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Hindi    Oct 12, 2012 (India)

Verdict: Timepass Movie. One time watch.


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Box office 7.5 Cr Budget: -- Verdict: Flop
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Aiyyaa is a 2012 Indian Bollywood musical,romance film released on Oct 12, 2012. The film is directed by Sachin Kundalkar, produced by Anurag Kashyap under banner named Viacom 18 Motion Pictures.

The story is taken from a Marathi movie”Gandha”. The story introduces Meenakshi (Rani Mukherjee) falling in love with the Tamil actor Surya (Prithviraj). Meenakshi works in a college as a librarian. She has 5 members in her family. These 5 members introduces characters like:Jyoti Subhas(grandmother), father, mother(Nirmiti Sawant)and brother Nana(Amey Wagh). Meenakshi tries to live in her dreams and her world. Meenakshi loves to dance and act. Another character acting as her colleague is the Maina (Anita Date) who is inspired by the lady gaga. Meenakshi‘s family is looking for a perfect match for Meenakshi. But, Meenmakshi is waiting for her Prince charming.

Surya’s entry marks the ultimate moment. He is shown as an art student. After seeing him, Meenakshi falls for him and decides to marry him. He is always surrounded with a bewildering fragrance. But, Meenakshi’s family searches a match for her.”Maadhav”. Maadhavv runs after Meenakshi and Meenakshi likes Surya. Following number of twists and turns, the movie finally shows that Surya own an Agarabatti factory and the fragrance that always surrounds him is of the agarbattis. The final scene shows Meenakshi getting engaged to Surya in a traditional Marathi wedding.

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Cast & Crew

Rani Mukerji

Rani Mukerji

Meenakshi Deshpande

Nirmiti Sawant

Nirmiti Sawant

Meenakshi's mother

Subodh Bhave

Subodh Bhave

Madhav Rajadhyaksha

Satish Alekar

Satish Alekar

Meenakshi's father

Amey Wagh

Amey Wagh

Meenakshi's brother

Reviews for Aiyyaa

Taran Adarsh



Till a few years ago, Bollywood was known for churning out hero-centric movies. The leading ladies were treated as mere props or eye candy in most Hindi movies. That's not all, he..

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Comeback, comeback...and later more comebacks! B-town is suddenly blessed with the revival phase of yesteryear glam divas and AIYYAA is just one of such endeavour. After 'videshi'..

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Saibal Chatterjee


Saibal ChatterjeeNDTV Movies

The Deshpandes are no ordinary brood. And Aiyyaa is no ordinary film. Wildly wakda (read twisted) in more ways than one, it is a film that defies definition. It careens from the d..

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Raghuvendra Singh


Raghuvendra SinghFilmfare

It takes courage to present something never-done-before on the larger-than-life canvas of the big screen. And surprisingly debut director (at least in Hindi films) Sachin Kundalka..

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Roshni Devi


Roshni DeviKoimoi

There’s nothing new about love at first sight. Movies and books have been done to death on it. But love at first sniff? When she’s not escaping to her Bollywood dreams, Meenak..

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Rajeev Masand



It's love at first smell for college librarian Meenaxi Deshpande (Rani Mukherjee), who falls hook line and sinker for brooding artist Surya (South Indian star Prithviraj) the mome..

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All Critic Reviews (27)

  • rajesh93


    A ‘Wakda’ Dream...

    rajesh93, 9 years ago
    This is nice movie. I liked it.
  • rajverma67


    Aiyyaa or Aiyyyoo - snoring entertains better!

    rajverma67, 9 years ago
    This is one time watch. You can watch this movie to pass your time.
  • thomas.richard


    Aiyyaa... ye toh ekdum mast lagtaay

    thomas.richard, 9 years ago
    This is nice movie. I liked it.

All User Reviews (4)

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