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De Dana Dan (2009)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime | 27 November 2009 (USA)
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Two down on their luck men tries to kidnap a wealthy businesswoman's dog to demand a hefty ransom from her. Things goes haywire when the dog goes missing and plan begins to deteriorate, leading to further chaos and confusion.

Director:

Priyadarshan

Writers:

Jay Master (dialogues), Ashiesh Pandit (lyrics) (as Ashish Pandit) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Akshay Kumar ... Nitin Bankar
Sunil Shetty ... Ram Mishra
Katrina Kaif ... Anjali Kakkad
Sameera Reddy ... Manpreet B. Oberoi
Paresh Rawal ... Harbans Chaddha
Manoj Joshi ... Brijmohan Oberoi
Johnny Lever ... Kaala Krishna Murari
Rajpal Yadav ... Dagdu
Tinnu Anand ... Kakkad
Aditi Govitrikar ... Pammi H. Chaddha
Vikram Gokhale ... Paramjeet Singh Lamba
Supriya Karnik ... Kamini Kaur Lamba
Asrani ... Mamu
Neha Dhupia ... Anu Chopra
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Swatantra Bharat Swatantra Bharat ... Goon
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Storyline

Singapore-based Nitin Bankar's education was paid for by his employer, Kuljeet Kaur, and he, after the passing of his father, works as an unpaid maid-chauffeur for her until such time he pays off whatever she had spent. He is in love with gorgeous Anjali Kakkad but her father refuses to give his consent for this alliance. Desperate to get out of this situation, Nitin attempts suicide, albeit in vain, and then cooks up a scheme to abduct Kuljeet's pet, Mulchand, demand a hefty ransom, and then marry Anjali. He seeks assistance from his equally deadbeat-courier deliveryman, Ram Mishra, who wants to wed tall and pretty Manpreet Oberoi, and both book a room in Pan Pacific Hotel. However, Murphy's Law and a host of assorted characters get involved - resulting in hilarious and uncontrollable chaos. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The great entertainers are back

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

27 November 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hit Left and Right See more »

Filming Locations:

India See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$577,381, 29 November 2009

Gross USA:

$944,979

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,985,423
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The song Gale Lag Jaa was added 2 weeks after it's release. See more »

Goofs

Akshay's hairstyle changes in some scenes. See more »

Connections

Version of Vettam (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Aa Gale Lag Ja
Written by Ashiesh Pandit
Composed by Pritam Chakraborty
Performed by Javed Ali and Ban Jyotsna
Courtesy of Venus Records and Tapes Ltd.
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Great Entertainer
28 November 2009 | by Johnnybhai123See all my reviews

The movie was hilarious and Akki Suniel Paresh and Johnny lever are the best out of all the characters in the movie! The movie will probably be big hit. DE DANA DAN has so many characters that it gets difficult to pinpoint or single out any one actor. Akshay is at his best in a Priyadarshan film and DE DANA DAN proves it. Suniel is natural to the core. Paresh is incredible; he pitches in a superb act. Katrina and Sameera don't have much to do. Amongst the plethora of actors, Johny Lever, Neha Dhupia, Manoj Joshi, Asrani, Vikram Gokhale and Archana Puransingh deserve special mention. DE DANA DAN is targeted at the masses and it delivers laughter in abundance. Leave your brains behind to enjoy this madcap entertainer!


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