A lot has been said about the Raj Kumar Hirani movie 3 Idiots being
based on Chetan Bhagat's first novel Five Point Someone but now it
is emerging that the movie is completely different from the book.
Sources close to the movie reveal that although the book served as
an inspiration to the original plot Raj Kumar Hirani has given the
entire movie a new touch. The source adds that the campus and the
classroom setting are the only thing common between the movie and
Although producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra had bought the rights to
the book before the movie began Chetan Bhagat had denied being part
of the scripting process. The plot has two friends embarking on a
request for a lost buddy. On this journey they encounter a long
forgotten bet, a wedding they must crash and a funeral that goes
impossibly out of control. 3 Idiots stars Aamir Khan, Kareena
Kapoor, Sharman Joshi and Madhvan and is one of the most awaited
movies of the year.