Yes Boss (film)
|Directed by||Aziz Mirza|
|Produced by||Ratan Jain
|Written by||Sanjay Chhel (dialogue)
Mangesh Kulkarni (screenplay)
Aziz Mirza (story)
Shah Rukh Khan
|Music by||Jatin Lalit|
Thomas A. Xavier
|Edited by||Javed Sayyed|
|Distributed by||Venus Records & Tapes|
|Budget||₹5 crore (equivalent to ₹18 crore or US$2.8 million in 2016)|
|Box office||₹23 crore (equivalent to ₹82 crore or US$13 million in 2016)|
Yes Boss is a 1997 Indian Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Aziz Mirza and produced by Ratan Jain. It stars Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and Aditya Pancholi in lead roles. The film was a success at the box office, and was declared a "Hit" by Box Office India. The film was remade in Malayalam as Junior Senior (2005) with Kunchacko Boban, Mukesh, Meenakshi, Renjini Krishnan and Tamil as Guru En Aalu (2009) with R. Madhavan, Abbas, Mamta Mohandas, Brinda Parekh. The rights to this film are owned by Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment.
The film is about Rahul (Shahrukh Khan), a middle class man, reveling in a job with extra earnings made by helping his boss deal with his multiple extra-marital affairs. His boss, Siddharth (Aditya Pancholi), is a lustful person who has deviously trapped a rich woman (Kashmira Shah) and married her to own her property.
Seema (Juhi Chawla) is an ambitious young woman and an aspiring model. Rahul and Seema meet but Siddharth is attracted to her and asks Rahul to help him trap her. A helpless Rahul does so. But deep somewhere, Rahul has a soft spot for Seema. Seema is impressed by Siddharth and is forced by him to act as Rahul's wife to fool Siddharth's wife. Seema slowly understands Rahul's purity of heart and begins liking him when they go to Switzerland for a shooting schedule.
But they face a problem. Rahul's mother (Reema Lagoo) is a heart patient and is sensitive to any shocking news. Bhushan (Gulshan Grover) uses Rahul and tells his mother that Rahul is married. To keep his mother happy, Rahul and Seema are forced to carry on the drama and they fall in love in the process.
When Siddharth learns the reality, he fires Rahul. True love triumphs as Seema decides to let a luxurious life go and spend her life with Rahul.
- Juhi Chawla ... Seema
- Shah Rukh Khan... Rahul
- Aditya Pancholi ... Siddharth Chaudhari
- Kashmira Shah ... as Sheela, Siddarth's wife
- Ashok Saraf ... Johnny
- Gulshan Grover ... Bhushan
- Johnny Lever ... Madhav Advani aka Mr.Mad
- Reema Lagoo ... Rahul's mother
- Mahavir Shah ... as Advocate Shukla
- Rakesh Bedi ... as Watchman at Girls Hostel
- Anant Mahadevan ... as Doctor
- Amrit Patel ... as Mamaji
- Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... As Bade Papa
|Soundtrack album by Jatin-Lalit|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Label||Venus Records & Tapes|
The movie soundtrack has 6 songs composed by Jatin-Lalit who also composed the background score, with lyrics by Javed Akhtar. Most of the songs are sung by Abhijeet Bhattacharya and bagged his first Filmfare Award Best Play Back singer (Male) for the song "Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaoon". Other contributing artists are Kumar Sanu, Udit Narayan & Alka Yagnik.
|1||"Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaoon"||Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Alka Yagnik||05:11|
|2||"Choodi Baji Hai Kahin"||Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik||05:05|
|3||"Chaand Taare"||Abhijeet Bhattacharya||04:48|
|4||"Suniye To"||Abhijeet Bhattacharya||05:12|
|5||"Jaata Hai Tu Kahan"||Abhijeet Bhattacharya,||05:35|
|6||"Ek Din Aap"||Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik||04:30|
Yes Boss grossed ₹19.48 crore (US$3.0 million) in India and $975,000 (₹3.48 crore) in other countries, for a worldwide total of ₹22.96 crore (US$3.6 million), against its ₹5 crore (US$780,000) budget. It had a worldwide opening weekend of ₹3.07 crore (US$480,000), and grossed ₹5.65 crore (US$880,000) in its first week. It is the 12th-highest-grossing Indian film of 1997 worldwide.
It opened on Friday, 18 July 1997, across 180 screens, and earned ₹57 lakh (US$89,000) nett on its opening day. It grossed ₹1.79 crore (US$280,000) nett in its opening weekend, and had a first week of ₹3.29 crore (US$510,000) nett. The film earned a total of ₹11.33 crore (US$1.8 million) nett, and was declared "Hit" by Box Office India. It is the 14th-highest-grossing film of 1997 in India.
It earned $975,000 (₹3.48 crore) outside India. It is the 3rd-highest-grossing film of 1997 behind Dil To Pagal Hai ($3.3 million (₹12.04 crore)) and Pardes ($1.7 million (₹6.12 crore)), which were also Shah Rukh Khan starrers.
|Territory||Territory wise Collections break-up|
₹11.33 crore (US$1.8 million)
₹5.89 crore (US$920,000)
₹19.48 crore (US$3.0 million)
|$975,000 (₹3.48 crore)|
|Worldwide||₹22.96 crore (US$3.6 million)|
- Best Male Playback Singer - Abhijeet - "Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaoon"
- Best Actor - Shahrukh Khan
- Best Actress - Juhi Chawla
- Best Music Director - Jatin-Lalit
- Best Lyricist - Javed Akhtar for "Chaand Taare"
- Filmfare Best Villain Award - Aditya Pancholi
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- "Top Worldwide Grossers 1997". Box Office India. 22 July 2015. Archived from the original on 17 March 2015. Retrieved 22 July 2015.
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