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The eye-candy pairing of the lead actors, Priyadarshan’s amazing comic timing, and the foot-tapping music of Pritam comes together in this epic comedy drama. Unfortunately, even the amalgamation of all these couldn’t contribute in saving the movie from being a long and torturous stretch of 167 minutes.
Nitin Bankar ( Akshay Kumar) and Ram Mishra (Sunil Shetty) are two great friends, living in the city of Singapore, both blessed with loving partners, Anjali Kakkad ( Katrina Kaif) and Manpreet Oberoi ( Sameera Reddy). They both are engaged in menial work against their will, but are time and time again propelled by their rich girlfriends to earn decent money, or to forget them. Destiny plays its role, and both Anjali's and Manpreet’s wedding is arranged by their families elsewhere. Nitin and Ram employ a scheme to abduct Kuljeet’s dog, Mulchand, and demand for a hefty ransom, so as to get some money and win back the love of their lives. In this quest, an array of mishaps take place, which results in uncontrollable chaos and various comic situations, giving the movie its edge.
Like various other Priyadarshan movies, this movie also deploys chaos as its comic scheme. Various characters intertwine in the movie’s climax, leaving the audience in splits. The chemistry of the lead characters and the tragic life of Nitin and Ram deviates the movie for a while, and gives us something other than cliché comedy. Somewhere the movie seems to be a little too tenuous, in terms of scripting, and at some places, you feel the comic scenes are overstretched and they do not appear to make sense.
Akshay Kumar is as usual the centre of attraction in the whole movie. His acting surely keeps the audience enthralled and helps in holding the script together. Katrina Kaif tries her best to match the level of her co-star. It won’t be wrong to say that this is one of her best films. Supporting characters like Sunil Shetty, Sameera Reddy, Paresh Rawal, Archana Puran Singh and Shakti Kapoor also deliver an appreciable act throughout the movie, and make it worth watching.
1) The eye-soothing chemistry of Katrina and Akshay.
2) The comic timings and the humour element imbibed.
3) Appreciable acting by all the actors.
4) Great music.
WHAT’S NOT THERE?
1) Chaos in the climax deviates the attention.
2) Some scenes are over-stretched and lack sense.
3) Absence of proper bridging between the scenes.
4) Many jokes are repeated and are more often cliché.
The hard work of the actors and a few good scenes makes this movie a one-time watch. Go watch this movie and enjoy the humour.
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