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realfan
12th January 2011, 09:56 AM
'Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji'


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'Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji' is a slice of life film of three men... Naren Ahuja, Milind Kelkar and Abhay Suri and their encounters with love!
Naren, who works in a multinational bank as a manager, meets an impulsive, vivacious girl called June, to whom he's attracted and changes his look entirely!
Milind works in a matrimonial website and is searching for true love. He meets his dream girl in the form of Gungun, a radio jockey wanting to be a famous actress!
Abhay is a Casanova whose life revolves around women! Not being qualified enough, he works as a trainer in a gym to make ends meet!
Thus 'Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji', with its real characters and relatable situations, takes a funny look at love and the extent people will go to avoid it or achieve it!
Directed by Madhur Bhandarkar, the movie stars Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, Omi Vaidya, Tisca Chopra, Shruti Haasan, Shraddha Das and Shazahn Padamsee.
'Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji' will be released on January 28, 2011.

Hakuna matata
12th January 2011, 10:48 PM
E filminte trailer eniku ishtapetu.:kidu:

realfan
14th January 2011, 12:17 PM
this i feel will be another big hit for madhur

Anisha567
15th January 2011, 12:47 PM
Really 'Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji',its true.






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realfan
15th January 2011, 03:00 PM
Really 'Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji',its true.






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it will be another 3 idiots

tonykuttan
16th January 2011, 02:20 PM
'D.T.B.H.J.' will arrive 2 days earlier http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/templates/default/images/clip.gif (http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/my/index.php?mode=my_clip_add&clip_id=15205&clip_category=n)
By Taran Adarsh, January 15, 2011 - 11:40 IST
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The makers of DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI (http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/broadband/video/Movie-Promos/KwJuUi13/3/Promo-1-Dil-Toh-Baccha-Hai-Ji.html) have hit upon a brilliant idea to capitalize on the long weekend next week. Initially, the film was slated for release on Friday, 28 January, but 26 January [Wednesday] being a national holiday [Republic Day], the makers have decided to prepone the film's release by two days. Yes, you read it right, DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI will release on Wednesday, 26 January all over.

Both actor Ajay Devgn and director Madhur Bhandarkar confirmed this latest development with this writer. "26 January is a holiday and releasing the film on this date makes wise business sense," Madhur informs. Meanwhile, the film has been cleared by the Censors with an 'Adults' certificate.

realfan
16th January 2011, 03:16 PM
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By Taran Adarsh, January 15, 2011 - 11:40 IST
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The makers of DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI (http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/broadband/video/Movie-Promos/KwJuUi13/3/Promo-1-Dil-Toh-Baccha-Hai-Ji.html) have hit upon a brilliant idea to capitalize on the long weekend next week. Initially, the film was slated for release on Friday, 28 January, but 26 January [Wednesday] being a national holiday [Republic Day], the makers have decided to prepone the film's release by two days. Yes, you read it right, DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI will release on Wednesday, 26 January all over.

Both actor Ajay Devgn and director Madhur Bhandarkar confirmed this latest development with this writer. "26 January is a holiday and releasing the film on this date makes wise business sense," Madhur informs. Meanwhile, the film has been cleared by the Censors with an 'Adults' certificate.

thanks tony

Hakuna matata
16th January 2011, 08:26 PM
Thanx tony

Mahi
16th January 2011, 09:57 PM
January 27th night njan ee padam kanum :adipoli:

tonykuttan
17th January 2011, 06:12 AM
January 27th night njan ee padam kanum :adipoli:

jan 25th aayirikkum avide release..:yes:

realfan
17th January 2011, 08:26 AM
January 27th night njan ee padam kanum :adipoli:

please put the review too soon:kayyadi:

