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Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2002)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Musical  -  7 June 2002 (India)
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Sanjay and Anjali are childhood chums . When Sanjay's roommate Ria questions him whether he has fallen for Anjali he vehemently denies . But the truth that he indeed loves her hits him like... See full summary »

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Sanjay
Tulip Joshi ...
Anjali Sharma (as Sanjana)
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Rohit
Bipasha Basu ...
Ria
Tanaaz Currim Irani ...
Anu (as Tanaaz Currim)
Resham Seth ...
Neelima
Sheela Sharma ...
Gita
Bindu ...
Kapila Tai
Nina Kulkarni ...
Gayatri Sharma (as Nini Kulkarni)
Alok Nath ...
Vishnu Sharma
Mehul Buch ...
Ajit
Deven Verma ...
Hari Taya
Raja Vaid ...
Rajesh
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Lachhu Mama
Tushar Dalvi ...
Naren
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Sanjay and Anjali are childhood chums . When Sanjay's roommate Ria questions him whether he has fallen for Anjali he vehemently denies . But the truth that he indeed loves her hits him like a ton of bricks when Sanjana calls him to tell that she is getting married to Rohit. Sanjay wants to win Anjali's heart at any cost and sets off on his "noble" cause of stopping the marriage . Written by Soumitra

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Get ready for the shaadi of the year (yaar)!


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£45,281 (UK) (14 June 2002)

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£205,077 (UK) (21 June 2002)
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In the beginning of the song "Hum Dono Jaisa," you see different winners from different years starting at 1988. The names came from the following Yashraj films: Rohit(Rishi Kapoor) & Chandini('Sridevi') from the movie Chandni (1989) Viren('Anil Kapoor') & Pooja('Sridevi') from the movie Lamhe (1991) Rahul(Shah Rukh Khan) & Kiran(Juhi Chawla) from the movie Darr (1993) Raj(Shah Rukh Khan) & Simran (Kajol) from the movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) Rahul(Shah Rukh Khan) & Nisha (Karisma Kapoor) from the movie Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) (Raj) Aryan(Shah Rukh Khan) & Megha(Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) from the movie Mohabbatein (2000) also for future references: Aditya('Vivek Oberoi') & Suhani(Rani Mukerji) from the movie Saathiya (2002) Raj(Hrithik Roshan) & Tina(Kareena Kapoor) from the movie Mujhse Dosti Karoge! (2002). See more »

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Enjoyable flick
11 November 2003 | by (Holland) – See all my reviews

Having recently revived my interest for Bollywood movies, I was pleasantly surprised by 'Mere Yaar Ki Shadi Hai'. One only has to read the story to know that it is based on Hollywood's romantic comedy 'My Best Friend's Wedding'. Only the gender roles are reversed. Boy and girl are friends. Girl announces her engagement. Boy realises how much he loves her and tries to win her heart. Unfortunately the husband-to-be isn't a total prat, but handsome and charming.

The story has nothing new to add, but is despite that quite enjoyable. The songs are beautiful and the dances are quite exquisite, especially the one performed at the bachelor party. Who says women can only steam up a bachelor party by taking of their clothes? This scene is indeed sexier than any old striptease.

Naturally the film had some flaws. Not only technical, but also emotional flaws. But all in all, I very much enjoyed this film and can recommend it.

Bipasha Basu was absolutely adorable. My only regret is that her role was so small. She would have made an excellent leading lady in this movie.

***/5 stars


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