Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji

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Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji
DilTohBachchaHaiJi.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Madhur Bhandarkar
Produced by Madhur Bhandarkar
Kumar Mangat Pathak
Screenplay by Madhur Bhandarkar
Anil Pandey
Neeraj Udwani
Story by Madhur Bhandarkar
Anil Pandey
Neeraj Udwani
Starring Ajay Devgn
Emraan Hashmi
Omi Vaidya
Tisca Chopra
Shazahn Padamsee
Shruti Haasan
Shraddha Das
Music by Pritam
Cinematography Ravi Walia
Edited by Devendra Murdeshwar
Distributed by Bhandarkar Entertainment
Wide Frames Pictures
Baba Arts Limited Production
Release dates
  • 28 January 2011 (2011-01-28)
Running time 143 minutes[1]
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget INR220 million (US$3.6 million)
Box office INR310 million (US$5.0 million)[2]

Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji[3] (translation: The heart is but a child) is a 2011 Indian Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Madhur Bhandarkar, starring Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, Omi Vaidya, Shazahn Padamsee, Shruti Haasan and Shraddha Das in the lead roles. It is produced by Madhur Bhandarkar and Kumar Mangat under the banner of Bhandarkar Entertainment and Wide Frame Films. The film was released on 28 January 2011.[4][5]

Summary[edit]

The story revolves around the adventures of three childish men who are on the lookout for true love, will they succeed in finding their soul mates?

Plot[edit]

Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji around the story of three men. Naren Ahuja (Ajay Devgn) works as a bank manager and is seeking divorce from his wife, Madhvi (Rituparna Sengupta); Abhay Suri (Emraan Hashmi) is a playboy and gym trainer; and Milind Kelkar (Omi Vaidya) works in a matrimonial company and is in search for true love. Naren leaves his house and starts living in his parents' house. Abhay and Milind are thrown out of their rented apartments and end up as paying guests for Naren. Naren has a crush on June Pinto (Shazahn Padamsee), who works as an intern in his bank. Milind starts loving a radio jockey, Gungun Sarkar (Shraddha Das). Abhay falls for Anushka Narang (Tisca Chopra), a former Ms. India, who married a multi-millionaire and is interested in young men.

Naren and June start enjoying each other's company. Milind tries to impress Gungun, which annoys her, but she uses Milind for her own reasons. Abhay gets full attention from Anushka and they start having an affair. The three love stories blossom until Nikki Narang (Shruti Haasan), the stepdaughter of Anushka, enters the story. Abhay falls for Nikki and starts ignoring Anushka. He breaks up with Anushka and starts going out with Nikki. June's grandma invites Naren for dinner, and Gungun eventually falls in love with Milind. The next day, everything changes. Milind gets angry after getting a letter from Gungun that she's going to Chennai for a movie, Nikki breaks up with Abhay, and June's grandma invites Naren to get his opinion on June marrying Chris, her boyfriend. At the airport, the three friends decide to go to Goa for a change and vow never to fall for girls anymore. However, once in Goa, they find three new girls.

Cast[edit]

Rating[edit]

The film received an A (Adults only) rating by the Central Board of Film Certification when Bhandarkar refused to cut several scenes he felt were integral to the film.[6]

Reception[edit]

The film received positive response from critics upon release. At the box office, it grossed Rs.282.5 million in three weeks. The Indian theatrical rights was pre-sold at a reasonable price of 130 million. It collected around $250,000[vague] in the first weekend from all overseas circuits.[7]

Soundtrack[edit]

Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji
Soundtrack album by Pritam
Released 23 December 2010 (2010-12-23)
Genre Film soundtrack
Label T-Series
Producer Pritam

The music of the film is composed by Pritam. Lyrics are penned by Neelesh Misra, Kumaar, Sanjay Chhel and Sayeed Quadri.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Performer(s) Length
1. "Abhi Kuch Dino Se"   Neelesh Misra Mohit Chauhan 4:45
2. "Beshuba Beshuba Hai Yakeen"   Sayeed Quadri Kunal Ganjawala, Antara Mitra 4:30
3. "Jadugari"   Sanjay Chhel Kunal Ganjawala 4:56
4. "Tere Bin Main Dekhu Na"   Kumaar Sonu Nigam 5:17
5. "Tere Bin Main Dekhu Na – (Reprise)"   Kumaar Naresh Iyer 5:32
6. "Yeh Dil Hai Nakhrewala"   Neelesh Misra Shefali Alvares 4:33
7. "Yeh Dil Hai Nakhrewala – 1"   Neelesh Misra Antara Mitra 4:19
8. "Tere Bin Main Dekhu Na – (Remix)"   Kumaar Sonu Nigam 5:34

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dil To Baccha Hai Ji". DT Cinemas. Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  2. ^ "Box Office Earnings 18/02/10 – 24/02/11". Boxofficeindia.com. Archived from the original on 2 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
  3. ^ "Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji : Poster and First Look". Bollywood Hungama. 28 January 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-14. 
  4. ^ Now Bhandarkar set to direct a romcom – Hindustan Times
  5. ^ Bhandarkar installs cameras at work – Times of India
  6. ^ 'Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji' gets 'A' – The Times of India
  7. ^ "Boxofficeindia.com". Boxofficeindia.com. 2 February 2010. Retrieved 2012-07-14. 

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