Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes to hit theatres today

  • Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jul 10, 2014 20:00 IST

Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan starrer Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya and Andy Serkin's The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes lock horns this week. As you gear up for the weekend, here's a look at movies that hit theatres this Friday.

Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

Genre: Romantic comedy

Cast: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Siddharth Shukla

Director: Shashank Khaitan

Synopsis: When Kavya Pratap Singh, a chirpy, feisty girl from Ambala, decides to take a trip to Delhi for her marriage shopping, she meets a carefree Delhi lad, Humpty Sharma. His father is the owner of a campus bookstore, where Humpty and his two best friends, Shonty and Poplu, have grown up together and which remains their hangout spot even now. Kavya and Humpty don't get along with each other, but eventually come together.

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But being a Delhi boy, he doesn't give up easily.With some help from his pals, he finds out all about her and through an interesting turn of events, they start growing close to each other. The more time they spend with each other, their love-hate banter grows, but their chemistry is apparent. They are both different, yet very similar. They are young, feisty and carefree, and its the spurge of life which attracts them to each other. As per plan, once Kavya’s trip ends, she heads back to Ambala, knowing very well that her father would never accept her love for Humpty. Humpty, though, decides to fight it out to get his love back.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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Genre: Sci-fi

Cast: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman

Director: Matt Reeves

Synopsis: A growing nation of genetically-evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus, that was unleashed a decade ago. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.

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