R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India.
In one scene, Deubey-ji is on a scaffolding and speaking on the phone. He climbs around and has an amusing conversation which concludes with him noting that the signal was better on the ground then on the scaffold. The entire scene, with its intricate monologue and movement, was improvised by Vijay Raaz, the actor who played Dubey. Source: Director Mira Nair in a talk at Emory University.
Whether our parents introduce us or whether we meet in a club what difference does it make?
When Ria confronts Tej in the car with Aliya, Aliya is next to him. The camera goes back to Ria, and in the next shot, Tej is in the car alone. A moment later, Aliya is back in car.
The end credits are interspersed with footage of the wedding. Nair cuts back and forth abruptly between the credits and the footage.
£130,466 (UK) (6 January 2002)
$13,876,974 (USA) (29 September 2002)
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