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Patiala House (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama, Sport | 11 February 2011 (India)
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A talented young Indian cricket player must defy his father's wishes to play for the side of England, a rebellion his siblings quietly cheer.

Director:

Nikkhil Advani (as Nikhil Advani)

Writers:

Nikkhil Advani (story & screenplay) (as Nikhil Advani), Earl D'Souza (lyrics) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rishi Kapoor ... Gurtej Singh 'Bauji' Kahlon
Dimple Kapadia ... Mrs. Kahlon
Akshay Kumar ... Parghat Singh 'Gattu' Kahlon / Kaali
Anushka Sharma ... Simran Chaggal
Tinnu Anand ... Mr. Bedi
Soni Razdan ... Dolly Mann
Prem Chopra ... Veerendra Singh Saini
Masood Akhtar ... Dr. Kawaljit
Jeneva Talwar Jeneva Talwar ... Preity Kahlon
Suparna Marwah ... Harleen Kahlon
Neelu Kohli
Rabbit Rabbit ... Aman Kahlon (as Rabbit Sach)
Armaan Kirmani Armaan Kirmani ... Jaskaran Kahlon
Maya Sarao Maya Sarao ... Manmeet Kahlon
Simi Melwani Simi Melwani ... Ashpreet Kahlon
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Storyline

Gurtej Singh Kahlon witnesses his family being attacked by British-born Caucasian skinheads, leading to a death in the family. While the identified attackers were never charged by racially biased police, he himself was arrested for defending his family. He swore to change the manner in which East Indians were profiled and set about to build a Mini-India in Southall. He encourages his son, Parghat, to play and excel in cricket as he himself was a fan of the Indian team, especially Lala and his son, Mohinder Ambarnath. But when the time comes for Parghat to be inducted in the English cricket team, he forbids him, gets him to manage a convenience store, and also sets about to arrange marriages and lives of his family with no daring to oppose him. Then mixed-raced Simran Chaggal enters Parghat's life, and with some help from the Kahlon family, gets him to be included in a failing English team. They conspire to keep this information from Gurtej, and even re-name Parghat as 'Kaali'. But it ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Drama | Sport

Certificate:

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Trivia

This was second film after Namastey London (2007) where Rishi Kapoor played an NRI from London. Also both the films feature Akshay Kumar in the lead. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Central Tonight: Episode dated 17 September 2013 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Tumba Tumba
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Performed by Akshay Kumar, Rishi Kapoor
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I feel this is a good emotional film.
13 February 2011 | by meet-dhirSee all my reviews

The script isn't flawless but it definitely has moments that will make you flow in the movie.The cast have done a great job.Rihsi Kapoor was Fantastic in his Mountain Solid role. Akshay does a fantastic work and Sharma plays a great role as a lover. The supporting star cast have also done a great job and if you go with family you'll definitely enjoy the film. It also has a few good comic punches , great song , nice drama and overall definitely a great movie to watch. Who knows you may start believing in Second Chances after you watch this movie.So , go ahead with friends and family and watch this awesome film. Positive points: 1.Great job by the entire cast. 2.Decent Script. 3.Heart Soothing Music and songs. 4.Very good family Drama.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Punjabi | English

Release Date:

11 February 2011 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Дом 'Патиала' See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,198,495
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Dolby Digital

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