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Aanand L. Rai is a Director and Production Design Indian born on 1971

Aanand L. Rai

Aanand L. Rai
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Nationality Inde
Birth 1971 (48 years)

Aanand L. Rai (born 1971) is a Hindi film director, known for romantic-comedy Tanu Weds Manu (2011). His latest film is Raanjhanaa starring Dhanush, Abhay Deol and Sonam Kapoor.

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Filmography of Aanand L. Rai (6 films)

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Director

Tanu Weds Manu Returns, 2h8
Directed by Aanand L. Rai
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Kangana Ranaut, R. Madhavan, Jimmy Shergill, Swara Bhaskar, Deepak Dobriyal, Eijaz Khan
Rating76% 3.848993.848993.848993.848993.84899
In London, four years later in their marriage, Tanu and Manu visit a mental rehabilitation center where they start bickering at each other. Because of Tanu's various allegations, Manu gets enraged, and is later taken by the doctors into custody suspecting his mental health. Tanu's friend Payal calls her from India and tells Tanu that she gave birth to a baby girl. Being alone at city, Tanu decides to return to her hometown, Kanpur. While leaving London, Tanu rings Manu's friend Pappi in Delhi and tells him to come to London and release Manu.
Raanjhanaa
Raanjhanaa (2013)
, 2h20
Directed by Allah Rakha Rahman, Aanand L. Rai
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about religion
Actors Dhanush, Sonam Kapoor, Abhay Deol, Swara Bhaskar, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Shilpi Marwaha
Rating75% 3.798763.798763.798763.798763.79876
Kundan Shankar (Dhanush) is the only son of a Tamil Hindu parents settled in Varanasi. Since his childhood, Kundan has had a strong and obsessive one-sided love for Zoya Haider (Sonam Kapoor), a Muslim girl residing in the same neighborhood. He always attempts to be around her but gets slapped several times in the process. Zoya finally changes her mind because of Kundan's consistency of affection. Her family is orthodox, preventing the lovers from being together. After Zoya moves to Aligarh for further studies, Kundan harmonizes with Zoya's family, assisting them with chores. Zoya gets into Jawaharlal Nehru University and discovers a long-lost strength as she confronts and then falls for student leader Akram Zaidi (Abhay Deol).
Tanu Weds Manu, 1h59
Directed by Aanand L. Rai
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Bollywood
Actors R. Madhavan, Kangana Ranaut, Jimmy Shergill, Ravi Kishan, Deepak Dobriyal, Rajendra Gupta
Rating66% 3.3498053.3498053.3498053.3498053.349805
Manoj "Manu" Sharma (R. Madhavan) is an NRI doctor living in London. He comes to India to find an Indian bride and get married. His parents have already short-listed some girls for him to meet, and they take him to Kanpur to meet Tanuja "Tanu" Trivedi (Kangna Ranaut). After they land in Kanpur, a bunch of goons on the street pick a quarrel with Manu for no reason at all, and give him a few slaps, due to which he reaches the Trivedi residence in an untidy condition. At Tanu's house, the two sets of parents find that they get on extremely well with each other, and decide that if Manu likes Tanu, they can finalize the matter immediately. There is one minor hitch: Tanu's mother tells her guests that Tanu has been ill since yesterday and is unable to rise from bed. She asks Manu to go up to Tanu's bedroom and meet her there. She shows Manu to Tanu's room and goes away to the kitchen. Tanu is very unresponsive, and Manu initially thinks that she is shy and bashful. He soon realizes that Tanu is in fact fast asleep. He gazes upon her beautiful sleeping figure, and likes what he sees. He comes downstairs and tells both the families that he is willing to marry her.
Strangers
Strangers (2007)
, 1h40
Directed by Aanand L. Rai
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Jimmy Shergill, Kay Kay Menon, Nandana Sen, Sonali Kulkarni, Lubna Azabal, Kitu Gidwani
Rating52% 2.6232352.6232352.6232352.6232352.623235
Rahul, a flop writer, and Mr Rai, a management professional giant, are travelling in business class compartment of train in England from Southampton to London. The claustrophobia of closed space and fact that they both are Indians binds them in chatting. The chatting get more and more personal and they both learn that they are not happy with their married life. Rai is living miserable life. After his son's death, his wife Nandini is in state of madness. Likewise Rahul is not respected by his wife after crash of his ambitious career as writer. Rahul and Rai come to mutual conclusion that only way to get out of their painful life is to kill each other's wife.

Art

Tanu Weds Manu Returns, 2h8
Directed by Aanand L. Rai
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Kangana Ranaut, R. Madhavan, Jimmy Shergill, Swara Bhaskar, Deepak Dobriyal, Eijaz Khan
Roles Production Design
Rating76% 3.848993.848993.848993.848993.84899
In London, four years later in their marriage, Tanu and Manu visit a mental rehabilitation center where they start bickering at each other. Because of Tanu's various allegations, Manu gets enraged, and is later taken by the doctors into custody suspecting his mental health. Tanu's friend Payal calls her from India and tells Tanu that she gave birth to a baby girl. Being alone at city, Tanu decides to return to her hometown, Kanpur. While leaving London, Tanu rings Manu's friend Pappi in Delhi and tells him to come to London and release Manu.