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Tanu Weds Manu (2011)

Manu comes to India to find a bride for himself and falls for Tanu at first sight but Tanu, a free spirited girl has no plans of marrying him.

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Manoj 'Manu' K. Sharma (as R. Madhavan)
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Raja Awasthi (as Jimmy Sheirgill)
Deepak Dobriyal ...
Pappi Tiwari
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Payal Sinha
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Jaspreet Singh Jassi
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Kishan Sharma
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Rajendra Trivedi
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Radha R. Trivedi
Dipti Mishra ...
Anju K. Sharma
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London-based Dr. Manoj Sharma returns home to Delhi, and in the company of his parents, Kishan and Anju, as well as several others, travels to Chaman Ganj, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh to meet his prospective bride, Tanuja Trivedi. He approves of her, informs his elders and they begin preparations for the marriage. Subsequently he gets a rude awakening when Tanuja tells him that she already has a boyfriend and plans to marry him even against her parents' wishes. Manoj informs his parents, and they set about to see other girls for their son - albeit in vain - as he has his heart set on Tanuja, and is all set to return back unmarried. Manoj and Tanuja are fated to meet again in Kapurthala, Punjab, while attending the marriage of Jaspreet Singh Jassi and Payal Sinha. While Manoj hopes to win Tanuja's heart - he will face more rejection when she enlists his assistance to elope with another male. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The album "Azaad Az Nailz (The Mother Of All Remixes)" by Azaad has a remix of the song " Jugni". This was in 1992. See more »

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When Manu Sharma goes to Raja Avasthi's house for the first time to see Raja's sister for marriage, Raja's father introduces another girl 'Sapna' to Manu's father, as Raja's fiancé. Sapna neither appears nor is mentioned in the movie later; Yet, later Raja is seen trying to marry Tanu in a Court in Kapurthala. It should also be noted that Raja was the one to send 4-5 goons (via his another friend Ravi Kishan) to scare Manu when he first reaches Kanpur Station. It is confusing because Raja is already Engaged to be married to Sapna at that time. See more »

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Tanuja 'Tanu' R. Trivedi: Sharmaji you are not what you appear to be!
Manoj 'Manu' K. Sharma: Strange... in the whole world only you have understood me
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References Kismat (1969) See more »

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Good Film...
16 April 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

'Tanu Weds Manu', directed by Anand L. Rai, is a Good Film, that offers entertaining moments in the first, as well as the in second hour, and manages to hold your attention. Sure, it's flawed, but it never really loses it's pace, which works on it's advantage.

'Tanu Weds Manu' is a Romantic-Comedy, about how two extreme opposites attract. But, like every Love-Story, there are faced by several obstacles, which they face, and eventually get over with.

Himanshu Sharma's Writing is First-Rate in the first hour, as it offers some really interesting sequences. But, the writing dips in the second hour, and tends to drag a bit. However, a convincing culmination does the trick. Anand L. Rai directs this Romantic-Comedy ably. Cinematography is perfect. Music by Krsna, is super.

Performance-Wise: Both R. Madhavan and Kangna Ranaut shine in their respective parts. Jimmy Shergill is excellent. An Under-Rated Actor! Deepak Dobriyal is lovable. Eijaz Khan supports well. Rajendra Gupta is flawless, as always. Others lend good support.

On the whole, A light-entertainer, that can definitely be viewed once.


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