A college student must win an inter-college competition to save his college from being demolished by property builders.
Yaariyan Movie Details
Available on: streaming-platform
Theatrical Release Date: January 10, 2014
Budget: ₹100 million
Worldwide Collection: ₹550 million
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About Yaariyan Movie
- In early 2012, producer Bhushan Kumar announced making a film in the college romance genre and that Divya Khosla Kumar would be the director.
- Rakul Preet Singh made her Hindi film debut with this movie.
- This movie’s director Divya Kumar Khosla went trekking in the mountains in North Sikkim with lead actor Himansh Kohli, to make sure that his character of a trekker looked convincing.
- Nicole Faria made her debut in the film industry with this movie.
- The shoot began in Mumbai followed by shoots in Sikkim and Darjeeling. In Darjeeling, the movie was shot in St Joseph’s School, Darjeeling.
- The film was also partially shot in Cape Town. Song Sunny Sunny was shot in the Bo-Kaap area of Cape Town.
- The film was released on 10 January 2014 with 1200 screens release in India. It received negative reviews from critics but was a box office success grossing ₹550 million against its ₹100 million budget.
- The film was screened in the UAE and had a limited release.
- Yaariyan was panned by the critics but was a box-office success because of its songs.
- A stand-alone sequel titled Yaariyan 2 was released on 20 October 2023 under Radhika Rao and Vinay Sapru’s direction.