- 2 hr 37 min
Deewaanapan is a Hindi language romantic drama film released in 2001. Directed by Ashu Trikha, the movie features Arjun Rampal and Dia Mirza in leading roles. It also stars veteran actor Vinod Khanna in pivotal role. The story revolves around Suraj Saxena (Arjun Rampal), a struggling but talented boxer who hails from a poor family. Despite his tough childhood, Suraj is determined to make it big in the ring and provide a better life for his family. He meets Kiran Choudhary (Dia Mirza), a beautiful and wealthy girl from a different social class, and they fall in love. However, their love story is far from easy as they face opposition from Kiran's father, Thakur Vikram Singh (Vinod Khanna), who is against their relationship due to their different social backgrounds. Moreover, Kiran's ex-boyfriend also creates trouble for them, adding to the conflict.
Suraj and Kiran have to overcome various obstacles in their path to be together. They encounter many ups and downs, but their love remains strong throughout their journey. They are supported by Suraj's loyal friend, Raju (Suresh Oberoi), who stands by them in times of trouble. Despite facing resistance from the society, Suraj never gives up on his love for Kiran and continues to fight for her.
The film deals with themes like love, family, social status, and perseverance. The chemistry between Arjun Rampal and Dia Mirza is impressive, and their performances add to the film's appeal. Vinod Khanna delivers a powerful performance as Thakur Vikram Singh, portraying both the strict father and the caring guardian. The film's music, composed by Aadesh Shrivastava, is a treat for the ears, with popular tracks like "Jaaneman" and "Jogiya Jogiya".
Deewaanapan resonates with audiences in India and abroad with its universal theme of love overcoming all obstacles. It tells the story of two people who are willing to fight for their love against all odds, inspiring viewers to never give up on their dreams. The film received mixed reviews from critics, but it was a box-office success, making it a noteworthy film in Hindi cinema.
Overall, Deewaanapan is a beautiful story of love and sacrifice, that captures the essence of true love in a way that anyone can relate to.
Deewaanapan is a 2001 art house & international movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 37 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.6.