns to the small industrial town of Jamshedpur and finds himself closeted with an authoritarian father and a younger half brother who he didn't even know existed. Forced to work in his father's steel factory and study engineering against his wishes, he strives to forge his own life out of his given circumstances and pursue his dream of being a writer. Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

Vikramaditya's father Sunil makes an appearance in the film as a friend of Bhairav's in a scene at Jimmy's house. See more »

Connections

References Conqueror of Destiny (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Motumaster Gas Ka Plastar
Written by Amitabh Bhattacharya
Composed by Amit Trivedi
Performed by Raman Mahadevan, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Bonnie Chakraborty,
Kshitij, Sriram Iyer, Tochi, Amit Trivedi and Anurag Kashyap
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Udaan a must watch..
16 July 2010 | by ssouvik8See all my reviews

Udaan is simply a heart-warming tale..very good storytelling,particularly immensely engaging in the 2nd half,gr8 acting(the child actors has been a revelation)...and above all superb music..Vikramadiya motwane in his debut film has produced a stunner. Motwane and anurag kashyap's storytelling technique,as always has been impressive. The film has its own moments,particularly the evolution of the relationship between the brothers. The songs are also well placed. The Director carefully brings out the intricacies of teen age mind..Rohit and Aayan,both the actors has been above the mark...The story too ends on a high note..and to be mentioned...Ronit roy was a treat to watch...

Above all this was is a must watch...very few films of this genre are made in Bollywood.this is certainly one of the best of them..I am giving it 10 on 10..

P.S.-Was shocked as well as pained to see the cold response of viewers in the theatre..Perhaps for this only such films are scarce in bollywood.


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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

16 July 2010 (India) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,715, 18 July 2010

Gross USA:

$7,461

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,461
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Dolby Digital EX

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2.35 : 1
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