Love Aaj Kal (2009) Movie Poster

Love Aaj Kal (2009)

July 31, 2009
2hr 9min
Status: released

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Love Aaj Kal (2009) Movie Details:

Country India
Language Hindi
Release date31 July 2009
Running time2hr 9min
StarringSaif Ali Khan
Deepika Padukone
Directed by Imtiaz Ali
Written byImtiaz Ali
Produced bySaif Ali Khan
Dinesh Vijan
Cinematography by Natarajan Subramaniam
Edited by Aarti Bajaj
Music bySongs:
Background Score:
Production CompanyIlluminati Films
Maddock Films
Distributor Eros International

Love Aaj Kal (2009) Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Saif Ali Khan in a dual role as
    • Jai Vardhan Singh, Meera’s boyfriend
    • Veer Singh Panesar, Carleen’s boyfriend
      • Rishi Kapoor as Older Veer Panesar, Charlene’s husband
  • Deepika Padukone as Meera Pandit, Jai’s girlfriend
  • Giselli Monteiro as Harleen Kaur, Veer’s girlfriend (voice dubbed by Mona Ghosh Shetty)
    • Neetu Singh as Older Harleen, Beer’s wife (special appearance)
  • Vir Das as Shonty
  • Raj Zutshi as Vinod Singh, Harleen’s father
  • Rahul Khanna as Vikram Joshi, Meera’s husband
  • Florence Brudenell-Bruce as Jo, Jai’s girlfriend
  • Kavi Shastri as Jaat
  • Sagar Arya as Jai’s friend
  • Mandi Sidhu as Colly
  • Sheena Bhattessa as Neha Singh, Jai’s sister
  • Dolly Ahluwalia as Mrs. Neha Kaur, harleen’s grandmother
  • Rajiv Nema as Bangladeshi taxi driver
  • Amanda Rosario as Amanda
  • Himanshu Solanki
  • Ajay Kalyansingh as Guy at church


An old-fashioned romantic tells his personal love story to a modern man who has just broken up with his girlfriend. Has love ever changed?

Love Aaj Kal (2009) Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹35 crore
Worldwide Collection₹120 crore

About Love Aaj Kal (2009) Movie:

The shooting of the film started in May 2008 and took place at the railway station of Patiala, Red Fort, Purana Qila, and on the streets of Delhi. Parts were shot in London, San Francisco, and Kolkata.

The building used as Golden Gate, Inc., in the film, is the rotunda of San Jose City Hall. The film was not given a title until January 2009, after shooting was complete.

Love Aaj Kal was produced on a budget of ₹35 crore.

Love Aaj Kal was released theatrically in India and worldwide on 31 July 2009. The film was critically and commercially successful. It grossed ₹120 crore worldwide, becoming the second-highest-grossing Hindi film of the year. Upon release, it received positive reviews for its novel story, screenplay, direction, dialogues, soundtrack, costumes, cinematography and performances of the cast. Over the years, the film has been regarded as a cult film.

Leading the 55th Filmfare Awards, Love Aaj Kal got 12 nominations including Best Film, Best Director (Ali), Best Actor (Khan) and Best Actress (Padukone). It won Best Lyricist (Kamil for “Aaj Din Chadheya”) and Best Choreography (Bosco–Caesar for “Chor Bazaari”). It was remade in Telugu as Teen Maar (2011).

A spiritual successor of the same name directed by Ali starring Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan, was released in 2020.

The film’s music composed by Pritam turned out a huge evergreen chartbuster.

The producers of the film agreed to market tie-ups with the 2009 ICC World Twenty20, Shoppers Stop, and Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance. The apparel worn by the lead cast is exclusively available at Shoppers Stop. With Bajaj Allianz, they have a tie-up to share the special moments where they could win a chance to meet Saif Ali Khan, the protagonist and the producer of the movie.

The tie-up with the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 was that both Khan and Padukone would be in England before the tournament begins, with Saif expected to commentate on matches for Indian television.