Shu Thayu?

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Shu Thayu?
Shu Thayu (film) Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byKrishnadev Yagnik[1]
Produced byMahesh Danannavar
Vaishal Shah
Written byKrishnadev Yagnik
Screenplay byKrishnadev Yagnik
StarringMalhar Thakar
Yash Soni
Mayur Chauhan
Mitra Gadhvi
Aarjav Trivedi
Kinjal Rajpriya
Music byBackground score:
Rahul Munjariya
Songs:
Kedar
Bhargav Purohit[1]
Edited byNirav Panchal
Production
company
Belvedere Films[1]
Release date
  • 24 August 2018 (2018-08-24)
[2][3]
CountryIndia
LanguageGujarati[1]
Box office21 crore (US$2.9 million)[4]

Shu Thayu? (English: What Happened?) is a 2018 Indian Gujarati language comedy film written and directed by Krishnadev Yagnik and produced by Mahesh Danannavar[5][6], the founder of MD Media Corp & Vaishal Shah. It stars Malhar Thakar, Yash Soni, Mayur Chauhan, Mitra Gadhvi, Aarjav Trivedi and Kinjal Rajpriya. The score was composed by the Kedar-Bhargav and Rahul Munjariya.[1][2][7] The film is a remake of the Tamil film Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom (2012).[8]

Plot[edit]

Manan (Malhar Thakar) falls in love with Dipali (Kinjal Rajpriya) and tries to convince her parents to let them marry.[9] As wedding preparations begin, he is injured in a cricket match and loses his memory of the past two years. Included in those lost memories is his beloved Dipali. Only his friends know about the accident and wait anxiously to see if Manan will regain his memory before his wedding day or if his family, Dipali, and her family must be told what happened.[7]

Cast[edit]

  • Malhar Thakar as Manan
  • Yash Soni as Neel
  • Mitra Gadhvi as Chirag
  • Aarjav Trivedi as Viral
  • Kinjal Rajpriya as Deepali
  • Netri Trivedi as Chaitali
  • Mayur Chauhan as Barber
  • Rahul Rawal as Chaitali's Husband
  • Jay Bhatt as Doctor
  • Prashant Barot as Deepali's Father

Production[edit]

The film was shot over 32 days in 28 locations, including Ahmedabad.[2][7]

Release[edit]

The film was released on 24 August 2018 in 212 locations.[3][2][7][10]

Reception[edit]

Critical reception[edit]

The Times of India rated the movie 3.5 out of 5 stars and said, "The movie retains its fun factor so well that it is a must-watch for all Malhar Thakar fans. Go, watch this Chhello Divas cast recreate the magic in a totally different story!"[11]

Box office[edit]

The film earned ₹5.11 crores on its first weekend.[12] In 11 days, the film earned ₹15.46 crores to become one of the highest earning Gujarati films of all time.[13] The film earned total ₹21 crores in its theatrical run.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "The teaser of film Shu Thayu released". The Times of India. 2 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "ગુજરાતી ફિલ્મ 'શું થયુ ?' નું ટ્રેલર રિલીઝ". CNN-News18. 3 August 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Yash Soni announces the trailer of Shu Thayu?". The Times of India. 10 August 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Shu Thayu Box Office collection". Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Komal Nahta in conversation With Directed Krishnadev Yagnik Produced Mahesh Danannavar Shu Thayu, On Bollywood Business".
  6. ^ Mahesh, Danannavar. "IMDB Profile of Mahesh Danannavar". IMDB.
  7. ^ a b c d "છેલ્લો દિવસ'ની સફળતા બાદ 'શું થયુ?'નું ટ્રેલર રીલિઝ". Divya Bhaskar. 4 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Shu Thayu ? Movie Review {3.5/5}: Critic Review of Shu Thayu ? by Times of India".
  9. ^ "Shu Thayu" – via www.imdb.com.
  10. ^ "Gujarati film #ShuThayu is UNSTOPPABLE... Setting new benchmarks for #Gujarati films... Fri 1.01 cr, Sat 1.51 cr. Total: ₹ 2.52 cr. Note: 212 screens / 900+ shows". 26 August 2018.
  11. ^ "Shu Thayu? – Movie Review". 24 August 2018.
  12. ^ "Regional films continue to trump Bollywood offerings". 28 August 2018.
  13. ^ @atulmohanhere (4 September 2018). "#ShuThay is WEAVING MAGIC and CHASING HISTORY! First Weekend 5.11 cr Second Weekend 4 cr Second Tuesday 1.86 cr 11 Days Total 15.46 cr and still counting! Another B-L-O-C-K-B-U-S-T-E-R from the makers of #ChelloDivas" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

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