It also became one of the few Indian films at the time to become successful in East Asian markets such as China[17] and Japan,[18] eventually bringing its worldwide gross to ₹3.92 billion ($90 million)[a][4][5] — it was the highest-grossing Indian film ever at the time. ", "3 Idiots wins over Chinese, collects Rs 11 crore in two weeks", "Success of 3 Idiots breaks China's Bollywood Great Wall", "Indian films set to make inroads in Japan? We have an idea for the 3 Idiots sequel, a Munna Bhai part three, and also for a PK sequel; but the PK and Munna Bhai sequels interest me the most. [7] 3 Idiots had a wide release in East Asian markets including China, South Korea and Hong Kong. –", "Rajkumar Hirani's 3 Idiots goes on floors", "Shooting 'Three Idiots' is like holidaying", "Remya Jose's pedal operated washing machine / exercise machine", "Secmol founder Sonam Wangchuk wins Magasaysay Award", "3 Idiots : Music Review by Joginder Tuteja", "3 Idiots releases with highest ever print & screen count", "100-crore club is past, Its 150-crore club for 'Chennai Express, "Talaash: Is Aamir Khan's film a hit even before the release? [70], In South Korea, where it was released in 2011, the film grossed ₩3,416,415,900[71] (US$3,084,647). The film follows the friendship of three students at an Indian engineering college and is a satire about the social pressures under an Indian education system. "[97] Aamir Khan also responded to these claims. 3 Idiots is a 2009 Indian Hindi-language coming-of-age comedy-drama film co-written (with Abhijat Joshi) and directed by Rajkumar Hirani.Starring Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Boman Irani and Omi Vaidya, the film follows the friendship of three students at an Indian engineering college and is a satire about the social pressures under an Indian education system. [26][27] A Mexican remake, 3 idiotas, was also released in 2017. It was a satisfying meal, don't get me wrong, but not the best meal I'd been expecting. In a country where students are driven to suicide by their impossible curriculum, 3 Idiots … Pia Boman Irani. Rancho, who thereby cared far more about learning than about status, returned home and cut off all contact with his friends at ICE, as he had agreed, but told the real Ranchoddas that "two idiots" will inevitably come looking for him one day. [104][105] The film holds an average rating of 9.2 out of 10 on Douban,[105] with over 1.15 million votes. Produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra under the banner Vinod Chopra Films, and based on Chetan Bhagat's novel Five Point Someone: What not to do at IIT! The dormitory scenes were filmed at the institution's dormitory blocks. Unable to drive to a hospital, Rancho and the other students use their engineering knowledge to quickly modify a vacuum cleaner into a ventouse and deliver the baby with the help of Pia over a video call. I told myself — 'what nonsensical behaviour'. Years later, the group is approaching their graduation and Rancho continues to academically outperform his friends. "[94] In a 31 December 2009 blog post on his personal website, Bhagat stated that he was told the movie was only 2–5% based on the book, but when he saw it, he felt that it was 70% of the book. However, on graduation day, Rancho promptly disappears, never to be seen by his friends again. (as Dr. Kishor Patil), Campus Interview Panelist 2 3 Idiots does just that, and much more. 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I may have some issues on the mistake they may have made but nothing about their personality or the kind of people they are. Virus spots them amidst their escape and gives Raju an ultimatum: be expelled himself, or incriminate Rancho and thus have him expelled. The film ends with Farhan reciting Rancho's motto on success: "Pursue excellence, and success will follow, pants down. Together, they make life miserable for "Virus," the school’s uptight and heartless dean. It's exactly there where it was agreed to be. (as Shailaja Dhar), Doctor startled by scooter in hospital In Korea, students of all ages – from young elementary children to university graduate students – are trained to study under overwhelming pressure and extremely high academic standards. He listed it as one of five films that he connects with, along with The Godfather (1972) and his own work on E.T. [43], It was expected to be the first Indian film to be officially released on YouTube on 25 March 2010, only 12 weeks after its initial theatrical release. