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Dhawan, David

Overview
Works: 79 works in 241 publications in 3 languages and 1,305 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Romance films  Fiction  Crime films 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Performer, Author of screenplay, Cinematographer , Scenarist, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Dhawan
Partner( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bhaskar is in love with his multi-millionaire boss, Priya Jaisingh, but doesn't know how to tell her. He seeks advice from love guru, Prem, who likes nothing better than helping lonely souls find their soul mates. He keeps giving Bhaskar tips on how to woo his boss. However, as Prem teaches his worst and most ardent student to woo Priya, he, the confirmed bachelor, finds himself getting involved with Naina, a single mother
Main tera hero( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in Hindi and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seenu pursues an education in a Bangalore college. He then falls in love with Sunaina. But Sunaina is forced to marry Angad, a local police officer, who is a terrorizing gangster. Seenu also has another die-hard lover in the form of Ayesha, which he is unaware of. He had once saved her friends and Ayesha instantly knew that he was the one for her. Ayesha's father is a big gangster and kidnaps Sunaina to get hold of Seenu and force him to marry his daughter
Maine pyaar kyun kiya( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Samir's a flirt who loves to lie. Lovelorn Naina helps him thrive. Girlfriend Sonia keeps threatening to die. But Pyaare breaks windows and helps her survive. There's a slap happy mom who's quite a gal & Vicky is the doc's only loyal pal. Thapa on crutches will have you in stitches
Mujhse shaadi karogi( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two handsome hunks fall in love with the same girl a love triangle and zany comedy result. When Sameer falls in love with Rani, his happiness is soon sabotaged by none other than his new roommate Sunny, who has also fallen for Rani. Both Romeos try desperate measures to win their lady love, but whatever Sameer does goes spectacularly wrong, and whatever Sunny tries goes spectacularly right. Other complications arise from Rani's strict army officer father, Sameer's best friend and astrologer, and a resident snoozer
Chashme baddoor( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in Hindi and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seema is the daughter of a military official who army-personnel for an in-law which makes Seema run away to her uncle; who is her father₂s twin living with her grandmother in Goa. So it turns out that her uncle is neighbors to a trio of loafers. Sid studies physics and Jai, is interested in acting. Omi just quotes foolish shayari all the time. Although Seema has no visible attributes whatsoever to warrant such interest, all three of them fall for her
Rascals( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in Hindi and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two cool competing conmen try to out-scheme each other in consistently amusing and surprising setups
The in-laws( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Hindi and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shyam has the kind of problem some men might envy. Two beautiful women are in love with him, but he unwittingly married both of them! Trying to juggle the two families at the same time, life gets crazier and crazier
Do knot disturb( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of errors in which a rich businessman tries to hide his extramarital affair with a supermodel by bribing a waiter to pretend to be the supermodel's boyfriend. Meanwhile, his wife has asked her childhood friend to try to find evidence of her husband's infidelity. A series of mistaken identities and misunderstandings ensue
Hum kisise kum nahin Huma kisīse kama nahīṃ( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Munnabhai (Sanjay Dutt) is a mafia leader in Mumbai. The police are trying to implicate him on criminal charges but they don't have any evidence. Once while beating up one of his foes, he sees Komal (Aishwarya Rai) and is so smitten by her beauty that he starts visualizing her wherever he goes and in whatever he does. Not understanding this new phenomenon in Munnabhai's life, his men take him to Doctor Rastogi (Amitabh Bachchan)
Dulhan hum le jayenge by David Dhawan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sapna, an orphan raised by three doting but eccentric uncles, goes to Europe to avoid marrying the men her uncles have picked out for her. Another young man, Raja, follows Sapna to court her and then returns to India to win over the three uncles
Shaadi no. 1( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three fun-loving guys married to very serious wives meet three beautiful single women-- and can not resist their allure
Deewana Mastana Dīvānā mastānā( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neha Kapoor, a young, attractive Bombay psychiatrist, is pursued by two rivals, Raja and Bunnu who try to bump off each other. A romantic comedy with suspense and action
Coolie no. 1( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angered at Choudhry Hoshiarchand Shikarpuri Bakulwala for humiliating him, matchmaker, Shaadiram Gharjodhe, decides to teach him a lesson. He introduces Choudhry to a multi-millionaire named Raju, so that Choudhry can get him married to his only daughter, Malti. Choudhry's eyes light up when he comes to know about Raju and his wealth and he readily agrees to have Malti marry him. Malti meets with Raju and both fall in love with each other. Their marriage is arranged, which takes place with great pomp and ceremony. It is only after the marriage that Choudhry finds out that Raju is really a poor coolie, and not a multi-millionaire. Angered at his deception, he now plots to have the two seperated at any cost - with hilarious results
Biwi no. 1 Bīvī na. 1( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, successful and prosperous advertising executive is besotted by Rupali, a super model whom he hires, and gives her the lie about his marriage and family. She is unambivalently candid about her own childhood dream of a rich and attractive husband to provide her with a luxurious existence. Social commentary is provided through the sharp contrast between traditional and enduring wifely loyalty with the superficiality and razzle dazzle of glamor, high living and mere physical attraction
Ye hai jalvā Yeh hai jalwa( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delighted son suddenly discovers that the father he thought dead for all these years is alive and is, in fact one of the richest men in the U.K., happily settled with wife and children, is suddenly confronted with a grown up illegitimate son? The son is adamant that the father accept him at all costs. The father is equally adamant that he will not at any cost
Ek aur ek gyarah by hook or by crook( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a pair of small-time crooks who get mixed up with a mobster
Chor machaaye shor( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thief on the run hides a diamond in a building under construction. He is arrested and imprisoned. Upon his release he returns to the site only to discover that the building has become a police headquarters
Gharwali Baharwali( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kajal's inability to bear children is the only sore spot in an otherwise happy marriage with Arun Verma, whose father urges him to consider another marriage, which Arun vehemently opposes. On a business trip to Nepal a series of misunderstandings result in Arun's marrying a local rural belle, Manisha, who bears him a child. Arun and Kajal adopt Rinku, and employ Manisha as live-in domestic help. When the truth is finally revealed to Kajal, a novel family arrangement is created with both living amicably together as co-wives to Arun
Aankhen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two wealthy buffoons, Munnu and Bunnu, get involved in a conspiracy by corrupt government officials to replace a Chief Minister with a lookalike. Meanwhile, Munnu's identical cousin, arrives for a visit from the rural parts, and is mistaken for the real Munnu
Bade miyan chote miyan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Hindi and Gujarati and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy of errors relies on identical look-alikes--a pair of crooks and a pair of police officers--and the various muddles, escapades, chases and romantic liaisons that result from mistaken identities
 
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Alternative Names
David Dhawan Indiaas filmregisseur

David Dhawan Indian film director

David Dhawan indischer Filmregisseur

David Dhawan regista indiano

Давид Дхаван

Languages
Hindi (130)

Gujarati (1)

English (1)