Dolly Ki Doli

Dolly Ki Doli (transl. Dolly's palanquin) is a 2015 Indian comedy-drama film, directed by debutant Abhishek Dogra and produced by actor Arbaaz Khan under his production house Arbaaz Khan Productions.[3] The film stars Sonam Kapoor in the title role and also features Pulkit Samrat, Rajkummar Rao and Varun Sharma. The film was released on 23 January 2015.[4] The film's trailer was unveiled on Malaika's and Arbaaz's anniversary in December 2014.[5] It is a remake of the 2013 Punjabi film R.S.V.P. - Ronde Saare Vyah Picho.[6]

Dolly Ki Doli
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Directed byAbhishek Dogra
Produced byArbaaz Khan
Malaika Arora Khan
Written byUmashankar Singh
Abhishek Dogra
StarringSonam Kapoor
Pulkit Samrat
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub
Manoj Joshi
Rajkummar Rao
Varun Sharma
Music bySongs:
Sajid-Wajid
Background Score:
Sanjoy Chowdhury
CinematographySaurabh Goswami
Edited byHemal Kothari
Production
company
Distributed byKinesis Films
Release date
  • 23 January 2015 (2015-01-23)
Running time
93 minutes[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
Box officeest. ₹19.21 crores[2]

Though the film was an average grosser, Kapoor's performance was praised, earning her a Best Actress nomination at the 61st Filmfare Awards.

PlotEdit

The film centres around a young woman, Dolly (Sonam Kapoor), who is a con artist. First she married Sonu Sherawat (Rajkummar Rao). She marries men from different religions and runs away with their wealth on the night of the wedding.[5][7] Her entire family consists of con artists. After conning a number of rich men, she gets media attention, who label her as "looteri dulhan" (bride thief). A cop Robin Singh (Pulkit Samrat) decides to catch Dolly. When she tries to con Delhi boy Manjot (Varun Sharma), she slips and her photographs are splashed all over the media.

When Dolly and her gang try to con Prince Aditya Singh (Saif Ali Khan), they are arrested by Robin Singh. Then it is revealed that Robin Singh and Dolly have a past. She is put behind bars but she escapes with Robin's help and they get married. But she leaves him too and regroups with her old gang members and goes in search of their next victim.[8]

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

Dolly Ki Doli
Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature Film Soundtrack
LabelT-Series

All music is composed by Sajid-Wajid and lyrics are penned by Irfan Kamal.

Dolly Ki Doli
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Phatte tak nachana"Danish SabriSunidhi Chauhan04:42
2."Dolly Ki Doli"Irfan KamalDivya Kumar04:56
3."Fashion Khatam Mujhpe"Irfan KamalMamta Sharma, Wajid, Shabab Sabri04:24
4."Mere Naina Kafir Hogaye"KumaarRahat Fateh Ali Khan04:55
5."Babaji Ka Thullu"Danish SabriWajid, Danish Sabri04:48

ReceptionEdit

The film received mixed reviews from critics.[9]Bollywood Hungama described the film "a solid entertainer that will surely entertain the masses and classes alike" and gave it 4.5 out of 5 stars.[10]

In its first Friday, it collected 20 million, a result which Koimoi called "poor".[9] At the end of its second weekend, it had collected 192.1 million, performing well in the north, but failing in multiplexes and single screens.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dolly Ki Doli". bollywoodhungama.com.
  2. ^ a b "Dolly Ki Doli: 2nd Friday & 2nd Saturday Box Office Collections". Koimoi.
  3. ^ "Sonam Kapoor's Dolly Ki Doli To Release On January 23, 2015". Indialive.today. Archived from the original on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Hungama, Bollywood. "Dolly Ki Doli Cast List | Dolly Ki Doli Movie Star Cast | Release Date | Movie Trailer | Review- Bollywood Hungama". Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  5. ^ a b "Exclusive: What's Sonam Kapoor Wearing In 'Dolly Ki Doli'?". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 14 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ https://www.bollywoodlife.com/news-gossip/5-reasons-why-sonam-kapoors-dolly-ki-doli-is-better-than-neeru-bawejas-rsvp-ronde-saare-vyaa-picho-465422/amp/
  7. ^ "'Dolly Ki Doli' escapes CBFC knife and gets U/A certificate". Daijiworld.com. 12 January 2015.
  8. ^ "Dolly Ki Doli Movie Review". The Times of India.
  9. ^ a b "Dolly Ki Doli: 1st Friday (Day 1) Box Office Collections". Koimoi. 24 January 2015
  10. ^ Bollywood Hungama. "Dolly ki Doli".

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