In one scene, students, professors and the chief guest are seen bursting with laughter hearing a speech where the word balatkar (rape) figures 21 times and the word stan (breast) four times (in the English subtitles for international release, the words "screwed" and "bosom" are used instead). However, Rancho's greatest contribution lies is creating his friends to realize their true calling.The twist comes when on Graduation Day. But it is a vital, inspiring and life-revising work of contemporary art with some heart imbued into every part. Raju Rastogi - a student from an impoverished background with an ailing father, a older spinster sister, and a retired school teacher mom who keeps reminding him that it is he who needs to shoulder the family’s responsibilities once he finishes his studies in flying colours and gets placed in a white collared job during campus recruitment. 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We should learn how to hope for the future, not only seeing what the present is. "[96] Chopra later apologised, stating: "I really think I'm silly. 3 Idiots Raju Rastogi (2009) Rang De Basanti Sukhi / Rajguru (2006 ... His father acted in the film Sholay (1975). Personal Details Born. Let the world’s pressure take care of itself, instead, let us take care of our own self. At the end of the year, Rancho is shown to have topped the school's rankings despite his disdain for its education system, while Farhan and Raju continue to fall behind. Raju Rastogi, played by Sharman Joshi. Rancho is a wealthy genius who studies for the sheer joy of it. [16] Derek Elley of Variety wrote that "3 Idiots takes a while to lay out its game plan but pays off emotionally in its second half." It's there, but it's not about it being there, it's about the placement and the prominence. Amardeep Jha as Mrs. Rastogi, Raju's mother, a retired schoolteacher and dedicated mother. Nah, what I'm really trying to say is that...FOLLOW ME. In addition, 3 Idiots won the Grand Prize at the 4th Videoyasan Awards,[21][22] held by a Japanese organisation of home video retailers in 2014;[18] 3 Idiots was selected as 2013's best video release, beating thousands of films, anime and television shows,[22] including domestic Japanese and foreign Hollywood productions.[18]. Raju Rastogi: [Raju looks around smilingly and then shouts] Vrrrrommmmmm. Farhan Qureshi: Phunsukh Wangdu? [30] Aamir and the rest of the cast began shooting in early September. I do agree with your perception of Raju’s character, but to be honest, I couldn’t see any other way out either given the situation that forced him into suicide- [ SPOILER ALERT ] choosing between Rancho’s rustication or his own. For a limited time, find answers and explanations to over 1.2 million textbook exercises for FREE! Pia V. Sahastrabudhhe: Can I keep my name after marriage? [51], The film's worldwide lifetime gross was ₹459.96 crore (US$90 million),[a][4][5] making it the highest-grossing Indian film at the time. 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[44] However, it has been made available for online streaming on Netflix, Prime Video and Sony LIV. I must say that he was the weakest character among the three friends. Virus with a flashlight walked down to see who caused trouble and Virus found Raju when he showed his head in the flashlight. Chatur assumes that Rancho is a lowly schoolteacher, but Rancho reveals his real name to be Phunsukh Wangdu, the successful client he has been after. He dumped his rings and when he went there he told the people that he urinated on the directors door. It's exactly there where it was agreed to be. | Wedding Day for which author was not suitably credited,[9][10][11] the film incorporated real Indian inventions created by Remya Jose,[12] Mohammad Idris,[13] Jahangir Painter[14] and Sonam Wangchuk. Raju Rastogi, played by Sharman Joshi. [62] Its final domestic gross in India was ₹ 2738.2 million (US$57.05 million). Farhan Qureshi, Raju Rastogi and Rancchoddas Shyamaldas Chanchad are three engineering students share a room in a hostel at the Imperial College of Engineering, one of the best colleges in India. They said that frank behaviour isnt good for his firm, but if he could control himself, they would consider him. People tend to let their feelings control them instead of them controlling their emotions. [93] At that time, Bhagat stated that he "was expecting an opening credit and I was quite surprised on not seeing it. Because of that Pia decided to give Rancho the key to Virus' office to steal the exam papers. [67], Unusual for an Indian film at the time, 3 Idiots became a success in East Asian markets. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Saving Private Ryan (1998) and Jaws (1975).[87]. Their roommate, the eccentric Ranchoddas "Rancho" Shamaldas Chanchad, who is genuinely passionate about engineering, gives unorthodox answers in class and frequently clashes with the school's director, Viru "Virus" Sahastrabuddhe, since he believes that students should enjoy what they learn, despite their strict teaching model. His dad is paralysis who used to be a postman. By 2013, China grew to become the world's second largest film market (after the United States), paving the way for Aamir Khan's Chinese box office success, with Dhoom 3 (2013), PK (2014), Dangal (2016)[104] and Secret Superstar (2017). "[99] Chetan Bhagat later apologised stating, "I definitely do not have anything against team 3 Idiots. He tells them Rancho had cut off all contact with his friends and gives them his actual address in Ladakh. By then Raju realizes just how much his friends love and care for him, this also gives him hope and encouragement to fight for his staggering life. What about the pain? Also they said that his marks were consistently poor which Raju answered about fear.