Meri Pyaari Bindu

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Meri Pyaari Bindu
Meri Pyaari Bindu.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Akshay Roy
Produced by Aditya Chopra
Maneesh Sharma
Written by Suprotim Sengupta
Screenplay by Suprotim Sengupta
Dialogues:
Suprotim Sengupta
Soumik Sen
Story by Suprotim Sengupta
Starring Parineeti Chopra
Ayushmann Khurrana
Music by Sachin–Jigar
Cinematography Tushar Kanti Ray
Edited by Shweta Venkat Mathew
Production
company
Distributed by Yash Raj Films
Release date
  • 12 May 2017 (2017-05-12)
Running time
119 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget 22 crore[1]
Box office 17.79crore[1]

Meri Pyaari Bindu (English: My Lovely Bindu) is an Indian Hindi romantic drama film, written by Suprotim Sengupta and directed by Akshay Roy. It features Parineeti Chopra and Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead roles.

The principal photography of the film began in Kolkata in May 2016 and was wrapped in October 2016. The film was released on 12 May 2017.

Plot[edit]

Abhimanyu Roy (Ayushmann Khurrana) and Bindu Shankarnarayanan (Parineeti Chopra) are best friends since childhood. Abhimanyu has always been in love with Bindu much to his mother's dismay. He never conveys his real feelings to Bindu and is happy being just friends with her. One day, Bindu's mother (June Malia) dies in an accident. Heartbroken Bindu blames her father as he was driving the car while drunk. Her growing resentment towards her father forces her to leave college and go to Melbourne. Meanwhile Abhimanyu graduates from his college and goes to Bangalore to study Master of Business Administration. After a few years, Abhi goes to Goa, where he meets Bindu. Bindu tells him that she is engaged. Heartbroken Abhimanyu now goes to Mumbai and starts working in a bank. Bindu calls him to a restaurant and tells him that she did not marry that man as he fled. Abhimanyu tries to reconcile their friendship and goes out of his way to tend to Bindu's needs. He even leaves his girlfriend. Bindu now starts working as a dubbing artist and both fall in love with each other. Bindu's dream comes true as she gets a chance to become a singer. Bindu's album is released and upon its release the album is not received well. Bindu is devastated and their relationship is strained because of her failure. Abhimanyu proposes Bindu for marriage, but Bindu leaves him and goes to Bangalore. Now Abhimanyu becomes a writer who writes erotic horror novels, his first novel becomes a hit. But the manager forces him to write novels quickly. Thus he takes a break and moves to his house in Kolkata. A birthday party is organised and Bindu comes to Kolkata as well. Bindu is now married to someone else and has a daughter as well. Both of them visit the place where they used to go to since they were children and start remembering their past memories. The film ends as Abhimanyu and Bindu dance together at a birthday party.

Cast[edit]

Box office[edit]

The film had a total gross of 177.9 million (US$2.7 million).[1]

Soundtrack[edit]

Meri Pyaari Bindu
Soundtrack album by Sachin-Jigar
Released 20 April 2017
Recorded 2016–2017
Genre Feature Film Soundtrack
Length 27:03
Language Hindi
Label YRF Music

The film soundtrack of Meri Pyaari Bindu is composed by Sachin–Jigar with lyrics by Kausar Munir and Priya Saraiya. The songs in the film has been sung by Arijit Singh, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonu Nigam, Parineeti Chopra, Clinton Cerejo, Dominique Cerejo, Monali Thakur, Nakash Aziz, Sanah Moidutty, Jigar Saraiya and Jonita Gandhi. Chopra recorded her first song "Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin" for the film. The full soundtrack, which consists of a total of 7 songs was released on 20 April 2017.

All music composed by Sachin-Jigar.

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin"Kausar MunirParineeti Chopra4:25
2."Haareya"Priya SaraiyaArijit Singh3:35
3."Ye Jawaani Teri"Kausar MunirNakash Aziz, Jonita Gandhi3:15
4."Iss Tarah"Kausar MunirClinton Cerejo, Dominique Cerejo3:03
5."Khol De Baahein"Kausar Munir, Rana MazumderMonali Thakur3:09
6."Afeemi"Kausar MunirJigar Saraiya, Sanah Moidutty4:09
7."Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin" (Duet)Kausar MunirSonu Nigam, Parineeti Chopra5:27
Total length:27:03

Reception[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 33% based on 6 reviews, and an average rating of 5.1/10.[3]

Accolades[edit]

Award Ceremony Category Recipient Result Ref.(s)
10th Mirchi Music Awards Song of The Year "Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin" Nominated [4]
Music Composer of The Year Sachin-Jigar - "Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin (Duet)"
Lyricist of The Year Kausar Munir - "Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin (Duet)"
Upcoming Female Vocalist of The Year Parineeti Chopra - "Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin"
Best Song Producer (Programming & Arranging) Sachin-Jigar - "Haareya"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Meri Pyaari Bindu". Box Office India. Retrieved 6 July 2017. 
  2. ^ Bollywood Hungama News Network (12 May 2017). "Meri Pyaari Bindu". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 30 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "Meri Pyaari Bindu (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved March 19, 2018. 
  4. ^ "Nominations - Mirchi Music Awards 2017". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-13. 

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