Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byKaran Johar
Produced byHiroo Yash Johar
Karan Johar
Apoorva Mehta
Written byStory and Screenplay:
Karan Johar
Dialogues:
Karan Johar
Niranjan Iyengar
StarringRanbir Kapoor
Anushka Sharma
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Fawad Khan
Music byPritam
CinematographyAnil Mehta
Edited byManik Dawar
Production
company
Distributed byFox Star Studios
Release date
  • 28 October 2016 (2016-10-28)
Running time
157 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
Budget100 crores[1][2]
Box officeest. 237.56 crores[3]

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (transl. O heart, it is difficult) is a 2016 Indian Hindi-language musical romantic drama film directed, produced and written by Karan Johar. The music is composed by Pritam with lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya.[4] It stars Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Fawad Khan with special appearances by Shah Rukh Khan, Lisa Haydon, Imran Ali Abbas and released worldwide on 28 October 2016.[1]

The film's soundtrack won four Filmfare Awards in January 2017. It went on to gross 2.23 billion (US$31 million) worldwide, becoming a commercial success.[2][3]

Plot[edit]

The film begins with the interview of Ayan Sanger, a singer who has newly acquired fame with his non-filmy songs. He tells the story of his experience of love in a flashback. A few years ago, in London, a chance meeting in a disco between Ayan, thento a comedy. They get to know about each other and become friends. Later, when they discover their respective partners are cheating on them, they break up with their lovers: Ayan with Lisa D'Souza and Alizeh with "Dr." Faisal Khan and the two go to Paris to spend a week together. While Ayan falls in love with Alizeh but does not tell her while she considers him to be only a "friend". One day, Alizeh stumbles upon DJ Ali, her ex-boyfriend/lover, who wants to reconcile. Partially confused, but still in love with him, Alizeh decides to go with DJ Ali, and so unintentionally stops hanging out with Ayan and they cease communication.

A few days later, Alizeh calls and invites Ayan to her wedding with DJ Ali Khan in Lucknow. Ayan is shaken on hearing this but reluctantly agrees to the invitation. At the wedding, he tells Alizeh he loves her but she rejects his feelings causing Ayan to leave the ceremony heartbroken. At the airport to board a flight to Dubai, he meets Saba Taliyar Khan, a poet, who is leaving for Vienna. She consoles Ayan and gives him a book with her poetry and number on it. Ayan reads that poetry and is moved by it. He calls her after three months stating that he is in Vienna and wants to meet her. The two meet and start dating. He learns that Saba is divorced and has no place for love in her heart. Later, he also meets Saba's ex-husband, Tahir Taliyar Khan in a fine arts gallery, who tells him that one-sided love is not a weakness but empowering. As it isn't shared and you don't even need the presence of the person you're in a one sided love with for you love keep loving them. Ayan, being inspired by his words who had blocked Alizeh from contacting him in all ways, finally calls and reconnects with her. Alizeh feels really happy and tells him that she missed their friendship. He begins to send pictures of Saba to her to try and induce jealousy while Alizeh tells him about her happy life with Ali and assumes that he has moved on.

After a few days, Alizeh informs Ayan that she's coming to Vienna and wants to meet him. Ayan invites her for dinner with Saba to provoke Alizeh and make her feel jealous which Saba notices. Before she leaves Ayan confronts her that she has no feelings and is heartless. Saba hugs Ayan one last time and tells him that she really started loving him and that before it gets more intense,they should part their ways. She fears that she will get hurt realizing that she will never get the love she saw in Ayan's eyes for Alizeh. Their relationship ends and Ayan leaves.

Ayan continues to harbor love for Alizeh and becomes a famous singer with his channel. He meets Ali one day and realizes that Ali and Alizeh are no longer together. Ali tells Ayan that even though Alizeh loved him, she wasn't able to get the love she think she deserved. Ayan, concerned, goes to Alizeh's favorite spot and waits for two days, there hoping that she'll arrive. Alizeh meets him there and tells Ayan that she is diagnosed with cancer stage IV and will not live much longer. Ayan is heartbroken but they try to make the best of their time together. Ayan tries to make Alizeh love him, to no avail. This leads to a fight between the two, and Alizeh decides to leave Ayan as he cannot understand that she can't fake her feelings for ayan just to make him feel happy. Next morning Ayan tries to search for Alizeh, apparently reaching the airport and thus fulfilling her last wish also before death. Eventually, Ayan makes peace with the fact that he and Alizeh can at least be friends and nothing more. Alizeh dies soon. The screen blacks out and comes back to the present where Ayan, still a popular singer, is giving an interview based on the love of his life. Ayan sings the song "Channa Mereya", which is inspired by his one-sided love story, and finishes the interview.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Cameo appearances[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

"...it is not a conventional love story or love triangle. It's a film that dwells deeply on relationships, heartbreaks and how love completes you, defines you and yet leaves you wanting for more. I have never had, in my entire career, a film that has come to me so fast, so organically and so from within."

Karan Johar speaking about the film in an interview with The Times of India[5]

The film was first announced in November 2014. At the time, writer-director Karan Johar, who had previously helmed Student of the Year, said that for the past year and a half, he had been developing a story that he needed to work on for several months. However, while he was in New York, the idea for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (named after a song from the 1956 film C.I.D. starring Dev Anand) came to him and he wrote the screenplay in 30 days. When he came back to India, he spoke to the three lead actors and they all signed on immediately. Johar stated that he was motivated to cast Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma in the film after getting to know them by acting with them in Anurag Kashyap's Bombay Velvet (2015), which marked Johar's leading screen debut. He added that he was excited to cast Aishwarya Rai Bachchan after several unsuccessful attempts to cast her in his previous films like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001), and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006).[5]

Actor Fawad Khan was cast to play a role of a DJ, described as "not exactly a cameo as it becomes a backbone for a certain conflict of a character" in the film.[6] Lisa Haydon has also confirmed that she will appear in the film.[7] In September 2016 at the Toronto International Film Festival, Johar confirmed that Shah Rukh Khan had also filmed a scene for the movie.[8]

On 6 February at the India Conference at Harvard, Johar revealed that in the film Ranbir Kapoor plays the character of a Hindu boy named Ayan and Anushka Sharma plays a Muslim girl named Alizeh.[9] The two leading female characters were originally supposed to be Pakistani women in the film. However, Johar decided to change the female characters to Indian Muslims to avoid further trouble after the film ran into controversy over the casting of Fawad Khan, a Pakistani national.[10]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography began in September 2015 with Kapoor and Sharma in London. At the end of September, the team filmed some portions in Paris.[11] In October, they began shooting in various locations in Austria, including the city of Vienna. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan joined the crew in Vienna in mid-October after the release of her film Jazbaa.[12] In March 2016, Kapoor, Sharma, and Khan were seen filming in Mandawa, Rajasthan.[13] In July 2016, Johar tweeted a photo of Kapoor and Sharma on set in Mumbai for the last schedule.[14]

Release[edit]

Screening issue[edit]

On 8 October 2016, Indian political party, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), proclaimed that they would not allow the release of the film, following nationwide protests surrounding the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir on 18 September 2016 and the decision by Cinema Owners Exhibitors Association of India preventing the release of films with Pakistani actors in four states – Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, and Goa. Citing the casting of Pakistani actor Fawad Khan in the film, the MNS warned theater owners around the country to not screen the film, threatening them with vandalism. Announcing that security will be tightened at theaters along with sufficient police protection, Maharashtra chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, commented on the issue, saying, "Anyone found taking the law into their hands will be dealt with firmly." He also informed that 12 MNS members were sent to judicial custody after they barged into a Mumbai theater and held a protest on 19 October 2016.[15]

Commenting on the ruckus behind his film's release, Johar released a video stating that the circumstances in which the film was shot in 2015 were completely different. "Going forward, I would like to say that of course, I will not engage with talent from the neighbouring country, given the circumstance. But with that same energy, I beseech you to know one thing – that over 300 people in my Indian crew have put their blood, sweat, and tears into making my film, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. I don't think it's fair for them to face any kind of turbulence on account of other fellow Indians," he further added in a video statement. He was heavily criticized by news and social media for buckling under pressure.[16] However, people from the film fraternity like Mukesh Bhatt and Shyam Benegal supported Johar and his film, and requested the people to consider the film and its release without giving importance to the actors' nationalities.

