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The Good Road (2013)

Not Rated | | Drama | 19 July 2013 (India)
A family on vacation lose their son. A truck driver's last ride. A girl chasing hope. This is a life affirming journey, across a local highway, and into the heart of an unseen India, where acts of great compassion are shown to strangers.

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Gyan Correa

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Gyan Correa
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ajay Gehi ... David Shroff
Sonali Kulkarni ... Kiran Shroff
Shamji Dhana Kerasia Shamji Dhana Kerasia ... Pappu (as Shamjibhai D Kerasia)
Priyank Upadhyay Priyank Upadhyay ... Shaukat (as Priyank Upadhyaya)
Keval Katrodia Keval Katrodia ... Aditya (as Master Keval Katrodia)
Poonam Kesar Singh Poonam Kesar Singh ... Poonam (as Miss Poonam Rajput)
Rinkle Karelia Rinkle Karelia ... Rinkle
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Storyline

Pappu is a truck driver. Supporting his parents and extended family is beyond his means. Now, he has been presented a plan. An accident will be staged. Pappu will "die". Insurance payments are substantial.David and Kiran, a middle class urban couple, with their son Aditya, are on a holiday. Aditya will be accidentally separated from them during a brief halt at a Dhaba. And his loss will only be discovered several hours, and several hundred kilometers later. They must double back to find him. Poonam is an 11-year old-year-old child from the city. She is looking for her grandmother, living in a town at the end of this highway. Tired and hungry, Poonam wisely stops at the Topaz, what seems to be a small garment dying unit.Aditya will be found by a local dhaba owner, and put onto Pappu's truck. Has Aditya found a new and unlikely home on this truck? Later, when it is too late, Poonam will discover that the Topaz is not quite the place for her. She will be confronted, forcefully, with the ... Written by Rajesh Das

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Language:

Gujarati | Hindi

Release Date:

19 July 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Хорошая дорога See more »

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Budget:

INR 25,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Ajay Gehi took a two-month course to get the language right. He has never worked in a Gujarati film before. However, Sonali Kulkarni has had previous experiences of working on one. See more »

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Great cinematography, fair story, poor acting and dialog deliveries
10 October 2013 | by miralkumar-patelSee all my reviews

I came to know about this movie from the news. I was eager to watch "What" Oscar material this movie has.

As an art lover, I thoroughly enjoyed the cinematography but that was all the movie had to offer to me. There are some incidents with policemen which will make you smile during the serious drama. The director failed to create "seriousness" in the events. Nothing wrong with the story but it needed justice with direction and acting.

Dialog deliveries of all characters were in "sophisticated Gujarati" except Pappu and Shaukat.

Shaukat was a good character and he acted really well.

Don't watch this movie for entertainment, just go with the flow. I wish the movie good luck for the Oscars.


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