realfan
27th January 2011, 02:17 PM
Dil To Bachcha Hai Ji gets 'A' certificate and is to release on Republic Day (http://reviews.in.88db.com/index.php/movie/movie-news/6273-dil-to-bachcha-hai-ji-gets-a-certificate-and-is-to-release-on-republic-day)http://reviews.in.88db.com/templates/gk_quay/images/pdf_button.png (http://reviews.in.88db.com/index.php/movie/movie-news/6273-dil-to-bachcha-hai-ji-gets-a-certificate-and-is-to-release-on-republic-day?format=pdf)http://reviews.in.88db.com/templates/gk_quay/images/printButton.png (http://reviews.in.88db.com/index.php/movie/movie-news/6273-dil-to-bachcha-hai-ji-gets-a-certificate-and-is-to-release-on-republic-day?tmpl=component&print=1&layout=default&page=)http://reviews.in.88db.com/templates/gk_quay/images/emailButton.png (http://reviews.in.88db.com/index.php/component/mailto/?tmpl=component&link=aHR0cDovL3Jldmlld3MuaW4uODhkYi5jb20vaW5kZXguc GhwL21vdmllL21vdmllLW5ld3MvNjI3My1kaWwtdG8tYmFjaGN oYS1oYWktamktZ2V0cy1hLWNlcnRpZmljYXRlLWFuZC1pcy10b y1yZWxlYXNlLW9uLXJlcHVibGljLWRheQ%3D%3D)

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The release of Madhur Bhandarkar's Dil To Baccha Hai Ji, which was to be released on January 28th has been preponed to January 26 as filmmaker wants to gift people a light hearted romantic movie on Republic Day.

Though a rom-com, the film got 'A' certification, by the Censor Board. According to board members about 10 scenes in the movie are highly bold including Emraan Hashmi's lovemaking scenes.

However, Bhandarkar is not convinced with the board’s decision and is reportedly upset, as it would down the viewership. Madhur says,"Yes, I am upset. It has happened with me once again. I was not happy when Fashion too was given an A certificate, but I really had no choice.”

A source close to Bhandarkar quoted, "Given the movie's title, Madhur never expected that the board would give his film an 'A' certificate. He was told that the content of his film is very bold."

About releasing it on the Republic Day, preponing it from 28th, the National Award winning director told media, "This is just a little token of love from my side to my fellow Indian on Republic Day. This is why we have decided to release he movie on Jan 26th now. I hope everyone has a bone-tickling R-Day.”

He further added, "This is the first time that I am making a slice of life romantic comedy and I hope as people loved my earlier films, they will definitely accept this movie too. The way Dil To Bachcha Hai Ji has shaped up I am sure it will be a treat to watch.”

Dil To Bachcha Hai Ji a light hearted romantic comedy, which the director has done it for the first time, who is famous for hard hitting films like Page 3, Fashion, Traffic Signal. Dil To Bachcha Hai Ji is a slice of life film about three men and their encounters with love. The movie has Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, Omi Vaidya, Shruti Hassan, Shazahn Padamsee and Shraddha Das as its cast.

Struggling to cope with modern women and contemporary relationships, these three men go through a fun filled roller coaster ride of emotions with its constant highs and lows that usually accompany love.

Ajay Devgn, who has given successful hit films in 2010 and is awaiting his first release in 2011 said, "Dil to Baccha Hai Ji is a film for one and all. The youth will relate to it very well, all the three characters are drawn up fabulously. It is a comedy with a soul, the subtle, intelligent sense of humor simply can't go amiss. I can trust this one to touch everyone,"

~~Meesha Madhavan~~
27th January 2011, 02:57 PM
Sradhadas ithinu vendi cheytha oru photoshoot kittiyittu undu..so sexy :wub:

tonykuttan
27th January 2011, 04:10 PM
Dil to Baccha hai Ji Movie Review :photo:
By Taran Adarsh, January 27, 2011 - 10:41 IST

Hindi cinema has never been short of movies which abound in humor. In fact, there's a barrage of funny films these days. Whether it's the gentle humor that keeps us smiling constantly [on the lines of Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Basu Chatterjee's films] or the incisive and sharp wit of TERE BIN LADEN, DO DOONI CHAAR and PHAS GAYE RE OBAMA or the boisterous laughathons attempted by David Dhawan, Anees Bazmee and Priyadarshan, we've enjoyed our share of laughs. But I genuinely feel that the comedy scene in Bollywood is slowly, but perceptibly changing, veering more towards realism and this is exactly what we get to watch in Madhur Bhandarkar's new outing DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI.

