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Delhi Belly (2011)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1 July 2011 (USA)
Three struggling room-mates unknowingly become potential prey of a ruthless gangster.

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Mr. Moris (screenplay by), Akshat Verma
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Cast

Credited cast:
Imran Khan ... Tashi Malhotra / Tashi Dorjee Lhaloo
Vir Das ... Arup
Kunaal Roy Kapur ... Nitin
Shenaz Treasury ... Sonia
Poorna Jagannathan ... Menaka
Kim Bodnia ... Vladimir Dragunsky
Paresh Ganatra ... Manish Chand Jain
Vijay Raaz ... Cowboy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Satindir Anand Satindir Anand ... Maid
Ashraf-Ul-Haque Ashraf-Ul-Haque ... Titoo
Dipti Avlani Dipti Avlani ... News Reporter
Manoj Bakshi Manoj Bakshi ... Father
Krishna Bansal Krishna Bansal ... Man Drinking Tea
Dhaval Barbhaya Dhaval Barbhaya ... R. Balachandar
Bugs Bhargava Bugs Bhargava ... Arup's boss
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Storyline

Delhi-based Sonia agrees to deliver a package for Vladimir Dragunsky and asks her rather unkempt and debt-ridden fiancé, Tashi Malhotra, to do it for her. Tashi, in turn, asks one of two of his room-mates, Nitin. But Nitin forgets to do so due to an upset stomach ailment commonly known as 'Delhi Belly' as well as his plan to blackmail their landlord, Manish and asks the third roommate Arup to deliver the package. A gangster, Somayajulu, who was the recipient of this package, starts by brutally questioning Vladimir, and finds out that the package may be in the possession of the trio. While Tashi must deal with his attraction for Journalist Menaka and incur the wrath of her husband, Rajiv, he still has to fully come to terms whether or not he wants to marry Sonia. And the entry of ruthless Somayajulu and his gang seriously jeopardizes any plans Tashi and his friends may have for the future. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Sometimes fate is a bad plate of chicken See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

English | Hindi

Release Date:

1 July 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Однажды в Дели See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$701,824, 1 July 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,531,757, 7 August 2011
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Aamir Khan: There are several mentions and posters for action-star Aamir in an Akshat Varma directed film-within-the-film (Return of Disco Fighter). Aamir Khan is the producer of Delhi Belly, and Akshat is the writer and associate-director. Aamir Khan has a cameo in a song from Disco Fighter at the end. See more »

Goofs

When Sonia slaps Tashi, after he found out he kissed Menaka, Tashi had a gun tucked in his belt buckle. Yet after a few seconds later, after Tashi slaps Menaka's ex husband, the gun is gone. See more »

Quotes

Disco fighter: Jo chauka udhte huye jaaye, usse chakka kehte hai!
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Referenced in Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum (2012) See more »

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Bedardi Raja
Performed by Sona Mohapatra
Lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya
Music Composed by Ram Sampath
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Rough n Tough
1 July 2011 | by neerajpatodiSee all my reviews

Its BOLD Bollywood. Gone are the days of double meaning David Dhavan's dialogs. There is only one meaning and that's always of other side of boundary. Its straight A movie with no gimmick to fool Censor board. That's kind of openness I always admire. Delhi Belly is roller coaster ride of one and half hours where you get exactly the kind of entertainment, what movie promises to deliver. It seems Abhinay Deo has very clear picture of targeted viewers and he didn't compromise a bit to deliver them. If the trend continues we can hope to see desi version of Pulp Fiction some day (is it still too much to wish for?).

Delhi Belly is Imran's best performance till date. Having Aamir as mamu is best thing happened to him, and he is also making sure not to squander this fact. He imbibed his character till throat. You just don't see a bollywood hero Imran Khan, its always Tashi with lots of s*** around him engross you. One good thing that stood out about movie is to making sure that each character has enough camera space. And to encouraging surprise, every one of them: Kunal, Vir, Vijay gave top notch performance. For sure, these guys are going to stay in bollywood for long time.

8/10.


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