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Band Baaja Baaraat

December 10, 2010
140 minutes
Status: released

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Band Baaja Baaraat Movie Details:

Country India
Language Hindi
Budget ₹10 crores
Box office ₹31 crore
Release date 10 December 2010
Running time 140 minutes
Starring Anushka Sharma
Ranveer Singh
Directed by Maneesh Sharma
Screenplay by Habib Faisal
Story by Maneesh Sharma
Produced by Aditya Chopra
Cinematography Aseem Mishra
Edited by Namrata Rao
Music by Salim–Sulaiman
Production company Yash Raj Films
Distributed by Yash Raj Films

Band Baaja Baaraat Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Ranveer Singh as Bittoo Sharma
  • Anushka Sharma as Shruti Kakkar
  • Neeraj Sood as Maqsood, florist
  • Puru Chibber as Mika, Bittoo’s best friend
  • Manish Choudhary as Sidhwani
  • Manit Joura as Sunny, cameraman
  • Sushil Dahiya as Brigadier Brar
  • Revant Shergill as Santy, musician
  • Manu Rishi as Inspector (special appearance)
  • Govind Pandey as Bittoo’s father
  • Vinod Verma as Shruti’s father
  • Nirupama Chopra as Shruti’s mother
  • Pushvinder Rathore as Shruti’s sister
  • Shena Gamat as Chanda Narang, a famous wedding planner
  • Manmeet Singh as Rajinder Singh, caterer
  • Shireena Sambyal as Sonia


Shruti (Anushka Sharma) is a 20-something no-nonsense girl from a middle-class Delhi household. Focused and determined with preplanned ambitions, her goals in life are well laid out by the time she reaches her final year of college. Bittoo (Ranveer Singh), on the other hand, has no real aim in life. As a final year college student of Delhi University, he whiles away his life having fun with his buddies, barely scraping through his exams.

A chance and inopportune meeting (or as you would call it, fate) bring the two of them together on a tumultuous journey where they become partners in their very own, “Wedding planning ka bijness”. The rules however are clear: “Jisse vyapaar karo, usse kabhi na pyaar karo” (Don’t mix business with pleasure). Together, their friendship and business enter the ups and downs of the lavish Delhi weddings. And while trying to find themselves, Shruti and Bittoo discover each other and realize that in the course of their journey, unke khud ke rules ki bajegi band.

About Band Baaja Baaraat Movie:

Band Baaja Baaraat (also known as Wedding Planners) is a Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Maneesh Sharma in his directorial debut from a screenplay by Habib Faisal, and produced by Aditya Chopra for Yash Raj Films. It stars Ranveer Singh in his debut lead acting role and Anushka Sharma.

Band Baaja Baaraat was released worldwide on 10 December 2010, and proved to be a commercial success, despite initial competition from No Problem and Tees Maar Khan. Upon release, it received widespread critical acclaim, with praise for its novel setting, screenplay, soundtrack, and the leads’ performances.

At the 56th Filmfare Awards, Band Baaja Baaraat received 6 nominations, including Best Film, Best Director (Maneesh Sharma) and Best Actress (Anushka Sharma), and won 2 awards – Best Male Debut (Singh) and Best Debut Director (Maneesh Sharma).

A Tamil remake titled Aaha Kalyanam also produced by Aditya Chopra under the Yash Raj Films banner, starring Nani and Vaani Kapoor in the lead roles was released on 21 February 2014.