On 20 October 2016, Mukesh Bhatt said that his discussion with Union home minister, Rajnath Singh, had been consequential, and affirmed that the film will be screened throughout the country without any violence. However, he promised that he would not make any more films with Pakistani actors.[17]

Box office[edit]

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil was made on a total budget of over 100 crore ($15 million), including marketing and distribution costs. Prior to its release, the film had already recouped 75 crore ($11.2 million) from music, satellite and digital rights, so it needed to recover only 25 crore ($3.7 million) from the domestic box office. Worldwide, the film earned ₹90.84 crore ($13.6 million) on its opening weekend,[18] while ComScore reported an estimated $12.8 million from 14 markets.[19] As of November, it has made $21.3 million worldwide.[20]

In India, its domestic market, the film had to compete with Shivaay which was released on the same day during the lucrative Diwali weekend.[21] On its opening day the film made 13.30 crore, the third biggest for both Kapoor and Sharma,[22] and the sixth biggest for a Bollywood film of the year.[23] Through its opening weekend, it scored a debut of 35.60 crore ($5.3 million) net in its three days on 3,200 screens, equating to a gross 49.84 crore ($7.65 million), the ninth-biggest debut of the year[24] and the best ever debut for Johar, beating My Name is Khan's ₹315.0 million ($4.7 million).[25] On Monday, it saw a hike in ticket sales, earning 17.75 crore ($2.65 million) due to the holiday season.[26] In its first full week, the film earned ₹801.9 million ($12 million) in India alone and $20.2 million worldwide.[27] The film continued to dominate the box office in its second weekend, earning $3.2 million from 2,000 screens (−1,200 screens).[28] In just 10 days, the film earned 97.17 crore ($14.6 million) net and has become the sixth highest-grossing Bollywood film in the country. Moreover, the film now ranks as the highest-earner for Aishwarya, beating Dhoom 2's 82.30 crore ($12.3 million) in 2006; the fourth biggest for Anushka as well as for Ranbir.[28]

In the United Kingdom, it recorded the biggest Bollywood opening of the year with ₹4.88 crore ($772,891), debuting at eighth place at the U.K. box office.[19] However, this is inclusive of previews. Including previews, Sultan would be the clear winner with a $1.3 million debut in July. But excluding previews, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is ahead of the former.[29] In the United States and Canada, the film received a limited release across 302 theaters and grossed 14 crore ($2.13 million) in its opening weekend finishing in tenth place.[30]

By the end of its theatrical run, the film grossed 160.69 crore in India and 237.56 crore worldwide.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 53% score based on 14 critic reviews, with an average rating of 5.4/10.[31] On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating, the film has a score of 40 out of 100, based on four critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[32]

Bollywood Hungama gave 4/5 ratings and commented, "a contemporary and a progressive take on relationships from the master story teller Karan Johar".[33]

Raja Sen and Sukanya Verma of Rediff.com respectively rated 4/5 and 3.5/5 and said, "Thank you, Karan Johar for this film feels like a sob. Johar has improved massively as a storyteller, this film is more polished and assured than anything he's done before."[34] and, "As evident by his body of work, Karan Johar has a sweet spot for this attribute, in the splendidly romantic and richly satisfying ADHM."[35]

Nihit Bhave of The Times of India rated 3.5/5 and said, "a beautiful-looking film that isn't bereft of logic".[36]

