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Bewakoofiyaan (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 14 March 2014 (India)
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Bewakoofiyaan is a slice-of life comedy when recession strikes and the lack of money tests love. Is living on love and fresh air really possible?

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Nupur Asthana

Writer:

Habib Faisal
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ayushmann Khurrana ... Mohit Chadhdha
Sonam Kapoor ... Mayera Sehgal
Rishi Kapoor ... V.K. Sehgal
Swedha Singh Swedha Singh ... Radha
Deepika Amin ... Mohit's Boss
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Uttam Halder Uttam Halder ... Lift Man
Sanjay Nath ... Mr.Unni
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Mohit is a marketing whiz kid vying for a step up the career ladder. Mayera is a financial brain with a penchant for shoes. They're a young middle-class corporate couple that's ambitious and likes the good life too. They work hard, they party hard. They're also passionately in love with each other. Their belief: You can live on love and fresh air. Their obstacle: Mayera's willful bureaucratic father V.K Sehgal. The obstinate old man believes that only a rich man can bring Mayera happiness and a mid-level executive like Mohit simply isn't good enough! Exactly how fragile are relationships in these times where consumer lifestyles dictate their very nature and intensity? Who gets the last laugh when recession strikes and the lack of money tests love... credit-card-junkies private-sector Mohit-Mayera; or safe-playing sarkari, V.K. Sehgal? Written by Yash Raj Films

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love mein thhoda stupid.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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India

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Release Date:

14 March 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Yash Raj Films See more »
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A decent film!
16 June 2014 | by rahuljonathan-nairSee all my reviews

BEWAKOOFIYAAN brings back memories of Anubhav Sinha's AAPKO PEHLE BHI KAHIN DEKHA HAI and Rahul Dholakia's KEHTAA HAI DIL BAAR BAAR, besides FATHER OF THE BRIDE and MEET THE PARENTS. It won't be erroneous to state that BEWAKOOFIYAAN makes a genuine attempt to entertain beyond tested flavours and it succeeds in evoking genuine laughs at regular intervals. On the whole, BEWAKOOFIYAAN springs a pleasant surprise. Watch this wonderful slice of life film for the super performances of Rishi, Ayushmann and Sonam, watertight writing, skilled direction and dollops of humor. Bewakoofiyaan is a genteel, slice-of-life love story that runs with one of the oldest of the standard devices of the genre – strong parental opposition to a proposed marital liaison, with money, or rather the lack of it, playing a big part. But the film does not turn either overly nonsensical or sickly sweet in an ill-advised pursuit of comic effect and cutesy twists. The drama is easy flowing and the romantic track believable. Bewakoofiyaan scores with its disarming simplicity. Even as it doesn't soar to dizzying heights, it is never less than watchable.


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