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Ekk Deewana Tha (2012)

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An aspiring filmmaker from Mumbai falls in love with a woman from a strict orthodox Christian family.


Gautham Vasudev Menon (as Gautham Menon)


Manu Rishi Chadha (dialogue), Meghana Karthik (subtitles) (as Meghana Karthick) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Prateik ... Sachin
Amy Jackson ... Jessie Thekekuttu
Sachin Khedekar ... Mr. Kulkarni
Manu Rishi Chadha ... Anay (as Manu Rishi)
Babu Antony ... Joseph Thekekuttu
Tony Kattukaran Tony Kattukaran ... Roy Thomas
Lakshmi Ramakrishnan ... Mrs. Thekekuttu
Sriranjani Sriranjani ... Mrs. Kulkarni
Shyam Shyam ... Jerry Thekekuttu
Shruti Bapna ... Anu
Subbalakshmi ... Jessie's Grandmother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ashwin Kakumanu ... Self
Samantha Ruth Prabhu ... Samantha
Ramesh Sippy ... Self


Sachin is an engineering graduate from a middle class Mumbai family, but his passion is for the world of cinema. He is dreaming and planning for a future as a director, when he sees Jessie. It is love at first sight for Sachin. However, Jessie is from a strict Malayali Christian family, and her parents would never approve of their romance. The other problem is Jessie insists that she doesn't want a romantic relationship, but wants only to be friends. Of all the girls in the world why did Sachin have to fall for Jessie? Written by L. Hamre

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A perfect romance... more or less.


Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for language and some fighting | See all certifications »

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Trisha Krishnan and Samanta Ruth Prabhu were earlier choices for lead role. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK release was cut, the distributor chose to remove a single use of mouthed strong language ('motherf*****') in order to obtain a 12A classification. An uncut 15 classification was available. See more »


Remake of Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010) See more »


Broken Promises
Produced by: A.R. Rahman
Performed by: Shreya Ghoshal
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Good romance with very good music...
31 March 2012 | by shamimriazSee all my reviews

Another remake of Gautham Menon from his own Tamil movie. A Telegu version was made after the Tamil one. So, this Hindi version is the 3rd version or 2nd remake of the original one.

Nowadays, a lot of Hindi movies are being remaked from Tamil originals. And, people who follows Tamil movies believes that Tamil movies are big time ahead of Hindi Cinema. So, we see a lot of frustration from those audiences who watched either of the two early versions of Ekk Deewana Tha!

However, I will recommend to those who loves romantic bollywood films and hadn't seen any of those early two versions, should watch. I really loved the movie, though it have some technical issues. Pratiek Babbar did a really nice job with the leading role of Sachin, a wanna be film maker who makes himself a successful one at the end of the story. He falls in love with his neighbor Jassi and chases his love with the struggle of being a filmmaker. The movie has lots of good music by A R Rahman. Amy Jackson played the role of Jassi and did an OK job with her Bollywood debut. She is a stunning British beauty and its really a treat watching her on screen! Kerala is another beauty of the film with some lovely cinematography.

Director Gautham Menon did his job handsomely keeping a good slow pace without any monotonous pause till the end. Overall a good 7/10 romantic bollywood film with some good cinematography and music!

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17 February 2012 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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