Bewakoofiyaan (transl. Stupidities) is a 2014 Indian Hindi-language romantic comedy film directed by Nupur Asthana, written by Habib Faisal and produced by Aditya Chopra under the banner of Yash Raj Films. The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonam Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor. It was released on 14 March 2014 to mixed reviews, and emerged a commercial failure.
Mohit Chadha (Ayushmann Khurrana) is promoted from Junior Executive in Marketing to Senior Executive. He goes for lunch with Girlfriend Mayera (Sonam Kapoor) after the promotion, where he proposes to her. Meanwhile, Mayera’s father, V.K. Sehgal (Rishi Kapoor), a Government Officer, is nearing his retirement. V.K. Sehgal does not approve of their wedding, as he believe Mohit would not be able to provide for her and give her happiness. V.K. goes to Mohit’s office and challenges him: if he passes a test, then he can marry Mayera. He calls Mohit to the club every day to play squash. V.K. soon retires from his Office.
Mohit is laid off by his company. V.K. goes to confirm if Mohit has been laid off. Both Mohit, Mayera and his friend pretend that Mohit is still holding his Job. V.K. shows Mohit his criminal inquiries and Mohit gives V.K. an idea of working after his retirement, which V.K. likes very much. Mohit goes on a spree to find a new job. V.K. tries to find new work after his retirement. Mayera is against it. V.K. compels Mohit to secretly help him get some work, going against Mayera’s wish. Mohit receives calls from everywhere to return money; he calls Mayera and she gives him ₹50,000.
Next day, when Mohit asks Mayera for money for his apartment. She does not have it, and they have a fight. Mohit sells his car, and gives Mayera her money back, and they break-up. The same day, V.K. calls Mohit and Mayera, as he got an interview call and engagement rings; Mohit reveals to V.K. that he is jobless. Mohit leaves his apartment, rents a smaller place, and joins a cafe. Meanwhile, Mayera accepts a Dubai transfer. She tells her father about her plan to move to Dubai.
Ayushmann Khurrana as Mohit Chaddha
Sonam Kapoor as Mayera Sehgal— Mohit’s girlfriend
Rishi Kapoor as Vinod Kumar “VK” Sehgal— Mayera’s father
Deepika Amin as Rupali Wadhwa— Mohit’s boss