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3 Idiots Movie Review Summary

Actors: Aamir Khan Kareena Kapoor R. Madhavan

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This is the story of Farhan, Raju and Rancho who are engineering students at the Imperial College of Engineering, one of the best colleges in India. Farhan wants to become a wildlife photographer, but is pursuing an engineering degree to fulfil his father's wish, whereas Raju needs to improve his family's financial situation, and Rancho studies for the pleasure of building machines. Rancho incurs the wrath of college's dean, Professor Viru Sahastrabuddhe a.k.a. 'Virus' (Boman Irani), by giving creative and unorthodox answers, and later blames the rote-learning mentality of the institution for the suicide of fellow student Joy Lobo. The three friends break into Virus' house so Rancho can propose his own marriage to Pia, and then urinate on a door inside the compound. The next day, Virus threatens to expel Raju, who, unable to choose between betraying his friend and disappointing his family, attempts his own death. Virus vows to make the course's final exam as hard as possible so that Raju is unable to graduate. Pia, in reply, tells Rancho of the exam, and he and Farhan steal the examination's questions for Raju who refuses to cheat. Virus sentences them to expulsion; but they earn a reprieve when Viru's pregnant elder daughter Mona (Mona Singh) goes into labour at the same time. A heavy storm cuts electricity, and Pia instructs Rancho to deliver the baby in the college common room via Voice over IP, after Rancho restores power using car batteries and a power inverter invented by Rancho. After the baby is apparently stillborn, Rancho resuscitates it; wherefore Virus allows them to take and pass their final exams. Rancho comes first and is awarded Virus's prize pen, retained hitherto for an especially-capable student. rancho went missing after their graduation. Farhan and Raju race to locate Rancho, at his last known address - little knowing the secret that was kept from them all this time.
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Best part of story, including ending: I like the story because it is full of different emotions. You will be touched by the story.

Best scene in story: My favourite scene is when Rancho is the one who delivered the baby. The scene made me cry when the baby didn't cry at first.

Opinion about the main character: What I like about Rancho is that he was intelligent and had brilliant methods to be successful and content in life. He also fought against the wrong system of teaching.

The review of this Movie prepared by Herminia Buenavista a Level 1 Blue Jay scholar

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Age group    -   trouble in college

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Indian Indian Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius

Setting

Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   India Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing and dancing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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