Inspired by Chetan Bhagat's famous novel 'Five Point One', Raj Kumar Hirani made one of the most acclaimed and popular movie in Hindi cinema in 2009, 'Three Idiots'.
Comed of the Genre comedy-drama starring Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani was released on December 24, 2009. The movie is literally one of the best movies in the history of Bollywood.Despite getting more than 2 lakh 8 thousand votes, IMDB rating is 6.4! In addition to breaking all previous box office records, it won a total of 52 awards, including three National and six Filmfare awards. A remake in Tamil called Nanban (2012), the Mexican remake ‘Three Idiots’ was released last year!
Ratings, box office success, awards - these are not enough to fully understand the greatness of this movie. Even after so many years that the popularity of the movie has not waned, the way this movie has been practiced in the mouths of people or still is, the way in which this movie has taken place in the minds of movie lovers is actually made possible by very few movies.Like many, my favorite Hindi movie is 'Three Idiots'. The most viewed Hindi movie! There is no annoyance towards this movie even after watching it again and again. Every time I see it, I am fascinated. After each visit, a different satisfaction can be aroused, it seems as if I saw something new again! I have seen many Hindi movies and will continue to do so in the future, but I don't think this movie will ever end, but it is growing day by day!
Although many people have seen the movie countless times, many people still do not know some of the things behind the scenes. Let's get to know some of those unknown chapters.
Raj Kumar Hirani first proposed to Shah Rukh Khan himself for the role of 'Rancho'. Amir's name came on the scene after he turned down the offer. Amir agreed after hearing.
Kareena Kapoor has been looking forward to working with Raj Kumar Hirani for a long time. In this movie, Kareena herself expressed her interest to the director to get the role of 'Pia'.
Sanjay Dutt was considered for a cameo role in the movie. But he could not give time. Farhad and Raju - Arshad Warsi is proposed for one of these two characters. But due to schedule complications he could not make the movie. The two characters were later proposed to John Abraham and Saif Ali Khan. If they don't, Madhavan and Sharman will get two characters.
Undoubtedly the most talked about part in the movie is the child delivery scenes. In fact, the director thought of this part for the movie 'Munna Bhai MBBS'. However, he later dropped it as it seemed unnecessary with the movie.
Aamir Khan had no choice but to lose weight to play the character of 'Rancho'. So he had to follow a strict diet. He couldn't even eat his own birthday cake. "I survived on milk and a few bananas," he said in an interview.‘Three Idiots’ was the first film to earn Rs 200 crore from the Bollywood box office. The total revenue of the movie from all over the world was 395 crore rupees. Even in China, the movie is quite popular.