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply. Khan told reporters, ""Raju Hirani has given me a hint about '3 Idiots' sequel and I am giving you all a hint. (as Mrs Lata Kurdikar). Rancho gives unorthodox answers in class and frequently clashes with the school's staff and its director, Viru Sahastrabuddhe (nicknamed "Virus" by its students), since he believes that students should enjoy what they learn, while the school enforces a strict, exam-based teaching model. Movie Analysis - 3 Idiots It's not that 3 Idiots is a flawless work of art. for which author was not suitably credited,[9][10][11] the film incorporated real Indian inventions created by Remya Jose,[12] Mohammad Idris,[13] Jahangir Painter[14] and Sonam Wangchuk. But it is a vital, inspiring and life-revising work of contemporary art with some heart imbued into every part. [42] 3 Idiots was released in 415 screens overseas. [63][64] It set record collections for Indian-produced films in territories such as the United States[65] and Australia. In short, this movie is, really, our own story. [107], One reason for its success in East Asian markets such as China and Hong Kong is because of their similar education systems, thus many students were able to identify with the characters. The figures don't include the Print and Advertising (P&A) costs. This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 06:18. [6][7][8] The film is narrated through parallel dramas, one in the present and the other ten years in the past. We drew a contract with him and it clearly mentions about the position of his credit. This time, he fishes outside the offstump, tries to play shots borrowed from other batters, and hits and misses to provide a patchy, 32*-type innings. [101], A Tamil-language remake entitled Nanban was released in 2012,[26][27][102] and a Spanish-language Mexican remake named 3 idiotas was released in 2017. South China Morning Post wrote that the film "wraps a heavy message in light comedy. [31] The first scene was shot in an aircraft with Madhavan. [33], The brains behind these innovations include Remya Jose, a student from Kerala, who created the pedal operated washing-machine;[12][34][35] Mohammad Idris, a barber from Hasanpur Kalan in Meerut district in Uttar Pradesh, who invented a bicycle-powered horse clipper;[13] and Jahangir Painter, a painter from Maharashtra, who made the scooter-powered flour mill. That night, during a rainstorm that causes widespread flooding and power outages, Virus' older daughter Mona - who is pregnant - goes into labor. "[8], The film had a social impact on attitudes to education in Asia, including education in India[20] as well as other Asian countries. [45], The film was released in Taiwan in December 2010, followed by Hong Kong on 1 September 2011. [19][55] The film was listed in Guinness World Records for the record of highest box office film gross for a Bollywood film. [93] At that time, Bhagat stated that he "was expecting an opening credit and I was quite surprised on not seeing it. Chatur protests the detour, as it would jeopardize his planned meeting with an illustrious client named "Phunsukh Wangdu," a renowned scientist, but the others restrain him at the back of the car. "[82] Rajeev Masand of CNN-IBN gave the film three out of five stars and states: "Going home after watching 3 Idiots I felt like I'd just been to my favorite restaurant only to be a tad under-whelmed by their signature dish. Aamir Khan gained a large growing Chinese fanbase as a result. [25] In Japan, it was nominated in the Best Outstanding Foreign Language Film category at the 37th Japan Academy Awards in 2014;[23][24][89][90] the award was eventually won by Les Miserables. If you are 13 years old when were you born? [41] 3 Idiots was released in 1800 theatres in India, which was at that time a big domestic release. "[99] Chetan Bhagat later apologised stating, "I definitely do not have anything against team 3 Idiots. Do yourself and your family a favour: Watch 3 Idiots. One night, while severely drunk, the three of them break into Virus' home for Rancho to confess his feelings for Pia, while the other two urinate on the property. But the first question that arises after one thinks of a sequel to 3 Idiots is: What will Aamir Khan aka Rancho ... with just Aamir Khan the protagonist remaining from the original cast of 3 Idiots. [72] The film was number-one at the South Korean box office for five weeks,[8] drawing an audience of 459,686 viewers. Ranchoddas 'Rancho' Shyamaldas Chanchad / Phunsukh Wangdu Madhavan. But it is a vital, inspiring and life-revising work of contemporary art with some heart imbued into every part. (as Jaaved Jaaferi), Campus Interview Panel Head But when Rancho catches the eye of the dean's sexy daughter, Virus sets his sights on flunking out the "3 idiots… In addition, 3 Idiots won the Grand Prize at the 4th Videoyasan Awards,[21][22] held by a Japanese organisation of home video retailers in 2014;[18] 3 Idiots was selected as 2013's best video release, beating thousands of films, anime and television shows,[22] including domestic Japanese and foreign Hollywood productions.[18]. Upon confrontation, the man explains that Rancho was his family's orphaned servant boy, who displayed a prodigious academic prowess and was tasked with completing the real Ranchoddas' academics for him, all the way through to earning a degree at ICE. The film won 58 accolades from Indian film awards; among these are six Filmfare Awards including Best Film and Best Director, three National Film Awards including Best Popular Film, ten Star Screen Awards, seventeen IIFA Awards, five GIMA Awards, two Apsara Awards and seven Bollywood Hungama Surfers Choice Movie Awards.