Okay, okay, so we associate Madhur with somber/serious cinema, tackling issues that concern us, right from CHANDNI BAR to JAIL. By now famous for his socially relevant, hard-hitting films that take potshots at the upper crust, Madhur changes tracks with this one. DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI is a light entertainer at heart, but there's something about the landed gentry in this one as well. It exposes the dual lives they lead.

Without beating around the bush, let me pronounce that I was skeptical about Madhur's abilities when it came to handling light films. Oh yes, he has a terrific sense of humor in real life. On reel, he's synonymous with hard-hitting movies, isn't it? So what prompted this National Award winning film-maker to enter a new terrain - humor? I am sure, it has something to do with discovering newer horizons and taking on unexplored territories. So does the gamble work? Are Madhur's claims - of following Hrishi-da's footsteps with this one - mere hollow words or does he deliver?

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Much like Madhur's earlier films, DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI is about real people, situations and problems. Except that the emotion isn't sorrow and the theme isn't dark this time. Irrespective of how his films are received, the one thing Madhur is known for is the unconventional story he wants the viewers to absorb. DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI isn't about three couples and how they discover love, it's about how these three guys who find love, but… let's leave it at that! Else, the twist in the tale will be in public domain.

The camaraderie between Ajay, Emraan and Omi and the unpredictable storyline post intermission is the driving point of this motion picture. In fact, if the first half is laced with light moments, the second half is where the twists-n-turns crop up and each of those stories get nurtured in the process. But there's a flipside too and that's the choice of actors in the finale. Ideally, the makers could've done with known faces in the end. It would've only been an icing on the cake. Also, there are a few rough edges in the narrative, but not the type that would make a big dent.

Also, I'd like to state, it left me wondering as to what prompted the censors to pass the motion picture with an 'Adults Only' certification? I would say that some of the recent films have had far more objectionable and explosive content than this one. Besides, Indian television is full of repugnant and obnoxious material which everyone has free access to. I guess, our censor board needs to be a little more liberal in view of the fact that times have changed and it's about time their attitudes towards cinema also changes.

Final word? This one is amongst Madhur's most accomplished works!

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DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI is a slice of life film revolving around Naren [Ajay Devgn], Abhay [Emraan Hashmi] and Milind [Omi Vaidya] and their encounters with love.

A listless Naren, well in his thirties and going through a divorce [Rituparna Sengupta], falls in love with a vibrant and bubbly June [Shazahn Padamsee], who has just stepped out of her teens. Milind, a poet and an idealistic lover, is enamored by an ambitious and practical Gunjan [Shraddha Das], who is determined to follow her dreams. A charming casanova Abhay starts feeling an alien emotion called love when he feels increasingly drawn towards Nikki [Shruti Haasan], a modern girl who knows her needs and speaks her mind.

With its real characters and relatable situations, the film takes a witty look at love and the extent people will go to evade it or attain it.

DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI seizes your attention gradually. One of the reasons could be because Madhur narrates three stories concurrently. Ajay, who portrays the life of a harried bank manager going through a 'mid-life crisis', is very compelling. Watch him in sequences when he sets his eyes on his new office assistant [Shazahn]. Consider the character of Omi, a true-blue romantic, working as a matchmaker, who has never been able to find a soul mate himself. One comes across such people in real life as well. And, of course, there's Emraan, who uses affluent and well heeled women as a stepping stone to attain the resources and luxuries of life. His sequences with Tisca Chopra add spice to the proceedings. Ditto for the women in the film. Especially Shraddha and Tisca, who use men to their advantage. Very real characters. In fact, the variety of love and relationships that we get to watch here is so diverse from what we have been subjected to in Hindi movies since time immemorial. As a matter of fact, each of us must have experienced the varied emotions depicted in this film at some juncture in our lives.

