2 States

Synopsis: A story about a romantic journey of a culturally opposite couple - Krish Malhotra and Ananya Swaminathan. They meet at the IIM-Ahmedabad College and during the program they fall in love. Complications arise after the program comes to an end and they decide to get married. Krish and Ananya belong to two different states of India. Krish, a North Indian Punjabi boy from Delhi, and Ananya, a Tamilian Brahmin from Chennai. They take a conscious decision; they won't get married until their parents agree. Everything goes downhill when the parents meet. There is a cultural clash and the parents oppose the wedding. To convert their love story into a love marriage, the couple faces a tough battle in front of them. For it is easy to fight and rebel, but much harder to convince. Will Krish and Ananya's love for each other sustain the battles? Will they manage to convince their parents and make it to their wedding?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Abhishek Varman
Production: UTV Motion Pictures
  1 win & 21 nominations.
149 min


The internet has confused

me with too many options

That's why I'm here.

I need some help.


I want to kill myself.


I haven't showered in a week...

nor have I spoken to anyone.

Even my ceiling fan

stopped responding.

Maybe I'm going insane.

Slightly, but...

The homes and hearts of you...

South Indians are the same...

completely hollow.

How can I forget...

I've replayed that day

in my mind a thousand times.

And what is this

supposed to be?

Sam bar.

- This?!

- Yes.

Ls there a problem?

Just one problem.


If you have a problem,

keep moving.

Excuse me!

You're cutting the line.

How will he eat if

he doesn't cut the line?!

I've been the 'Head Cook'

here for 10 years!

Not a single 'complan'

against my sambar!

There hasn't been a single 'complan',

that's why no improvement!

Can anyone eat this?!


But you'll get used

to it in a while.

The rasgulla's not bad.

Try it.

Give me the rasgulla.

Finish your food first.

Who do you think you are?

Give it to me!

One more.

One rasgulla per student.

Very good.

What's edible,

one per student...

miserable sambar unlimited!

Give her mine...



Where did this stupid

idiot come from?

Teaching ME about sambar.


I'm Krish.


Are you eating the mess

food for the first time?


And this sambar is awful.

I'm very hungry.

Let's go out and eat.

Class is in an hour!


Half a tandoori chicken,

one roomali roti...

Aren't you a South Indian?

Tarn I I ian.


Do you have beer?

Gujarat is a dry state.


Gandhiji was born here.


he was against beer?

So... coming back

to my question.

What's the difference between

South Indians and Tamilians?

H uge difference.

Thank you.

For example, Tamil Brahmins

don't eat non-vegetarian...

I'm from a pure,

Brahmin household.

I can see that.

And you?

I'm a Punjabi.

We can't digest our

chicken without alcohol.

I hope you're not from lll'.

LlT Delhi.




ls that a problem?

Not yet...

Excuse me?

Don't you think ll boys are a little weird?


I mean...

In one week, I've received

10 proposals from llTians...

for marriage!

One even brought me

his grandmother's bangle!

And you think today

will be your 11th?


- That's not what I meant!

- Then what did you mean?

Forget it.

Just because a few boys hit

on you, you've lost your head?

No, nothing like that.

I'm sitting here, aren't I?

Oh... wow! Thanks!

I'm leaving.

Here's my share...


I'm sorry! Sorry!


I don't have any

friends here...

You're the only

one who seemed safe.

For once...

someone wasn't hitting on me!

You know what I mean, right?


I mean...

Why wouldn't I hit on her?

I'm a young,

red-blooded Punjabi.

So what if I'm


I was a man, after all.

I mean... I am.

Rs. 120 each.

So... we're good, right?

Settle down, everyone...

Settle down!

How many Economics

graduates here?

Yes... Ms. Swam I nathan.

Do you recognize the curve?

The basic marginal

utility curve, sir.

Yes! And how do you represent

that curve mathematically?


Sir, the curve shows

different bundles of goods...

Tell me the

mathematical formula.

I don't know, sir.

Notice, class...

This is the state of Economics

education in this country.

A top graduate doesn't

know the mathematical formula.


The basic marginal utility of

a particular consumer...

can be mathematically...

explained as MU= DUIDQ,

where DU represents change in utility

and DQ represents change in quantity...


Forget it!

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Abhishek Varman

Abhishek Varman is an Indian film director. His directorial debut was the romantic drama 2 States (2014), for which he received a nomination Filmfare Award for Best Director . more…

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