Dhanush is one of the most talented and versatile actors working in Indian Cinema right now. The viral song Kolavari Di gave him nationwide recognition for the first time. Later, it was his Hindi debut film Raanjhanaa which took that fame to the next level. Directed by Aanand L Rai, this film featured Sonam Kapoor as the female lead. Swara Bhaskar and Abhay Deol played the other pivotal roles in it. Today, the film celebrates seven years of its release. On this occasion, let us take a recap into it.
The story traces the love life of a young Banarasi lad called Kundan. He loves Zoya since his childhood and dreams of marrying her. However, his dreams get shattered when he realizes that Zoya is loving someone else from her religion. Soon, Kundan realizes that Zoya is lying all along and she is in love with a person of another religion. How Kundan responds to it and how their relationship progresses forms the main crux of the story. Raanjhanaa is a heartwarming tale of love. Dhanush's performance remains the major highlight of this film.
Another asset of this movie is the music composed by AR Rahman. We can say that music is the soul of it. The whole album of Raanjhanaa was a big hit. Songs like Raanjhanaa, Banarasiya, Aise Na Dekho and Tum Tak still remain in the playlists of the audiences. Upon its release, Raanjhanaa received positive word of mouth and became a successful venture at the box office.