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OK Jaanu (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 13 January 2017 (USA)
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Adi and Tara move to Mumbai to pursue their dreams. A chance meeting sparks off a heady, no strings attached romance until their careers pull them apart. Will ambition prevail over matters of the heart?

Director:

Shaad Ali

Writers:

Mani Ratnam (story and screenplay), Gulzar (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Shraddha Kapoor ... Tara
Naseeruddin Shah ... Gopi Shrivastava
Aditya Roy Kapoor ... Aditya
Srishti Shrivastava ... Aisha (as Shrishti Shirvastav)
Kitu Gidwani ... Tara's Mother
Vibhoutee Sharma ... Jennifer
Jasmeet Singh Bhatia ... Bantee
Nikita Grover ... Tara's Friend 1
Sarika Singh Sarika Singh ... Adi's Sister in Law
Sanjay Gurbaxani ... Deputy Commissioner Of Police
Leela Samson Leela Samson ... Charu
Anagha Joshi Anagha Joshi ... Pregnant Woman
Paul Varghese Paul Varghese ... Adi's Office Colleague 3
Vikram Mehra ... Adi's Office Colleague 4
Neeraj Goswami ... Adi's Office Colleague 2
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Adi and Tara move to Mumbai to pursue their dreams. A chance meeting sparks off a heady, no strings attached romance until their careers pull them apart. Will ambition prevail over matters of the heart?

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This New Years... take no resolutions! Bas, figure out kar lenge!

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Shradda Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapoor had earlier starred together in Aashiqui 2 (2013). This film is their second collaboration. See more »


Soundtracks

Saajan Aayo Re
Lyrics by Gulzar
Music by A.R. Rahman
Performed by A.R. Rahman, Jonita Gandhi and Nakash Aziz
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Mani Ratnam's magical story gone to the dumps
13 January 2017 | by oazamSee all my reviews

Something I don't understand which is shitting out unusual remakes for no reason. I think that the South Indian version was good enough although I haven't seen it because I can't speak or understand Tamil. Honestly the trailer was underwhelming based on the chemistry thinking it was too far beyond a point and made me realize that live in romance can just make a film too far fest and uneven like Befikre.

So we have a boy who wants to pursue gaming spots a girl who has intentions of studying architecture in Paris who threatens to commit suicide in front of a guy and then later they meet at a wedding and both fall in love but use their relationship in a way that their passions don't get compromised with love being the reason.

The acting is okay in parts. Aditya and Shraddha have given similar performances before like in Aashiqui 2 and they're roles just didn't match my expectations although their acting is reviving which is good. Nasseruddin Shah's role as a lawyer acted fine but in most movies he acts like a patient who was just recovering from a stroke.

The music is average and no song really stands out as such. Umma song just got pretty annoying after attempting a loop listening technique. A.R Rahman is lacking magic especially after applying magic in Jai ho and won an Oscar for it.

Mani Ratnam has failed like this before. I can reminisce Raavan- a movie I couldn't sit through. But he has potential of making better films but remakes don't count just like this one. I liked Guru and Dil Se which were directed by him. Shaad Ali's direction has always been too sloppy like Kill Dil and Bunty our Babli and he shot this movie in a very south Indian style which explains Ravi K Chandran being the DOP for this movie.

Overall, this movie lacked magic with poor direction, average music, and poor writing. Definitely OK Jaanu should be a T.V watching movie and save money for Raees.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

13 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

OK Darling See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$225,968, 15 January 2017

Gross USA:

$355,922

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,445,281
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2.35 : 1
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