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Aiyyaa (2012)

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A woman goes on the hunt for her dream man, armed with her wild imagination, her passion for Masala-films, and her ultra-sensitive sense of smell.

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Meenakshi Deshpande
Prithviraj Sukumaran ...
Surya (as Prithviraj)
Nirmiti Sawant ...
Aai, Meenakshi's mother
Subodh Bhave ...
Madhav
Jyoti Subhash ...
Dadi, Meenakshi's grandma
Satish Alekar ...
Baba, Meenakshi's father
Anita Date ...
Mynah
Amey Wagh ...
Nana
Kishori Balal ...
Surya's mother (as Kishori Ballal)
Pakoda Pandi ...
Pakkada, canteen boy (as Pakkada Pandi)
Shubhangi Damle ...
Madhav's mother
Umesh Kulkarni ...
Newspaper boy
Suraj Satav ...
College registrar
Prashant Tapaswi ...
College peon (as Prashant Tapaswee)
Dinesh Mapari ...
Auto rickshaw driver
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Wildly imaginative and film-obsessed, Meenakshi Deshpande has an extra sensitive nose. After she is hired to work in a local college's library, she catches a wonderful scent in the air. The source is Surya, a handsome and enigmatic art student from a Tamil family. Meanwhile, Meenakshi's eccentric Marathi family has arranged for her marriage to Madhav, a kind and sensible man. Meenakshi is torn between marrying her parents' choice for a seemingly ideal husband, or following her nose and chasing the hunky stranger who may or may not be all that he seems. Written by L. Hamre

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Go wakda (Go crooked/wacky)

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A goofy film
2 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, this is a goofy movie (the tag line is: Go Wakda (wacky)) so if you are expecting superb entertainment, you are out of luck. But, Rani Mukerji really shines as a nut job and really makes this movie laughable fun. I vote for her to star in the next Houseful 3 as her wackiness would work well in that series. You need to appreciate the wacky humor that comes with the Golmaal, Houseful, or Masti/Grand Masti series to enjoy his one. If that is not your style of humor, look elsewhere. Meenakshi's family is truly dysfunctional and adds to the humor. Meenaski's friend and co-worker Mynah comes across as an Indian Lady Gaga and is somewhat funny, but a little annoying at times. When Meenakshi dreams about being her favorite actresses is probably the funniest parts, so it helps to have a good background on some older Bollywood hits and veteran actresses to get a laugh at those scenes. The music is catchy, though some of the dance sequences are a bit risqué which is slightly unusual for Rani. Nothing terrible, but slightly not family safe for younger members. Prithviraj's character is played well especially in the end. Not a hit, but good goofy fun if you are looking for a good laugh.


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