Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Anurag Kashyap|
Aanand L. Rai|
|Written by||Kanika Dhillon|
|Music by||Amit Trivedi|
|Edited by||Aarti Bajaj|
|Distributed by||Eros International|
|Box office||₹23.98 crore|
Manmarziyaan (transl. The heart's wish; Hindi pronunciation: [mənməɾzɪjaːn]), released internationally as Husband Material, is an Indian Hindi-language romantic comedy-drama film directed by Anurag Kashyap and written by Kanika Dhillon. Starring Abhishek Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu and Vicky Kaushal, the film is jointly produced by Phantom Films and Aanand L. Rai's Colour Yellow Productions. Manmarziyaan began filming in February 2018. It is a love story set in Punjab, India. Principal photography wrapped up in April 2018. It premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival and was released in India on 14 September 2018 to positive reviews from critics and audience alike. A trailer was released on 9 August 2018.
Rumi (Taapsee Pannu) a free-spirited, vivacious young woman and Vicky (Vicky Kaushal), a young man waiting for his music break are in love and they can’t stay out of the bedroom. When they’re caught blue-handed by Rumi’s family, pressure builds up to get married. But Vicky has cold feet and keeps avoiding Rumi's request to bring his parents over and reject her hand in marriage. Eventually, she gives up on him and agrees to an arranged marriage which later becomes love marriage. That's when Robbie (Abhishek Bachchan), a banker, enters the proverbial love triangle.
- Abhishek Bachchan as Robbie Bhatia
- Vicky Kaushal as Vicky Sandhu
- Taapsee Pannu as Rumi Bagga
- Ashnoor Kaur as Kiran
- Saurabh Sachdeva as Kakaji
- Vikram Kochhar as Robbie's brother
- Arun Bali as Rumi's Grandfather
- Neelu Kohli as Robbie's Mother
- Swairaj Sandhu as Robbie's Father
- Sukhmani Sadana as Lovely Singh
- Rajinder Singh as Lawyer Bhalla
- Jasmine Bajwa as Keerat wali Mausi
- Arshpreet Singh as Babloo PressWala
- Abdul Quadir Amin as Samar
In November 2016, it was announced that Anurag Kashyap will be directing Manmarziyaan, produced by Aanand L. Rai. It was supposed to be directed by Sameer Sharma, who had shot some portions of the film, but Rai was not happy with the rough cut and stopped the shooting. He then approached Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari to direct it, but she could not do it because of her "prior commitments". Initially, it was reported by the media that Dulquer Salmaan, Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar were cast in the film, but they dropped out of the film. Abhishek Bachchan was then brought in as a replacement for Dulquer Salmaan. Pannu's character in the film is a sports shop owner who has learnt hockey from her parents. In December 2017, it was announced that Abhishek Bachchan will be a part of the film. The main cast also features Masaan star, Vicky Kaushal, who plays an aspiring DJ and is unable to commit to his love. The film has been shot in Punjab, while some portions in Delhi and Kashmir..
Manmarziyaan had a fair weekend at the Box Office as it managed to accumulate Rs. 14 crore. The film saw further jump in collections on Sunday as a result of which Rs. 5.70 crore more came in. Had the collections been closer to the Rs. 20 crore mark, it would have been even better, more so since there was good effort from Anurag Kashyap, Aanand L. Rai and Eros when it came to taking the film to the audiences.
|Soundtrack album by Amit Trivedi|
|Released||13 September 2018|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Amit Trivedi chronology|
The soundtrack of the film has been composed by Amit Trivedi while the lyrics are written by Shellee except where noted. The first song "F for Fyaar" was released on 10 August 2018.The second song "Daryaa" was released on 11 August 2018.The third song "Grey Walaa Shade" was released on 12 August 2018.The fourth song "Dhyaanchand" was released on 13 August 2018.The fifth song "Chonch Ladhiyaan" was released on 14 August 2018.The sixth song "Hallaa" was released on 15 August 2018.The seventh song "Sacchi Mohabbat" was released on 16 August 2018.The eighth song "Jaisi Teri Marzi" was released on 17 August 2018.The nineth song "Bijlee Giregi" was released on 18 August 2018.The tenth song "Kundali" was released on 23 August 2018.
|1.||"F for Fyaar" (Rap lyrics: Sikander Kahlon)||Vicky Kaushal, Mast Ali, Rap by: Sikander Kahlon||3:52|
|2.||"Daryaa"||Ammy Virk, Shahid Mallya||4:21|
|3.||"Grey Walaa Shade"||Harshdeep Kaur, Jazim Sharma||4:43|
|4.||"Dhyaanchand"||Vijay Yamla, Nikhita Gandhi, Amit Trivedi, Suhas Sawant||4:10|
|5.||"Chonch Ladhiyaan"||Harshdeep Kaur, Jazim Sharma||4:55|
|6.||"Hallaa"||Jyoti Nooran, Romi||4:49|
|7.||"Sacchi Mohabbat"||Shahid Mallya, Jonita Gandhi||4:15|
|8.||"Jaisi Teri Marzi"||Harshdeep Kaur, Bhanu Pratap Singh||3:50|
|9.||"Bijlee Giregi"||Devender Pal Singh, Babu Haabi, Sikander Kahlon, Vaishali Sardana||3:41|
|10.||"Kundali"||Meenal Jain, Yashita Sharma, Yashika Sikka, Rani Kaur, Anita Gandharva, Meghna Mishra Vaishnavi Mishra||3:47|
|11.||"Daryaa" (Unplugged)||Deveshi Sahgal||3:29|
|12.||"Jala Di"||Romy, Jatinder Singh||3:49|
|13.||"Fyaar Pe Duniya"||Alamgir Khan||2:43|
|14.||"Sherni" (Lyrics by: Prabh Deep)||Prabh Deep||1:30|
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