NEW YORK is a contemporary story of friendship set against the larger than life backdrop of a city often described as the centre of the world. Omar (Neil Nitin Mukesh) has gone abroad for the first time in his life and soon enough he begins to see and love America through the eyes of his American friends - Sam (John Abraham) and Maya (Katrina Kaif). It is the story of these three friends discovering a new world together. But one day the world around them changed - For most of us, larger events in the world are just headlines in the newspapers but these events can change our lives - forever. New York is one such story of 3 young friends whose beautiful lives are turned upside down by the larger event of 9/11 beyond their control. At this point enters Agent Roshan (Irrfan), an FBI undercover agent who sets the ball rolling for a series of tumultuous events that turn the lives of these friends into a dangerous and thrilling roller coaster ride. Innocence is lost forever.
Three friends ready to face the world... and then the world changed.
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When Sam is playing chess at the University with the Asian guy, the board is shown from the top; there is one chess cube free between the two kings. In the next scene the kings are shown next to each other. That is not possible because both of them would be in check. Plus, Sam is making checkmate by taking the white king with the black king. That is against the rules of chess. See more
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The UK release was cut, the distributor chose to cut sight of blood spurting in slow motion as a man and a woman are gunned down, in order to obtain a 12A classification. An uncut 15 classification was available. See more
Featured in 55th Idea Filmfare Awards
Written by Sandeep Srivastava
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Krishnakumar Kunnath
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music See more
26 June 2009 (India)
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Opening Weekend USA: $467,694,
28 June 2009
Gross USA: $997,437
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $1,935,820
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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