An ambitious man leaves his small Indian village for America. But when his letters to home stop coming, his brother sets out on his own adventure.

Director:

Prashant Nair

Writers:

Prashant Nair (screenplay), Prashant Nair
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aashish Bhatt Aashish Bhatt ... Arun
Uplaksh Kochhar Uplaksh Kochhar ... Balwinder
Megh Pant Megh Pant ... Bhima
Mayur More ... Delivery Boy
Pankaj Chaudhary Pankaj Chaudhary ... Deliver Boy #1
Mukesh Agrohari Mukesh Agrohari ... Farmer #1
Pramod Pathak ... Father
Shreyas Pandit Shreyas Pandit ... Gopi
Rajesh Singh Rajesh Singh ... Inspector at Docks #1
Mandar Shende Mandar Shende ... Jugaad Driver
Ayussh Ashwani K. Verma Ayussh Ashwani K. Verma ... Lalu (younger)
Tony Revolori ... Lalu (older)
Shrikant Yadav ... Lalu's Father - Harish
Shruti Bapna ... Lalu's Mother - Champa
Atharva Upasni Atharva Upasni ... Madan (as Atharva)
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A small village in India is invigorated when one of their own travels to America (aka, UMRIKA) and details his adventures through letters home, sparking community debate and inspiring hope. But when the letters mysteriously stop coming, his younger brother Rama (Suraj Sharma) sets out on a journey to find him. With the help of his best friend Lalu (Tony Revolori), Rama retraces his brother's path to find himself charting one of his own. Set in the mid-1980s, UMRIKA is a funny and meaningful story of the lengths taken to realize one's dreams. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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When the film ends, the initial musical riffs are a take from the song "Ek Haseena Thi" from Subhash Ghai's hit "Karz". See more »

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Features King Kong (1933) See more »

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Umrika
Score
Original Music composed by Dustin O'Halloran
Perfomers: The Budapest Art Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Pejtsik
Orchestration: Roman Vinuesa
(P) 2015 Splinter Records
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Did Suraj Sharia speak (really) in the whole movie?
25 January 2019 | by ReviewCompanionSee all my reviews

Not even a single dialogue where I can see Suraj's lip movement.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

4 October 2017 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Umrika See more »

Filming Locations:

India

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$138,706
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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