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 ... ...
He's the most arrogant, conceited...
Will Darcy: Would you like to dance?
When Lalita's mother asks Balraj to find Lalita 'a nice Indian husband' right in front of Darcy, Lalita and Darcy exchange lengthy dismayed looks as they realise that Lalita's parents don't view Darcy as a potential marriage match. Yet in the next scene, her parents smile and laugh and openly signal permission when Darcy looks to them for permission to embrace Lalita. Their sudden total change of heart is never explained.
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)