Ladies vs Ricky Bahl is a 2011 Indian romantic comedy film directed by Maneesh Sharma and produced by Aditya Chopra of Yash Raj Films. It stars Ranveer Singh opposite Anushka Sharma in lead roles along with Dipannita Sharma, Aditi Sharma and debutant Parineeti Chopra. Ranveer plays a conman named Ricky Bahl who cons women until three of these women unite to con him back. The story was inspired by Jeffrey Archer's novel Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less. It was released on 9 December 2011 to a mixed response from critics but eventually ended up being a commercial success, earning ₹84 crores gross from the box office on a budget of ₹20 crores.