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Ramaiya Vastavaiya (2013)

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Ram falls in love with Sona, who lives on the fields of Punjab. He follows her to her farm, where her elder brother challenges him to produce more seed on their fields. If he wins, he will be allowed to marry her.

Director:

Prabhu Deva

Writers:

Shiraz Ahmed (screenplay and dialogue), Veeru Potla (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shruti Haasan ... Sona (as Shruti K. Haasan)
Girish Taurani ... Ram
Randhir Kapoor ... Siddhanth - Ram's Dad
Sonu Sood ... Raghuveer, Sona's elder brother
Vinod Khanna ... Station Master
Poonam Dhillon ... Ashwini, Ram's Mom
Satish Shah ... Ramakant, Ram's maternal uncle
Govind Namdeo ... Jamindar
Zakir Hussain ... Baddy on the Train
Nassar ... Jayprakash (as Nasser)
Anchal Singh Anchal Singh ... Ria, Ram's cousin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jacqueline Fernandez ... Special Appearance
Satyajeet Rajput Satyajeet Rajput ... Ramesh
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Storyline

Ram ( Girish Kumar) is a rich, city boy, born to billionaire parents and brought up in Australia. On the other hand, Sona ( Shruti Hassan) is a traditional, simple desi girl from Punjab who is brought up by her only brother, Raghuveer ( Sonu Sood). One day, Riya, Sona's best friend, comes to their house to invite Sona to their house as she is getting married. Riya's cousin, Ram also arrives on the same day with his mother, Ashwini ( Poonam Dhillon).

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

19 July 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Schicksal oder Liebe See more »

Filming Locations:

Bhor, Maharashtra, India See more »

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Tips Industries See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Trivia

D Day and Ramaiya Vastavaiya released on the same day both the films had real life brothers Rishi Kapoor and Randhir Kapoor playing supporting roles in separate films. See more »

Goofs

(at around 41 mins) Sona causes Bijli to splash the orange juice all over himself thus spoiling his dress. But, in the subsequent dance sequence we see Bijli dancing with the guest in the same dress, which is now spick and span. See more »

Quotes

Ram: [to Sona] Something-something...
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Mindless yet Simple Romantic...
19 July 2013 | by andre_rox99See all my reviews

RAMAIYA VASTAVAIYA is a romantic film directed by Prabhu Dheva, starring Girish Taurani, Shruti Hassan & Sonu Sood.

The film revolves around Ram and Sona. Ram is the son of a billionaire in Australia whereas Sona comes from a small village where her brother, Raghuveer, grows crops. The story is about how both of them fall in love and how Ram tries to convince Raghuveer by growing more crops than him.

When the trailer of Ramaiya Vastavaiya came out, I wasn't quite sure I wanted to see it; due to the fact that it had that clichéd romantic storyline and Girish Taurani's acting looking extremely unprofessional. But after a while, due to the promos and the grand soundtrack, I decided to give the film a shot only because of Sonu Sood and Prabhu Dheva.

Ramaiya Vastavaiya is, in the uttermost truth, a simple romantic film with a bit of mindlessness. Honestly, the plot is quite good upon execution and there does tend to be a few funny scenes only due to the fact that there are some mindless, crazy situations placed in the film. That, and Girish Taurani's acting. But even though the first half of the film tends to be a bit over-the-top, it settles down to be a normal romantic film in the second half; something we wanted in the beginning. Its like, in the first half, Prabhu Dheva decided to butter us up so that we get comfortable with the characters and then in the second half, he gets down to the real stuff. And honestly, I quite understand that; its a good execution, but then some people who don't like mindless films may be a bit annoyed.

The soundtrack is extremely good and it gives the film an even further romantic feel. Songs like "Jeene Laga Hoon", "Bairiyaa" and "Rang Jo Lagyo" suit the film's theme, whereas "Hip Hop Pammi" and "Jadoo Ki Jappi" are just dance songs.

Another topic to comment about is the film's item song, "Jadoo Ki Jappi". It was extremely unneeded but maybe Prabhu Dheva didn't want to keep it too serious, although, I feel the film wouldn't have made much of a difference without it.

The acting is quite alright. Its nothing grand, yet its simple. Sonu Sood's acting was very good, as usual. Shruti Hassan was quite good displaying her emotions from time to time. Girish Taurani's acting quite okay, I guess? I felt it needed a lot more work on his display of emotions even though his character had more of a joker feel to it. I really don't know, his acting didn't really stun me.

In the end, Ramaiya Vastavaiya is a simple romantic film. Go watch it to pass your time; it isn't a GRAND film but it does entertain you. Go watch it especially for the second half of the film... You'll have a great time.


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