Kapoor & Sons Hindi Movie

Feature Film | UA | Comedy, Drama, Family, Social

Kapoor & Sons is a 2016 Indian movie directed by Shakun Batra starring Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Afzal Khan, Alia Bhatt and Rishi Kapoor. The feature film is produced by Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta and Hiroo Yash Johar and the music composed by Amaal Mallik, Badshah, Fazilpuria and Arko.


Release: March 18 2016 (India)
Language: Hindi
Director: Shakun Batra

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Kapoor & Sons centres on the relationship between brothers Rahul and Arjun, who have returned back home- to Coonoor, to ... Show more

Kapoor & Sons centres on the relationship between brothers Rahul and Arjun, who have returned back home- to Coonoor, to be with their grandfather in (what they think will be) his last few days, after he has a heart attack at the age of 90. Rahul, for his age, seems to have built a pretty good life for himself; a good looking man, doing very well professionally, living in a swanky apartment in London, and also planning to pursue architecture along with writing. On the other hand is his younger brother- Arjun. Arjun is also an aspiring writer, living in New Jersey, clearly struggling to make ends meet.


These two brothers aren’t exactly the ‘inseparable’ brother duo we are used to seeing in our movies. The awkwardness and tension between them is apparent from the word go. Their arrival in India quickly unfolds their individual relations with their parents as well. Rahul is clearly the perfect one, loved by all, Arjun seems like the neglected one who according to the family is too immature/irresponsible to take decisions.


The brothers arrive in India to find that their little family isn’t as perfect as they had imagined. Their parents no longer sleep in the same room and their father seems to have developed a relationship with a long time family friend, which is making their mom uncomfortable. Furthermore, the family is going through a severe financial crunch as well. The brothers have returned to the same old home, but with totally different dynamics. Their parents get into quarrels over their financial situation, ending marriage, and other bad decisions. The sons on the other hand have their own battles with the parents, and with each other.


Arjun has an old friend in Coonoor who helps him get out of the steaming pot environment in his house. One night, the friend takes Arjun out for a party to a friend’s place, which is where he meets Tia. Tia is an attractive, flamboyant, young girl who Arjun instantly strikes a chord with. Rahul meets Tia as well, regarding a business deal they are trying to strike, and even here, there is a certain equation right from the word go. We see the onset of another point of tension between the brothers- a love triangle.


As the story unfolds, we realise that all the characters have had their fair share of mistakes and bad decisions. The family members who seem perfect aren’t necessarily so, and the ones who seem imperfect have had good reasons for their actions. Are the brothers able to bring back normalcy to their house? Are they able to resolve their own issues? What happens to the Tia-Arjun-Rahul trio? Is the grandfather able to get the perfect ‘family photo’ he’s been striving for? The answer to all these questions and many more form the crux of the story.


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Cast & Crew Details:
Sidharth Malhotra
Fawad Afzal Khan
Alia Bhatt
Rishi Kapoor
Rajat Kapoor
Ratna Pathak

Director: Shakun Batra
Producers: Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Hiroo Yash Johar
Production Companies: Fox Star Studios, Dharma Productions
Music Directors: Amaal Mallik, Badshah, Fazilpuria, Arko
Background Music Composer: Sameer Uddin
Song Lyrics Writers: Kumaar, Badshah, Manoj Muntashir
Sound Designer: Kunal Sharma
Cinematographer: Jeffery F Bierman
Editor: Shivkumar V Panicker
Screenplay Writer: Shakun Batra
Dialogue Writer: Spandan Mishra
Original Story Writers: Ayesha Devitre, Shakun Batra
Song Choregrapher: Adil Sheikh


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Kapoor & Sons IN THE NEWS

Big B a super actor and now family: Rishi Kapoor - Apr 15, 2016
Ranveer Singh watches 'Kapoor & Sons' with family - Apr 06, 2016
Just trying to make my space: Sidharth Malhotra - Apr 04, 2016
'Kapoor & Sons' makes you revisit own demons: Mahira Khan - Mar 28, 2016
Karan Johar lauds 'brave' Fawad Khan for 'Kapoor & Sons' - Mar 26, 2016
Each film a great learning experience: Sidharth Malhotra - Mar 22, 2016
Sidharth thrilled with 'positive' response to 'Kapoor & Sons' - Mar 21, 2016
Yesteryear beauties at 'Kapoor & Sons' screening - Mar 19, 2016
More excited for 'Kapoor & Sons' than India-Pakistan match: Fawad Khan - Mar 19, 2016
'Kapoor & Sons' most identifiable film of Dharma Productions: Karan Johar - Mar 16, 2016
Refused 'PK' because of 'Kapoor & Sons': Fawad Khan - Mar 14, 2016
Fawad Khan is a party animal: Sidharth Malhotra - Mar 11, 2016
Want to be known as a global actor, says Fawad Khan - Mar 08, 2016
Fawad caught off-guard by Alia on 'Kapoor & Sons' sets - Mar 08, 2016
Rishi Kapoor enjoys lunch with his real 'Kapoor & Family' - Mar 07, 2016
'Kapoor and Sons' special to all of us: Karan Johar - Feb 10, 2016
'Kapoor & Sons' poster shows revelry among Alia, Fawad, Sidharth - Feb 03, 2016
Sidharth Malhotra celebrates birthday with watermelon treat - Jan 17, 2016
Rishi Kapoor takes over five hours for 'Kapoor & Sons' get-up - Dec 24, 2015
Rishi Kapoor wants to play 'sleaze swine conman' - Nov 23, 2015
Salman Khan is worried I've become too weak for 'Kapoor & Sons', says Sidharth Malhotra - Jul 25, 2015
Sidharth Malhotra-Alia Bhatt-Fawad Khan starrer 'Kapoor & Sons' to release on March 18 - Jul 16, 2015
Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan play brothers and competing authors in 'Kapoor & Sons' - Jul 16, 2015
Shooting begins for Sidharth-Alia-Fawad Khan starrer 'Kapoor and Sons' - May 11, 2015


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