Director Shashant Shah
Running time 1h 56m
Genre Comedy, Drama
Release date April 29, 2011 (India)
|Release date 29 April 2011 (2011-04-29)|
Writer Shabbir Ahmed (lyrics), Anand Raj Anand (lyrics), Krishika Lulla (lyrics), Manthan (lyrics), Nisha Mascarenhas (lyrics), Arshad Sayed
Songs Chalo Dilli
Cast Lara Dutta (Mihika Banerjee), Vinay Pathak (Manu Gupta), Akshay Kumar (Vikram)
Chalo dilli theatrical trailer
Chalo Dilli (Let's Go to Delhi) is a 2011 Indian film directed by Shashant Shah. It features Lara Dutta and Vinay Pathak. It also features Akshay Kumar and Mahika Sharma in a guest appearance. The film, produced under Dutta's husband Mahesh Bhupathi's production company, Big Daddy Productions and Eros International Media Ltd, was shot at locations in Mumbai, Delhi and Jaipur. It was released on 29 April 2011. It was inspired by the film Planes, Trains and Automobiles starring Steve Martin. A sequel to the film, named Chalo China, was set to be made in 2014 but was postponed due to lack of financers.
Mihika Banerjee (Lara Dutta), a successful investment banker living in Mumbai, misses her flight to Delhi and needs to get there any way possible to meet her husband, Lt. Col. Vikram Rana (Akshay Kumar). She meets Manu Gupta (Vinay Pathak) and they discover the colours of India in their journey to Delhi. They go by road and train and the audience gets a chance to see both the large urban conglomerations and the small rural areas that make up India. During the journey, Mihika experiences various difficulties which she has never encountered in her high class life. When Mihika's money is stolen while she is buying a train ticket, she is forced to travel with Manu in the ordinary class in Jhunjhunu District. Thus the film revolves around Mihika's and Manu's journey amidst difficulties.
The music was composed by Gourov Dasgupta, Anand Raj Anand, Sachin Gupta, Rohit Kulkarni, and Roshan Balu. Lyrics were penned by Manthan, Anand Raj Anand, Krishika Lulla, Shabbir Ahmed, and Nisha Mascarenhas.
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