Main Menu

Dil Dhadakne Do (दिल धड़कने दो) 2015

Show details

BannerJunglee Pictures, Excel Entertainment
DirectorZoya Akhtar
WriterZoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti
ProducerRitesh Sidhwani, Farhan Akhtar
Music DirectorShankar-Ehsaan-Loy
CinematographyCarlos Catalan
Film EditingAnand Subaya, Manan Mehta
Art Director
Camera Operator
Assistant Cameramen
Playback SingersPriyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Sukriti Kakar, Siddharth Mahadevan, Yashita Sharma, Manish Kumar Tipu, Sukhwinder Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan, Vishal Dadlani, Divya Kumar, Alyssa Mendonsa
Kamal MehraAnil Kapoor
Neelam MehraShefali Shah
Ayesha MehraPriyanka Chopra
Kabir MehraRanveer Singh
Farah AliAnushka Sharma
Sunny GillFarhan Akhtar
ManavRahul Bose
Manav's MotherZarina Wahab
Prem MehraPawan Chopra
Pluto (Voice)Aamir Khan
Vikrant Massey
Dolly Minhas
Ivan Rodrigues
Lalit SoodParmeet Sethi
Jamaal HashmiShireesh Sharma
Nuri SoodRidhima Sud
Kallirroi Tziafeta
Kamal Mehra (Anil Kapoor) is a self made businessman who owns Ayka, a company on the verge of bankruptcy. He has a troubled relationship with his wife, Neelam Mehra (Shefali Shah) and his two children, Ayesha Sangha née Mehra (Priyanka Chopra) and Kabir Mehra (Ranveer Singh). The Mehra family also includes their pet dog Pluto Mehra (voiced by Aamir Khan). Ayesha owns a successful travel portal of her own but is unhappy with her marriage to Manav Sangha (Rahul Bose), who is a controlling, narcissistic husband, who together with his mum Smita Sangha (Zarina Wahab) disdains Ayesha's family. Kabir unwillingly participates in the family business even though he yearns to become a pilot. In celebration of Kamal and Neelam's 30th wedding anniversary, they invite their family and friends for a 10-day cruise across the Mediterranean. Among their invitees are the Sood family, consisting of businessman Lalit Sood (Parmeet Sethi), his wife Naina Sood (Dolly Mattdo) and their daughter Noorie Sood (Riddhima Sud). Kamal and Neelam plan to get Kabir married to Noorie, in exchange for Lalit Sood investing in Ayka. On the cruise, Kabir meets dancer Farah Ali (Anushka Sharma) and engages in a romantic relationship with her. Noorie, on the other hand, is in love with Rana Khanna (Vikrant Massey), the son of Vinod Khanna (Manoj Pahwa) and Vandana Khanna (Preeti Mamgain). The Soods and Khannas do not get along. Kabir and Noorie decide to manipulate their parents into believing that they are dating each other, while continuing their respective relationships. Meanwhile, Ayesha considers divorcing her husband, whom she believes is incompatible with her; her parents, however, are staunchly against it as they believe it will dishonour her and the family. Meanwhile, Sunny Gill (Farhan Akhtar), the son of Kamal's manager Amrish Gill (Ikhlaque Khan), arrives on the ship. It is revealed that Sunny and Ayesha dated each other as teenagers; Kamal, who was unhappy with their relationship, arranged and paid for Sunny to study abroad to separate his daughter from Sunny. Ayesha realises that she still harbors feelings for Sunny who is now a successful journalist. He, unlike her husband, appreciates her strong personality and believes in female empowerment. Neelam sees Kamal flirting with one of the female guests, and wonders why she did not divorce him despite his past infidelities. Ayesha confronts Sunny about his sudden departure abroad and ends up kissing him, which she regrets later, not because of her feelings, but because of her marital status. Meanwhile, Farah hears that Kabir is planning on marrying Noorie, and ends their relationship. Elsewhere, Kamal spots Noorie making out with Rana and has a fit. He is rushed to the emergency room on-board suspected to have had a heart attack, but it turns out to be excess stomach gas. In the hospital room, Kamal tells Kabir that he saw Noorie with Rana and asks him to not be involved with her anymore. Kabir admits to his family that he knew about the couple all along and that he is in love with Farah, a dancer and a Muslim. He also tells them of his intention to leave the family business and persuades them to consider Ayesha, who is actually interested in business. He also tries to persuade them to let her proceed with her divorce as she is not happy with the marriage, but Kamal and Neelam still refuse on the grounds of their belief that marriages are lifelong commitments. Infuriated, Kabir reveals to Kamal that Neelam, Ayesha and himself were all aware about his adulterous pursuits and that Neelam pretended not knowing, bearing his infidelities and suffering emotionally in silence to save family. After all this Kamal and Neelam realise that their kids are disappointed with them. Kamal asks Neelam why she hadn't divorced him after knowing everything. She reveals to him that after leaving him she had no choice as her family won't accept her back due to dishonour similarly like Ayesha. Kamal realises his mistake, asks for forgiveness and consoles her. Later, while in efforts to reconcile Manav and Ayesha, Kamal becomes infuriated when he sees Manav misbehaving with his daughter and asks him and his mother to leave immediately. He agrees to the divorce and begs Ayesha for forgiveness. Kabir tries to persuade Farah to forgive him for lying to her but she ends up getting fired from her job for being involved with a passenger and was told to leave the ship. Kabir finds out about her being sacked after the ship has set sail. Seeing no other option, Kabir jumps off the ship, aided by Sunny, hoping that his family will rescue him and help him get to the shore. Kamal, Neelam, Ayesha and their dog Pluto eventually find a lifeboat to rescue him. While departing, Ayesha asks Sunny if he would wait for her to which he replies "forever". This indicates towards their re-union later in the plot. The family pick up Kabir and head towards the shore while being chased by the ship's crew. The Mehra family is seen happy in each other's presence for the first time.
Release Date05-June-2015
Budget₹85 crore (US$13 million)
Revenue₹144 crore (US$21 million)
BIG Star Entertainment Awards (2016):

Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role (Male): Ranveer Singh

Most Entertaining Drama Film: Dil Dhadakne Do
Most Entertaining Actor in Drama Role (Male): Anil Kapoor
Most Entertaining Actor in a Drama Film (Female): Priyanka Chopra
Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role (Female): Anushka Sharma
Most Entertaining Singer for song "Dil Dhadakne Do": Priyanka Chopra

Filmfare Awards (2016):

Best Supporting Actor: Anil Kapoor

Best Supporting Actress: Shefali Shah, Anushka Sharma
Best Music Director: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Best Choreography for song "Gallan Goodiyaan": Bosco–Caesar

Global Indian Music Academy Awards (2016):

Best Music Director: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Best Background Score: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Best Engineer – Film Album: Tanay Gajjar
Best Music Arranger and Programmer: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy

Mirchi Music Awards (2016):

Album of the Year: Dil Dhadakne Do
Lyricist of the Year for song "Phir Bhi Yeh Zindagi": Javed Akhtar
Best Background Score: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Jim Satya
Upcoming Female Vocalist of the Year for song "Pehli Baar": Sukriti Kakar

Producers Guild Film Awards (2015):

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Priyanka Chopra
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Farhan Akhtar
Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Anushka Sharma
Best Female Playback Singer for song "Girls Like to Swing": Sunidhi Chauhan
Best Lyricist for song "Gallan Goodiyaan": Javed Akhtar
Best Choreography for song "Gallan Goodiyaan": Bosco–Caesar

Screen Awards (2016):

Best Ensemble Cast: Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Farhan Akhtar
Best Supporting Actor: Anil Kapoor

Best Film: Dil Dhadakne Do
Best Director: Zoya Akhtar
Best Actress: Priyanka Chopra
Best Actor (Popular Choice): Ranveer Singh
Best Actress (Popular Choice): Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma
Best Music Director: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy

Stardust Awards (2015):

Best Supporting Actor: Anil Kapoor
Best Supporting Actress: Shefali Shah
Best Costume Design: Arjun Bhasin

Actor of the Year (Female): Priyanka Chopra
Actor of the Year (Male): Ranveer Singh

Times of India Film Awards (2016):

Best Supporting Actor Male: Anil Kapoor

Best Film: Dil Dhadakne Do
Best Director: Zoya Akhtar
Best Supporting Actor Female: Shefali Shah

Zee Cine Awards (2016):

Best Actor (Female): Priyanka Chopra
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): Anil Kapoor
Best Female Debut: Ridhima Sud
Best Music Director: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy

, , ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply