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Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009)

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The wacky adventures of a young man who is willing to sacrifice his own love to insure the happiness of others, and get the girl-of-his-dreams married to the boy-of-her-dreams.

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Jenny Pinto
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Premshankar 'Prem' S. Sharma
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Shivshankar Sharma
Smita Jaykar ...
Sharda S. Sharma
Zakir Hussain ...
Sajid
Upen Patel ...
Rahul P. Jalan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rana Jung Bahadur ...
Police Inspector
Abhay Bhargav
Dolly Bindra ...
Mrs. P. Jalan
Mithilesh Chaturvedi ...
Mr. Pinto
Jayant Gadekar ...
Blind Man
Ameya Hunaswadkar ...
Happy Club member
Jagdeep ...
Rustom
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Pradeep Kharab
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A statue in a town's square narrates to a journalist the story of 9th standard-failed, unemployed, trouble-maker and stutterer Premshankar Sharma. Premshankar, cons Mr. Pinto into buying a dilapidated flat to pay for expenses of the Happy Club over which he presides, much to the disapproval of his restaurateur father, Shivshankar, who wants him to wed Shakuntala Mishra. Premshankar's life will undergo many changes after he falls in love with Pinto's adopted daughter, Jenny. He believes that she also loves him, and even helps her to elope after her parents force her to wed wealthy Tony. Premshankar ends up in despair when he finds out that Jenny's true love is Canada-based Rahul, the son of wealthy politician, Pitambar Jalan. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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£177,886 (UK) (6 November 2009)

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£346,296 (UK) (13 November 2009)
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Raj Kumar Santoshi's second comedy film after 15 years, the last being the cult classic comedy Andaz Apna Apna in 1994. See more »

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In the climax, where Katrina is speaking to the media,just before she starts towards the gate her earrings are clearly visible, yet in the next shot when she is giving back her jewelery to Upen Patel her earrings have disappeared. See more »

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Worth Watching Once.
13 November 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Having known that this was a romantic comedy, it was a bit of a let down. A no good for nothing son, who operates a club from his father's business premises, accidentally falls in love, while trying to help his friend.

Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Upen Patel, Darshan Jariwala, Smita Jakar, Zakir Hussein and Mithilesh Chaturvedi, while Salman Khan does make a special appearance. This is directed by Raj Kumar Santoshi and is produced by Ramesh S Taurani while Pritam provides the music score.

Ranbir Kapoor has, again, definitely shown that he is talented by attempting a good performance in romantic / comedy movie genre. He is like a likable rogue. Katrina Kaif, has made a good attempt in such a genre movie. But it is a bit hard not to imagine her from her previous roles. But never the less, she has made a good attempt at this. Salman Khan's appearance, though brief does create impact regarding the comic situation but I felt that there was no need for that as the director and the producer could have taken it from another angle.

Many of the comic situations are predictable and therefore a bit of a let down there. But Pritam's music score is worth listening to as are some of the songs. This is a film that can be viewed with family members and is worth watching at least once.


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