Monsoon Wedding (2001)
(Released: Nov 30, 2001)
There is excitement in the Delhi-based Verma family, as their daughter, Aditi (Vasundhara Das), is about to get married to Hemant Rai (Parvin Dabas), who is settled in Houston, USA. Lalit (Naseeruddin Shah), Aditi's dad is busy giving a piece of his mind to a slacker wedding contractor, P.K. Dubey (Vijay Raaz), who is running far behind schedule. His niece, Ria (Shefali Shah), is contemplating going to the USA to take up a profession; His wife, Pimmi (Lillete Dubey), is busy smoking in the sly in the bathroom; And then the family and guests begin to arrive, from all over India, USA and Australia. The engagement ceremony is celebrated with great pomp and ceremony, and after that everybody retires to get some much needed sleep - everyone except the bride to-be - she is off to meet her lover, a TV Producer, not knowing that her visit at this late hour - is going to change her life forever.