Dil Dhadakne Do

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Dil Dhadakne Do
Dil Dhadakne Do poster featuring the lead actors.
Theatrical release poster
Directed byZoya Akhtar
Produced by
Written by
Narrated byAamir Khan
Music byShankar–Ehsaan–Loy
CinematographyCarlos Catalan
Edited by
  • Anand Subaya
  • Manan Mehta
Distributed byEros International
Release date
  • 5 June 2015 (2015-06-05)
Running time
173 minutes[1]
Budget850 million[2]
Box office1.45 billion[3]

Dil Dhadakne Do (transl. Let the heart beat) is a 2015 Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama film directed by Zoya Akhtar, and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar. The film features an ensemble cast of Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma and Farhan Akhtar, with a voice-over performance by Aamir Khan as the family dog Pluto, the narrator of the film. The supporting cast also includes Rahul Bose, Zarina Wahab, Vikrant Massey, Pawan Chopra, Parmeet Sethi, Dolly Mattdo and Manoj Pahwa. The soundtrack was composed by the trio Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy, with lyrics by Javed Akhtar. The film was released worldwide on 5 June 2015 to positive reviews from critics, who praised the performances of Kapoor, Shah, Chopra and Singh, who portrayed the members of the Mehra family, as well as Akhtar's direction, cinematography and costumes. The film grossed 1.45 billion at the box office against a production and marketing budget of 850 million, and earned a number of accolades. It received five Filmfare nominations, winning Best Supporting Actor for Kapoor. Dil Dhadakne Do also received nine nominations at the 2016 Screen Awards, including Best Film, and won two, Best Supporting Actor for Kapoor and Best Ensemble Cast.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)". British Board of Film Classification. Archived from the original on 28 September 2015. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  2. Shah, Jigar (6 June 2015). "Dil Dhadakne Do earns Rs 10.53 crore on day one". Hindustan Times. Mumbai, India. Archived from the original on 26 March 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2021.
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