Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is a Hindi-language buddy road comedy-drama film directed by Zoya Akhtar and jointly produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani under their banner Excel Entertainment.
Hrithik Roshan, Abhay Deol, Farhan Akhtar, Katrina Kaif, and Kalki Koechlin are among the movie’s ensemble cast members. On a budget of 450 million (US$6.0 million), it was shot in Spain, India, Egypt, and the United Kingdom. Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy composed the music and background soundtrack, and Javed Akhtar wrote the words.
The movie was a critical and commercial success, grossing US$1.53 billion (US$20 million) worldwide and receiving critical acclaim for its performances, story, script, music, humor, and director. Zoya Akhtar’s picture ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ has been defendant to be a replica of the film Hangover. While the director refutes it.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is a remake of The Hangover, a 2009 American comedy movie directed by Todd Phillips and written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. It was co-produced by Daniel Goldberg and directed by Todd Phillips. The Hangover is the first installment in a trilogy. Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, and Jeffrey Tambor are among the cast members.
The Hangover Part II was released on May 26, 2011, and The Hangover Part III, the third and final installment, was released on May 23, 2013. Both films were box office successes, but none was favorably regarded.