Street Dancer 3D

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Street Dancer 3D
Street Dancer 3D poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byRemo D'Souza
Written byDialogues:
Farhad Samji
Jagdeep Sidhu
Screenplay byTushar Hiranandani
Jagdeep Sidhu
Story byRemo D'Souza
Produced byBhushan Kumar
Divya Khosla Kumar
Krishan Kumar
Lizelle D'Souza
StarringVarun Dhawan
Shraddha Kapoor
Prabhu Deva
Nora Fatehi
CinematographyVijay Kumar Arora
Edited byManan Ajay Sagar
Music bySongs:
Sachin–Jigar
Tanishk Bagchi
Badshah
Guru Randhawa
Gurinder Seagal
Harsh Upadhyay
Score:
Sachin–Jigar
Production
companies
T-Series
Remo D'Souza Entertainment
Distributed byAA Films
Release date
  • 24 January 2020 (2020-01-24)
Running time
146 minutes[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
Budget70 crore[2]
Box office97 crore[3]

Street Dancer 3D is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language dance film directed by Remo D'Souza and produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar and Lizelle D'Souza under the banners of T-Series and R.D. Entertainment. The film stars Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor and Prabhu Deva along with Nora Fatehi. The music was composed by Sachin–Jigar, Tanishk Bagchi, Badshah, Guru Randhawa, Gurinder Seagal and Harsh Upadhyay, and released under the banner of T-Series.

Based in London, Street Dancer 3D explores the conflict between an Indian dance team and a rival Pakistani dance team, whose members try to prove themselves as better until they take part in Ground Zero, one of the biggest dance competitions, for different wills; and under various circumstances plus harsh memories they come together to win the competition.

Originally planned as a sequel to Disney's ABCD 2 (2015), the film was taken off the title due to Disney's exit from Indian film production, and was instead renamed to its current title after Bhushan Kumar took over as producer.[4] Filming commenced in February 2019 in Punjab, later moved to London and was wrapped up in July 2019. The film was theatrically released in India on 24 January 2020 to mixed reviews.

Plot[edit]

Sahej Singh Narula (Varun Dhawan) becomes the leader of Street Dancer, a London-based Indian hip-hop group, after his brother, the former leader, injures his knee in a dance competition called Ground Zero. Two years after his brother’s injury, Sahej purchases a dance studio, the source of funding for which is hidden. Street Dancer is challenged by the Rule Breakers, a rival Pakistani hip-hop group led by Inayat Naazi (Shraddha Kapoor). Inayat hides her hip-hop lifestyle from her conservative Muslim family. Street Dancer loses to the Rule Breakers because of their overused style. The rival teams watch an India vs Pakistan cricket match at a restaurant owned by Ram Prasad (Prabhu Deva). Rising tensions result in a food fight. Sahej asks his girlfriend to coach Street Dancer, as she is a dancer for the Royals, a British dance team that is reigning champion of the Ground Zero competition. Street Dancer and the Rule Breakers watch the India vs Pakistan finals match at Ram’s restaurant. Tensions escalate into a dance battle, which the improved Street Dancer wins.

After the dance battle, Inayat discovers that Ram feeds leftover food from his restaurant to homeless illegal immigrants. Ram shows Inayat how the homeless of different backgrounds fight together to survive while the privileged dance teams fight against each other over nationality, wasting food in the process. It is revealed that while attending a cousin’s wedding in India, Sahej was pressured to illegally bring a group of dhol players to England, the tipping point being the dhol players’ shady agent paying Sahej 4 million rupees, which Sahej used to buy Street Dancer’s studio. Inayat wants the Rule Breakers to win Ground Zero for the 100,000 pound grand prize to pay for the homeless immigrants to get back to their home countries. Sahej wants to win Ground Zero for his brother. Ram states that if Street Dancer and the Rule Breakers were to team up, they would be unstoppable, but the teams refuse. After a dance battle at a club, Sahej and three members of Street Dancer are recruited into the Royals. At Ram’s restaurant, increasingly arrogant Sahej boasts to the Rule Breakers that he is unbeatable as a Royal. To this, Ram reveals that he is a master of dance and is coaching the Rule Breakers.

