American Daylight

American Daylight is a 2004 Indian film production in Hollywood. The film is directed by Roger Christian and produced by Kaleidoscope Entertainment. The film stars Nick Moran as Lawrence, an American music executive, who falls for Sujata (Koel Purie), a call center worker in India, then flies halfway around the planet to meet her. Nick's journey is complicated by his wife (Jennifer Siebel), Sujata's boss (Vijay Raaz) who sees Lawrence as a romantic rival, and the assassin hired by that boss to kill Lawrence.

American Daylight
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Original theatrical poster
Directed byRoger Christian
Written byFarrukh Dhondy
StarringNick Moran
Koel Purie
CinematographyHinman Dhamija
Edited byAlan Strachan
Music byAmaan Ali Bangash
Ayaan Ali Bangash
Distributed byKaleidoscope Entertainment
Release date
11 July 2004 (USA)
17 December 2004 (IND)
Running time
98 minutes
CountryUnited States

After October 2004 screenings at the London Film Festival and Pusan International Film Festival, the film opened wide in India on December 17, 2004. The film was premiered in the Marché du Film section of the 2005 Cannes Film Festival.[1][2]

The film's crew included cinematographer Hinman Dhamija, editor Alan Strachan, composers Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan, art director Yoyendra Tyagi, and costume designer Shaahid Amir.


  1. ^ "Entertainment / Cinema : Indian films a 'nonentity' at Cannes". The Hindu. 2005-05-19. Archived from the original on 2016-01-10.
  2. ^ "The Hindu : Entertainment Bangalore / Cinema : Cannes premier for Naina". Archived from the original on 2010-02-04.


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