My Brother Nikhil
Released on: 25 March 2005|
Cast: Sanjay Suri, Juhi Chawla, Victor Banerjee, Lillete Dubey, Purab Kohli, Gautam Kapoor, Dipannita Sharma, Shweta Kawaatra & Shyan Munshi.
Directed by: Onir
Produced by: Sanjay Suri, Vicky Tejwani, Onir and Raj Kaushal
Distributed by: Yash Raj Films in India
Original Soundtrack By: Vivek Philip
Lyrics: Amitabh Varma
Nikhil Kapoor is the all round state swimming champion of Goa. His father, Navin Kapoor has brought him up to be a sportsman and is a proud father. His mother, Anita Rosario Kapoor dotes on him and his elder sister, Anamika, whom he calls Anu, is more of a friend to him. It is the picture of a perfect happy family.
Handsome, jovial and charming, he is the idol of his peers and his friends love him. But all this changes one fine morning.
On August 8, 1989 Nikhil is arrested.
This film tells you the story of a man who suddenly falls from grace and is socially ostracized. His parents, friends and colleagues turn their backs on him. Suddenly, his whole world collapses.
This film is about how relationships redefine themselves in times of crisis. About a father who is unable to face social humiliation and abandons his son. About a son's remorse at being rejected by his parents and of his longing for their love. About a sister who defies her parents and stands by her brother. Overnight she takes over the role of the elder sister who has to care for and protect her little brother.
This film portrays a sister's unconditional love for her brother. One other person stands by him during this difficult phase, his friend Nigel de Costa. This film is about a relationship that withstood social disapproval.
Finally this is a film about a man's quest to achieve something in life. to be happy and to be loved.
This story unfolds itself in Goa between the years 1987 to 1994.