Tanu Weds Manu

Synopsis: London-based Dr. Manoj Sharma returns home to Delhi, and in the company of his parents, Kishan and Anju, as well as several others, travels to Chaman Ganj, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh to meet his prospective bride, Tanuja Trivedi. He approves of her, informs his elders and they begin preparations for the marriage. Subsequently he gets a rude awakening when Tanuja tells him that she already has a boyfriend and plans to marry him even against her parents' wishes. Manoj informs his parents, and they set about to see other girls for their son - albeit in vain - as he has his heart set on Tanuja, and is all set to return back unmarried. Manoj and Tanuja are fated to meet again in Kapurthala, Punjab, while attending the marriage of Jaspreet Singh Jassi and Payal Sinha. While Manoj hopes to win Tanuja's heart - he will face more rejection when she enlists his assistance to elope with another male.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Anand L. Rai
Production: Viva Entertainment
  1 win & 7 nominations.
113 min

Brothers and sisters, you radio friend

Ameen Sayani is very happy today.

Today's first request is a song which

is also a personal favorite of mine.

Manoj Sharma or Manu from Delhi.

Tanuja Trivedi or Tanu from Kanpur.

And our old friend

Raja Avasthi from Lucknow.

And many more have

requested for this song.

Like Pappi Tiwari from Azamghar,

Payal Sinha from Patna.

Jaspreet Singh or Jassi from Kapurtala,

other than them Kishan Sharma..

..Rajendra Trivedi, Radha Trivedi..

..Anju Sharma..

Friends, for all of you..

..we present the 1972

song which dispels gloom..

Darkness has finally receded.

Darkness has finally receded.

There's light in the entire world.

Sister-in-law, you took a bath.

But did brother take a bath?

l will go take a look.

- Okay.

Cut them quickly.

Brother-in-law is in a bad mood.

What are you here for?

Attend to him.

Come on. Leave it.

No, not here. - Don't worry,

sister. Everything will be fine.

Nothing is happening. Look at the time.

What should l do now?

Sister-in-law, what time

should l call the priest?

Ask mother.

- Okay.

Sister. Come down, sister. Come on.

Look aunt, she took my clip.


- Stand straight. - Hurry up.


- Yes? - Seema.

Where is your uncle?

- Upstairs.


Are you listening?

Stop playing the radio.

You should be considerate.

The groom's family will be

arriving any moment now.

At least take a bath on time today.

There is much time left now.

He must not have reached Delhi yet.

My buddy..


You are just..

How are you?

- How are you? - Fine, fine, fine.


What's wrong with your coat?

Did you fall down in the bathroom?

- Nothing. - No. A woman

vomited on the flight..

..and this mishap occurred.

- l see.


- Yes.

Since when?

- Two weeks.

Papa. Hi. How are you?

- Fine, son.

The glasses suit you.

- Thank you.

How are you, mummy?

- Bless you. You have changed so much.

How is your leg?

- Forget about me.

He has put on glasses.

lt's minus, aunt.

- Oh, minus.

Then it's fine.

lt's almost time..

Let's go quickly.

The train will leave. - Hurry up.

Or else aunt will spend half

an hour arguing with the porters.

Quiet. You speak too much.


- Yes.

Look here. She is

a very beautiful girl.

She is the only child.

No problem at all.

And Mr. Trivedi has

many properties in Kanpur.

Will l have to go right now?

- Yes.

l just returned today.

- Yes, your mother has seen many girls.

And we have to begin from Kanpur.

Brother Manu, now quickly get me

a sister-in-law.

l'm fed up of having

food cooked by mother.

Your sights pierced my heart.

Come on, hurry up.

l don't have time.

Gather everyone around.

Brother, l couldn't reach at night.

You will never change.

Listen. Everyone take

a look at this photo.

You will get to see it only once.

He is coming to see

sister-in-law..for marriage.

They will be affectionately

parceled back. - Yes, brother.

Forget about the marriage..

First let's show them some

hospitality. - Yes, brother.

Uncle gets lost at the right moment.

The luggage is right there.

That's exactly what l am saying..

That we have the luggage.

l suggest that you stand at the side.

l'll attend her. You look for it.

- You stand at the side.

The train..

Excuse me.

- Yes.

The entire family is strange.

Brother Manu. What happened?

Who did this?


- No, l don't know.

Must be the girl's family?

Girl's family?

- Yes.

Was it them?

- Yes.


- Stop!

Leave it.

- What do you mean, leave it?

lt is okay.

- They blackened your eye.

lt's okay.


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Himanshu Sharma

Himanshu Sharma (20 August 1980) is a National Film Awards winning Indian screenwriter and Producer who works in Bollywood (Hindi films). He is most well known as the writer of the Tanu Weds Manu series (2011 & 2015) and Raanjhanaa (2013), all of which were considered highly successful domestically. His screenwriting for the films was generally received with praise. more…

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