Dasvidaniya (दसविदानिया) is a Bollywood film released on 7 November 2008. The name of the movie is a pun on the list of ten things to be done before death made by Vinay Pathak, and is a play on the Russian phrase до свидания (do svidaniya), meaning good bye.
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Amar Kaul (Vinay Pathak) is a 37-year-old accounts manager at a company called Suraj Pharmaceuticals in Mumbai. He is single and lives with his mother (Sarita Joshi). He lives a nondescript life with people oblivious to his existence. One day his doctor tells him that he will die within three months. Realising that his time is limited, Amar makes a list of ten things he wants to do during his life, and sets out to do them.
He finds the true joys of life in a few months which was hidden all his life. After three months, at the time of his death, he leaves something for all his near and dear ones, leaving all of them happy and thankful to him.
The music for all the songs were composed by Kailash Kher.
Dasvidaniya was a massive hit collecting ₹18.7 million (US$290,000) in its lifetime run.
The film received favourable reviews from critics. Martin D'Souza of Bollywood Trade News Network gave the movie 4 stars out of 5 calling it "a memorable experience, one that will leave you richer". Gaurav Malani of Indiatimes Movies gave the film 3 stars, praising the cast, dialogue and scripting and recommended that the movie "should top the list of your 10 most important things to do this weekend." The movie has also been referred by its pun line as "the best goodbye movie ever."