Tanu Weds Manu Returns Image Gallery
Tanu Weds Manu Returns is a 2015 Indian romantic comedy-drama film directed by Anand L. Rai which serves as a sequel to the 2011 film Tanu Weds Manu.
Kangana Ranaut, R. Madhavan and Jimmy Shergill reprise their roles from the original film. Ranaut also portrays the additional role of a Haryanvi athelete in it.
The music and background score is composed by Krsna Solo and the lyrics are penned by Raj Shekhar.
The film received positive reviews from critics upon release and Ranaut's performance was particularly praised.
Made on a budget of ₹30 crore, Tanu Weds Manu Returns earned 65 crore worldwide in its opening weekend.
Following the positive response to Tanu Weds Manu post release in February 2011, the team considered making a sequel to carry the story forward showing the next chapter of the couple's life.
The lead couple Madhavan and Kangana Ranaut both announced their interest of being a part of a proposed sequel, months after the original's release.
In September 2011, Sunil Lulla of Eros International announced that they had signed on director Anand L. Rai to work on a second part of the film titled Tanu Weds Manu: Season 2.
In January 2012, the project was postponed to allow Anand Rai to proceed with another venture Raanjhanaa (2013), while the makers also wanted Ranaut to finish her commitments with Krrish 3 (2013) as the sequel demanded a different look.
The team began filming in October 2014 in Lucknow, after a small launch ceremony. The first motion poster of the film was released on 23 March 2015 on the birthday of the leading actress, Kangana Ranaut at a special event in Delhi.
The film was released worldwide on 22 May 2015 with nearly 2200 screens in India.The film was released overseas with 350 screens across USA, UK, Canada, Pakistan,New Zealand, Australia & UAE.