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.
What you surely can’t deny is that the film projects opulence right from frame one. The money spent is visible and you are assured you are in for a larger-than-life spectacle.
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
Unlike an Aligarh, which aims to sensitise the audience on the hardships of a homosexual person, Badhaai Do puts the onus on the person itself. Its core idea is to boost morale so that a person accepts his or her sexuality openly without any fear or shame.
In many ways, SMJ2 is actually a masterclass. As the end credits rolled, believe you me, I actually watched it till the end, I was buzzing with multitudes of ideas… maybe a listicle since that’s the cool thing to do, on what not to do while making a movie
There is something incredibly likable about Sanya Malhotra. She does possess the power to pull off a scene on her own, if not the whole film. Where Meenakshi Sundareshwar goes completely wrong is the conflict build-up and the way it is addressed
There is an unremarkable song ‘Dhikchik Dhikchik’ early in the film where Rani Mukerjis’s Vimmi and Saif Ali Khan’s Rakesh are seen putting up an unremarkable performance at a regular neighbourhood event. That acts as a clue to whatever is about to follow.
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