October is a 2018 Indian Hindi-language slice of life romantic drama film coordinated by Shoojit Sircar, and created by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar under their Rising Sun Films banner. It stars Varun Dhawan, Banita Sandhu, and Gitanjali Rao. Both Sandhu and Rao appeared as performers with this film. Written by Juhi Chaturvedi and shot by Avik Mukhopadhyay, the film portrays the life of a lodging administration assistant who deals with his out cold individual understudy genuinely and unpredictably.


At first booked to discharge on 1 June 2018, the movie was discharged on 13 April 2018, grossing over ₹54.74 crore worldwide. Upon its discharge, the producers were blamed for plagiarising Aarti – The Unknown Love Story, a Marathi movie coordinated by Sarika Mene. Screenwriters Association reviewed the case and discovered a few likenesses between the two movies. In any case, it found October not guilty as the genuine occasions that feasible enlivened both the movies were not secured by copyright laws.


Danish “Dan” Walia (Varun Dhawan) is a lodging administration student working for a temporary position course in an inn in Delhi. Dan is a man of reckless demeanor who dislikes his activity because of the low-class errands and has stressed relations with the greater part of his colleagues and seniors, appearing differently in relation to his collaborator Shiuli (Banita Sandhu) who is more quiet and great at her activity. On New Year’s Eve Shiuli and the other lodging assistants party at the highest point of the patio, yet Dan is no place to be seen. Small understanding that the bluff is dangerous, Shiuli tumbles from the patio as she happens to ask of his whereabouts.

Fundamentally harmed, Shiuli is admitted to the healing facility, and goes into a senseless state. At the point when Dan finds out about Shiuli’s mishap, he visits her in the healing center. Feeling for her condition he starts visiting her frequently and builds up an enthusiastic connection towards her when he comes to realize that her last three words previously her fall were just about him. Because of his regular visits to the clinic, his temporary job at the lodging endures and he is let go. As months cruise by, Shiuli gradually begins to recuperate. Dan lands another position at an alternate lodging in Kullu where he turns into an administrator; nonetheless, unfit to remove Shiuli from his brain, he comes back to her. At the point when Shiuli is released and brought home, Dan keeps dealing with her.

One night, Shiuli has a seizure; her lungs fall and she bites the dust. Profoundly melancholy stricken, Dan takes the tree with himself under which Shiuli used to play as a tyke as her last memory as her family moves to Trichi and the film is left with an open closure for the watcher to translate whether Dan and Shiuli adored one another or not.



Varun Dhawan as Danish “Dan” Walia, a lodging administration student and profession arranged individual

Gitanjali Rao as Prof. Vidya Iyer, Shiuli’s mom

Sahil Vedoliyaa as Manjeet, Dan’s flat mate

Ashish Ghosh as Dr. Ghosh

Banita Sandhu as Shiuli Iyer, Dan’s subordinate student, named after the flower Shiuli, in light of her affection for it, by her mom



The thought behind the film is imagined and enlivened from daily paper articles and reports about incapacitated and mind wounds that whether a state of extreme lethargy tolerant listens when we converse with them and the otherworldly exercise which brings them back.


Important photography started in September 2017, and closed in November 2017. The film is totally shot in Delhi at Dwarka with a couple of parts shot at Connaught Place, New Delhi and Defence Colony, South Delhi.In Delhi, it was likewise shot in a five-star lodging for 30 days where Varun Dhawan rehearsed as an inn administration understudy, playing out his every day errands and the thought behind which was for Varun to get a handle on non-verbal communication and conduct to acquire more authenticity to his character the film.

Showcasing and discharge

Varun Dhawan and Rising Sun Films first teased October in a 10-second clasp discharged on 23 January 2018 to their official Twitter and YouTube handles, respectively.After which on 14 February 2018 first-look secret trailer of the movie was released. It was trailed by the arrival of first-look (additionally showy discharge) blurb and authority trailer on 9 March 2018 and 12 March 2018. In an interview, Shoojit Sircar said that journalists don’t get much credit as they do in the West. He stated, “It is essential to recognize every one of the specialists in the movie, particularly the person who considers it, the scholars.”

He feels that an essayist’s commitment is as imperative as any on-screen character’s or director’s. This was the reason which made him “purposely” give Juhi Chaturvedi’s credit in the trailer and “ensured the business takes note”. He additionally included that the Hindi film industry doesn’t think writing to be essential. For them, it’s increasingly “the on-screen character, at that point the chief, how you shoot the film and how costly.”

At first, the film was planned to discharge on 1 June 2018. Be that as it may, in October 2017, Dhawan, in one of his tweets, uncovered that the discharge date has been preponed. The film was discharged on 13 April 2018 crosswise over 2308 screens around the world.


Principle article: October (soundtrack)

Foundation score of the film is created by Shantanu Moitra who additionally given music to three tracks on the film’s soundtrack collection. The soundtrack is made by Shantanu Moitra, Abhishek Arora and Anupam Roy, and highlights playback artists such as Armaan Malik, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sunidhi Chauhan and Monali Thakur. Background score of the film is made by Shantanu Moitra who likewise given music to three tracks on the film’s soundtrack collection. It was discharged on 28 March 2018 by Zee Music Company and for the most part got positive reaction from the critics. The collection comprises of five tracks whose verses are written by Abhiruchi Chand, Tanveer Ghazi and Swanand Kirkire.

Melodic numbers

Verses for first track are composed by Abhiruchi Chand, second and third by Tanveer Ghazi and fourth by Swanand Kirkire.

Theher Ja –  Armaan Malik

October (Theme Music) –  Shantanu Moitra

Tab Bhi Tu –  Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Manwaa –  Sunidhi Chauhan

Chal –  Monali Thakur