- 2 hr 22 min
Shaandaar is a Bollywood romantic-comedy film that was released in 2015. The movie is directed by Vikas Bahl and stars Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Pankaj Kapur in lead roles. The story revolves around two characters Alia (played by Alia Bhatt) and Jagjinder Joginder (played by Shahid Kapoor). Alia is an orphan girl who has been raised by Bipin Arora and his wife Geetu Arora. The Arora's are a rich family in the destination wedding business. Jagjinder Joginder, on the other hand, is a wedding planner who is hired by the Arora family to plan their daughter's wedding in a dreamy castle in Europe. As they embark on the preparations for the grand wedding, Jagjinder Joginder and Alia develop a strong bond. Jagjinder Joginder has a sleep disorder where he sleepwalks and sleep talks. During one of his sleepwalking episodes, Alia finds out about his disorder and helps him. They quickly develop feelings for each other but their love story is not as simple as they thought it would be. While the preparations for the wedding are going on, Alia's father, who had abandoned her when she was young, comes back into her life. This brings up a lot of emotions for Alia, causing her to question her identity and her role in the Arora family. Meanwhile, Jagjinder Joginder is dealing with his own personal struggles as he tries to come to terms with the loss of his family. As the wedding day approaches, the couple faces various obstacles and roadblocks that threaten to ruin the entire event. From unexpected weather changes to familial drama, they are hit with one problem after another. The movie showcases their journey as they overcome these challenges and realize their love for each other. The movie is a visual treat with stunning locations, beautiful cinematography, and colorful sets. The soundtrack is also a highlight of the movie with peppy songs that perfectly capture the mood of each scene. The performances of the lead actors, Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, are commendable. They share great chemistry on screen and their portrayal of their respective characters is impressive. Pankaj Kapur, who plays Bipin Arora, adds a touch of humor to the film with his impeccable comic timing. Overall, Shaandaar is a delightful movie that offers a perfect blend of humor, romance, and drama. It is an enjoyable watch for anyone who loves romantic-comedy movies with a touch of quirkiness.