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Kismat Konnection (2008)

A luckless architect discovers a social activist to be his lucky charm. Unfortunately, she's protecting the community center he's aiming to win a contract to tear down.

Director:

Aziz Mirza

Writers:

Sanjay Chhel, Sai Kabir (screenplay & dialogue) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shahid Kapoor ... Raj Malhotra
Vidya Balan ... Priya
Vishal Malhotra ... Hiten Patel
Om Puri ... Sanjeev 'Harry' Gill
Himani Shivpuri ... Manpreet Gill
Haidar Ali ... Mr. Bakshi
Shehnaz Anand Shehnaz Anand ... Aditi
Juhi Chawla ... Haseena Bano Jaan
Karanvir Bohra ... Dev Kataria
Amit Varma ... Karan Behl
Dimple Sharma Dimple Sharma ... Rita
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hyder Ali Hyder Ali ... Senior citizen
Boman Irani ... Rajiv Batra
Shah Rukh Khan ... Narrator (voice)
Liliia Sverginsky Liliia Sverginsky ... Secretary
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Storyline

Toronto-based social activist Priya meets out-of-work architect Raj Malhotra, and both end up in a series of hilarious misunderstandings. Priya finds out that Raj is attracted to her. She shows interest in him as well, though she is seeing Karan Bahl, to whom all of their friends expect she'll soon be married. What Priya does not know is Raj believes she is lucky for him and may be using her to obtain a contract that would involve tearing down her beloved community center to build a shopping mall in it's place. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

18 July 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fate Connection See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$282,122, 20 July 2008

Gross USA:

$490,154

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,019,454
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Last film to be directed by Aziz Mirza. See more »

Quotes

Raj Malhotra: Nowadays someone dwells in my breaths.
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Spun-off from Just My Luck (2006) See more »

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Good Cast, Poor Screenplay
20 July 2008 | by uncle_g1234See all my reviews

Finally, after many months, I climbed on a bus and went to see a movie in its first release weekend. A number of things drew me to see it: Jab We Met was a good movie, so I wanted to see if Shahid was continuing his momentum. Wanted to see how Shahid and Vidya worked together. And was drawn by stories I read about Juhi's role.

Well, Juhi was just great. Boman Irani had a cameo role and was appealing. Om Puri did his role flawlessly. Shahid and Vidya do make a dandy couple, maybe not QUITE Shahid and Amrita, but very good.

My problems were really with the screenplay. It was very uneven to me. In a few moments I thought it very good. But in a lot of moments I thought it was not well written. They were trying for zany comedy and didn't quite make it.

So its hard to give it a rating. I felt the cast tried very hard to make an inferior screenplay great. But I just didn't come away feeling the way I did after other recent movies like Jab We Met. So 6/10.


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