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Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (2008)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  4 July 2008 (India)
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Two best friends being convinced that they are not in love search for each other's love.

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Aditi Mahant (as Genelia)
Manjari Phadnis ...
Meghna (as Manjari)
Ayaz Khan ...
Sushant Modi
Karan Makhija ...
Rotlu
Sugandha Garg ...
Shaleen
Nirav Mehta ...
Jiggy
Alishka Varde ...
Bombs
Renuka Kunzru ...
Mala
Prateik ...
Amit (as Pratiek Babbar)
Anuradha Patel ...
Pumpkin (as Anooradha Patel)
Jayant Kripalani ...
Peachy (as Jayant Kriplani)
Ratna Pathak ...
Savitri (as Ratna Pathak Shah)
Padam Bhola ...
Vivek
Shakun Batra ...
Nilesh
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Storyline

While on the way to the airport, Mala, who Jignesh Patel believes is going to be his future girlfriend, must listen to the romantic overtures of a group who are obsessed with the popular number 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na' from the movie 'Aa Gale Lag Jaa'. The story is about Jai Singh Rathore and Aditi Wadia, two friends who are so close that the Wadias decide to get them married. But both disagree, and decide to seek soul mates for each other. With Aditi's help, Jai meets Meghna, and both fall in love with each other. Jai is introduced to her parents, who also approve of him. Aditi's is then introduced to Sushant Modi, who instantly finds approval, even with her reclusive brother, Amit. Mala anxiously awaits the climax as the story unfolds with many twists and turns. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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So when do you know it's love?

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4 July 2008 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Du liebst mich, du liebst mich nicht - Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na  »

Box Office

Budget:

INR 100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£27,838 (UK) (11 July 2008)

Gross:

$600,922 (USA) (1 August 2008)
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Trivia

Jai tells Meghna that his grandfather wished to name him Zoravar, which is actually the name of third son of Guru Govind Singh Ji. See more »

Goofs

The two Rathor brothers refer to the Police Hawaldar as Guytonde, while Inspector Waghmare, refers to him as Shinde. See more »

Quotes

Aditi Mahant: We used to spend so much time together because we wanted to be with each other, because we were happy together! It is not a duty or an obligation that you should spend time with me. So please, don't ashame me by saying sorry.
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References Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988) See more »

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Kahin To Hogi Woh
Performed by Rashid Ali & Vasundhara Das
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Abbas Tyrewala
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Jaane Tu... Young, restless and rock solid!
16 July 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

How about feeling good even if it's something obvious? How about walking not to reach somewhere but just to hold hands and feel good? Well, I felt the same while watching 'Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na'. The debut director, Abbas Tyrewala, is well-known for his script and dialogue writing. But here, there was no actual story! Jaane Tu… is about a group of normal friends with common issues, simple feelings and obvious set-up. Still, you'll love the movie! Is it some magic? I think yes. It's the magic of crisp narration backed by superb acting from the young lot of Bollywood.

As I said, the set-up is simple. Story revolves around 2 close friends- Jai and Aditi. They are so close that everyone else thinks they are in love but they don't feel that way for each other. They even go ahead and decided to choose right person for each other and that's where the problem begins. Seeing each other with some one else sparks jealousy and missing factor in both of them. So what are they going to do now? What will happen? Will they be together again as lovers? Yes, you are damn right! This is so typical, too filmy but here's the catch. Beauty of this movie lies in a simple way of narrating it.

Now let's talk about the star cast which can be bucketed in to three parts: 1- The leading pair Imran Khan as Jai Singh Rathore and Genelia DSouza as Aditi, 2- The group of friends of Aditi and Jai and 3- All other characters with small but strong presence. Imran and Genelia are so vibrant and full of colors that you clearly see actual CHEMISTRY between them. While Genelia is bubbly and true to her character Imran has shown the substance of becoming the next superstar. First impression is the last impression and both of them have filled in so much in to the character that it's tough to figure out Imran and Genelia in them! To match their caliber, all 4 friends have done a good job. The Fantastic Fours are true to the characters and have given right shades required for their roles. The interesting part of this movie is the group small characters that will keep coming through out the movie and make it very interesting. Abbas did a good job in fitting such characters in the movie. Aditi's mom & dad, her boyfriend, Imran's girlfriend, Pappu at the party all are short and sweet characters. Paresh Rawal as corrupt cop was the good refreshment as seeing him doing doing same standard comic characters in all movies was getting too much. Though he was funny as a corrupt cop but here, he didn't make funny faces or done some stupid stunts. Its his crisp dialogue delivery and expressions stealing the show. Ratna Pathak Shah as Jai's mom and Naseeruddin Shah as his father was the highlight. Ratna played the role with required simplicity and charm both at the same time. Impressive! Naseer as a dead photo who talks to Ratna on his bravery and glorious rajputana family was unexpected but interesting. Though I felt his role could have been better or at least lengthier. Point to note that its not just Naseer's acting but the concept of 'talking photo' clicking the funny button and making all of us to laugh and enjoy. Sohail and Arbaaz Khan as stupid playboys riding horses was too stupid till we get to know the reason behind all this at the climax. Very filmy but funny and you'll enjoy watching it. Again, kudos to Abbas.

The other best part of the movie is its music. AR Rehman- Mozart of Asia has done it again. Songs are very peppy, romantic and full of energy. Kabhi kabhi Aditi is a clear winner but I also like Pappu can't dance and jaane tu. There is one more romantic ballad Koi to as well. I can go on and on but to sum it up, its about beautiful numbers best for this kind of movie. hail Rehman! There will be lot of people cribbiing about this movie in terms of no story etc which i think its coz of the perception of such audience. Though its about young college guys but its not about their college life. Its about their life as friends and beyond college drama. I understand that no movie will work only because of star power (Rajnikant is an exception!) of halo publicity. Its about the story which is the substance of any movie. But here, the outline of the story is very simple and focused more on developing characters who will take it forward. So better enjoy it that way.

If a movie is about characters then go watch it that way and appreciate it. Movies like 'Yuva' , Dil Se, 'Dillagi', 'Swades', 'Saawariya' will never be in my list of excellent movies if I start looking all of them just on the basis of story or script. Kudos to Abbas to give us a simple movie with strong characters. He has a talent to pull out best from its cast.

Well, that's what I think about this movie. I strongly suggest this movie to every one. It'll be worth watching at least once!


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