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Thursday, April 21, 2011
Director: Nikhil Advani
Story: Nikhil Advani
Dialogues: Ancita Dutt Guptan
Star Cast: Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Hard Kaur, Tinnu Anand, Prem Chopra and othersIf any movie could fit in the genre of Drama, it’s got to be “Patiala House”. Akshay Kumar played Gattu in this movie. He is a man who has watched his dreams die and restrained himself from going for his dreams. The movie revolves around the conflict Gattu and his father played by Rishi Kapoor, who lives in London’s Southall area but could never absorb into his adopted country. And prime reason for this was various racial attacks on him and his family. He stood against these racial attacks which results him being jailed for violence against ‘goras’. So he now hates them with such a passion that it is now only motto in his life. So when his son got an opportunity to play for England cricket team, he does not allow him. And his son Gattu gave up his dreams for his father’s sake and live dejected life for years. But his silence affects the other members in his big joint family. They have to kill their dreams as well. Till the character played by Anushka Sharma came into Gattu’s life. She makes Gattu go for his dreams once more. But how will his father react to that?
Frankly apart from Anushka Sharma I could say anything good about this movie. Logic evades me throughout the movie. I can understand a comedy movie being illogical but movie in the genre of Drama needs some logic. Anyway this movie was lot better than Nikhil Advani’s recent movies.
If I have to rate this movie I will give it 5 out of 10.
Sunday, October 10, 2010
Movie Review “Khatta Meetha” (2010)
Star Cast: Akshay Kumar, Trisha Krishnan, Rajpal Yadav, Johny Lever and others
“Khatta Meetha” is one more Priyadarshan comedy; but this time with some social message. This is a remake of Priydarshan’s own blockbuster movie “Vellankaludu Nadu” in south. Akshay Kumar yet again joins hands with the comedy guru. Priyadarshan always delivers entertaining light hearted cinema. In Khatta Meetha he tries to combine comedy and drama together.
Sachin(Played by Akshay Kumar) the only member of his family who is yet to do well in his profession of road making contractor. Everyone around him thinks he is a loser including his family. He goes on to make one blunder after another. Meantime his brother and brother in laws who are corrupted are responsible for making a bridge which fell down in only few days of making and kills 100’s of people. Instead of taking responsibility of the disaster they try to cover it up by framing their driver and killed him too. Will there be justice? Will Sachin ever going to be successful?
For me movie is entertaining as any Priydarshan movie; but he could not blend comedy and drama as well as he should. All the acting performances are almost perfect. Akshay Kumar and Rajpal Yadav excelled everyone else by far. Trisha Krishnan looks beautiful I her Bollywood debut movie. It was refreshing to see her in Bollywood. But her acting performance wasn’t impressive enough.
If I have to rate this movie it will be 6 out of 10.