Delhi-6 (2009)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 21 mins

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This contemporary romantic drama follows the coming-of-age saga of U.S.-based Roshan Mehra, whose mother, Fatima, is Muslim, while his dad is Hindu. When his ailing grandmother, Annapurna, wants to re-locate to Delhi to spend her last days, he accompanies her. Upon arrival, they are greeted by Ali Beg, who wanted to marry Fatima, but was not able to disclose his feelings to her. He also gets to meet the Sharma family, who hope that he will wed Rama, the daughter of Madan, who is busy looking for a groom for his other rather rebellious daughter, Bittu, who wants to be the next Indian Idol. He also gets to meet assorted Muslim and Hindus, who welcome him with open arms, and he gets to witness that lower caste Indians are still being shunned despite of modern technology and the launching of satellites. When reports of a Kala Bandhar terrorizing the community increases, Hindus start to suspect that it may be a Muslim terrorist, while the Muslims fear that it may be a Hindu political ploy to demolish a mosque. Who is the Kala Bandhar? Will Roshan ever come to understand and appreciate the diverse city that surrounds them?
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Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor

Crew: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (Director), Binod Pradhan (Director of Photography), AR Rahman (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Release Dates: 20 Feb 2009 (India)

Tagline: The journey within.

Hindi Name: देल्ही-६

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as Roshan Mehra
as Bittu Sharma
as Rajjo Sharma
as Baba Bandarmaar
as Annapurna's husband
as Gobar
as Suresh
as Mamdu
Supporting Actress
as MLA Maitreyi Devi
as Shashi
Supporting Actress
as Bhisham
as Rajan Mehra
as Haji Suleiman
Supporting Actress
as Lala Lahorilal
as Madan Gopal Sharma
as Jai Gopal Sharma
as Lala Bhairam
as Ramleela Narrator
as Pagal Fakir
Supporting Actor
as Ali Beg
as Rama Sharma
as Vimla Sharma
as Fatima Mehra
as Inspector Ranvijay
as Bobby
Supporting Actress
Supporting Actress

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Assistant Cameraman
Camera Operator
Focus Puller

Sound

Sound Designer
Location Sound Recordist
Sound Re-recording Mixer

Animation

Animator

Art

Art Director
Production Designer

Casting

Casting Associate

Costume and Wardrobe

Assistant Costume Designer

Editorial

Editor
Associate Editor
First Assistant Editor
Assistant Editor

Special Effects

Special Effects Coordinator

Stunts

Stunt Director
Stunt Double

Thanks

Visual Effects

Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Producer
Digital Compositor
Film Type:
Feature
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
1.85:1 (Flat), 2.39:1 (Scope)
Stereoscopy:
No
Archival Source:
QubeVault
Tracklist
Music Label: T-Series
04:50

Music Director: AR Rahman
Lyricist: Prasoon Joshi
Playback Singer: Mohit Chauhan
08:41

Music Director: AR Rahman
Lyricist: Prasoon Joshi
Playback Singer: Kailash Kher, Javed Ali
03:36

Music Director: AR Rahman
Lyricist: Prasoon Joshi
06:51

Music Director: AR Rahman
Lyricist: Prasoon Joshi
Playback Singer: Tanvi Shah, Benny Dayal, AR Rahman
05:39

Music Director: AR Rahman
Lyricist: Prasoon Joshi
Playback Singer: Chinmayi Sripada, Ash King
03:18

Music Director: AR Rahman
Lyricist: Prasoon Joshi
00:50

Music Director: AR Rahman
Playback Singer: Amitabh Bachchan
Taglines:
The journey within.
Goofs:
Miscellaneous
The Monkey-Man incident occurred in Delhi in 2001, while the Delhi metro rail began in 2002.

Miscellaneous
The movie is set in 2001 but there are scenes showing rehearsals for Indian Idol which did not begin until 2004.

Continuity
When Abhishek Bachan goes to invite Om Puri for Jagran, the particles of blended cotton sticks to his clothes, but when he is about to leave all the particles disappear.

Continuity
In the scene where Dadi first discloses that she wants to return to America, Rama is shown putting her head on Rajjo Bhabhi's shoulder. In the next scene, her head is up again, and you can notice her easing her head back onto Rajjo's shoulder.
Trivia:
The plane seen in the song "Dil Gira Dafatan" bears the director's and title's initials - ROMPD6 (Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra Delhi 6) as its livery.

The rap in the film's title track is in French.