Ok Jaanu

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Ok Jaanu
Ok Jaanu poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Shaad Ali
Produced by Mani Ratnam
Karan Johar
Apoorva Mehta
Hiroo Yash Johar
Written by Gulzar (Dialogues)
Screenplay by Mani Ratnam
Story by Mani Ratnam
Based on O Kadhal Kanmani
By Mani Ratnam
Starring Aditya Roy Kapur
Shraddha Kapoor
Music by A. R. Rahman
Cinematography Ravi K. Chandran
Edited by A. Sreekar Prasad
Production
company
Distributed by Fox Star Studios
Release date
  • 13 January 2017 (2017-01-13)
Running time
137 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Box office est. 32.86 crore[1]

OK Jaanu (English: OK Darling) is a 2017 Indian romantic drama film directed by Shaad Ali, story and screenplay by Mani Ratnam. Produced by Mani Ratnam and Karan Johar under their banners Madras Talkies and Dharma Productions respectively. It is an official remake of Mani Ratnam's Tamil film O Kadhal Kanmani starring Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen. The film stars Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles, portraying a young couple in a live-in relationship in Mumbai with Naseeruddin Shah and Leela Samson play supporting roles as an older couple in the film, portraying the younger couple's landlords. A. R. Rahman composed the film's score and soundtrack. Gulzar is the dialogue writer of this film. Gulzar has also provided the lyrics for the songs in the film.[2][3][4]

The first look was released on 29 February 2016. Principal photography commenced in March 2016.[5] The filming has been officially wrapped up on 29 May 2016,[6] with actress Shraddha Kapoor sharing a photo from the film's set. The film had a worldwide release on 13 January 2017.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Ok Jaanu
Soundtrack album by A. R. Rahman
Released 4 January 2017
Genre Feature film Soundtrack
Length 34:15
Language Hindi
Label Sony Music
Producer A. R. Rahman
A. R. Rahman chronology
Mohenjo-Daro
(2016)
Ok Jaanu
(2017)
99 Songs
(2017)

The film score and soundtrack are composed by A. R. Rahman while the lyrics for songs are written by Gulzar. Rahman re-used most of his compositions from the Tamil soundtrack of O Kadhal Kanmani, with the exception of three songs. He composed two new songs for the film which are the Hindi counterparts of "Aye Sinamika" and "Malargal Kaetten" that were part of Tamil version. The Hindi counterpart of "Parandhu Sella Vaa" is a cover version of Rahman's yesteryear classic "Humma Humma" from the 1995 movie Mani Ratnam's Bombay.Dubbed as "The Humma Song", the cover was done by Badshah and Tanishk Bagchi.[7] The full soundtrack was released by Sony Music India on 4 January 2017.

OK Jaanu Track listing
No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "OK Jaanu"   Gulzar A. R. Rahman, Shrinidhi Venkatesh 03:26
2. "The Humma Song"   Mehboob (original lyrics)
Badshah (rap)
A. R. Rahman, Jubin Nautiyal, Shashaa Tirupati, Badshah, Tanishk Bagchi 02:59
3. "Enna Sona"   Gulzar Arijit Singh 03:33
4. "Jee Lein"   Gulzar A. R. Rahman, Arjun Chandy, Neeti Mohan, Savithri R Prithvi 04:46
5. "Kaara Fankaara"   Navneet Virk, Kaly, Hard Kaur & ADK Kaly, Hard Kaur, ADK, Shashaa Tirupati, Ashima Mahajan, Paroma Das Gupta 05:47
6. "Saajan Aayo Re"   Gulzar Jonita Gandhi, Nakash Aziz. 06:09
7. "Maula Wa Sallim"   Traditional A. R. Ameen , A. R. Rahman 03:12
8. "Sunn Bhavara"   Gulzar Shashaa Tirupati 04:23
Total length: 34:15

Box Office[edit]

Domestic[edit]

The film grossed an estimated 12.47 crore in its first two days.[8]

Overseas[edit]

On opening day the film collected 75 lakh (US$110,000) from overseas with 45 lakh (US$67,000) from North America(USA and Canada), 7 lakh (US$10,000) from Australia, 17 lakh (US$25,000) from UK and 6 lakh (US$8,900) from New Zealand.[9]

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