Flipkart

300-365 312-49V8 312-50 350-018 PDF 352-001 352-011 400-051 400-101 400-201 400-351 Practice Questions 499-01 4A0-104 500-260 500-265 500-290 500-451 Certification Exam 500-452 600-455 640-692 640-878 640-911 640-916 Exam Materials 642-035 Exam Dumps 642-883 642-902 642-980 642-996 642-997 642-999 Vce Demo 700-037 700-039 700-260 700-501 70-346 PDF 70-347 70-410 70-411 70-412 70-413 70-414 Practice Questions 70-461 70-462 70-463 70-465 70-480 70-483 Certification Exam 70-486 70-487 70-488 70-489 70-498 70-532 Exam Materials 70-533 Exam Dumps 70-534 70-680 70-685 70-697 70-980 74-343 Vce Demo 74-678 77-427 810-403 820-424 840-425 PDF 98-349 98-361 98-364 98-369 9A0-388 A30-327 Practice Questions ADM-201 ASF C_FSUTIL_60 C_HANATEC_1 C_TBI30_73 C_TSCM52_66 Certification Exam C2040-414 C2090-620 C2150-606 C9530-272 CABA CAS-002 Exam Materials CBAP Exam Dumps CCA-500 CCBA CGEIT CISA CISM CISSP Vce Demo CISSP-ISSMP

Movie Review

Garnished With Moments of Crackling Humour : Bareilly Ki Barfi Movie Review

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.

Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon, Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Seema Pahwa, Rohit Choudhury, Swati Semwal
Director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

Bareilly Ki Barfi is what you’d get if you took Saajan and gave it the Basu Chatterjee or Sai Paranjpye treatment. It’s a sweet, inoffensive romantic comedy based on a slim premise, but buoyed by strong performances, the unmistakable charm, and texture of small-town India, and garnished with moments of crackling humor.

Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari transports the viewer to the bustling by-lanes of Bareilly where we meet our protagonist Bitti Mishra (Kriti Sanon), a free-spirited young girl who could well be a distant cousin of Kangana Ranaut’s character Tanu from the first Tanu Weds Manu film. Bitti is the complete antithesis of the small-town girl as depicted in most Hindi movies. She sneaks off and smokes cigarettes, rides pillion with the boys in the neighborhood, and routinely puts off prospective grooms by refusing to play the coy virginal cliché.

One of the small joys of this film is the relationship between Bitti and her father, a sweet shop owner (Pankaj Tripathi), who has raised her with all the freedom he’d give to a son. Unlike her permanently exasperated mother (Seema Pahwa) who is having a hard time reconciling with her rebellious spirit, Daddy Dearest lets her fly. A voice-over by Javed Akhtar describes the family as a zany, eccentric bunch but the irony is that in their very oddities and contradictions they’re your average Indian family.

The plot kicks into motion when Bitti chances upon a pulpy novel and discovers that the feisty heroine is a lot like her. Thrilled that there’s someone out there who understands and appreciates her kind, Bitti becomes obsessed with tracking down the author, a fella named Pritam Vidrohi. For this, she enlists the help of printing press owner Chirag Dubey (Ayushmann Khurrana), who, in fact, is the real author of the book.

Also Read  Katrina Kaif Is Giving Us Monday Motivation With Her Airport Look

You see, Chirag banged out the novel while struggling with heartbreak and bullied his friend Pritam (Rajkummar Rao) into putting his name and photograph on it. Now clearly smitten by Bitti, Chirag forcibly coaches the mild-mannered Pritam into behaving like an arrogant oaf in order to repel Bitti and clear the path to her heart for himself.

The film’s script, by Nitesh Tiwari and Shreyas Jain, bubbles with situational humor and terrific one-liners. The writers evoke a strong sense of place, rooting the story and the characters in a landscape that’s both rich and real. For a film so specific in texture, the casting of the supporting players is crucial, and Pankaj Tripathi and Seema Pahwa shine as Bitti’s parents, while Rohit Choudhary is very good too as Chirag’s devoted best friend Munna. Yet the plot itself is thin and frankly predictable; hence much of the film feels stretched, particularly in the first hour. Too much screen-time is committed to establishing Chirag’s growing feelings for Bitti. We get it.

Bareilly Ki Barfi really takes flight with the arrival of Pritam, whose transformation into a boorish lout gives the film some of its best moments. Rajkummar Rao is in superb form and pretty much chews up the scenery each time he’s on the screen. His performance is in all in the little touches: the accent, the body language, slipping from the soft-spoken Pritam to the obnoxious ‘rangbaaz’. He’s got it all down to the last detail.

Ayushmann Khurrana holds up well too, although it’s a familiar role for him, having played both shades of Chirag – cunning North Indian ‘fixer’ and doomed romantic – a few times already.

Also Read  Sachin: A Billion Dreams — Here's A Movie Review By A Cricket Non-Fan

At the center of this love triangle is Bitti, and it’s easily Kriti Sanon’s most fleshed-out character yet. She’s sincere and throws herself into the part, but the rawness shows. The accent and the lines don’t roll off her tongue quite as naturally, and Kriti never feels entirely convincing as the small-town-bred firecracker.

There is a lot to enjoy here but the script contrivances rankle. This is a movie that works on account of the trimmings: the acting, the clap-trap dialogues, and the authentic texture of the world that it’s set in. If only there was more meat to the main dish. Nevertheless, Bareilly Ki Barfi is appropriately sweet and not a bad way at all to spend two hours. I’m going with three out of five.

Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.
Power Bank
Loading...
Power Bank
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comment moderation is enabled. Your comment may take some time to appear.

Power Bank
To Top