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Dostana (2008)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 14 November 2008 (India)
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Two straight guys pretend to be gay in order to secure a Miami apartment. When both of them fall for their roommate Neha, hilarity ensues as they strive to convince one and all that they're gay whilst secretly trying to win her heart.

Director:

Tarun Mansukhani

Writers:

Anvita Dutt (dialogue script) (as Anvita Dutt Guptan), Tarun Mansukhani (first story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Abhishek Bachchan ... Sameer 'Sam' Acharya
John Abraham ... Kunal Chauhan
Priyanka Chopra ... Neha Melwani
Kiron Kher ... Mrs. Acharya
Bobby Deol ... Abhimanyu 'Abhi' Singh
Boman Irani ... Murli 'M'
Sushmita Mukherjee ... Ms. Melwani
Eduardo M. Freyre Eduardo M. Freyre ... Paul McCartney
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Liannette Altuve Liannette Altuve ... Motorcycle Babe
Steven Baker Steven Baker ... Magazine Editor
Everlayn Borges ... Model
Claudia Camacho Claudia Camacho ... Girl at the park
Anthony Correa ... Fan
Aoife Dineen Aoife Dineen ... Clapping Girl
Monika Gaba ... Anaita
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Storyline

After the passing of her parents, Neha Melwani lives in Miami with her aunt. She rents out a room in her apartment to two seemingly gay Indian men, Kunal Chauhan and Sameer Acharya, a photographer and nurser respectively. She introduces them to her departing gay boss, Murli, and falls in love with her new boss, Abhimanyu Singh. She will soon realize that she has two rivals for her new love - none other than Kunal and Sameer. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

India | USA

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

14 November 2008 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Friendship See more »

Filming Locations:

Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$645,604, 16 November 2008

Gross USA:

$1,243,910

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,779,520
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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The building used for the US Immigration and Naturalization Service building is actually the historic Dade (now Miami-Dade) County Courthouse, and the Dade County Courthouse 1925 sign is clearly seen right before they walk up the steps, under the Immigration sign. See more »

Goofs

In the "Venice" scene, when they bump into each other and the roses go flying, when they go up, a tie around the flowers is clearly visible, but when they come down, the tie is missing, and the flowers are loose, with no evidence of the tie. See more »

Quotes

Sameer's Mother: There are things you must do with women that you CANNOT do with men!
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Connections

References The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Khabar Nahi
Written by Anvita Dutt
Composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Performed by Amanat Ali, Vishal Dadlani and Shreya Ghoshal
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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New face of Bollywood....
14 November 2008 | by tusharvyas15041987See all my reviews

Well what to say about this movie. I watched this movie on the day of its release and let me tell you one thing....you should go for it. Priyanka's looks...Abhishek's acting and john Abraham's physique can kill you. Though its not a family movie and the topic is new to traditional Indian audience but the humor of the movie is great and it is made with a view to please the youth audience. This movie is a superb combination of comedy, emotion and friendship. Also Karan Johar has proved that he is not trapped only in making some emotional drama...in fact he has made an outstanding comedy movie which can compel you to be fixed on your seat till the end of the movie. Overall Dostana is a complete entertaining package and you should go for it....


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