I, Me Aur Main

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I, Me Aur Main
I, Me Aur Main.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Kapil Sharma
Produced by Goldie Behl
Shrishti Behl Arya
Starring John Abraham
Prachi Desai
Chitrangada Singh
Music by Falak Shabir
Sachin-Jigar
Gourav Dasgupta
Raghav Sachar
Distributed by Reliance Entertainment
Release dates
  • 1 March 2013 (2013-03-01)
Country India
Language Hindi
Box office INR80 million (US$1.3 million)
[1]

I, Me aur Main (English: Me, Myself and I) is a Bollywood romance drama film directed by debut film director Kapil Sharma. It is a loose remake of the Soviet box office leader 1975 film Afonya by Georgiy Daneliya. The film features John Abraham, Prachi Desai and Chitrangada Singh in lead roles. It was released on 1 March 2013, the movie flopped on box office.[2][3]

Plot[edit]

Ishaan (John Abraham) a charismatic, good-looking music producer from Mumbai, lives a sheltered existence as the apple of his mother's (Zarina Wahab) eye, always protected by his elder sister Shivani (Mini Mathur). He stays at his girlfriend Anushka's (Chitrangda Singh) house and takes them all for granted. One day Anushka sends him out of her house due to his irresponsibilities about their marriage. His new neighbour Gauri (Prachi Desai) comes into his life and he begins to fall in love with Gauri. Ishaan is forced out of company and Gauri encourages him to start his own music company. While Ishaan is working on his music, Anushka is pregnant with his child but decides not to tell him due to him being irresponsible. Then Gauri gets a scholarship to Paris and Ishaan and Gauri decide to live there after his big launch. On the day of the launch, Anushka starts having contractions and Ishaan realizing his responsibilities, takes Anushka to the hospital where they have a baby girl. Gauri leaves for Paris understanding what is happening. 8 months later, Ishaan and his baby girl Diya are talking to Gauri who is returning soon, While Anushska is happily married to another guy.

Cast[edit]

Release[edit]

The film was earlier expected to release in December 2012, however was pushed to March 2013.[6] The theatrical trailer was released on 28 January 2013.[4][5]

Critical reception[edit]

The film received mixed reviews from critics. Alisha Coelho of in.com gave the film 3.5 stars out of 5 and said that the movie was "proof that a movie with John Abraham as the lead can be your time and money's worth and that Bollywood can (if it tried) make love stories that don't defy common sense and good taste."[7] Nishi Tiwari for Rediff.com has given the film 2/5 stars and says I, Me Aur Main has its moments but falters badly with its plot.[8]

Box office[edit]

I, Me, Aur Main opened to poor collections, the film had little growth on the weekend, but the collections were still low and was eventually declared a flop.

Soundtrack[edit]

I, Me Aur Main
Soundtrack album by Sachin - Jigar
Released 1 March 2013
Genre Film soundtrack
Label Sony Music
Producer Reliance Entertainment
Sachin - Jigar chronology
Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story
(2013)
I, Me Aur Main
(2013)
Go Goa Gone
(2012)

One song from Sridevi starrrer 1989 Bollywood Comedy film ChaalBaaz Na Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai was re-created in the film. The album consists of 7 tracks which have been composed by 4 different musicians - Sachin - Jigar, Gourov Dasgupta, Pakistani artist: Falak Shabir & Raghav Sachar. Musicperk.com rated the album 7.5/10 quoting "Saajna, Naa Jaane, Darbadar (written by Mayur Puri) , Meri Jaaniye are the picks of the album".[9][unreliable source?] the track "Capuchino" was a rip-off from the original song 'I'm shippin off to Boston' and the track "Na Jaane" is a rip-off of "Part-Time Lover" a 1985 single by Stevie Wonder, from his album In Square Circle.

Tracklist[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Na Jaane"     Neeraj Shridhar, Anushka Manchanda 3:11
2. "Saajna"     Falak Shabir 4:42
3. "Saajna (Unplugged)"     Falak Shabir 5:01
4. "Capuchino"     Abhishek Nehwal 3:08
5. "Darbadar"   Mayur Puri Monali Thakur. Backing vocals: Divya Kumar, Harshit Chouhan, Altamash, Shaadab 3:26
6. "Nasha Nasha"     Neha Bhasin 3:44
7. "Meri Jaaniye"     Shaan, Monali Thakur 4:42

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/box-office/top-grossers=
  2. ^ http://www.showbizbites.com/i-me-aur-main-8th-day-box-office-collections-again-poor-business/
  3. ^ "Kapil Sharma to make his directorial debut". Times of India. 4 August 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "John with five beauties in 'I, Me Aur Main'". Mid-day. 4 August 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Reliance Entertainment to release I Me Aur Main". Indiantelevision.com. 8 August 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Dubbing of I Me Aur Main". Box Office India. November 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  7. ^ Alisha Coelho. "Review: I Me Aur Main is a pleasant surprise". in.com. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 3.5/5 stars
  8. ^ Nishi Tiwari. "Review: I Me Aur Main leaves a lot to be desired". Rediff.com. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 2/5 stars
  9. ^ http://www.musicperk.com/i-me-aur-main/

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