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Rainbow (2015)

Dhanak (original title)
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Believing actor and goodwill ambassador Shah Rukh Khan can help her brother get an operation to restore his sight, a 10-year old girl takes her blind 8-year old brother on a trek across Rajasthan in search of the superstar.

Director:

Nagesh Kukunoor

Writer:

Nagesh Kukunoor (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Krrish Chhabria Krrish Chhabria ... Chotu
Hetal Gada Hetal Gada ... Pari
Vipin Sharma ... Dungaram
Gulfam Khan Gulfam Khan ... Gowri
Idhant Singh Idhant Singh ... Madan Mohan
Swastik Ram Chavan Swastik Ram Chavan ... Bully (as Swastik Chavan)
Narendar Singh Rajpurohit Narendar Singh Rajpurohit ... Bathposh
Vincent Daniel Vincent Daniel ... Post-Master
Harmeet Arora Harmeet Arora ... Aashaji
Sanjana Singh Sanjana Singh ... Phoolan
Rajiv Laxman ... Gardu
Rishi Deshpande Rishi Deshpande ... Truck driver
Vijay Maurya ... Drunk man
Pratyaksh Kalra Pratyaksh Kalra ... Samsher Singh
Subramani Ramachandran Subramani Ramachandran ... Jeep passenger (as Subramani R.)
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Rainbow is an uplifting, enchanting, magical fable set in Rajasthan that reinforces the belief that life is beautiful. The story revolves around the wonderful relationship between a 10-year old girl Pari and Chotu, her 8-year old brother who live in a picturesque village nestled among the sand dunes. Having lost their parents to an accident at a very early age, they live with their uncle and aunt. Chotu is blind but he is anything but sad. Happy, precocious and a smart ass, he is the life of the village.Pari is his eyes, his guide and his best friend. And Chotu is the center of Pari's universe. As children sometimes do, not truly understanding the consequences, Pari has promised Chotu that he will be able to see by the time he turns 9 and as always, Chotu believes her unconditionally. On their weekly trip to the neighboring village to see a movie, Pari sees a poster with Sharukh Khan (SRK) appealing to people to donate their eyes. Pari is convinced that her reel life hero can help her... Written by Nagesh Kukunoor

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

17 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Rajasthan, India

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Trivia

The Hindi name of the Movie is Dhanak which is translated to Rainbow. But Dhanak word is more similar literally to the shiny light that is seen near the moon and the sun. See more »

Quotes

Pari: [joking] Please God, give me the strength not to kill my brother!
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Connections

References Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

"Dhanak'
Performed by Monali Thakur'
Lyrics by Ali Mir Husain
Composed and produced by Tapas Relia
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siblings at their best
8 September 2016 | by narendrarastogiSee all my reviews

Form the director who has given us so many gems in the past, I was astonished how he can give something different yet beautiful every time he's behind the camera. Its a movie about a sister and her promise to her younger brother. The movie simply portrays the story of sister and brother who embarks on a journey in Rajasthan to meet superstar Sharukh khan. The relationship between the two leads is at best and it feels like they are not the actors playing their part but sister and brother. The dialogue are so real and hilarious that you feel connected to the character. The beauty of desert covered is breathtaking. I laughed through the whole movie and at the end you will feel so satisfied that you gave it a chance. Go give this a try. Its a story with simple premise which keeps you engage with well acted and crafted journey.


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