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Happy New Year (2014)

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A gang of amateur dancers takes part in a dancing competition to avenge their personal vendetta.

Director:

Farah Khan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Deepika Padukone ... Mohini Joshi
Shah Rukh Khan ... Charlie
Anupam Kher ... Manohar Sharma
Anurag Kashyap
Abhishek Bachchan ... Nandu Bhide / Vicky Grover
Jackie Shroff ... Charan Grover
Sonu Sood ... Jag
Boman Irani ... Tammy Irani
Dino Morea ... Self
Prabhu Deva ... Dance Teacher (as Prabhudheva)
Malaika Arora
Sarah-Jane Dias ... Laila
Kiku Sharda ... Dance Teacher
Gauri Khan ... Cameo
Mohan Kapur ... Mr. Kapoor (as Mohan Kapoor)
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Storyline

A team of losers attempt to pull off mass revenge against a past traitor. They are required to win a dance competition as part of the plan, they get entangled with the presence of a somewhat unintelligent local dance performer who cannot learn the backstory of the betrayal.

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Plot Keywords:

dance | heist | dancer | caper | dancing | See All (11) »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Music

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The movie already had earned more than Rs 400 Crores before release. Rs 200 Cr from selling television and music rights and Rs 200 Cr from its promotion. See more »

Goofs

At the end Charlie reveals he substituted the diamonds on the trophy for the real ones, but it is clear that only 6 diamonds could have been embedded in the trophy, 3 on one side and 3 on the other, whereas there were 9 in the safe. Where did the rest go? See more »

Crazy Credits

Farah Khan's Trademark: The whole cast and crew appears as part of credits during the end. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Chak De! India (2007) See more »

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A Stupid Fun Movie
26 October 2014 | by TheFirstExecutionerSee all my reviews

I was entertained throughout the film. Great acting by SRK, Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood, and Vivaan Shah. I never really liked Abhishek Bachan that much but he was good as Nandu in this movie. I loved the comedy in this movie and I was laughing for most of it. Jackie Shroff was decent as the villain. The songs were also great. Farah Khan has made another good film that can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

Happy New Year is a stupid movie full of crude humor, but that doesn't mean it's bad. This is a very fun and enjoyable movie. If you are expecting a film as serious as Talaash, don't watch Happy New Year as you may find the humor terrible. There are scenes where the comedy doesn't work and nothing of interest is happening. And when the movie asks you to take it seriously, you just don't because the rest of the movie is full of jokes. But if you like funny family friendly movies, watch Happy New Year because it is solid entertainment.

From A+ to F, Happy New Year gets a B-.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

24 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Happy New Year See more »

Filming Locations:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,086,192
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2.35 : 1
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