Director: Vaibhav Misra
Cast: Girish Kumar, Navneet Kaur Dhillon, Tisca Chopra
The statutory warning about drinking being injurious to health certainly applies to the film. The copious amount of alcohol that is downed throughout the film is enough to cause a severe hangover to the audience. There is nothing that the characters can do without a bottle in hand.
The amount of alcohol downed throughout the film is enough to cause a severe hangover
At one point, the actress (Navneet Kaur Dhillon) exclaims, "Loha hi lohe ko kaat ta hai." This means gulping some more glasses to overcome the after-effects.
The film starts off inspired by the Hollywood franchise, Hangover, when things turn messy at a bachelor's party. Gaurav (Girish Kumar) and his pals take off on a night of fun before he gets hitched. The next morning he wakes up with a scar on his face and a girl, Pooja (Navneet) in bed. Since he cannot recall anything, Mr Scarface (that is how he calls himself) and his pals attempt to decipher what transpired.
The film turns to be a potpourri of all the possible rom-coms that you have seen — finding what true love is and at the most unexpected of places. So, the boy meets girl, then then part ways before meeting again, almost go their separate ways again, but the guy hangs around — literally on the girl's rooftop — till they meet again. All this unfolds as the two zip from London to New Delhi to Shimla to Mauritius. Booze is a veritable part of their baggage along with some party numbers.
Somewhere towards the end, Pooja mouths "This is so stupid!" as she wonders what is happening around her. She has clearly read the audience's mind. Writer-director Vaibhav Misra has made this one for the youth, but with scant regard for logic. He has pieced together some picturesque locations with the girl and boy thrown in with alcohol bottles.
Girish, who was earlier seen in 'Ramaiya Vastavaiya' (2013), and newcomer Navneet go about listlessly, often mouthing lines starting with "so…". They seem too clueless about the goings on. In one scene, Navneet tells the hero that people who show the ravages of time on their faces have not followed their heart and those who age gracefully have. So, if you don't want those wrinkles to show early, steer clear of this film.
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