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While watching DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI, I recalled a much-acclaimed Basu Chatterjee movie SHAUKEEN, which had three lecherous older men trying to get naughty in their elderly age. Of course, both the films cannot be judged against each other except in view of the fact that both films have three middle-aged men and three elderly gentlemen trying to explore the love and lust aspect of their lives. Even the treatment and conversations in DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI are out of everyday life. It's more like a discussion happening between any three normal, everyday guys even when they discuss the opposite sex. There is no [I]dialogue-baazi as such, it is just a normal tete-a-tete happening.

Madhur's attempt of dabbling in the comedy genre may appear dicey for a lot of his detractors, since he's known to be proficient in the art of creating serious/dark movies. But comedy is serious business and Madhur gets it right on most occasions. Let me add, this is not one of those imperceptive and dull-witted films that make an attempt to tickle your funny bone every five minutes. Madhur has interwoven some serious moments in the narrative, which makes it a slice of life film, but which sticks to the commercial format.

The screenplay writing is absorbing at most times. Having said that, I'd like to add that the writing could've been tighter at places. Shraddha's sudden exit leaves you mystified. Also, the film could've done with better names [read, eye candy] in the finale, when the three guys set out for Goa. The climax was already a highpoint and one definitely expected a better culmination. Also, the film could've been tightened in the editing suite.

The expectations from its music are on the higher side, especially after the success of Pritam-Ajay-Emraan's last venture ONCE UPON A TIME IN MUMBAAI. But the problem is that it does not offer much variety, unlike OUATIM. 'Abhi Kuch Dino Se' and 'Tere Bin' are my picks. Cinematography [Ravi Walia] is up to the mark. Sanjay Chhel's dialogue are witty and just perfect for this genre.

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Ajay proves his adaptability and versatility yet again. Having impressed us adequately in the past, Ajay portrays a character that takes you back to a very popular actor of his times, Amol Palekar. Ajay underplays his part effortlessly. Emraan, popular also for his skirt chaser image on screen, plays an obsessive philanderer here and he's electrifying. In fact, he spices up the proceedings every time he appears on screen. The role assigned to him is an extension of what he's attempted in the past, yet he interprets it so differently. Omi Vaidya's character gets subdued initially, but it must be said that the earnestness with which he portrays his part makes him endearing. He's remarkable in the sequence when he breaks down while reading the letter.

Shazahn looks like a doll and gets the character right. In fact, she adds so much freshness to the proceedings. Shraddha gives the right shades to her character. She's most convincing when she takes Omi for a ride initially. Shruti appears late in the film, but she leaves an impact nonetheless. Her scenes with Emraan are amusing. Tisca Chopra is superb, especially in the sequence when Emraan confesses that he's in love with someone else. Mukesh Tiwari is first-rate in a brief role. Aditya Raj Kapoor is fair. Rituparna Sengupta does well. Harward Rosemeyer leaves a mark in the funeral sequence.

On the whole, DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI is a feel good, light-hearted rom-com, a slice of life film which the populace and the regular lay person would relate to. Madhur Bhandarkar changes tracks from his trademark women-oriented movies on contemporary issues to a rom-com, which has the unmistakable Bhandarkar signature to it, and emerges triumphant in his new fangled endeavor. The film carries a tagline that reads 'Love grows… Men don't', which seems most appropriate after one has watched it. DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI, with its bona fide characters and pertinent situations, promises to bring a smile to your face and cheer you up. I strongly recommended it!

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Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji : Movie Review by Taran Adarsh (http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/movies/review/14312/index.html)

Hakuna matata
27th January 2011, 08:04 PM
Tony kutta thanks for tharan adarsh's review:goodpost:

realfan
27th January 2011, 08:08 PM
thanks tony....so the movie will rock as expected...where is this screening in cochin?

tonykuttan
27th January 2011, 08:10 PM
thanks tony....so the movie will rock as expected...where is this screening in cochin?

sridar cinemas...q cinemas and cinemax too...

realfan
28th January 2011, 11:07 AM
Dil To Bacha Hai Jee Review – Dil Toh Bacha Hai Ji

Updated on: 27 Jan 2011


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Dil To Bacha Hai Jee is a light hearted movie from serious filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar. Before we review about the film we should admit that there are ample doubts expressed about Madhur’s sense of humor and his take on comedy genre. However, the director surprises everyone with his excellent comedy.