After the first round of Ground Zero, Sahej runs into one of the dhol players he helped bring to England. The dhol player reveals his group was conned by their agent and are now struggling as homeless illegal immigrants, unable to return to India. He begs Sahej for help, but Sahej denies responsibility and ditches him. After the Royals’ semi final battle, the team encounters the homeless dhol players on the street and disrespects them. Sahej finally accepts the consequences of his actions and sees how Inayat’s efforts can help the dhol players he wronged. When the Rule Breakers come close to elimination, Sahej succumbs to his guilt and rebels against the Royals. Street Dancer joins the Rule Breakers to advance to the finals against the Royals. Inayat’s conservative family discovers that she is a dancer and forbids her from the competition. However, Sahej convinces them that although Inayat’s hip-hop lifestyle is incompatible with her religious customs, the good she brings to the world through her dancing is godserving and morally righteous. Her father allows her to dance in the finals, and the two teams compete under the name Street Dancer. During Street Dancer's performance, a member of the Royals disconnects their music. Street Dancer must almost forfeit to the Royals, however, the dhol players perform live music. Street Dancer wins the competition, earning the respect of the Royals. Using the prize money, they send homeless illegal immigrants, including the dhol players, back home.

Cast[edit]

  • Varun Dhawan as Sahej Singh Narula, an aspiring dancer who follows his brother's footsteps. He is the leader of Street Dancer, but after their separation, temporarily becomes a member of the Royals. He joins Rule Breakers afterwards and names the whole team, Street Dancers
  • Shraddha Kapoor as Inayat Naazi, a Pakistani dancer who dances in secret to avoid her conservative family finding out.
  • Prabhu Deva as Ram Prasad a.k.a. Anna, a restaurant manager who secretly is a skilled dancer and also feeds the homeless.
  • Raghav Juyal as Poddy, Sahej's closest friend and joined rule breakers.
  • Nora Fatehi as "Nora”, Sahej's girlfriend and the only Indian member of the Royals prior to Sahej, D, and Sushi joining.
  • Punit Pathak as Inder Singh Narula, Sahej's brother who was a member of Street Dancer, but injured his knee during a Ground Zero Battle 2 years prior.
  • Salman Yusuff Khan as Zain Naazi, Inayat's cousin.
  • Aparshakti Khurana as Amrinder Singh, a talented drummer from India who lives a miserable life as a homeless illegal immigrant in London.
  • Dharmesh Yelande as D, Sahej's close friend. After a few years of the initial breaking down of Street Dancers upon Inder's injury, he had taken up a job in an antique store.
  • Sushant Pujari as Sushi, Sahej's close friend.
  • Sonam Bajwa as Pammi Kaur Chaddha
  • Murli Sharma as UK Cop Michael Donald, a Pakistani-Indian cop who made sure that Street Dancer and Rule Breakers did not fight at Anna's restaurant.
  • Upasana Singh as Jasleen Kaur Chaddha, Pammi's mother
  • Zarina Wahab as Ranjot Singh, Amrinder's mother
  • Umair Asanti Khalil as Faris Inayat
  • Manoj Pahwa as Chhabra
  • Pavan Rao as Fahad, a Rule Breaker gang member, who used to hate Sahej, but after he joined them they started being friends.
  • Vartika Jha as Samaira
  • Sushant Khatri as Chotu, a waiter at Anna's restaurant who is secretly a dancer, and Anna's assistant with feeding the homeless. He also becomes the second-in-command of the Rule Breakers when Anna takes over.
  • Keshav KV Tutter as KV
  • Pravin Bhosle as Pravin
  • Shyraa Roy as Roxen
  • Shashank Dogra as Aamir
  • Nivedita Sharma as Nivi
  • Bhusan as Tofique Khan
  • Prashant Shinde as Sam
  • Bhupendra Singh as Omar
  • Pravin Shinde as Naussef
  • Sheetal Perry as Perry
  • Vinay Khandelwal as Faiz
  • Chandani Shrivastava as Chandani
  • Francis Roughly as Marc, the leader of the Royals and a ruthless, selfish man.
  • Caroline Wilde as Alisha
  • Adriano Gal as Alex
  • Jai Hickling as Jai
  • Jesus Soria Antolin as Bboy
  • Raj Gohil as Zaheer Naazi, Inayat's elder brother, a man who is also conservative, like his younger brother, but allows Inayat to dance at the Ground Zero finals.

