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Saturday, May 23, 2015


Just  released at Ster-Kinekor Gateway Theatre of Shopping in Durban is the new Bollywood film, Tanu Weds Manu: Returns. The film is the hilarious sequel to Tanu Weds Manu (2011), and stars Kangana Ranaut as Tanuga ‘Tanu’ Trivedi and R. Madhavan as Manoj ‘Manu’ Sharma.

It’s been four years since Tanu and Manu’s eventful wedding and they’re already feeling the “seven-year itch”. Settled in London, their relationship is now as cold as the London winter. While Tanu expected her husband to be as flamboyant and star-like as Shahrukh Khan, Manu was seeking a docile and peaceful wife. The more Manu was regretting his marriage, the more his friend Pappi (Deepak Dobriyal) was getting excited about his own wedding. As they travel to India to attend Pappi’s nuptials, Tanu and Manu decide to give their marriage one last chance.

When she gets to Kanpur, however, Tanu immediately reverts to her pre-marriage self, and her new neighbour, Chintu (Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub), becomes her partner-in-crime. Visiting her old boyfriends and going on bike rides with Chintu become a daily occurrence. The situation worsens when Manu, now in Delhi, starts falling for a Delhi University athletics student, Kusum “Datto” Sangwan, who looks identical to Tanu (and is also played by Ranaut).