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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 dream of a movie
10 May 2014 | by (Sri Lanka) – See all my reviews

This is a lighthearted movie not to be taken seriously and pokes satire at whatever family matters it can.Western viewers might miss some laughs due to lack of context. BTW I Haven't' laughed like this for some time. Rani khaki has a lot of screen-time to a point where its almost like watching a stand up comedy of Rani Mukharji. Plot is quite simple might come a bit slow and the climax of the movie is very nice and hits you like a cloud. Music is catching I am thinking of the song even as I' typing this This is not a typical Bollywood movie and my guess is that Indian viewers did not appreciate what they saw and my only regret is that this type of movies will discontinue to align with Indian viewers. Giving a 9 due to the entertaining nature of the movie


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