Desi Boyz (2011)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 2 mins

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The story follows two friends and roommates, who share their trials and triumphs despite coming from different professions. The Gujarati rebel Jignesh "Jerry" Patel (Akshay Kumar) and clean simpleton Nick Mathur (John Abraham), who live in London. Jerry does odd jobs for a living as he is an undergraduate but Nick has a white-collar job. However, both find themselves facing the pressures of unemployment due to the economic downturn. Jerry has a school-going nephew Veer (Master Virej Desai) to look after as the child has lost his parents. Nick is to marry his girlfriend, Radhika Awasthi (Deepika Padukone), who dreams of a lovely wedding, a great honeymoon and a wonderful house to live in after marriage. Without any source of income, Jerry finds it difficult to even pay the school fees of his nephew because of which the government is on the verge of giving the custody of his nephew to a foster family. Nick fears he won’t be able to fulfill the dreams of his to-be wife. It is to tide over the difficult times that Jerry and Nick turn to the oldest profession in the world. Jerry and Nick become male escorts for the company "Desi Boyz", fulfilling the fantasies of girls and ladies. Jerry is unable to prevent his nephew from being sent to a foster home; and Nick loses Radhika when she learns of what he has been up to while she is away in India. Frustrated, Nick blames Jerry for forcing him into the profession and asks him to move out of his house and life. Nick now tries hard to win Radhika back and help comes from the most unlikely source, Radhika’s father Suresh (Anupam Kher) who has come to London with her. Meanwhile, Jerry registers in college again to complete his graduation so that he can earn enough money to get his nephew back home.
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as Jignesh Patel / Jerry / Rocco
as Tanya Mehra
as Radhika S. Awasthi / Rads
as Nikhil Mathur / Nick / Hunter
as Street scenes
as Student
as Suresh Awasthi
as Defence Lawyer
as Jignesh's Mom
as Dancer
as Housemaid
as Security
as Shop owner
as Claire
as Vikrant Mehra
as Ajay Bapat
as Teacher
as Mr. Smith
as Boss
as Menon
as Interviewer
as School teacher
as Mall Manager
as Social Service Guard

Direction

Director
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director

Production

Executive Producer
Production Manager
Unit Production Manager
Production Assistant

Writers

Screenplay Writer
Story Writer
Dialogue Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Still Photographer

Sound

Sound Re-recording Mixer
Foley Artist
Sound Effects Editor

Art

Assistant Props Master
Assistant Art Director

Casting

Extras Casting

Choreography

Costume and Wardrobe

Costume Designer

Editorial

Supervising Editor

Location

Location Scout

Makeup and Hair

Hair Stylist

Marketing and Public Relations

Public Relations Officer

Stunts

Stunt Director

Visual Effects

Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Coordinator

Transportation

Transportation Coordinator
Film Type:
Feature
Language:
Hindi
Spoken Languages:
English, Gujarati, Punjabi
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35:1, 2.39:1 (Scope)
Stereoscopy:
No
Archival Source:
QubeVault
Tracklist
Music Label: Eros Music, T-Series
Movie Connection(s):
Reference: Chashme Baddoor (Hindi)
Reference: Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (Hindi)
Reference: Khal Nayak (Hindi)
Referenced in: Main Tera Hero (Hindi)
Goofs:
Continuity
(around 1 hour and 35 minutes) Nikhil Mathur finished talking to his ex-girlfriend. He should have walked towards the steps because that is where his guitar and dog were, but he was walking towards a dead end.
Trivia:
The film marks Rohit Dhawan's directorial debut.

The story of Akshay Kumar and his nephew is heavily influenced by the plot of Adam Sandler starrer Big Daddy (1999).

Sanjay Dutt has an extended cameo in the film.