Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai
|Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai|
DVD cover of Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai
|Directed by||Sanjay Gadhvi|
|Produced by||Yash Chopra
|Written by||Mayur Puri (dialogue)|
|Screenplay by||Aditya Chopra
|Narrated by||Saurabh Shukla|
|Edited by||V.V. Karnik
|Distributed by||Yash Raj Films|
|7 June 2002|
Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (Hindi: मेरे यार की शादी है, English: It's My Friend's Wedding) is a 2002 Indian Bollywood film directed by Sanjay Gadhvi and produced by Yash Chopra and Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films. The film starred Uday Chopra, Jimmy Shergill, Bipasha Basu and Tulip Joshi. The film was said to be partly inspired by My Best Friend's Wedding (1997). The director Gadhvi, however, claims that he mainly drew from earlier Hindi films and that My Best Friend's Wedding only provided less than 1% of the inspiration for his film.It was declared a "semi-hit" by Box Office India.
Sanjay Malhotra (Uday Chopra) lives in Mumbai with his friend Ria (Bipasha Basu). He receives a phone call from his childhood friend Anjali Sharma (Tulip Joshi) who shocks him with the news that she is getting married. Unfortunately Sanjay has loved Anjali for years. Jealous and frustrated Sanjay makes his way to Anjali with an intention to stop her marriage.
Sanjay goes to Anjali's home and soon meets her groom- Rohit Khanna (Jimmy Shergill). Sanjay then begins to scheme. He organises a bachelor party for Rohit and all the men in the family. Rohit ends up completely drunk. He picks up on the fact that Sanjay is out to stop his marriage and vows to make sure that Sanjay fails in this. Sanjay and Ria try to make Anjali jealous to make her understand she loves him. Later Ria tells Anjali that she and sanjay were never lovers. Then Anjali tells them that she loves Sanjay. Rohit is heartbroken when he comes to know of this. Rohit tells Anjali's mom that she and her daughter, Anjali always wanted Sanjay to marry Anjali from deep within their heart. On Knowing his absence in her wedding, Anjali leaves to meet Sanjay in her bridal dress. She asks him why did he left . Sanjay expresses his love for her saying that he can't see her marrying anyone else. Finally both express their love for each other. Even though Rohit fails in his challenge, he is happy for their love. Sanjay and Anjali get married,Rohit and Ria sing and dance in their best friend's wedding.
- Uday Chopra ... Sanjay (Sanju)
- Tulip Joshi ... Anjali Sharma (Anju)
- Jimmy Shergill ... Rohit
- Bipasha Basu ... Ria
- Dina Pathak ... Dadi
- Deven Verma ... Hari Taya
- Tanaaz Irani ... Anu
- Saurabh Shukla ... Anjali's Mama
- Parikshit Sahani ... Rohit's Dad
- Bindu ... Kapila Tai
- Shamita Shetty ... Dancer (Special appearance in song Sharara)
- Alok Nath ... Anjali's Dad
- Neena Kulkarni ... Anjali's Mom
The film was first offered to Amisha Patel who was a superstar at the time, but the actress refuse to do the film because she felt there is no meaning to act with flop actors in her beginning career. And then replaced by newcomer Tulip Joshi. Upset with Amisha's statement, actor Uday Chopra told in an interview that he will never work with this actress and not even Yash Raj Banner will sign her.
|1||Ek Ladki||Udit Narayan & Alka Yagnik||Uday Chopra & Tulip Joshi||05:37|
|2||Humne Suna Hai||Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Sudesh Bhonsle & Jaspinder Narula||Uday Chopra & Tulip Joshi||05:01|
|3||Sharara||Sonu Nigam & Asha Bhosle||Jimmy Shergill & Shamita Shetty||04:56|
|4||Jaage Jaage||Sonu Nigam, Alka Yagnik & Udit Narayan||Uday Chopra, Tulip Joshi & Jimmy Shergill||05:38|
|5||Hum Dono Jaise Kaun Yahan||KK & Sunidhi Chauhan||Uday Chopra, Jimmy Shergill, Tulip Joshi & Bipasha Basu||05:41|
|6||Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai||Udit Narayan, Sonu Nigam & Alka Yagnik||Uday Chopra, Jimmy Shergill & Tulip Joshi||05:41|
- K. Jha, Subhash (10 June 2002). "Mere Yaar... is all about frothy fun at weddings". The Times of India. Retrieved 2009-11-21.
- Bootie Cosgrove-Mather (4 June 2003). "Is Bollywood A Hollywood Clone? India's Bollywood Denies Stealing Shots, Plots, Dialogue". CBS News. Retrieved 2009-05-31.