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Bolly Double (2006)

The Lookalike (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy | 2007 (Canada)
Sweet but downtrodden video store clerk Kavita fantasizes about being a Bollywood star, just like her idol, Kohinoor.

Director:

Petrichor Bharali (as Arun Bharali)

Writer:

Petrichor Bharali (as Arun Bharali)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Koel Purie ... Kavita / Kohinoor
Charles Singh ... Mayur (as Raahul Singh)
Sitara Hewitt ... Cham-Cham
Cristian Rossel Cristian Rossel ... Prem (as Cris Rossel)
Jasbir Mann ... Firoz Anwar (as Jazz Mann)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jessie Ahluwalia Jessie Ahluwalia ... Kashmira
Mukesh Asopa ... (voice)
Christian Bako ... Danny
Opo Bhattacharya Opo Bhattacharya ... News Reporter
Tony Bossio Tony Bossio ... Wayne
Maninder Chana ... Vidyut
Daniel Della Penna ... Grant
Shivani Dhir Shivani Dhir ... Sapna Mathur
Dan Dodgson Dan Dodgson ... Taxi Driver
Siobhain Fray Siobhain Fray ... Isobel
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Sweet but downtrodden video store clerk Kavita fantasizes about being a Bollywood star, just like her idol, Kohinoor. But when the bitchy diva is kidnapped on the way to a shoot in Toronto, Kavita's dream-come-true quickly turns into an anarchic farce of mistaken identity and campy schlock straight out of the most hackneyed Bollywood formula film. Written by Irrealis

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She's a fake by mistake.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual innuendo, language, a drug reference and some violence

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Fun Fabulous Film
3 March 2009 | by VarushkaSee all my reviews

This film rocked. I watched it the other day and I was pleasantly surprised by how charming, sincere and sweet this film was. The beautiful actresses, Sitara Hewitt and Koel Purie did a really good job in this film with their comic performances and the first time director Arun Bharali did a good job making this movie entertaining with its funny dialogues and characters. It was a comical interpretation of Bollywood Movies with some really great scenes. I am looking forward to seeing more of Arun Bharali's movies in the future. I have very rarely been entertained by movies in the past, but Bolly Doubles along with American Pie, There is Something About Mary, Zoolander and Borat are movies which have left me feeling really good, and given me lots of laughter. After watching Bolly Doubles I am very much interested in watching more Bollywood movies and am eagerly waiting for Arun Bharali's next movie!


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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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