Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)

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A middle-aged man who lost his love for life rediscovers it by assuming a new identity in order to rekindle the romantic spark in his marriage.



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Credited cast:
Surinder 'Suri' Sahni / Raj Kapoor
Balwinder 'Bobby' Khosla
Taani Sahni
M.K. Raina ...
Taani's father
Manmeet Singh ...
Bipasha Basu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bobby Bedi ...
Tiny Singh
Vivan Bhatena ...
(as Vivan Bhathena)
Puneet Cheema ...
Dance Instructor
Alene D'Souza ...
Dance Instructor
Aneesha Dalal ...
Dance Instructor


Surinder is married to Taani but there is a huge age gap between them. There is no real romance in the marriage. Then, a dance reality show called "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi" airs and Taani wants to participate but can't because her husband is not hip and happening. She has a fear of losing, and she also fears that her friends will laugh at her. Surinder overhears her problem and decides to go in for a makeover. He watches some movies and learns to dance in order to woo his young wife. Throughout the show, Taani keeps falling in love to with this new-and-improved Surinder without once realizing that he's really her husband. Written by mansoor-biggest fan of SRK

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


This December, you will laugh... you will dance... you will fall in love. See more »


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Release Date:

12 December 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Do zakochania jeden krok  »

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INR 220,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£403,842 (UK) (12 December 2008)


$2,074,346 (USA) (9 January 2009)

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2.55 : 1
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Did You Know?


Sonam Kapoor did a screen test and was strongly considered for the lead role. See more »


In the song "Hum hain raahi pyar ke"'s 4th part starring Priety Zinta, she and Raj dance close to a tree. t is accidentally touched by Raj, and the tree trembles for a few seconds. This is because that part of song had a digitally added background and therefore the tree was fake too, and so it shook on a slight touch. See more »


Taani: Do not ever try to flirt with me!
Surinder Sahni: But where am I flirting? Flirting would be if l were to tell you that I have never seen a girl more beautiful than you and when you dance all sweaty with the way your hair swings left and right, my heart skips a beat. But I didn't say anything like that. No flirting.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie, when the credits are rolling, Surinder Sahni (Shahrukh Khan) narrates a honeymoon vacation in Japan illustrated with photographs of the trip. See more »


References Aap Ki Kasam (1974) See more »


Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta Hai
Written by Jaideep Sahni
Composed by Salim Merchant and Suleiman Merchant
Performed by Roop Kumar Rathod
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music
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A movie made from Rab!
6 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I went to see RNBDJ because of Shah Rukh Khan first of all, but did not know what to expect since I made a point not to read any reviews or synopsis of the film. I only knew that the audience seemed to give good review but critics were not friendly with their reviews. I must say they have become to jaded upon watching numerous films that they missed the beauty of this film. I love Aditya Chopra for directing such a brave and bold film that comes straight from his heart! SRK portrayed Surih and Raj with sheer perfection. I loved him as both characters; they both made me smile and also drove me to tears! Anuksha did a brilliant job as her debut character and I couldn't believe this was only her first film. She was marvelous and fresh as Taani. The songs are just beautiful and they will either make you get up and dance or lay down and just cry tears of happiness. The climax was mesmerizing and surprising, the comedy was wonderful and the message was very important that we need to love our "jodi" for who they are and not who we wish they are. We are all made from God so we have to remember to see God in everybody! What a brilliant and different film Yash Raj Films made; I love you guys for this gift!

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