Karthik Calling Karthik

Karthik Calling Karthik
  • Movie Director: Vijay Lalwani
  • Cast and Crew: Farhan Akhtar, Deepika Padukone, Ram Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Vipin Sharma
  • Releasing Date: February 26, 2010
  • Music Composers: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
  • Lyricist: Javed Akhtar
  • Production House: Excel Entertainment
  • Fun Fact: To step into the shoes of his loner and introvert character Karthik, Farhan Akhtar actually isolated himself and turned off his phone! He also learned to solve the Rubik's Cube, something that Karthuk could do in just one attempt.
  • Why it Made News: Before the album of this film released, copy was leaked online. Farhan Akhtar was shocked at the fact and he requested the audience not to download it illegally.

A Schizophrenia patient Karthik (Deepika Padukone) has two sides to his personality  – an introvert who lacks confidence and an assertive alter-ego that advises him to take decisions of his life. Karthik has feelings for his colleague Shoanli (Deepika Padukone) who is unaware of his existence due to his introvert nature. His Boss (Ram Kapoor) derides him at work and there goes down his confidence and he decides to commit suicide. This is when he receives a call fom another Karthik at 5 am who offers to help him win in all difficult situations in life. He receives a call every morning and things start improving on various fronts. One day when he reveals about these calls to his psychiatrist and Shonali, the caller Karthik gets angered and goes behind his life. That’s when his life takes a downhill again, following which the psychiatrist reveals about his Schizophrenia to Shonali, who comes to Karthik’s rescue at the right time.