3 Idiots

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3 Idiots is a 2009 Indian Hindi-language coming-of-age comedy-drama movie directed by Rajkumar Hirani, and also co-written by him with Abhijat Joshi. The movie stars Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani and Omi Vaidya. The movie talks about the friendship of three students at an Indian engineering college and is a satire about the social pressures under an Indian education system. The movie is told through equal dramas, one in the present and the other ten years earlier. The movie joined genuine Indian developments made by Remya Jose, Mohammad Idris, Jahangir Painter and Sonam Wangchuk.

Produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra under the banner Vinod Chopra Films, and based on Chetan Bhagat's novel Five Point Someone: What not to do at IIT!,[1][2][3] the movie joined genuine Indian developments made by Remya Jose, Mohammad Idris, Jahangir Painter and Sonam Wangchuk. [4] The movie released on December 25, 2009 and was a critical and commercial success. It was also the highest-grossing movie in its opening weekend in India, had the highest opening day collections for an Indian movie up until that point and also held the record for the highest net collections in the first week for a Bollywood movie. It additionally got one of only a handful few Indian movies at an opportunity to get successful in East Asian business sectors, for example, China and Japan, at last carrying its overall gross to ₹3.92 billion ($90 million)[5][6] — it was the highest-grossing Indian movie ever at the time.[7] The movie likewise socially affected perspectives to schooling in India, and also education in other Asian nations, for example, China.

The movie won six Filmfare Awards including Best Film and three National Film Awards including Best Popular Film. Overseas, it won the Grand Prize at Japan's Videoyasan Awards[8][9][10] while it was nominated for Best Outstanding Foreign Language Film at the Japan Academy Awards[11][12] and Best Foreign Film at China's Beijing International Film Festival.[13]

Cast[change | change source]

  • Aamir Khan as Ranchoddas "Rancho" Shamaldas Chanchad / Chhote / Phunsukh Wangdu
  • R. Madhavan as Farhan Qureshi
  • Sharman Joshi as Raju Rastogi
  • Kareena Kapoor as Pia Sahastrabuddhe
  • Boman Irani as Dr. Viru Sahastrabuddhe
  • Omi Vaidya as Chatur Ramalingam
  • Rahul Kumar as young Manmohan
  • Dushyant Wagh as adult Manmohan
  • Mona Singh as Mona Sahastrabuddhe
  • Parikshit Sahni as Mr. Qureshi
  • Farida Dadi as Mrs. Qureshi
  • Amardeep Jha as Mrs. Rastogi
  • Mukund Bhatt as Mr. Rastogi
  • Rajendra Patwardhan as Govind
  • Javed Jaffrey as the real Ranchoddas Shamaldas Chanchad. (Cameo appearance)
  • Arun Bali as Shamaldas Chanchad (Cameo appearance)
  • Ali Fazal as Joy Lobo (Cameo appearance)
  • Akhil Mishra as Librarian Dubey.
  • Rohitash Gaud as (real) Ranchoddas's servant.
  • Achyut Potdar as Machine Class Professor
  • Madhav Vaze as Mr. Lobo, Joy Lobo's father.
  • Olivier Sanjay Lafont as Suhas Tandon
  • Jayant Kripalani
  • Atul Tiwari as R.D. Tripathi
  • Rajeev Ravindranathan as ragging senior student.
  • Supriya Shukla as doctor with Pia.

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