Production[edit]

The first schedule of the film was shot in Punjab with Dhawan, Bajwa and Khurana.[5] Later, the second schedule took place in London with the rest of the team including Kapoor and Fatehi.[6] Katrina Kaif was original choice for lead role, but she opted out, and much later, Kapoor joined the cast.[7] During the May schedule of shooting, she suffered a muscle spasm.[8] The film was wrapped up on 26 July 2019.

Marketing and release[edit]

A first look poster of Dhawan in the film was unveiled on 27 May, with the release date. In the poster, it was shown that film to be released on 24 January 2020.[9]

Soundtrack[edit]

Street Dancer 3D
Soundtrack album by
Sachin–Jigar, Tanishk Bagchi, Badshah, Guru Randhawa, Gurinder Seagal and Harsh Upadhyay
Released13 February 2020[10]
Recorded2018–19
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length46:35
LanguageHindi
LabelT-Series
External audio
audio icon Official Audio Jukebox on YouTube

The film's music was composed by Sachin–Jigar, Tanishk Bagchi, Badshah, Guru Randhawa, Gurinder Seagal and Harsh Upadhyay while lyrics written by Kumaar, Priya Saraiya, Guru Randhawa, Badshah, Jigar Saraiya, Tanishk Bagchi, Vayu, IP Singh, Bhargav Purohit, Kunaal Vermaa, Garry Sandhu, Shabbir Ahmed, Sameer Anjaan, Millind Gaba and Asli Gold.

The song "Muqabla" from the film Kadhalan, which was dubbed in Hindi as Humse Hai Muqabla, was originally composed by A. R. Rahman, lyrics by Vaali in Tamil and P.K. Mishra in Hindi and sung by Mano and Swarnalatha, and then was recreated by Tanishk Bagchi. A version of the song was initially used to promote ABCD: Any Body Can Dance.[11][12]

The third song "Illegal Weapon 2.0" is a remake of the Punjabi single "Illegal Weapon" featuring Jasmine Sandlas and Garry Sandhu, which was recreated by Bagchi.[13][14]

The fifth song Lagdi Lahore Di is a remake of Guru Randhawa's most viewed song "Lahore", recreated by Randhawa himself in collaboration with Sachin–Jigar.

The sixth song "Hindustani" is a remake of the song "Suno Gaur Se Duniya Walo" originally composed by Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy, lyrics by Sameer Anjaan and sung by Shankar Mahadevan, Udit Narayan, Mahalakshmi Iyer, Domnique, and recreated by Harsh Upadhyay.[15]

The seventh song Bezubaan Kab Se is a remake of the song "Bezubaan" from ABCD: Any Body Can Dance, which was held by UTV Music. After the purchase of the rights, lyrics of the remake were written by Jigar Saraiya, one-half of composer duo Sachin–Jigar, who also composed the original, which had lyrics by Mayur Puri.

The eleventh song Sip Sip 2.0, a promotional song, is a remake of the Punjabi single "Sip Sip", which was recreated by Bagchi.

The final song, Mile Sur, is a rehash of the popular song of the same name promoting national integration in India and broadcast regularly on National Feast Days, and originally composed by Ashok Patki with Piyush Pandey writing the original Hindi lyrics. Composed by Sachin–Jigar, the rehash version had lyrics written by Saraiya in collaboration with Vayu and IP Singh.

