Love per Square Foot

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Love Per Square Foot
Love Per Square Foot.png
Poster
Directed byAnand Tiwari
Produced byRonnie Screwvala
Written byAnand Tiwari
Sumeet Vyas
StarringVicky Kaushal
Angira Dhar
Alankrita Sahai
Ratna Pathak Shah
Supriya Pathak
Music bySohail Sen
Anand Bajpai
CinematographyAvinash Arun
Edited bySanyukta Kaza
Production
company
Release date
  • 14 February 2018 (2018-02-14)
Running time
133 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Love Per Square Foot is a 2018 Indian romantic comedy film produced by Ronnie Screwvala and directed by Anand Tiwari.[1] Starring Vicky Kaushal and Angira Dhar, the film tells the story of Baba and Rinaaz who try to find a house in Mumbai. Produced under his new banner RSVP by Screwvala, the film was released on 14 February 2018, on Netflix.[2][3] The film was screened at Beijing International Film Festival 2019.[4]

Plot[edit]

The film revolves around Sanjay Chaturvedi (Vicky Kaushal), an IT engineer and Karina D'souza (Angira Dhar).They both work in the same bank and dream of having their own home but are held back because of problems in their personal lives. Sanjay's boss, Rashi Khurana(Alankrita Sahai) is having an extra-marital affair with him, but refuses to leave her husband, Kashin (Arunoday Singh), while Karina is bethrothed to Samuel (Kunaal Roy Kapur) and constantly held back from her dream of owning a home, by her mother Blossom (Ratna Pathak Shah). Everything changes when Sanjay finds out about a joint housing scheme, and asks Karina to apply for the scheme with him. She agrees and the movie portrays various problems they have as they are trying to buy the apartment as an unmarried couple.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Love Per Square Foot
Soundtrack album
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length27:34
LabelZee Music Company

Most of the songs have been produced and composed by Sohail Sen.[5]

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Yatri Kripaya Dhyaan De" Abhishek Dhusia, Sahir Nawab, Sumeet Suvarna3:21
2."Chicken Dance"Anand TiwariBenny Dayal, Shivangi Bhayana4:01
3."Ishq Mein Bajti Hai Ghanti"Gopal DattUdit Narayan2:42
4."Aashiyana"Abhiruchi ChandAltamash Faridi, Tarannum Malik4:30
5."Maqbool Hai"JamilAltamas Faridi5:10
6."Raaz Apne Dil Ke (Indian)"Gopal DattRekha Bhardwaj4:09
7."Raaz Apne Dil Ke (Western)"Gopal DattRekha Bhardwaj3:41
Total length:27:34

Reception[edit]

Rohit Vats of Hindustan Times called the film "youthful, urbane and lovable".[6] Ektaa Malik of The Indian Express wrote: "The film has its heart in the right place and would have worked better had it been about twenty minutes shorter."[7] Kriti Tulsiani called it "easily one of the most likable films so far" but criticised its excessive length.[8] Swetha Ramakrishnan of Firstpost called it an "earnest, well-shot, well-written" film, but felt the songs were "needless".[9] The film was showcased at Beijing International Film Festival 2019, under "the Belt and Road".[4][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Love Per Square Foot producer Ronnie Screwvala: Digital platform an addition, not alternative to theaters". The Indian Express. 13 February 2018. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Love Per Square Foot producer Ronnie Screwvala reveals why he chose Netflix to release first film under new banner". Firstpost. 13 February 2018. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  3. ^ Bhavani, Divya Kala (13 February 2018). "Love Per Square Foot is a multigenerational love story' says producer Ronnie Screwvala". The Hindu. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Vicky Kaushal On Love Per Square Foot At Beijing International Film Festival". NDTV. 26 April 2019. Retrieved 18 May 2019.
  5. ^ "itunes soundtrack list".
  6. ^ Vats, Rohit (14 February 2018). "Love Per Square Foot movie review: This Valentine's special is youthful, urbane and lovable". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  7. ^ Malik, Ektaa (14 February 2018). "Love Per Square Foot review: The Vicky Kaushal starrer has its heart in the right place". The Indian Express. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  8. ^ Tulsiani, Kriti (15 February 2018). "Love Per Square Foot Review: Little Moments, Big Dreams Make This Mumbai Tale Come Alive". CNN-News18. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  9. ^ Ramakrishnan, Swetha (15 February 2018). "Love Per Square Foot review: This Netflix film feels like a breezy Bombay version of YRF's Band Baaja Baaraat". Firstpost. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  10. ^ IANS (26 April 2019). "Glad Indian films gaining audience in China: Vicky". Business Standard India. Retrieved 18 May 2019.

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