Teen Maar

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Teen Maar
Teen Maar.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJayanth C. Paranjee
Screenplay byTrivikram Srinivas
Based onLove Aaj Kal
by Imtiaz Ali
Produced byBandla Ganesh
StarringPawan Kalyan
Kriti Kharbanda
Paresh Rawal
Sonu Sood
CinematographyJayanan Vincent
Naveen Varadarajan
Music byMani Sharma
Parameswara art Productions
Distributed byBharathi Films
Release date
  • 14 April 2011 (2011-04-14)
Running time
149 minutes

Teen Maar is a 2011 Indian Telugu-language romantic drama film directed by Jayanth C. Paranjee from a screenplay written by Trivikram Srinivas. A remake of 2009 Hindi film Love Aaj Kal, it stars Pawan Kalyan, Trisha, and Kriti Kharbanda. The film's music is composed by Mani Sharma. The film portrays the feeling of pure love which never changes, although the perspective of realising one's soulmate has changed over time. The film was released on 14 April 2011.


Michael Velayudham (Pawan Kalyan) is a chef in Cape Town, South Africa. He is an easygoing chap who flirts with girls and makes the most of his affairs. His ambition is to go to the US and work in New York for a stockbroker. He dates one of his acquaintances, Meera Shastri (Trisha), an art restoration professional in Cape Town. After a year, they agree to break up as she has to move to India for work and he thinks long-distance relationships do not work. In Cape Town, Michael meets Senapathi (Paresh Rawal), the owner of a restaurant who narrates the love story of his friend Arjun Palwai (Pawan Kalyan) with Vasumati (Kriti Kharbanda), which had happened around 1981. Meanwhile, after Meera moves to India, Michael fails to connect with any other girl. To prove to her that he has moved on, he meets a blonde girl named Michelle (Danah Marks) in a bar and dates her. However, Meera is proposed to by her family friend, politician Sudheer (Sonu Sood), and she agrees to marry him, only to prove that she has moved on too. He comes to India with some pretext and meets Meera. Michael, who is frustrated that Meera married Sudheer, gets desperate and tries to regret what had happened so far. In his sorrow, he gets an offer for his dream job in the US. After initially having joyful moments in his new job, he eventually feels some loneliness, which he does not understand. The rest of the story focuses on how Michael realizes his mistakes and how Arjun's story makes an impact on his decision.



B. Ganesh and Pawan Kalyan bought the rights to remake the Bollywood film Love Aaj Kal 4 crore (US$530,000).[1] The film, which was earlier referred to as Khushiga and Lovely, before being officially titled as Teen Maar.[2][3][4] The film began its production in September 2010.[5]


Mani Sharma composed the songs for the film and compiled the background score. The audio of the film was released on 21 March 2011.[6] The Audio was Released on Aditya Music.

Teen Maar
Soundtrack album by
Released21 March 2011
LabelAditya Music
ProducerMani Sharma
Mani Sharma chronology
Teen Maar
1."Aale Baale"Bhaskarabhatla Ravi KumarVedala Hemachandra, Sravana Bhargavi5:07
2."Barbie Bommaki"Bhaskarabhatla Ravi KumarBenny Dayal, Sravana Bhargavi4:25
3."Chiguru Boniya"ViswaViswa4:23
4."Gelupu Thalupule"RahamanJaved ali (uncredited), Sreeram Chandra5:18
5."Sri Ganga"Ramajogayya SastryVedala Hemachandra, Srivardhini6:04
6."Vayyaraala Jaabilli"RahamanKarunya5:21
Total length:30:38


Indiaglitz stated that "Pawan Kalyan surely focused on this movie and consciously worked hard not to disappoint his fans. He succeeds in his attempt. It is a good movie that makes for a pleasant watch".[7] Oneindia stated that "The film is about a clash between the current and the past generation. The audience in B, C centres may find it difficult to understand the movie at parts due to the jumbling of scenes, which highlight the present and past generation. Moreover, the use of Italian language by the hero for most part of the first half may confuse the audience. However, the film would run well in A centres and it is worth a watch".[8]


  1. ^ Love Aaj Kal remake rights for Rs.4 crores – Filmibeat. Entertainment.oneindia.in (19 August 2009). Retrieved on 2015-06-30.
  2. ^ 'Teenmaar' Pawan's next. Sify.com (4 February 2011). Retrieved on 2015-06-30.
  3. ^ "Pawan Kalyan's Kushiga goes for a title change". Filmibeat. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2011.
  4. ^ Pawans LAK remake titled Theenmaar – Telugu Movie News. Indiaglitz.com (4 February 2011). Retrieved on 2015-06-30.
  5. ^ "Pawan-Trisha film begins shoot". Sify. 24 September 2010. Archived from the original on 3 April 2015. Retrieved 4 February 2011.
  6. ^ "Teen maar music launch - Telugu cinema - Pawan Kalyan".
  7. ^ "Teenmaar – Power packed performance". indiaglitz. 14 April 2011.
  8. ^ "Teen Maar – Movie Review". Oneindia. 14 April 2011.

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