5 Weddings

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5 Weddings
5 Weddings Poster.jpg
Directed by Namrata Singh Gujral
Produced by Namrata Singh Gujral
Starring
Music by Christopher French
Cinematography Christo Bakalov
Edited by Steve Mirkovich
Production
company
Uniglobe Entertainment
Release date
  • 10 May 2018 (2018-05-10) (Cannes Film Festival)
  • 26 October 2018 (2018-10-26) (India)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
India
Canada
Language English

5 Weddings is a 2018 American film set in the United States and India. Directed by Namrata Singh Gujral, the film features Nargis Fakhri, Rajkummar Rao, Bo Derek, Candy Clark, Anneliese Van der Pol and Suvinder Vicky (The Fourth Direction).Bolo Ta Ra Ra is sung by Mika Singh & written by Daler Mehndi. Song is composed by Mika Singh, Daler Mehndi, Vishal Mishra

Plot[edit]

An American journalist travels to India for a magazine feature on the multiple Indian wedding ceremonies. Film deals with weddings but also the community of transgender people called a Hijra (South Asia) who dance at these Indian weddings.

Cast[edit]

Background[edit]

The film was initially set to be filmed in 2008 with Namrata Singh Gujral and Harbhajan Mann in the lead. Due to her ten-year journey with cancer, Gujral ended up directing the film with Nargis Fakhri playing the lead role of Shania Dhaliwal and Rajkummar Rao playing the role of Harbhajan Singh. Rajkummar Rao's character was initially called Rahul but was changed to Harbhajan's name when Harbhajan Mann was being considered to play the lead.

Writers[edit]

Denise Cruz-Castino (Screenplay), Andy Glickman(Screenplay), Namrata Singh Gujral.

Production[edit]

Executive Producers are Joe Cooper, R.Z. Shedlock, Shivam Aggarwal and Yatendra Tayal.
Associate Producers are S.R. Miller, Amy Ghosh, Jasjeet Singh, Robin MacKenzie, Shiva Sharma, and Zeeshan Ahmad.

Release[edit]

Uniglobe Entertainment, Vision Films and Amaash Films are presenting producers. 5 Weddings will release on 26 October 2018 by Sony Pictures , Uniglobe Entertainment, Vision Films and Amaash Films.

Locations[edit]

The film has been shot in Los Angeles, Hollywood, Burbank and in Chandigarh, Mohali and Mani Majra.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nargis Fakhri, Rajkummar Rao Are Co-Stars of This New Hollywood Film". NDTV Movies. August 29, 2016.

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