Hichki, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Dishkiyaaoon: Bollywood films with offbeat titles

Updated: 22 March, 2018 19:58 IST
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    Shilpa Shetty's debut production, 'Dishkiyaoon' featuring Harman Baweja (in his Bollywood comeback) and Sunny Deol grabbed headlines for its unusual title which is actually the sound of gunfire. Atul Agnihotri production 'O Teri' starring Pulkit Samrat and the debuting Bilal Amrohi too has garnered attention for its odd-sounding name.
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    Nautanki Saala: This romantic comedy follows the journey of an actor (played by Ayushmann Khurrana) as he improvises his way through a funny real life drama. The film also stars newbie Evelyn Sharma
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    Special Chabbis: This heist drama is based on an infamous Mumbai robbery in 1987 when 26 people, posing as income tax officers, raided a famous jewellery store and walked away with jewels worth lakhs
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    Akaash Vani: At first read, it sounds like the popular radio broadcasting station, but Akaash and Vani here are lead characters of the film directed by Luv Ranjan of ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’ fame
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    ABCD – Any Body Can Dance: The name says it all, doesn’t it?
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    Phata Poster Nikla Hero: Not much is known about film’s plot apart from the fact that it is a masala entertainer starring Shahid Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz
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    Bullet Raja: A gangster based film set in UP, it has Saif Ali Khan and Sonakshi Sinha in lead roles. The movie was earlier titled ‘Jai Ram Ji Ki', but on Saif’s suggestion it was changed to a more innovative one
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    Ek Thi Dayaan: As the name suggests, the film starring Emraan Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma and Kalki Koechlin is a thriller, but the more interesting aspect is that it is being co-produced by Balaji Films and Vishal Bharadwaj
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    Kill Dil: Not difficult to figure out that the name is inspired from the famous Hollywood action thriller ‘Kill Bill’. The movie features Ranveer Singh and Parineeti Chopra
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    3G – A Killer Connection: A supernatural thriller, the film deals with how a couple, played by Sonal Chauhan and Neil Nitin Mukesh, starts seeing unbelievable things through a second hand mobile that runs on 3G technology
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    Jolly LLB: A comedy starring Arshad Warsi, Boman Irani and Amrita Rao in lead roles, the film is a satirical take on the law system in India
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    Jayanta Bhai Ki Luv Story: The film deals with a thug Jayanta, who falls in love with his biggest enemy
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    Kai Po Che!: Based on Chetan Bhagat's novel ‘The 3 Mistakes of My Life’, the film’s title literally means I have cut (the kite) in Gujarati
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    Listen Amaya: The film has been in the news since it brings back the legendary pairing of Farooque Shaikh and Deepti Naval. ‘Listen Amaya’ focuses on the need for a companion more than finding love at a senior age
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    Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: The title of the film is derived from the last words spoken by former India athlete Milkha Singh’s father. He said this to save Milkha’s life during partition
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    Go Goa Gone: This is a zombie film, which stars Saif Ali Khan and Puja Gupta. It is being directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K., who made ‘99’ and ‘Shor in the City’
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  • Hindi filmmakers are no longer sticking to conventional movie names. Take a look
    Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola: The film title is rare in the sense that it includes the names of all three lead characters – Matru (Imran Khan), Bijlee (Anushka Sharma) and Mandola (Pankaj Kapur)
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The recently released Hichki and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety are films with unusual titles, to say the least. Hindi filmmakers are no longer sticking to conventional movie names. Take a look

First Published: 29 March, 2014 12:30 IST