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Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 12 December 2008 (USA)
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A breathtaking, goose flesh igniting, awe inspiring love journey of an ordinary man Suri and his 'total opposite' love Taani.

Director:

Aditya Chopra

Writers:

Aditya Chopra (dialogue), Aditya Chopra (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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4 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Shah Rukh Khan ... Surinder 'Suri' Sahni / Raj Kapoor
Anushka Sharma ... Taani Sahni
Vinay Pathak ... Balwinder 'Bobby' Khosla
M.K. Raina ... Taani's father
Manmeet Singh Manmeet Singh ... Raju mechanic
Kajol ... Special appearances in the song 'Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte'
Rani Mukerji ... Special appearances in the song 'Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte'
Preity Zinta ... Special appearances in the song 'Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte'
Bipasha Basu ... Special appearances in the song 'Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte'
Lara Dutta ... Special appearances in the song 'Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte'
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bobby Bedii ... Tiny Singh (as Bobby Bedi)
Vivan Bhatena ... (as Vivan Bhathena)
Puneet Cheema Puneet Cheema ... Dance Instructor
Alene D'Souza Alene D'Souza ... Dance Instructor
Aneesha Dalal Aneesha Dalal ... Dance Instructor
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Storyline

Have you ever stopped to think if the most ordinary, uninteresting, unobtrusive man you might see on the road or around you might have a love story to tell? Maybe not. How can an ordinary man have a breathtaking, goose flesh igniting, awe inspiring love story of all things to tell? This is what happened to Surinder Sahni (Shahrukh Khan) - a simple, clean hearted, honest man, leading a humdrum life, when he meets his total opposite and finds love in the flamboyant, fun-loving, vivacious - Taani (Anushka Sharma) for whom the whole world is her canvas and she paints her own life with the colours of rainbow all until unforeseen circumstances changes it all and brings them together. What follows is a journey filled with laughter, tears, joy, pain, music, dance and a lot of love. A journey that makes us believe that there is an extraordinary love story in every ordinary jodi (couple). Written by Official Source

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Taglines:

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (A Match Made By God) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Yashraj employee , who went on to be a TV actress, Gurpreet Sandhu was selected for the lead role. When they went for the screen test they realized Gurpreet was way too tall for Shahrukh. She was then replaced. See more »

Goofs

When Raj and Taani are having a competition to see who can eat the more 'gol gappas', Taani's nail polish colour continues to change from red to pink. See more »

Quotes

Balwinder Khosla: Why do guys ride motocycles? To look "Macho". Why do they wear jeans? To look "Macho".
Surinder Sahni: Oh, but who is this "Macho"?...
Balwinder Khosla: Oy, Macho.
Surinder Sahni: [excited] Oy, Macho!
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Sense8: I Am Also A We (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Hum Hai Rahi Pyaar Ke, Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte
Written by Jaideep Sahni
Composed by Salim Merchant and Salim Merchant
Performed by Sonu Nigam
Courtesy of Yash Raj Music
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Shah Rukh comes to the Chopra's rescue again
16 April 2009 | by IbukSee all my reviews

After the financial disaster of Lamhe and Parampara, Yash Chopra casted a then relatively unknown actor called Shah Rukh Khan for his next venture Darr. Not only was the movie hugely successful but it made Shah Rukh an overnight sensation. Since then he has been the Chopra's lucky mascot,Dil to pagal hai,Veer Zaara(for Yash Chopra), DDLJ,Mohhabatein and Rab ne bana di jodi(for son Aditya Chopra) and Chak De India for Yash Raj films. Whilst it is not as good as DDLJ(then again what movie is?)it is a vast improvement on Mohabbatein. Yash Raj films produced 4 films last year, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom,Tara rum pum pum,Aaja Nachle and Chak De India, Chak De was their only hit and it was a massive one at that. So with Aditya Chopra going behind the camera lens Shah Rukh was the safest best.

Shah Rukh is given a very different look, he has a moustache and wears glasses. It tells a story of a very ordinary man who enters into a marriage with a lively girl after her father passes away. She despises him whilst he does everything to please her. She enters into a dancing contest but is embarrassed at the thought of having to dance with her ordinary husband. Then Shah Rukh has an idea, he takes on a completely new avtar and aims to make her fall in love with him. He cuts of his moustache and changes his look but doesn't have the courage to tell her. So he assumes two identities, one as her dancing partner and one as her husband. Things get complicated when she starts to fall in love with her dancing partner not realising that it's actually her husband. Shah Rukh realises that the dancing partner has to break her heart and she will have to go back to her husband. In the finale the ordinary husband shows off his moves he learnt from attending the dance classes and his wife falls in love with him. My enjoyment was marred by the improbable plot. I am not bearded and nor do I wear glasses, according to the logic of this movie if tomorrow I don a beard and wear glasses my own family will not be able to recognise me, that doesn't sound right to me. Now onto the music, as per usual in a Chopra production the songs are absolutely top notch. Haule Haule is very very good and Tuj me rab dikta hai is one of the best love songs I have heard in a long long time. RNBDJ is pretty entertaining leave your brains at the door fare from the Chopra's and much much better than I expected. Recommended by me,7/10


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Official Sites:

Yash Raj Films

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

12 December 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Match Made by God See more »

Filming Locations:

Amritsar, Punjab, India

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Box Office

Budget:

INR220,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$920,995, 14 December 2008

Gross USA:

$2,078,956

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$29,914,469
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Yash Raj Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.55 : 1
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