Ajab Gazabb Love

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Ajab Gazabb Love
Ajab Gazabb Love 2.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Sanjay Gadhvi
Produced by Vashu Bhagnani
Story by G.Nageswara Reddy
Starring Jackky Bhagnani
Nidhi Subbaiah
Arjun Rampal
Darshan Jariwala
Kirron Kher
Music by Sajid-Wajid
Sachin - Jigar
Distributed by Puja Entertainment Ltd.
Release date(s)
  • 26 October 2012 (2012-10-26)
Country India
Language Hindi

Ajab Gazabb Love ('Strange and Amazing Love') is a 2012 Bollywood romantic comedy film directed by Sanjay Gadhvi and produced by Vashu Bhagnani. The film stars Jackky Bhagnani opposite Nidhi Subbaiah in lead roles, along with Arjun Rampal, Darshan Jariwala and Kirron Kher in supporting roles, whilst Arshad Warsi appears in a cameo role. The theatrical trailer of the film revealed on 13 August 2012, whilst the film released worldwide on 26 October 2012, and received mostly negative response. The storyline is remade from the Telugu film Seema Tapakai.[1]

Plot[edit]

The story revolves around Rajveer (Jackky Bhagnani) a hard-working rich youngster, who is the heir of his father Yashvardhan Grewal (Darshan Jariwala), and his company Grewal Motors Co. When Rajveer falls in love with Madhuri (Nidhi Subbaiah), he realises that she hates all rich people, and has much sympathy for poor families. Therefore, Rajveer starts a drama, in which he pretends to be poor along with his family to gain Madhuri's love. However, when Madhuri's elder brother Karan Singh Chauhan (Arjun Rampal), arrives to meet Rajveer's family, he begins to suspect him, and as the truth slowly foils out, mayhem strikes!

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film is a remake of Seema Tapakai, a very successful Telugu film starring Allari Naresh and Shamna Kasim.[2]

Soundtrack[edit]

Ajab Gazabb Love
Soundtrack album by Sajid-Wajid
Sachin - Jigar
Genre Film soundtrack
Label Sony Music
Producer Sajid-Wajid
Sachin - Jigar

The music is composed by Sajid-Wajid, whilst lyrics are penned by Priya Panchal and Kausar Munir. The songs have been sung by Mika Singh, Mohit Chauhan and Antara Mitra amongst others. Punjabi track "Nachde Punjabi" by Dalvinder Singh & Tarli Digital, which was released in the early 20s, was remade for the film by Mika Singh composed by Sachin - Jigar.

Track # Song Length Singer(s) Comments
1 "Boom Boom (Lip Lock)" 4:36 Mika Singh
2 "Tu Hi" 4:24 Mohit Chauhan
3 "Sun Soniye" 4:32 Mohammad Irfan Ali & Antara Mitra
4 "Nachde Punjabi" 4:00 Dalvinder Singh
5 "Boom Boom (Remix)" 4:00 Mika Singh
6 "Sun Soniye (Remix)" 3:53 Mohammad Irfan Ali & Antara Mitra
7 "Ajab Gazabb Love" 3:14 Mika Singh Composed by Sachin - Jigar

Critical reception[edit]

Professional reviews
Review Scores
Source Rating
koimoi 2/5 stars
DNA India 1.5/5 stars
The Times of India 2.5/5 stars
Bollywood Hungama 3/5 stars
Rediff 2/5 stars

Ajab Gazabb Love received average to negative reviews from film critics upon its release. Madhureeta Mukherjee of Times of India gave it 2.5/5 stars. "This film is all about a bunch of people going bananas, yet, it doesn't leave you in splits. But if you care for a few giggles, go watch it.!!!" said ToI.[3] Rediff Movies said "Ajab Gazabb Love is reminiscent of the bad films of the bad 1990s" and gave it 2 stars.[4] Nayandeep of Koimoi gave it 2 stars "There is nothing ‘ajab’ or ‘gazabb’ about this extremely ordinary rom-com." wrote Nayandeep.[5] Social Movie Rating site MOZVO gave it a rating of 2.3 putting it in 'Below Average' category.[6] Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama gave it 3 stars.[7] Kanika Sikka of DNA gave it 1.5 stars.[8]

Box Office[edit]

Ajab Gazabb Love had collected INR67.6 million (US$1.1 million) in its first week.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajab Gazabb Love First Look". Independent Bollywood. Retrieved 2 September 2012. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Jackky Bhagnani to star in Seema Tapakai remake". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 17 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ajab Gazabb Love". Times of India. Retrieved 2012-12-03. 
  4. ^ "Review: Ajab Gazabb Love is outdated". Rediff. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Ajab Gazabb Love Review". koimoi.com. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "Ajab Gazabb Love Review". MOZVO. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  7. ^ "Ajab Gazabb Love". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Review: Ajab Gazabb Love tries too hard to be funny". DNA India. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  9. ^ "Ajab Gazabb Love Week One Territorial Breakdown". boxofficeindia. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 

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