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2 States (2014)

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This movie chronicles how Chetan met his wife and the difficulties they faced due to their cultural differences.

Director:

Abhishek Varman

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Chetan Bhagat (story), Abhishek Varman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Arjun Kapoor ... Krish
Alia Bhatt ... Ananya
Amrita Singh ... Kavita Malhotra - Krish's Mother
Revathy ... Radha Swaminathan- Ananya's Mother
Ronit Roy ... Vikram Malhotra
Shivkumar Subramaniam Shivkumar Subramaniam ... Shiv Swaminathan
Sharang Natarajan Sharang Natarajan ... Manjunath Swaminathan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Madhu Anand Chandhock Madhu Anand Chandhock ... Duke's Mom
Hemang Dave Hemang Dave ... Interviewer
Achint Kaur
Dilip Merala Dilip Merala ... Mohit Oberoi
Neil Shah Neil Shah ... Ramanuj
Aru Krishansh Verma Aru Krishansh Verma ... Duke
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Storyline

A story about a romantic journey of a culturally opposite couple - Krish Malhotra and Ananya Swaminathan. They meet at the IIM-Ahmedabad College and during the program they fall in love. Complications arise after the program comes to an end and they decide to get married. Krish and Ananya belong to two different states of India. Krish, a North Indian Punjabi boy from Delhi, and Ananya, a Tamilian Brahmin from Chennai. They take a conscious decision; they won't get married until their parents agree. Everything goes downhill when the parents meet. There is a cultural clash and the parents oppose the wedding. To convert their love story into a love marriage, the couple faces a tough battle in front of them. For it is easy to fight and rebel, but much harder to convince. Will Krish and Ananya's love for each other sustain the battles? Will they manage to convince their parents and make it to their wedding? Written by UTV Motion Pictures

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

18 April 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

2 штaта See more »

Filming Locations:

India

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,066,054, 20 April 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,221,675, 16 May 2014
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The film reached the 100 Crore Club. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie, Krish's calls her mother's cellphone. Her father answers the call and the smartphone's screen remains illuminated throughout (the display should switch off as the phone is brought to his face). See more »

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References Love (1991) See more »

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Performed by Benny Dayal
Music composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy / Shankar Mahadevan, Loy Mendonsa, Ehsaan Noorani
Lyrics written by Amitabh Bhattacharya
2014 T-Series
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College Life-Funny-Emotional Fully dedicated
18 April 2014 | by Adityas930See all my reviews

2 States as of till now we have only heard in Novels but this time its on screen by Abhishek Varman. A complete dose of Love Story and Entertainer Package. As The Novel '2 States' is all about the true life of the great writer Chetan Bhagat, The whole story in the novel is cast to a fantastic movie which gives a complete package to the viewers, and again this movie never let me bore or sit idol of minute each scene and dialog is perfectly matched with the situation, It has a starting with college life than comedy after that Romance than Problems with little Turns and Little Emotional with a Happy Ending which is completely family entertainment package and also a Reality. So go out watch 2 States and explore yourself.


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