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Check out the movies releasing today

This week's releases include the Imran Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, the Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow starrer Contagion and Mila Kunis-Justin Timberlake 's rom-com Friends With Benefits...

bollywood Updated: Sep 09, 2011 14:37 IST
mere brother ki dulhan

Here's a look at Friday releases...

Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
Genre:
Romantic comedy
Director: Ali Abbas Zafar
Cast: Imran Khan, Ali Zafar, Katrina Kaif, Tara D’Souza, Kanwaljeet Singh, Parikshat Sahni and Mahru Sheikh
Synopsis: A romantic comedy set amongst upper middle class families in northern India, the film is about a character named Kush Agnihotri who is frantically looking for an ideal Indian bride for his brother Luv Agnihotri, who stays far away in London.

In his quest, Kush goes through an array of wacky encounters with several families and potential brides until he finally finds that ‘perfect girl’ in Dimple Dixit, the craziest and wackiest girl he has ever known. Dixit and her family meet his family. Formalities get completed. Preparations proceed in full swing for the wedding. But just when things are falling in place, Kush falls in love with Dimple … his brothers’ bride-to-be.

What follows is a comical and unpredictable series of events in this unusual topsy-turvy tale of love. Actor John Abraham appears in a cameo role.

Contagion
Genre: Drama
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne, Enrico Colantoni, Jude Law, Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Ehle
Synopsis: The film tracks the rapid progress of a lethal air-borne virus that kills within days of infecting humans. As the fast-moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. As the virus spreads around the world, ordinary people struggle to survive in a society that is coming apart.

Friends With Benefits


Genre:

Romantic comedy


Director:

Will Gluck


Cast:

Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake and Patricia Clarkson


Synopsis:

Jamie is a recruiter for a leading job agency in New York and Dylan works as an art director for a small internet company in Los Angeles. Jamie has the task of trying to recruit Dylan to interview for a job with GQ magazine in New York. She convinces Dylan to take up the job. After a fun night together exploring the city, Dylan decides to take up the job in new York. Soon, they quickly develop a platonic friendship and become buddies. But one night, while hanging out at Jamie’s apartment watching a romantic comedy, they get on the topic of sex and relationships and Dylan suggest a ‘no strings attached’ sex.


Soon, they become ‘friends with benefits,’ without the trappings of emotional attachment, or so they like to think. After some time, Jamie says that this is not what she wants ultimately and wants to date and be in a relationship. So, they stop fooling around. But, the events that follow make them realise that there is more to their ‘privileged’ friendship.