Finding Fanny is a Bollywood comedy-drama movie directed by Homi Adajania. The story revolves around a group of five oddballs who embark on a road trip to find a woman named Fanny. The five characters include Ferdie (Naseeruddin Shah), a postman who has been in love with Fanny for over 46 years, Angie (Deepika Padukone), a young widow, Savio (Arjun Kapoor), a mechanic, Don Pedro (Pankaj Kapur), a painter, and Rosie (Dimple Kapadia), Ferdie's best friend.
The group sets out on a journey to find Fanny, who is believed to be living in a remote village in Goa. As they journey through the scenic landscapes of Goa, they encounter various challenges and obstacles on their way. Will they be able to find Fanny? Or will they get lost in their own journey?
Finding Fanny received positive reviews from critics for its unique storyline, witty dialogues, and strong performances by the ensemble cast. The film is a refreshing take on the road trip genre, and the characters are relatable and endearing.
Naseeruddin Shah's portrayal of Ferdie is particularly noteworthy, and he delivers a nuanced performance that tugs at the heartstrings. Deepika Padukone is also impressive as Angie, and her chemistry with Arjun Kapoor is delightful to watch.
The cinematography and music of the film are also commendable and add to the overall charm of the movie. Finding Fanny is a must-watch for those who enjoy offbeat and quirky films.
Finding Fanny was nominated for several awards, including the Filmfare Award for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) for Pankaj Kapur, and Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) for Dimple Kapadia.
Finding Fanny was well-received by audiences and critics alike, and it was a box office success. The film has gained a cult following over the years and is considered a modern classic in the Bollywood industry.
|Directed by||Homi Adajania|
|Produced by||Dinesh Vijan|
|Written by||Homi Adajania
|Narrated by||Deepika Padukone|
|Music by||Mathias Duplessy
|Edited by||Sreekar Prasad (Indian- English and Hindi)
Nick Moore (International- English)
|Distributed by||Fox Star Studios|
|Release date||12 September 2014|
|Running time||101 minutes|
|Budget||est. ₹29 crore|
|Box office||est. ₹50.61 crore|