Everything is not bad. Cuttputlli manages to create suspense around the killings. The locations aid the story. Akshay Kumar as a performer does not falter. But that’s about it.
If the intent is all that mattered, Jayeshbhai Jordaar would certainly have been one of the most remarkable films in recent times. It uses comedy, proven to be effective while dealing with social evils, to tell us what misogyny could lead us to
So, is Bollywood only making remakes? A good way to analyse this would be to look at data. Let’s list work done by the most followed Bollywood actors in the last 5 years… The industry has evolved to cater to the demands of the viewers. I will bet my money on it.
Most of Rishu’s character is believable. We all know the type of guy who falls in love with every girl he meets. Throwback to Saif Ali Khan from Dil Chahta Hai, and Aamir Khan’s dialogue “Tera koi bharosa nahi. Aaj Pooja, kal koi dooja”!
“Once in a blue moon, kabhi kabhi,” the villainous Ranjeet snarled as Khuka in Subhash Ghai’s Vishwanath. One of his…