Ekk Deewana Tha English There Was a Crazy Lover is a 2012 Hindi language romantic drama film, written and directed by Gautham Menon, featuring Prateik Babbar and Amy Jackson in Jacksons Bollywood debut, and in lead roles. The film is a remake of Gautham Menons own 2010 Tamil film Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa, which was simultaneously shot in Telugu as Ye Maaya Chesave in 2010, featuring soundtrack and film score composed by A R Rahman, while the cinematography and editing are handled by M. S. Prabhu and Anthony Gonsalves, respectively. Singer Chinmayi has provided the talking voice of the female lead, reprising her role from the original Tamil version and the Telugu simultaneously made version where she dubbed for actresses Trisha Krishnan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu respectively.
Sachin Kulkarni Prateik Babbar is a student of mechanical engineering in Mumbai who aspires to become a filmmaker. His friend introduces him to cinematographer Anay Manu Rishi. With Anays help, Sachin becomes an assistant to director Ramesh Sippy. Sachins family, who are Marathi Brahmins, rent Jessie Thekekuttus Amy Jackson house. Jessie is from a conservative Malayali Nasrani Christian family from Alappuzha, Kerala, that lives upstairs. Sachin falls in love with Jessie the moment he meets her. Sachin tries to interact with Jessie, who is afraid of speaking to men around her strict father, and ends up angering Jessie. Unable to hide his feelings for her any longer, Sachin confesses his love for her, to which she does not respond. A few days later, Sachin learns from his sister that Jessie has gone to Kerala to visit her grandmother. He, along with Anay, ends up in Kerala to look for her. After several days, he finds her, apologises and she introduces him to her family in Kerala as her classmate. Jessie denies she has any feelings for him, but agrees to be his friend. On the train journey back home, however, the two get closer and share a passionate kiss. Sachin is convinced Jessie loves him the two meet several times and Jessie begins to admit that she also likes Sachin, but wants to refrain from any problems because she knows her father wouldnt give her hand in marriage to a Hindu. Consequently, due to various misunderstandings between Jessies brother and Sachin, her parents learn of their supposed affair. They fix a match and schedule her wedding. The day arrives and midway through the ceremony, Jessie refuses to marry the groom, displeasing everyone in her family. Sachin, who had, without anyones knowledge, come to Kerala to witness the wedding is ecstatic and secretly visits Jessie at her home. It is then that Jessie admits she has indeed fallen in love with him. Sachin and Jessie continue to love each other without the knowledge of their parents.At this point