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3 out of 5 stars
Box Office: TBA

SMThe story is about a boy Mudit Sharma, (Ayushmann Khurrana) who gets engaged to a girl, Sugandha (Bhumi Pednekar). It is going to be an arranged marriage and the extended families of both are looking forward to it. However due to erectile dysfunction, Mudit can’t get it up and on the advice of his friends tries out various quacks treating impotency. It is a remake of the tamil movie Kalyana Samayal Saadham starring Prasanna and Lekha Washington.

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Director RS Prasanna says he wanted “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan”, which talks about erectile dysfunction, to steer clear of vulgarity as he did not want the audience to “feel squeamish”.

Citing examples of films like “Piku” and “Vicky Donor”, which dealt with unusual themes like constipation and sperm donation, Prasanna says he has given a comic flavour to the
film to make the topic digestible.

“What’s the fun in talking about erectile dysfunction if I make it vulgar? It’s stupid because the more risky the idea, the more you have to make it digestible. It is extremely critical to the health of the film that it better be funny and sweet,” he told PTI.

The film is a remake of his hit 2013 directorial debut “Kalyana Samayal Saadham”. The director says when filmmaker Aanand L Rai approached him for the Hindi remake, he didn’t “rush into it” as he didn’t want to mess up with the opportunity.

“As soon as my movie released in Chennai, within 20 days I had an offer in hand to direct a Hindi film. When something happens so fast, you need to take a lot of time to ensure that you don’t goof up that opportunity.”

Starring Tamil actor Prasanna and Lekha Washington, “Kalyana Samayal Saadham” released in 2013. “Even while writing the film we were aware that this is a universal theme, when the movie released we started getting feelers from a couple of people in Bollywood.

“I was even told that ‘Kalyana…’ is a Bollywood movie in the form of a Tamil film. It was very urban, softer in its rhythm. Back of the mind, we knew if the movie does well, there is a chance we can take it to Bollywood.”

Rai got busy with his directorial “Tanu Weds Manu Returns” and Prasanna started a small English film about spirituality. The real work started in 2015 as Prasanna wanted a writer who could do justice to the subject.

“Himanshu Sharma writes exclusively for Aanand L Rai. He has his own rhythm. While he was there to guide, he was working on the Shah Rukh film. So, I needed to find my own Himanshu. I found it in Hitesh (Kewalya). Once he came on board, it was fast.”

It took them six months to change the setting of “Kalyana Samayal Saadham” from Chennai to Delhi-Uttar Pradesh backdrop for “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan” and come up with a new, organic script which still retained the core essence of the original. The film, starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar, is ready to release on September 1.

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Ayushamann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar won our hearts with their great chemistry and acting skills in ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’. And now, the duo is back and all set to entertain us with a twisted love story, ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’.We saw Khurrana playing a sperm donor and talking about an important issue in ‘Vicky Donor’ and now the actor once again tackles a very vital and sensitive issue of erectile dysfunction in his upcoming film.

The makers have finally released the trailer of the film and it’s not just romantic but takes you on a laughter riot.

‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan' Trailer Is Hilarious As Well As Amazing© Eros

Munit (Ayushamann Khurrana) and Sugandha (Bhumi Pednekar) are in love but face sexual problems after marriage. Munit is shown suffering from erectile dysfunction and as a result, Sagundha’s family wants her to get out of this relationship. The thing that hooks you to the story is despite this, he decides to save his marriage and make it work.

What’s interesting is the fact, that finally, you have a film that talks about this issue which needs to be addressed. And instead of making it into a serious movie, they have presented it in a manner that you would love to watch.

Well, these two actors have already entertained us in their previous film, which was a massive hit at the box office. So, we bet this time won’t be any different. This video has already set up our hopes high.

This film is a remake of Tamil Comedy, ‘Kalyana Samayal Saadham’ and RS Prasanna who directed the original will be seen directing this one as well.

‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan' Trailer Is Hilarious As Well As Amazing© Eros

The original film showed a big fat South Indian wedding with a twist that people loved. Prasanna and Lekha Washington were also a part of it.

Doesn’t matter if you have watched it or not, this definitely looks like a film worth a watch. Check out the hilarious trailer here.