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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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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:
Shiraz Ahmed ... Jailor
Sulabha Arya
Pankhuri Awasthy ... Dolly
Jacqueline Fernandez ... Special Appearance in song 'Jadoo Ki Jhappi'
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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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Go Desi Cool July 19th

Genres:

Action | Drama | Romance

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Trivia

Randhir Kapoor and Poonam Dhillon worked to gather after 31 years their last film was Sawaal 1982 where they played brother and sister whereas in Biwi O Biwi 1981 they were romantic couple. See more »

Goofs

(at around 37 mins) Upon asking for the time by his watch, Bijli accidentally flips the tray over Ram who was standing besides him. The tea cups initially all fall down without splashing the contents over Ram, but in the subsequent scene we see the teacups to be rearranged to fall over Ram and splash all their contents over him. See more »

Quotes

Sona: [to Ram] By the way, how many girlfriends do you have?
Ram: Hmmm... 14, including you!
Sona: Hey! I'm not your girlfriend!
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Alternate Versions

The UK release was cut, the distributor chose to remove a sequence of bloody violence in order to obtain a 12A classification. An uncut 15 classification was available. See more »

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Features Race (2008) See more »

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Sheer entertainment negates the predictability of the film....
30 December 2013 | by SumanShakyaSee all my reviews

The promos and the very beginning of the film itself reflects the predictability of the film which is the only negative point I saw in this film. "Ramaiya Vastavaiya" (taken from the song of Raj Kapoor's Shree 420) , as the title, is refreshing and feels like a fresh breath of air filled with hilarious, comical, and romantic moments which hold you to your seats despite the predictability of the story where we have a caring brother, sister, and a lover who needs to prove his love. The setting and the story feels like "Maine Pyar Kiya" meets "Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya" but skipping the usual typecast villains of "Maine Pyar Kiya" or profanity of "Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya." You'll understand what I'm trying to say if you have seen those movies.

The film at times also succeeds as a slapstick comedy which very few Hindi movies dare to venture. There are villains but they are again normal people who help to make the movie hilarious. Performance wise, the new pair Girish Kumar and Shruti Hassan makes a marvelous performance. So can be said of Sonu Sood and Vinod Khanna, who appear in important roles. The music is good and the photography refreshing. So the biggest success of this film directed by Prabhu Deva is the sheer entertainment it provides despite the often predictability of the story.

Rating: 2 stars out of 4


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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,514, 21 July 2013

Gross USA:

$80,108

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,108
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Tips Industries See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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