- Original title
- Running time
- 114 min.
Mychael Danna, Sukhwinder Singh
Co-production India-United States-France-Italy; Mirabai Films / IFC Productions / Pandora Film / Paradis Films. Distributed by USA Films
Romance. Comedy | Romantic Comedy. Weddings
- Synopsis / Plot
- Set in New Delhi, as the Verma family prepare for their daughter's arranged marriage, the father of the bride, Lalit Verma (Shah), and his wife endure the ups and downs with their daughter Aditi (Das) preparing to marry and leave home. Although Aditi is to marry Houston engineer Hemant Rai, she's not yet over her love affair with her older (and married) ex-boss. The day before the wedding, Aditi gets cold feet, and her unmarried cousin decides to defy convention and revealing a disturbing secret she has suppressed for years. Meanwhile, through the chaos, new love affairs begin.
: Nominated for los Golden Globes for Best Foreign Language
: Nominated BAFTA Awards: Best Film not in the English Language
: Venice: Golden Lion
: Nominated for Critics' Choice Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Best Int. Ind. Film - Foreign Language
: Independent Spirit Awards: Producers Award (ex-aequo)
- Critics' reviews
"Sheer delight. An ensemble comedy-drama that recalls Robert Altman's best work."
Jonathan Foreman: New York Post
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