Starring Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi etc. in the lead roles, Dil Toh Bacha Hai Jee is a movie that deals with real characters and funny incidents in day to day life. Every character in this film is well known or seen somewhere in our life. DTBHJ success key holds in that point. It is a comedy with a different approach. The story in unpredictable especially in the second half. First half is full of lighter moments and sets the right mood for the second. Director Madhur shows why he is different from the bunch in the second half.

We won’t reveal any story of Dil To Bacha Hai Jee movie in this review as we leave it alone to surprise you. Despite all the plusses this film had some hiccups in the middle. Narrative slowed down here and there but picked up at the right moments. Music by Pritam-Ajay-Emraan is not up to the mark. A good soundtrack might have done world of good to this film. Performances of the lead actors are an asset. There is no match for Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi. Omi Vaidya is in his comfort zone. Shazahn Padamsee, Shruti Haasan and Shradha Das have done justice to their roles.

Go watch Dil Toh Bachcha Hai Jee and have fun. As we promise in our review, it won’t disappoint you.

realfan
28th January 2011, 03:20 PM
mahi's review out...............super hit.........AS kanan pokunavarku oru sign post anu e movie

tonykuttan
29th January 2011, 01:15 AM
B.O. update: 'D.T.B.H.J.' starts quite well at big city plexes, reports good
By Taran Adarsh, January 28, 2011 - 16:49 IST

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DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI started on a 40% note at big city multiplexes [premium properties were 65%], while single screens were lower. The noon shows showed an escalation at various centres and the distributors and exhibitors are confident that the business should pick up further by Friday evening/night, since the audience response is very positive and also because the advance booking at certain properties is good. Besides, the film enjoys a solo release period, which goes in its favour.

Box Office Update :B.O. update: 'D.T.B.H.J.' starts quite well at big city plexes, reports good (http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/trade/boxoffice_update/index.html)

:partytime::partytime:

realfan
29th January 2011, 08:47 AM
B.O. update: 'D.T.B.H.J.' starts quite well at big city plexes, reports good
By Taran Adarsh, January 28, 2011 - 16:49 IST

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DIL TOH BACCHA HAI JI started on a 40% note at big city multiplexes [premium properties were 65%], while single screens were lower. The noon shows showed an escalation at various centres and the distributors and exhibitors are confident that the business should pick up further by Friday evening/night, since the audience response is very positive and also because the advance booking at certain properties is good. Besides, the film enjoys a solo release period, which goes in its favour.

Box Office Update :B.O. update: 'D.T.B.H.J.' starts quite well at big city plexes, reports good (http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/trade/boxoffice_update/index.html)

:partytime::partytime:


thanks tony....r u going to watch it?

realfan
29th January 2011, 10:46 AM
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Five reasons to watch 'Dil To Bachcha Hai Ji'
1. The basic premise of the story is quite interesting where three men, each with their own take on love, sex and marriage, come together. While the oldest one seeks solace alongside a bright young co-worker, the second is quite the playboy and doesn't think twice before making it out with both mom and step-daughter. And the third is the average virgin Hindustani.
2. Bhandarkar has managed to create some funny situations in the movie through his characters and the manner in which they end up chasing their dreams. However, the punch lines get less funny as the movie saunters through its rather long journey that lasts close to three hours.
3. If you are a fan of sexual innuendos, this is one movie that might just whet your appetite. The casanova gym instructor played by Emraan Hashmi believes in the three 'Fs' of life, the first two being Fun and Flirting and the third left to our imagination. If that's not enough, his response to a simple question like 'how do you do' is 'any way you like' - Talk about one-dimensional characterization!
4. The two other guys are slightly better with Naren (Ajay Devgn) as the middle-aged divorcee smitten by the perky intern June Pinto (Shahzan Padamsee) bringing out the awkwardness of a middle-aged man trying to mingle with much younger people. As Milind, Omi Vaidya does pretty much what he did as Chatur Ramalingam ('3 Idiots'), minus his American accent.
5. The movie has some decent performances from the female cast with Tisca Chopra playing the bored housewife seeking toy boys to perfection and Shruti Haasan coming out with a sharp characterization of her step-daughter who doesn't seek commitment in sex. As for the actors, all three have essayed similar roles before and therefore do not surprise you with their performances

