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Tanu Weds Manu

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Tanu Weds Manu is a 2011 Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Anand L. Rai. Manu comes to India to find a bride for himself and falls for Tanu. Although Tanu, a free spirited girl has no plans of marrying him.Wikipedia

Tanu Weds Manu Reviews


'Tanu Weds Manu' isn't all bad. There are portions in the first half that enjoyable. But held together by a fractured script, they fail to take good shape.

Shubhra Gupta
Indian Express


A range of interesting supplementary acts distract us from the lead pair whose rocky path to the `mandap’ we are meant to follow with interest.

Nikhat Kazmi
Times Of India


Fun while it lasts, Tanu Weds Manu throws up Bollywood's newest obsession -- small town girls and their gunas (values) -- once again. A meatier storyline and a less messed up climax would have worked wonders for the film.

Mayank Shekhar
Hindustan Times


They reveal a rapidly expanding new India, with a newer, more confident voice. An outsider’s persistence and talent are finally turning out to be fine levelers. Doors of their workplace don’t appear locked from the inside anymore. Small town is subsequently big. In Bollywood. As in cricket. Wedding's the other middle Indian obsession. That's what this film's about. You should definitely take these guys up on the invitation.

It doesn't take offense at anything but will charm you anyway.

If you are looking for a great romantic comedy, this is not the one, but watch it for Madhavan and his chemistry with Deepak.


Tanu Weds Manu is enjoyable as long as it lasts, but doesn’t stay with you as you walk out of the theatre. Watch if you must, but only for the performances. We recommend you wait for the TV premiere.


On the whole, Tanu Weds Manu is a family entertainer which will hit the bull’s eye. It may be a slow starter but it will pick up phenomenally by positive word of mouth and ultimately go on to become a hit.


TANU WEDS MANU lacks the freshness required for a breezy romantic flick. The wedding doesn't turn out to be a grand one.

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There seems to be talent simply pouring into the Indian film industry right now – and here’s another fantastic debut! The Tanu Weds Manu soundtrack is composer Krsna’s first foray into Hindi film – and he nails it.

Audience Reviews for Tanu Weds Manu

  • Shashwat Sisodia
    Shashwat Sisodia
    300 reviews
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    It is the boldest film following a woman's story in recent times. The protagonist here, Tanuja is headstrong, constantly blabbering and often, you are diverted of her screen presence amd at times irritated too. But that's all! The film provides you so much fun and quality time to enjoy with family. And Kangana plays the role with conviction. She unleashes the role of Tanu more than Maddy's Manu act.
    But the film carries a highly inconsistent script further marred down by caricaturish characterization. Tanu's father (Rajendra Gupta) fails to garner anything but fuss over a bad performance in a further cartoonish character which always shouts and blabbers. Deepak Dobriyal is even more caricaturish in the role of Pappi ji. Although Jimmy's Raja is given to do, he doesn't do much, thanks to the sketchy writing the film relies upon. So despite a sultry protagonist taking lead, it's no performance film.
    The film's second half further feels labored and could have used a more taut path to have a saving grace.
    But the film still makes do because it carries good ideas. Despite a Jab We Met story, it strengthens the protagonist, although she is no Geet. I am going with 2.5 for Tanu weds Manu. Watch it in TV.

    September 29, 19