Friday 28 September 2012

No fireworks

Film: Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal
Producer: Percept Picture Company
Director: Priyadarshan          
Cast: Nana Patekar, Shreyas
Talpade, Paresh Rawal,
Madhurima Banerjee, Om Puri
Genre: Comedy
Ratings: Rhetoric
Bakri Johny (Shreyas Talpade) is a terrified soul and has done nothing in life other than buying lottery tickets every week. He is obsessed with Maria (Madhhurima) daughter of the village don and sworn enemy of his father, David...Peter (Paresh Rawal) who makes certain that his daughter stays away from Johny. Hope comes in the form a silent but very hungry man Sam (Nana Patekar) who is determined to bring the lovers together.

What works about the film?
Nothing. Not the director nor his brand of comedy. Nana Patekar is a new addition in the old camp and comes as a breath of fresh air but even he cannot salvage the film. The actors have a good time but not the audience.

What does not work?
There are no surprises. It is one more meaningless comedies from the Priyadarshan stable.

Difficult for the film to break even but Priyadarshan has a track record of surprising! 

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1 comment:

  1. I believe this film is a sequel of Malaamal Weekly. It's such a vulgar movie that I walked out mid-way. Couldn't take the crude jokes. I admire how you could sit through such bad films and review them.