'Raanjhanaaa' and '3' have no similarity: Dhanush

Last Updated: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 12:47 hrs

Except for a few scenes in school uniform, there is absolutely no similarity between Raanjhanaa and Tamil romantic-drama 3, clarifies Tamil actor Dhanush. He urges viewers not to compare the two movies.

3 was an unsuccessful directorial debut of Dhanush's wife, Aishwarya Rajinikanth, while Raanjhanaa marks his debut in Bollywood.

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"I don't want these two films to be compared because they bear no similarity except for a few scenes in school uniform. Both films have different storylines and are quite different from each other in so many ways," Dhanush said.

Aishwarya's 3 tracks the love story of two students from class 12 to the stage when they tie the knot to become a couple, whereas Raanjhanaa focuses on the relationship between a Muslim girl and a Hindu boy.

Although 3 was a box office dud, the song Kolaveri Di from the film made Dhanush a global name.

Directed by Anand L. Rai, Raanjhanaa, which is releasing Friday, is produced by Eros International. It also features Sonam Kapoor, Abhay Deol and Swara Bhaskar in important roles.

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