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Bollywood Hero2009

Bollywood Hero (2009)





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SNL alum Chris Kattan plays himself - or a close approximation -- in this witty comedic mini-series. Frustrated that nobody in Hollywood will give him a chance as a serious actor, Chris signs on to star in a Bollywood production called Peculiar Dancing Boy. But filming in India offers its share of challenges, including showbusiness rivalries, production issues, and of course, angry bad guys that force the funnyman to become an all singing, all dancing action star, who rescues the girl in real life.

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Chris Kattan
as Himself
Ali Fazal
as Monty Kapoor
Julian Sands
as Reg Hunt
Neha Dhupia
as Lalima Lakhani
Pooja Kumar
as Priya Kapoor
Maya Rudolph
as Herself
Kip Kattan
as Himself
Rachna Shah
as Kunti Kumar
Keanu Reeves
as Himself
Toby Huss
as Hacker
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Critic Reviews for Bollywood Hero

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (4)

What follows are dopey cultural clashes; scuttled financing for the film; further wounds to Chris the character's professional self-esteem; and efforts, alas, at tender emotionalism and Acting.

March 18, 2013 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…

It must be said that Bollywood Hero is an entirely novel kind of slog.

March 18, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Bollywood Hero is largely predictable, and when it isn't predictable, it's only because the characters act nonsensically.

March 18, 2013 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

A great romp and often laugh-out-loud funny.

March 18, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Bollywood Hero

Hollywood and Bollywood sorta combine in this film about making a film comedy wherein Kattan (playing himself) longs to be seen as an action star rather than a goofball comedian, and so goes to India, Played with the kind of insider wink the Bob Hope films (without Crosby) used to have ... without the wink to really sell it. The Indian cast all do well, which grants this an extra star than I meant to give.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

Hilarious! An interesting drama that interconnects a Hollywood actor's humorous approach in working on a Bollywood film project. Chris Kattan travels to India to work in an independent director's Bollywood film alongside a reputable Bollywood starlet. Chris Kattan, Neha Dhupia, Julian Sands, Pooja Kumar, and Ali Fazal stars. Worthy!

Leo L
Leo L

Super Reviewer

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