Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Producer: Vidhu Vinod Chopra
The movie is all about three engineering students namely Rancho, Farhan and Raju whose friendship stands the test of time. As Farhan and Raju search the valleys for their missing friend Rancho, their memories drift back to the days when they were all college roommates and Rancho incurred the wrath of their headstrong dean Viru Sahastrabudhhe by daring to propose radical theories that directly contradicted his teacher’s lessons. Viru was threatened by Rancho's talent and free spirit that he tried on a number of events to ruined the friendship of Rancho with Farhan and Raju. In contrast, Virus model student was Chatur Ramalingam. Rancho humiliates Chatur by substituting obscenities into the text as Chatur read his speech. Later, Rancho began dating Virus's pretty daughter Pia and they fell in love to each other. A conflict came when the three students were drunk and went in Viru's house to allow Rancho to propose to Pia. After that, Virus threatened Raju that he would be expel if he will talk to his best friends. Raju became paranoid and confused so that he decided to commit suicide because he didn't know what to choose and what to do. Raju recovered with the help of his family and friends. After that Farhan decided to pursue his passion in wildlife photography as his profession while Raju took a job interview where he passed. Virus was so heartless that he planned to fail Raju in his final exam but Pia confronted his father about it. She told Rancho about it and gave him the key. Rancho and Farhan went in Viru's house to steal the questions and gave it to Raju but he refused to cheat. Virus caught the trio and expeled them on the spot. However, Rancho gradually gained the deans respect by helping Mona to deliver her baby. Flashing back to the present day, Farhan and Raju uncovered some previously unknown facts about their old friend that led them to question everything they ever thought they knew about him.
Ranchoddas Shyamaldas Chanchad/Chhote/ Phunsukh Wangdu- He was an extraordinary, unique and intelligent student who incurred the wrath of Dr. Viru by daring to propose radical theories that directly contradicted his teacher's lessons. Machines were his passion and he was the one who received Dr. Viru's pen as a symbol of his excellence. He fell in love with Pia. His real name was Phunsukh Wangdu who was a famous scientist.
Pia Sahasrabuddhe- She was the youngest daughter of Dr. Viru and the sister of Mona. She was a doctor who helped Rancho to take Raju's father in the hospital. She also instructed Rancho to deliver the baby in the college common room via Voice over IP. She was pretty and fell in love with Rancho.
Farhan Qureshi- He was the one who narrated the film. His passion was for wildlife photography but his father forced him to be an engineer even though it was not his freewill. But later, he convinced his father to pursue his passion as his profession with the help of his friends.
Raju Rastogi- His best friends were Rancho and Farhan. He came from an impecunious family with a paralyzed father who was a postman and mother who was a retired teacher. He tried to commit suicide by jumping from the third floor of the building because of confusion about whom to choose between betraying his friends or letting down his family. Fortunately, he was able to survived and recovered with the help of his friends.
Dr. Viru Sahasrabuddhe- He was the director of ICE. Students called him Virus just like a computer virus. He was the most competitive man they had ever seen that he couldn't bear anyone getting ahead him. He owned the pen that he gave to Rancho because of being an excellent student. He was the father of Pia and Mona. He was the school's uptight and heartless dean. Later, he learned from his own mistakes.
Chatur Ramalingam- He was also known as "Silencer" and he had a...
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