GenreComedy, Romance Running time1h 33m CountryUnited States
Release dateOctober 22, 2010 (2010-10-22) (Austin)
April 22, 2011 (2011-04-22) (United States) WriterRalph Stein (screenplay), Nayan Padrai (screenplay) ProducersNayan Padrai, Sheetal Vyas, Ritu Ahuja CastRahul Rai (Harry), Stefanie Estes (Theresa), Freishia Bomambehran (Nita), Osvaldo Hernandez (Louis), Kelly Washington (Young Bride) Similar moviesFreishia Bomanbehram appears in When Harry Tries to Marry and Blood Monkey
TaglineA romantic comedy about NOT falling in love
When harry tries to marry trailer us 2011
When Harry Tries to Marry is a 2010 romantic comedy film, co-written, produced and directed by Nayan Padrai and starring Rahul Rai, Stefanie Estes, and Freishia Bomanbehram.
Initially a featured screenplay project at the Sundance Institute Independent Producers’ Conference in 2004; and a top-ten finalist of the Creative Screenwriting contest in 2009, filming commenced on the film on October 21, 2009 in New York City, with additional location shooting in Kutch, India.
The film had its world premiere at the Austin Film Festival on October 22, 2010 and later played at the Mumbai Film Festival on October 27, 2010. Subsequently, the film won Best Film (Audience Award), Best Crossover Film, and Best New Talent (Rahul Rai) at the Gala Dinner held at BAFTA by the London Asian Film Festival. The film also won Best Feature Film (Comedy) at the Jersey Shore Film Festival, and was an official selection of the inaugural Gold Coast International Film Festival.
The film was released theatrically in the United States on April 22, 2011, and became available on video-on-demand and pay-per-view on August 1, 2011 in USA and Canada.
Rahul Rai as Harry Shankar
Stefanie Estes as Theresa
Freishia Bomanbehram as Nita
Osvaldo Hernandez Chavez as Louis
Caitlin Gold as Mary
Tony Mirrcandani as Dev Shankar
Zenobia Shroff as Geeta Shankar
Kanti Pandya as Pandit Deepak
Micky Makhija as Commissioner Shah
Grant Krethik as Slick Rick and Game Show Host
Lauren LoGuidice as Angela
Jagdish Patel as Chhotu
The soundtrack of the motion picture features music by Sarah Sharp, The June Junes, Small*Star, Andrea Perry, Craig Marshall, Ter'ell Shahid, Shreya Goshal, Udit Narayan, Madhushree, and Rishikesh Kamkerkar.
Siddharth Kasyap was the music producer of the Indian music and background score composer. Sarah Sharp was the music supervisor. Two music videos from the film's soundtrack have been released: "She's the Latest One" by The June Junes, and "Love is Everywhere" by Sarah Sharp.