A painfully awkward, overweight teenager reclaims her right to happiness and self-worth by running against a pretty, popular queen bee in the school election.

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Sonam Nair

Writer:

Sonam Nair (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Acchui Acchui ... Current Headboy
Anjali Anjali ... Aunty 1 at engagement
Faraz Ansari Faraz Ansari ... Photographer at engagement
Usha Bachani Usha Bachani ... Arjun's Mother
Taha Shah Badussha ... Arjun (as Taaha Shah Badusha)
Rajesh Balkate Rajesh Balkate ... Shopkeeper
Nandita Bandyopadyay Nandita Bandyopadyay ... Hindi Teacher
Raqesh Bapat ... Chemistry Teacher
Bina Bhatia Bina Bhatia ... Aunty 4 at engagement
Poonam Bhatia Poonam Bhatia ... Aunty 3 at engagement
Shaurye Chakravarty Shaurye Chakravarty ... Veer
Aditya Chauhan Aditya Chauhan ... Headboy Candidate 1
Mrinal Chawla Mrinal Chawla ... Kabir
Farida Dadi ... Sister Maria
Kumkumajit Kumar Das Kumkumajit Kumar Das ... Aunty 2 at engagement

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Gippi is a 14-year-old girl who lives in Simla with her mother Pappi and little brother Booboo. She is overweight and awkward and doesn't know how to handle the physical, emotional and social changes happening in her life. In school, she is a backbencher and is constantly bullied by the popular queen-bee Shamira. At home, she's trying to figure out how to deal with living in a broken home. In the middle of all this chaos, she falls madly in love with an older, brooding heartbreaker. When her love story comes to a humiliating end, and she is publicly scorned, she decides to take her life in her hands and accepts Shamira's challenge to stand against her in the school elections. Whatever the final outcome might be, Gippi makes sure she has a great time in the journey, filling it with delicious desserts, funny teachers, school crushes, and Shammi Kapoor dances. Gippi is a coming-of-age story of an ordinary, overweight girl, who, through the course of the film, learns to love herself for ... Written by UTV Motion Pictures

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Big girl, huge heart

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Karan Johar accidentally mentioned in a interview that he had slept through one of his own produced films. While telling the story he referred to the director as 'she', the media worked out he was talking about Gippi and then 'she' was Sonam Nair See more »

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When Booboo lists the requisites for the post of Head-Girl, he writes "HotBody" without a space. In the next shot there is a huge space between the two words. See more »

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References Junglee (1961) See more »

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Pehn Di Takki
Performed by Vishal Dadlani
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One of the best movie
17 August 2013 | by imran-shafiSee all my reviews

a must watch, an excellent movie with some morale and message that is all together missing from the Indian cinema at the moment. a must watch, an excellent movie with some morale and message that is all together missing from the Indian cinema at the moment. a must watch, an excellent movie with some morale and message that is all together missing from the Indian cinema at the moment. a must watch, an excellent movie with some morale and message that is all together missing from the Indian cinema at the moment. a must watch, an excellent movie with some morale and message that is all together missing from the Indian cinema at the moment. a must watch, an excellent movie with some morale and message that is all together missing from the Indian cinema at the moment. a must watch, an excellent movie with some morale and message that is all together missing from the Indian cinema at the moment. a must watch, an excellent movie with some morale and message that is all together missing from the Indian cinema at the moment. a must watch, an excellent movie with some morale and message that is all together missing from the Indian cinema at the moment. a must watch, an excellent movie with some morale and message that is all together missing from the Indian cinema at the moment.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

10 May 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Джиппи See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$917,036
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Dharma Productions See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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