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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Film: Finding Fanny

Finding Fanny
by Homi Adajania
Released on 12th Sept 2014

Your are my first and the last love

No one can take your place in my heart

I can wait and I can wait for years

For you are the only one..


The Film  is ‘All things  Goan’

Houses, sea-shell windows,  Old Goa, Divar, Britona,

Chapel of 3 kings, Cuelim (the main)

Sorpotel,  Dev bore dis dium aunty, hanv tuji anty nhuim, zalem tem zalem, Dev bori Rat dium, Pixa..

Maka tondd lagta – Zor Aila mista –Dotorak dakoi, St. Jacinto Island bridge funeral with open coffin funeral brass band, Stefanny Fernandes, Velsao Lake or Pale Tollem, Ferdinando, Dom Pedro, op mus (irmao confrad), car GDA 247, hot water rubber bottle, Patrao , Ferdie wait re, ferryboat, viceroy gate, Rickshaw ponk ponk, Cheuris pao, Gaundalim Railway crossing, Sam Pedro Sangodd with band, stop the car re, have you gone mad o what?  Russians can’t buy properties in Goa unless they marry a Goan

Riding with helmet on, plus carries one spare.  Goa should recommend declaring this film Tax Free, the film is also released during Road Safety week

It’s in the village of Pokoli, Goa but where is Pokoli?

I think I know where, it around Cansaulim.


Arjun Kapoor as Savio da Gama

Deepika Padokone, Pankaj Kapoor, Dimple Kabadia etc also did well

But Naseeruddin Shah was best of the best


Duration: about 1.5 hrs

Overall rating: 4/5

Now Please identify the scenes 6in1, also the car model


Film is like a blend of English, Hindi, Portuguese, Konkani set in  pre or post liberation era.

Except some scenes like listing to IPod music in the Car, taking selfie at Divar, Kids carrying modern school bags (backpack)


Happy viewing!

More pics

Some known Goans?

Some more pic of the Pokoli Chapel

I started getting queries to know more about the village 'Pokoli'

Possible imaginary village of 'Pokoli'
Father’s Anniversary, start of Journey finding Fanny, Twin wedding etc
all happened at this venue / Chapel Complex