Monday, September 18, 2006

From Munna to Mahatma...

I fastidiously avoided all the blogs which carried a review of this......


I changed the track of conversation whenever it switched to this.......


And I resolutely turned the other way when I was not able to .......


I enjoyed the bits and pieces of witty one-liners shown in the promos.......


And ya.....found the songs.....hmmmmm......okay.......



And now, I can do all the things listed above because I finally watched “Lage Raho Munnabhai” – one of the (rare) instances where a sequel has proved to be better than the parent film in Bollywood :-) !!


Sanjay Dutt acts his usual ‘Munna’ character with aplomb, but looks a tad older as well in the process.


Boman Irani proves his mettle as the greedy, goofy, land-grabbing Sardarji Lucky Singh, who can actually think before his acts.....remember how he packs of an unsuspecting Munna to Goa along with his ‘victims’?


Vidya Balan takes an slightly off-beaten track from what she portrayed in Parineeta as an RJ with a modern outlook towards life (thank Goodness, the director chose to retain her ethnic look)...though I did find her “Good Morning Mumbai” a tad too grating on my nerves.


But the person who steals the show, whose ‘innocent’ one-liners catapulted him to fame in ‘Munnabhai MBBS’, whose cheesy smile lit up the entire screen, is none other than the man with the golden heart (and golden chains around his neck) – Arshad Warsi as the sweet and adorable Sarkeshwar (er...not sure about the spelling) aka “Circuit”.


One clean-chit of a film with no violence - indeed with Gandhiji making a ‘special appearance’ preaching non-violence – no bare-dares, and certainly no item-numbers – a must watch for all those lovers of wit and humour.

5 comments:

Rk said...

Ok, now go read other reviews. Esp mine :)

aa said...

comission kitna mila?

Avinash said...

boleto kya mast picture tha re.. ek dum solid kya?

Khushi said...

arsha varsi sabko vaat laga diya :D

chitra said...

-/RK
Yup noDide :)! Good one...

-/AA
Erm...adella public alli heLoantha vishaya alla :)!

-/Avi
Yup...sakkath pic macha!

-/Khushi
Arrey..nahi...woh to Lucky tha jisne sabko vaat laga di !