tonykuttan
29th January 2011, 06:29 PM
saw dil to baccha hai ji from q cinemas....:rock:
enikku sharikkum ishtappettu eventhough the climax was surprising and unconventional according to bolly masala standards...... very funny feel good romantic movie....really enjoyed it......emraan,ajay,omi vaidya...:salute:
madhur bhandarkar...hats off for moving away from serious kinda cinema to entertainers...:kayyadi:
shazahn padamsee and sruthi hassan...entammo...kidilan charakkukal..:icecream: tare zameen par'l amma vesham kaikaryam cheytha tisca choprayum super...:gdance:
status was pathetic.....aakekkudi 15 per.....:chumaridi:

rancho
30th January 2011, 10:53 PM
aa subtitle nunayalle?

Mahi
31st January 2011, 03:04 AM
aa subtitle nunayalle?

Hindi films threadinte sub titlesil enthum ezhutham
Chodikanum parayanum arum varilla :lol:

tonykuttan
31st January 2011, 04:44 PM
Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji opens better than Bhandarkar's biggest film Fashion http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/templates/default/images/clip.gif :poli: (http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/my/index.php?mode=my_clip_add&clip_id=15282&clip_category=n)
By Joginder Tuteja, January 31, 2011 - 10:12 IST

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Continuing the winning trend in 2011 so far, Dil Toh Baccha Hai Jihas now joined the likes of Yamla Pagla Deewana, No One Killed Jessica and Dhobi Ghat, all of which have been successful at the box office. Now this Madhur Bhandarkar film too has taken a decent to good opening at the box office, hence ensuring that at the least it is on safe ground and is a winning preposition at the least.

"Exactly", says an excited Bhandarkar who has been closely monitoring the film's progress amidst the trade, audience and industry circles, "I was getting good vibes from those who had seen Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji prior to its release. However the way audience too has given a go-ahead to the film, as can be seen in the collections over the weekend gone by, I am quite pleased."

He has all the right reasons to be elated. As per early estimates, the film has netted in the vicinity of Rs.15 crores just from India. This is just a Rs.3 crores less than what Priyanka Chopra starrer Fashion had netted in it's entire first week when released a couple of years ago. Of course the print count was lesser there but in the times when quick bucks are the name of the game, an early recovery for this medium budgeted film featuring Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi and Omi Vaidya is being looked at pretty positively.

Says a source attached to the film, "The film has been made on very controlled budget despite big names being involved. There was no wastage involved as well as it was wrapped up in quick time. While the production cost was Rs. 22 crores, print and publicity was further Rs. 6 crores. To recover Rs. 28 crores is a cakewalk due to inherent merits that the film carries."

With good reviews coming the film's way and audience reaction too ranging from decent to good with no one having anything contrary to say, Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji pretty much seems en route to turning into the biggest grosser ever for Madhur Bhandarkar after Fashion (which had netted Rs.27 crores).

"Well, I hope so", smiles Bhandarkar who can shrug away the under performance of his last release Jail, "We have anyways recovered quite a lot from satellite (Rs.16 crores) and music rights (Rs.2 crores). The theatrical too was sold at Rs.13 crores which will be quite easily recovered by all involved."

As for the audience, Bhandarkar is happy that he could successfully move away from the serious cinema that he has made in the past and give them some light hearted entertainment as well.

"In addition to that this is my first major success for a male oriented film", adds Bhandarkar, "The film has only picked up further over the weekend. With quite a few open days ahead, we should only be benefiting further from word of mouth."

Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji opens better than Bhandarkar's biggest film Fashion (http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/2011/01/31/15282/index.html)

Benz Vasu
7th February 2011, 12:28 AM
better reviews than 3 idiots.. koppanu see the public response and collection no where near to 3 idiots, ithinte one week collection=3 idiots 2 days collection.