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Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai

Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (English: It's My Friend's Wedding) is a 2002 Indian Bollywood film directed by Sanjay Gadhvi and produced by Yash Chopra and Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films. The film starred Uday Chopra, Jimmy Sheirgill, Bipasha Basu and Tulip Joshi. The film was said to be partly inspired by My Best Friend's Wedding (1997).[1] The director Gadhvi, however, claims that he mainly drew from earlier Hindi films and that My Best Friend's Wedding only provided less than 1% of the inspiration for his film. The film did good business at the box office and was declared "Hit". The film was officially offered to Amisha Patel, however the actress refused to do the film because she don’t want to work with flop actors in the beginning of the career after giving back to back blockbuster movies. Surprised and shocked by Amisha’s attitude Yash Raj banner decided not to work her in any of the films produced under their banner. [2].

Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai
Mere yaar ki shaadi hai dvd.jpg
DVD cover
Directed bySanjay Gadhvi
Produced byYash Chopra
Aditya Chopra
Written byMayur Puri (dialogue)
Screenplay byAditya Chopra
Sanjay Gadhvi
StarringUday Chopra
Tulip Joshi
Jimmy Sheirgill
Bipasha Basu
Narrated bySaurabh Shukla
Music byJeet-Pritam
CinematographySunil Patel
Edited byV.V. Karnik
Ritesh Soni
Distributed byYash Raj Films
Release date
7 June 2002
Running time
159 mins
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Contents

PlotEdit

Sanjay Malhotra (Uday Chopra) lives in Mumbai with his friend Riya (Bipasha Basu). He receives a phone call from his childhood friend Anjali Sharma (Tulip Joshi) who shocks him with the news that she is getting married. Unfortunately, Sanjay has loved Anjali for years. Jealous and frustrated Sanjay makes his way to Anjali with an intention to stop her marriage.

Sanjay goes to Anjali's home and soon meets her groom- Rohit Khanna (Jimmy Sheirgill).Sanjay,being constantly reprimanded and lovingly chided for his playboy behaviour and no one takes him seriously. Sanjay then begins to scheme. He organises a bachelor party for Rohit and all the men in the family. Rohit ends up completely drunk. He picks up on the fact that Sanjay is out to stop his marriage and vows to make sure that Sanjay fails in this. Sanjay and Riya try to make Anjali jealous to make her understand she loves him. At Anjali's Mehendi ceremony Riya tells Anjali that she and Sanjay were never lovers. Anjali reveals that she loved Sanjay all her life but the latter never understood it but considered her as only his best friend. Rohit is heartbroken when he comes to know of this. Rohit tells Anjali's mom that she and her daughter had the same choice for Anjali's groom, Anjali always wanted Sanjay to marry Anjali from deep within their heart. On knowing his absence in her wedding, Anjali leaves for Mumbai to meet Sanjay in her bridal dress. She asks him why he left . Sanjay expresses his love for her saying that he can't see her marrying anyone else. Finally both express their love for each other. Even though Rohit fails in his challenge, he is happy for their love. Sanjay and Anjali get married, Rohit and Ria sing and dance in their best friend's wedding.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai
Soundtrack album by
Released9 May 2002 (2002-05-09)
GenreFeature Film soundtrack
Length27:34
LabelYRF Music
ProducerYash Chopra
Jeet-Pritam chronology
Tere Liye
(2001)
Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai
(2002)
Mudda - The Issue
(2003)

The film's music is by the duo Pritam and Jeet Gannguli, with lyrics by Javed Akhtar. The movie initiated Asha Bhosle's comeback. According to the Indian trade website Box Office India, with around 11,00,000 units sold, this film's soundtrack album was the year's twelfth highest-selling.[3]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Ek Ladki"Udit Narayan & Alka Yagnik05:37
2."Humne Suna Hai"Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Sudesh Bhonsle & Jaspinder Narula05:01
3."Sharara"Sonu Nigam & Asha Bhosle04:56
4."Jaage Jaage"Sonu Nigam, Alka Yagnik & Udit Narayan05:38
5."Hum Dono Jaise Kaun Yahan"KK, Sunidhi Chauhan and Alka Yagnik05:41
6."Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai"Udit Narayan, Sonu Nigam & Alka Yagnik05:41
7."Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (Version 2)"Sonu Nigam & Shweta Pandit01:19

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ K. Jha, Subhash (10 June 2002). "Mere Yaar... is all about frothy fun at weddings". The Times of India. Retrieved 2009-11-21.
  2. ^ Bootie Cosgrove-Mather (4 June 2003). "Is Bollywood A Hollywood Clone? India's Bollywood Denies Stealing Shots, Plots, Dialogue". CBS News. Retrieved 2009-05-31.
  3. ^ "Music Hits 2000–2009 (Figures in Units)". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 15 February 2008.

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