Dostana (2008)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Romance
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Review Summary: DOSTANA is a winner all the way. In terms of content it might just prove to be a trendsetter.

Average Critic Rating: (3.13)
Cast: Abhishek Bachchan , John Abraham , Priyanka Chopra , Bobby Deol , Shilpa Shetty , Kirron Kher , Sushmita Mukherjee , Shrey Bawa
Director: Tarun Mansukhani
Release Date: 14 Nov 2008

Plot: Nurse Sameer Kapoor ( Abhishek Bachchan ) and photographer Kunal Chopra ( John Abraham ) meet while looking for an apartment to rent. They fall in love with the same apartment; however, the owner refuses to sublet it to them because her niece, Neha Melwani ( Priyanka Chopra ), will Read more

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Dostana - Top Reviews

Recall the 'Kantaben' episode in Karan Johar's Kal Ho Naa Ho?
Taran Adarsh, SIFY
It's certainly not the best from Dharma Productions.
Sukanya Verma, Rediff 
This bit made me especially uncomfortable. The writing becomes clunky, the laughs deflate alarmingly and watching these pretty people pout and fight becomes tedious. The wafer-thin, sitcom style story-line is stretched to breaking point and the climax,
Anupama Chopra, NDTV 
Of the cast, Boman Irani in a cameo is terrific. Priyanka Chopra is in form, pretty convincing as a working woman (she even announces her age as 27), who’s trying to deal with professional pressures. John Abraham is sheer eye-toffee and correctly restrain
Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times 
Welcome, welcome to yet another superbly packaged, technically impressive, candy-floss entertainer where the beautiful protagonists are always impeccably styled and the heroine’s hair is always flying.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
DOSTANA is a winner all the way. In terms of content it might just prove to be a trendsetter.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
This film is a joke; but the last thing we need is India thinking homosexuality's just another gag.
Raja Sen, Rediff 

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Dostana - All Reviews

Sameer (Abhishek) and Kunal (John) are two hot dudes in Miami who seem to be having a way with the gals in town. But what they do not have is a good place to stay. And somehow fate brings them together as they try to secure the same apartment. Although bo
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Not worthwatching
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Debutant director Tarun Mansukhani's Dostana, is a delightful comedy, spiced with just the right elements of gay eity
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Though they succeed to some extent but end up losing her in this bargain
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Produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, Dostana is directed by Tarun Mansukhani, who previously assisted Karan in all his previous directorials. Apart from Priyanka Chopra and Shilpa Shetty looking scorching hot in those Dostana promos, the one othe
, the story is set on the backdrop of the picturesque Miami where two friends Sameer (Abhishek) and Kunal (John) are on the lookout for an accommodation and they chance upon a suitable apartment. However, the problem is the landlady (Sushmita) of the apar
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has included a trailer in his movie Kal Ho Na Ho in the name of Kantabai and Dharma Production has carried forward with John and Abhishek with This unique relationship is flourishing day by day and filmmakers find it an interesting story to tell to the au
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I always wondered if Karan Johar being a pleased that a subject of gay has been intodu...
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Debutant director Tarun Mansukhani's Dostana, is a delightful comedy, spiced with just the right elements of gay eity
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All in all, this is a movie I’d recommend you to watch. It’s a cute, light and at times witty comedy that people from all age groups will enjoy. During a time where almost every Hindi comedy ends with a half hour circus like chase between all the characte
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It’s all happening in the Beach Party Capitol of the world…..Miami is the setting for D...
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The backdrop is beautiful Miami where surprisingly Sam (Abhishek) and Kunal (John) are in such desperate need of an apartment that they have to lie about their preference and pretend to be gay! All because the land lady happens to be a protective aunt to
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I should appreciate Karan johar for making such a bold movie with humor. Welcome more movies in the ...
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This is a one of those mindless comedies which would have been more entertaining if it hadn't been for the insensitive and stereotypical portrayal of gays.
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