My Friend Pinto

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My Friend Pinto
My Friend Pinto.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Raaghav Dar
Produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Ronnie Screwvala
Screenplay by Raaghav Dar
Story by Raaghav Dar
Starring Prateik Babbar
Kalki Koechlin
Arjun Mathur
Shruti Seth
Makrand Deshpande
Raj Zutshi
Divya Dutta
Music by Ajay-Atul
Edited by Shan Mohammed
Dipika Kalra
Distributed by SLB Films
Release date
  • 14 October 2011 (2011-10-14)
Running time
140 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

My Friend Pinto is a 2011 Bollywood film shot directed by Raaghav Dar and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Prateik Babbar, Kalki Koechlin, Arjun Mathur, Shruti Seth, Makrand Deshpande, Raj Zutshi and Divya Dutta. The film is also produced by Ronnie Screwvala. The film was released on 14 October 2011.[1]


Twenty-something Michael Pinto (Prateik) has grown up in a small Goan village, believing everyone in the world to be simple, kind and honest, just like him. His world revolves around a doting mother, a passion for music and the memories of a childhood friend, Sameer, who left Goa for Mumbai many years ago and hasn't replied to his frequent letters ever since. Pinto's talent for music is only matched by his knack for finding trouble in the unlikeliest of places often resulting in the most outlandish and hilarious situations.

When Pinto's idyllic world is shattered by the sudden demise of his mother he decides to head to Mumbai in search of the only friend he knows. Will Pinto find Sameer or will trouble find him first? Will Pinto and his crazy antics survive the big bad city or more importantly, will Mumbai survive a phenomenon called Pinto?



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