PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A modern adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, that features the lives of four unmarried daughters in an Indian family.
According to Gurinder Chadha, Ashanti's appearance in the film is meant as a homage to a tradition in Bollywood films where a celebrity would make a cameo appearance to sing a song that has no direct involvement in the plot. The rest of the characters do not interact with the celebrity but rather are seen in the crowd enjoying the show.
Darcy's a great reader.
Lalita Bakshi: In fact, I think a love of books is on his list for his ideal woman.
Will Darcy: I think you've had one too many Sea Breezes.
Kiran Bingley: I remember a very drunken night in Oxford when you recited the list. She has to be smart, speak several ...
Will Darcy: ...
Kiran Bingley: ...
Lalita criticises both Darcy and Mr. Kohli for having a list of attributes that they want in a potential wife, then she does an entire musical dance number about her own list of attributes for a potential husband.
Out-takes, behind the scenes footage and clips of the cast and crew singing along to the music are shown during the credits.
English, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish
$2,237,244 (Europe) (8 October 2004)
$6,601,079 (USA) (22 May 2005)
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