Strangers (2007 Hindi film)

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Theatrical release poster
Directed byAanand L. Rai
Produced byRaj Kundra
Written byHimanshu Sharma Gaurav Sinha
Screenplay byGaurav Sinha
StarringJimmy Sheirgill
Kay Kay Menon
Nandana Sen
Sonali Kulkarni
Music bySachin Gupta
Edited bySanjay Sankla
Release date
  • 14 December 2007 (2007-12-14)
Running time
100 minutes

Strangers is 2007 Hindi film directed by Aanand L. Rai and starring Jimmy Sheirgill, Kay Kay Menon, Nandana Sen, Sonali Kulkarni.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1951 Alfred Hitchcock film Strangers on a Train, which was based on the novel Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith.


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?[2][3][4][5]



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.[6][7] The English translation of the Hindi word "anjaane" is "strangers".




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