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Dollar Patel (2007)
and Director: Srinivas Patro
Jfarro, Amarjeet, Paul Gagnon, Saeideh Mohajer, Sarah Jean
villa, Dr Manjeet Dhindsa, Jasmine Sawant, eepak Punj, Kuldeep
Randhawa, Surjit Dhinsa, Baljinder Lailna
An immigrant indian businessman dollar patel, finds a white
son in law whos a crook, but his daughter bbegins to like
him. A US based millionaire Gujarati businessman Dollar patel
has seen the world Travelling places.His roots are in Gujarat
however.An eccentric and funny 55 years old traditional but
modern funnily gentleman, dollar patel is a golfer and owns
motels and buildings. Dollar Patel instigates Vic (his assistant
Caddy) to fall in love with a rich indian girl and marry her
to solve his financial problems not knowing that , his idea
will be used for seducing his own daughter. Gina is in love
with this Canadian born white lad, Vic (her fatherís assistant)
and would like to marry Vic. When she brings Vi to meet Dollar
he is filled with rage. This brings in a sensational twist,
a hilarious comedy that brings out the best of east and west
. Vic is made to break into his girl friendís house without
knowing that theres actually a professional robber who has
robed DOLLAR PATEL. So we are into a situation where Vic with
the help of mark begins the marathon midnight climb into Ginaís
house who lives on the top floor of a NY building. Will he
make it to the top? Why does mark change mind and robs instead
like a pro ? Why did Mr patel ask Vic to break into the building
where he lives?
Movie Review and links:
Movie Website: An immigrant indian businessman dollar
patel, finds a white son in law whos a crook, but his daughter
bbegins to like him.
about the director: Srinivas Patro: A masters in english
with diplomas in journalism and computer programming, Srinivas
has acquired a unique combination of various skills needed
for film making. A producer, Director , Editor and Writer
He also has flair in music , marketing and management of Film
and television production.
a career spanning across 14 years in MUMBAI , Chennai , Delhi
, Ahmedabad ,Vanouver and toronto Srini has been associated
with world class film makers and companies. While Rakesh Roshan
, Govind Nihalini and shyam benegal trust him to edit their
projects as editor , the real break comes in withA film maker
none other than Subhash Ghai , Mani kaul , Pankaj Parashar
and Ekta Kapoor.
films as editor finds favourite of all libraries worldwide
be it Yaadein, Joggers Park, Pyar Ki Dhun , Kuch to hai or
the salman khan starrer Tumko na bhool payenge. The aishwariya
rai, anil kapoor starrer film TAAL has been taught to students
of editing in various film schools worldwide. His career as
a television post production director needs little introduction.
While he has been in the formative episodes of Zee TVs most
popular serials like Hasratein , Astitva ek prem katha and
close up antakshri .He has been part of as many Television
commercials as special effects expert and editor making his
knowledge of various departments of film making elaborate.