Rajeev Masand of News 18 gave the film 3.5 out of 5 stars and said, "Despite the occasionally mawkish undertones and the blatant attempt at emotional manipulation in its final act, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil gives you a hero that makes you care. I suspect you’ll be a slobbering mess at the end of the film, a puddle of tears when the lights come back on. Johar knows how to do that. It's a skill that's stayed with him even if his grammar has changed."[37]

Subhash K. Jha of Deccan Chronicle rated 2.5/5 and said, "ADHM is one good looking film with actors who epitomise human beauty."[38] Sweta Kaushal of Hindustan Times rated 2.5/5, saying "ADHM offers little in terms of story and fails to get the audience empathise or feel for the characters and events in the movie."[39]

Shubhra Gupta of The Indian Express rated 2/5 and said, "Johar is unable to go the extra mile, hope that Johar will come up with something newer and sharper the next time around."[40] Mike McCahill of The Guardian rated 2/5 and said, "Despite controversy over the casting, Karan Johar's romance, has a failure of nerve about Hindu-Muslim relations."[41]

The Hindu commented, "ADHM is the latest in the brand of cinema that isn't so much as plot driven as it is focused on characters, relationships, and interactions."[42]

Reuters commented, "ADHM has neither gravitas nor the charm to be worth remembering."[43]

Soundtrack[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Result Ref(s)
Filmfare Awards 14 January 2017 Best Film Hiroo Yash Johar, Karan Johar Nominated [44][45]
Best Director Karan Johar Nominated
Best Actor Ranbir Kapoor Nominated
Best Actress Anushka Sharma Nominated
Best Music Director Pritam Won
Best Lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya for "Channa Mereya" Won
Best Playback Singer – Male Arijit Singh for "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" Won
RD Burman Award for New Music Talent Amit Mishra for "Bulleya" Won
Best Playback Singer – Female Jonita Gandhi for "The Breakup Song" Nominated
Screen Awards 4 December 2016 Best Actor Ranbir Kapoor Nominated [46]
Best Actress Anushka Sharma Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Nominated
Best Music Director Pritam Won
Best Male Playback Amit Mishra for "Bulleya" Won
Best Lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya for "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" Won
Stardust Awards 20 December 2016 Best Film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Nominated [47][48]
Best Director Karan Johar Won
Best Actor Ranbir Kapoor Nominated
Best Actress Anushka Sharma (also for Sultan) Won
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Nominated
Best Costume Design Manish Malhotra, Anaita Shroff Adajania and Samidha Wangnoo Nominated
Best Music Album Sony Music India Won
Best Music Director Pritam Won
Best Lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya for "Channa Mereya" Won
Amitabh Bhattacharya for "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" Nominated
Best Playback Singer (Male) Arijit Singh for "Channa Mereya" Won
Arijit Singh for "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" Nominated
Best Playback Singer (Female) Jonita Gandhi for "The Breakup Song" Nominated
Mirchi Music Awards 18 February 2017 Song of the Year "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" Nominated [49][50]
"Bulleya" Nominated
"Channa Mereya" Won
"Channa Mereya (Unplugged)" Nominated
Album of the Year Pritam and Amitabh Bhattacharya Won
Male Vocalist of the Year Amit Mishra for "Bulleya" Nominated
Arijit Singh for "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" Won
Arijit Singh for "Channa Mereya" Nominated
Female Vocalist of the Year Jonita Gandhi for ""The Breakup Song"" Nominated
Shilpa Rao for "Bulleya" Nominated
Music Composer of the Year Pritam for "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" Won
Pritam for "Bulleya" Nominated
Pritam for "Channa Mereya" Nominated
Lyricist of the Year Amitabh Bhattacharya for "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" Nominated
Amitabh Bhattacharya for "Bulleya" Nominated
Amitabh Bhattacharya for "Channa Mereya" Won
Best Song Engineer (Recording & Mixing) Shadab Rayeen, Sunny M.R. & Ashwin Kulkarni for "Bulleya" Nominated
Best Background Score Pritam Nominated

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