Heroine is a 2012 Indian drama movie directed, wrote and co-produced by Madhur Bhandarkar. Revolves around the life of a film actress once successful, whose career is on the decline, the film features Kareena Kapoor as the protagonist with actors Arjun Rampal, Randeep Hooda and Rakesh Bapat. In addition, the project also stars Shahana Goswami, Divya Dutta, Helen, Shillpi Sharma, Mugdha Godse and Lillete Dubey in supporting roles. Heroin published September 21, 2012 on 2,000 screens.
- Kareena Kapoor as Mahi Arora
- Aryan Khanna as Arjun Rampal
- Randeep Hooda as Angad Paul
- Rakesh Bapat as...Bapat was cast in November 2011 to play a "lovers [Kapoor]." The Director announced that the character would be kept secret Bapat with some other characters such as Goswami and Dutta].
- Shahana Goswami as Promita Roy
- Divya Dutta as Pallavi Nayar
- Mugdha Godse as Ria Mehra
- Helen as Shagufta Rizvi
- Shillpi as Nisha Sharma
- Lillete Dubey as Ms. Arora
- Ranvir Shorey as Tapanda
After the completion of his film Prison (2009), Bhandarkar has started playing with the idea of doing a project on the film industry. Niranjan Iyengar with writer, the director began to develop the story of the life of an actress and later approached UTV Motion Pictures with whom he had worked several times. Bhandarkar, who took on the use of heroin title of his film, donated 1 lakh (U.S. $ 1,900) to charity Guddu Dhanoa. Later, he explained that he had been unconsciously preparing for the film since he joined the industry.
Pre-production on the film was scheduled to begin during the summer of 2010, but was put on hold due to be Kapoor busy with other commitments. During this period, Bhandarkar announced that he would make another project while putting on hold Heroin. Though speculated to be based on the life of yesteryear divas like Madhubala and Marilyn Monroe, Bhandarkar has denied reports saying that the film is a "contemporary film which reveals the underbelly of the film industry and its well-kept secrets.” In an attempt to prepare the protagonist of the film, the director is preparing a documentary about three hours Hollywood actresses Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Ava Gardner and Vivien Leigh. Designer Manish Malhotra was signed to design costumes.
The film's production was marked by the kidnapping and brutal murder of Meenakshi Thapar by a co-star, Amit Jaiswal, who likes Thapar, had only a minor role in the film. Thapar was strangled in his hotel room in Gorakhpur and his body thrown into a tank of water and the decapitated head and thrown through the window of a moving bus.
It was announced that the music director duo Salim-Sulaiman, who had previously worked with Madhur Bhandarkar's movie mode in the critically acclaimed, will compose songs for heroin.
During the shooting of the film Bhandarkar has revealed that there are two major item numbers in the film, both to be picturized on the lead actress. One of them is called "Halkat Jawani." Sung by Sunidhi Chauhan is provided as a single track release on August 17, 2012. Musicperk.com nominal 7.10 album quotes "Although songs like Jawani Halkat and Khwahishein, Tujhpe fida its pleasant and enthusiastic as independent tracks, others probably need to rely on the picturisation of the song for the desired effect to be created ".
No. Title Singer (s) Length
- "Halkat Jawani" Sunidhi Chauhan 4:00
- "Tujhpe Fida" Benny Dayal, Shradha Pandit 5:00
- "Khwahishein" Shreya Ghoshal 3:59
- "Saiyaan" Rahat Fateh Ali Khan 3:32
- "Main Hoon Heroine" Aditi Singh Sharma 3:30
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After his release, collected heroin mixed with negative reviews with Kareena Kapoor performance was praised. Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama gave the film a rating of 3.5 out of 5 saying "See HEROINE the direction of Madhur impose, for exceptional performance Kareena, look also for its story without fear, inspiring and informative disclose scandalous realities of the film industry. Try not to miss ". Sen Shomini Zee News gave a rating of 3 out of 5 and said, "Does Heroin Yes, but only because of Kareena Kapoor for performing the act in lascivious "Halkat Jawaani" for the scenes where she is struggling with depression and pills, Kareena is memorable and absolutely lovable Heroine film Kareena, not Madhur both for the film and an extra Bebo. Three cheers for the film ". Aniruddha Guha of DNA Heroine 2 of 5 stars while commenting," The characters are all caricatures and the screenplay meander along the adventure, it is nothing more than an assembly of scenes - each disjoint from the other - are linked in a long sleep inducing and unnecessary narrative ". Saibal Chatterjee of NDTV gave a rating of 2 out of 5 stars, noting" The movie that made Bhandarkar mechanics is really disappointing. Fortunately, Kareena does not show it makes sense for the character. "
Rajeev Masand of CNN-IBN rated the film 2 out of 5 and said: "Despite an entertaining first half, thank you for all the laughs unintentional slips Heroine in a slush of the interval after the melodrama. By this point, it feels endless and boring ". Sukanya Verma Rediff.com gave it 2 out of 5 stars". There is nothing innovative about Heroine. I Madhur Bhandarkar'm not sure if c is Bhandakar comic idea, but the room laughed. What is not funny is how beautiful Kareena Kapoor looks and gives the role of Mahi Arora. " Independent Bollywood gave it 2 out of 5 stars and said, "It is only Kareena Kapoor who saves the film. Page 3, Fashion and Jigyaasa rolled into one". Roshni Devi gave Koimoi 1.5 out of 5 stars movie, review "Heroin irritates more entertaining, but some of the shows are nice. Kareena Kapoor did a good job and, heck, you even have the chance to see her in a scene with pseudo-lesbians other steamy scenes. If this is enough to drag you to see Heroin, go ahead. Give it a miss otherwise ".
Heroin opened well at the box office with collections of around 55-60%. The film grossed 7 crore (U.S. $ 1.32 million) on its opening day. In the collections of the weekend is the second day was 7.25 crore and net third day was 7.75 to 8 crore net heroine had a weekend of 22.5 cr nett worth. Collected around 3.75 crore Heroine (U.S. $ 708.750)  on the net 1st Monday, 3.25 crore (U.S. $ 614.250)  nett Tuesday and 2.7 crore (U.S. $ 510.300) nett Wednesday.
Heroin has an opening weekend of around 7.72 crore fair (U.S. $ 1.46 million) abroad.