Director Anand L. Rai
Release date December 15, 2007 (India)
Genre Drama, Romance, Thriller
Producers Raj Kundra, Uday Tiwari
|Release date 14 December 2007 (2007-12-14)|
Writer Himanshu Sharma, Gaurav Sinha
Screenplay Himanshu Sharma, Gaurav Sinha
Cast Jimmy Shergill (Rahul), Sonali Kulkarni (Nandini S Rai), Nandana Sen (Preeti), Kay Kay Menon (Sanjeev Rai), Kitu Gidwani (Book Publisher)
Similar movies Strangers on a Train (1951), Once You Meet a Stranger (1996), Muran (2011), Visakha Express (2008), This Sweet Sickness (1977)
Strangers is 2007 Hindi film directed by Anand L. Rai and starring Jimmy Shergill, Kay Kay Menon, Nandana Sen, Sonali Kulkarni. It is an adaption of the 1951 Hitchcock film Strangers on a Train.
Rahul, a flop writer, and Sanjeev Rai, a management professional giant, are travelling in business class compartment of train in England from Southampton to London. The claustrophobia of closed space and fact that they both are Indians binds them in chatting. The chatting gets more and more personal and they both learn that they are not happy with their married lives. Rai is living a miserable life. After his son's death, his wife Nandini is in state of madness. Likewise, Rahul is not respected by his wife Preity after crash of his ambitious career as writer. Rahul and Sanjeev Rai come to a mutual conclusion that the only way to get out of their painful life is to kill each other's wife. But what happens actually thereafter?
This is first film by Anand Rai as director. Earlier Anand Rai (younger brother of Ravi Rai) has worked as associate director for the 2000 Hindi film Anjaane directed by Ravi Rai. The English translation of the Hindi word "anjaane" is "strangers".
ReferencesStrangers (2007 Hindi film) Wikipedia
Strangers (2007 Bollywood film) IMDb