The first male bonding film of Bollywood, Dostana is produced by Karan Johar and directed by his assistant Tarun Mansukhani The film stars Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham and Priyanka Chopra with a special cameo by Bobby Deol.
There are reports that Dostana is inspired by Adam Sandler’s 2007 comedy I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.
What makes Dostana special is that it is the first commercial Indian film which discusses homosexuality though in a lighter vein. Karan Johar says that Dostana is an attempt to push the boundaries of male bonding, never seen before in Hindi cinema.
The story is set in the sunny city of Miami, Florida. John and Abhishek play the role of two straight guys who pretend to be gay due to certain circumstances. The twist in the story is that both of them love the same girl played by Priyanka.
Dostana is releasing on November 14.