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Muqabla"Shabbir Ahmed, Tanishk BagchiTanishk BagchiYash Narvekar, Parampara Thakur2:56
2."Garmi"BadshahBadshahBadshah, Neha Kakkar3:02
3."Illegal Weapon 2.0"Priya SaraiyaTanishk BagchiJasmine Sandlas, Garry Sandhu3:08
4."Dua Karo"Priya SaraiyaSachin–JigarArijit Singh, Bohemia, Sachin–Jigar4:29
5."Lagdi Lahore Di"Guru RandhawaSachin–Jigar, Guru RandhawaGuru Randhawa, Tulsi Kumar3:35
6."Hindustani"Sameer AnjaanHarsh UpadhyayShankar Mahadevan, Udit Narayan2:26
7."Bezubaan Kab Se"Jigar SaraiyaSachin–JigarSiddharth Basrur, Jubin Nautiyal, Sachin–Jigar4:31
8."Pind"Kunaal VermaaGurinder SeagalGurinder Seagal5:36
9."Nachi Nachi"Millind Gaba, Asli GoldSachin–JigarNeeti Mohan, Dhvani Bhanushali, Millind Gaba3:19
10."Gann Deva"Bhargav PurohitSachin–JigarDivya Kumar, Sachin–Jigar4:01
11."Sip Sip 2.0"Garry Sandhu, KumaarTanishk BagchiGarry Sandhu, Jasmine Sandlas3:39
12."Mile Sur"Jigar Saraiya, Vayu, IP SinghSachin–JigarNavraj Hans, Shalmali Kholgade, Divya Kumar, Vayu, Shashwat Singh, IP Singh, Rakesh Maini5:53
Total length:46:35

Box office[edit]

Street Dancer 3D earned 10.26 crore at the domestic box office on its opening day. On the second day, the film collected 13.21 crore. On the third day, the film collected 17.76 crore, taking total opening weekend collection to 41.23 crore.[16]

As of 28 February 2020, with a gross of 86.29 crore in India and 15.71 crore overseas, the film has a worldwide gross collection of 102 crore.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Street Dancer 3D (2020)". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Street Dancer 3D Box Office Prediction: Varun Dhawan-Shraddha Kapoor's dance flick may see grand opening". Business Today. 23 January 2020. Retrieved 31 August 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Street Dancer 3D Box Office". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Here's why Street Dancer 3D could not be titled ABCD3". filmfare.com. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  5. ^ "Varun Dhawan first look as street dancer from Remo D'Souza's dance film revealed". Zee News. 30 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Street Dancer: Varun Dhawan kicks off second schedule of the film in snowy London". In.com. Archived from the original on 13 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Varun Dhawan reveals Katrina Kaif called him before exiting Street Dancer: It shows her maturity". India Today. 19 April 2019. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Shraddha Kapoor suffers muscle spasm on the sets of 'Street Dancer 3D'". Times of India. 28 May 2019. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  9. ^ "'Street Dancer 3D' first look poster: The Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor starrer to release on January 24, 2020". Times of India. 27 May 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  10. ^ "Street Dancer 3D – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack". Jio Saavn.
  11. ^ "Muqabla: Prabhudeva, Varun Dhawan bring back AR Rahman's iconic song after 25 years". Hindustan Times. 21 December 2019. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  12. ^ "Prabhudeva, Varun and Shraddha take us on nostalgic ride". India Today. 21 December 2019. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  13. ^ "'Street Dancer 3D' Song 'Illegal Weapon 2.0': Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor gear up for the ultimate dance-off". DNA. 4 January 2020. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
  14. ^ "Street dancers Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor reach Delhi for 'Illegal Weapon 2.0' song launch". The Times of India. 5 January 2020. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
  15. ^ "Harsh Upadhyay recreates song 'Suno Gaur Se Duniya Walo' in Varun Dhawan's film". Asian Age. 21 January 2020. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  16. ^ "Street Dancer 3D Box Office Collection Day 3: Republic Day Cheer Takes Varun Dhawan And Shraddha Kapoor's Film To ₹ 41 Crore In Weekend 1". DNA. 27 January 2020. Retrieved 31 August 2022.

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