Bhavesh Bhatia (21 May 2013)
Comedy-of-errors has been the most explored areas in drollery. Thehumor growing out of false identities has been explored by manydirectors and producers in Bollywood since its inception. Some verypopular films based on this sub-genre are "Golmaal" (HrishikeshMukherjee), Coolie No.1 (David Dhawan) and the Housefull series bySajid Khan. Rohit Shetty, the director of the hilarious Golmaal trilogy, also triedhis hand at making a film based on comedy of errors by making the movie"All The Best". The film was a success. However, Rohit had created abrand out of Golmaal movies. Whenever we talk of Rohit the first thingthat comes to our minds are the hilarious characters in the movie thatprovided us many laugh-out-loud moments. Rohit has also shown us aglimpse of his expertise in the action genre with Singham. Now, hetries his hand once again at the comedy-of-errors genre with his latestflick Bol Bachchan, which is a rip-off of the cult classic HrishikeshMukherjee film, Golmaal.In the movie, Ajay Devgn plays a wrestler and the most powerful man inthe village. His character has been inspired from the character essayedby late Utpal Dutt in Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Golmaal. The characterplayed by Amol Palekar in Golmaal has been portrayed by AbhishekBachchan in the new movie. However, there are a few changes that havebeen incorporated into the characters. While we saw Utpal Dutt had anaffinity towards pure Hindi Language in Golmaal, Ajay Devgn's characteris so much influenced by English that he translates every proverb inHindi into English. This makes up for some hilarious one-liners like"when the elders getting cozy, young don't get nosy" or "he will dieTommy's death"! Amol Palekar had played the role of a singing teacherand also posed as his twin brother. Abhishek Bachchan, in the movie BolBachchan, portrays the role of a dance teacher and also poses as histwin brother. To make the character more genuine and in tune with theaudience, Abhishek has played the usual sissy act when posing as thedance teacher.Rohit Shetty has followed the 1979 classic to the hilt. That is themain reason why his movie has not wandered off at any point. He wasaware that it was pointless to try and be better than the original cultclassic, therefore he sticks to the pilot act and has kept the classicmoments and characters intact. Therefore, in Bol Bachchan as well, wewill see Archana Puran Singh (who plays the role of Abhishek's motherand also poses as her twin) entering through the back door, just likeDina Pathak's character in the 1979 movie.To make the movie more grasping, Rohit Shetty has included onecharacter in his movie and that is of Ajay's rival cousin from theneighboring village, played with elegance by Neeraj Vora. This givesRohit a scope to try his trademark action sequences which involvesblowing up cars and mindless fight scenes. However, sometimes we feelthat he might have over-done in a few scenes. Certain scenes likeAbhishek's dance sequence before interval could have been curtailed.The non sense English by Ajay seems a bit over-the-board and after sometime, one fails to grasp on to the humor that his one-liners present.Nonetheless, Rohit Shetty does not complicate the script and keeps itsimple. There is no slapstick humor and the scenes are genuinely to belaughed at. All the characters have been portrayed with perfection. Themost notable name will be Abhishek Bachchan who plays the role of hislife. Final Verdict, Bol Bachchan is a family entertainer and will certainlymake you laugh and laugh till you drop!
harrym63 (21 May 2013)
Bakwaas story... In spite of this, very good direction by Rohit Shetty.Very good acting by Ajay Devgan, Abishek Bachchan. Koja Abbas was goodtoo.Scriptwriters for the movie should get the worst scriptwriting awardfor this movie... Even a fifth grader could come up with a better storythan this. But Rohit Shetty has done an excellent job of directing abad story. Since the story is absolutely worst, it seems Rohit Shettyhas painstakingly gone through the trouble of giving the movie a life.If the movie was directed by a bad director, the movie would be a totalflop. Kudos to Rohit for his brilliance.Ajay Devgan was very humorous with his English.
darshancruz (20 May 2013)
"Boy under armpit, hyper city noise pollution" & "I will make himremember milk no 6 " define Bol BachchanThe movie is about a village and its care-taker Prithvi aka Ajay Devgn.Asrani invites AB aka Abaas Ali to his village where Prithvi gives hima job as his super-man. (No, I am not kidding, these are the wordsused). What follows is a poor remake of the classic Golmaal. Twin AB,twin mothers, twin bathrooms and what not! Some dialogues like,"Pestcontrol yourself", "A brother in need is a sister indeed" sound crass.Ajay as the village's anna-datta and an English lover is the onlypositive that the movie offers. ABs Abhishek side is plain simple andAbbas' side is crass; straight out of Dostana's books. Krishnairritates to the core. Asin & Prachi simply add to the glamor quotient.Isn't Asrani tired of doing the same role again and again? The songsare passable. The climax is straight out of Aneez Bazmee's No Entry & Welcome,hanging on a tree. Rohit Shetty did a great job with Golmaal-1 but allhis later ventures are turning more silly than comic. Although this one isn't as bad as other movies of such genre, this oneis not worth a cinema ticket. Conversely, if you have the appetite forsuch cinema, get ready to be treated !
thp2012 (20 May 2013)
It is fantastic movie, forget the performances of all whether they aregood or bad.. movie ends with great message with style and fun... Itshould be seen with no brains from beginning but brain will be invokedby the end automatically and u will get the message right with lots offun.. great movie by rohit shetty. it is the best so far from him. Allcharacters are playing as usual but the storyline and end output issuperb and one shud give full marks to Rohit shetty and direction andstory writers.. It is best movie of 2012 with lots of fun.. after longtime it was movie from bollywood that delivered with fun and hit on thetarget..well done..
xplodee-virus (19 May 2013)
Ajay Devgan and Rohit Shetty did it again. A awesome humor movie withnice songs.the typical Rajasthan look with colorful clothes to languageis also cool. Ajay Devgan is as usual cool in comedy as well as action.And many comedy circus Comedians even got chance to work in movie withKrushna as in Lead supporting actor. And as most of you must have gotthe trailer of Ajay Devgan's English from the promo video's, believe mehis English is the most funniest part in movie. Abhishek bachchan did agood job too in acting and after years Himesh Reshamiya is back withawesome song.Just go for it and enjoy.
Suman Sadhu (18 May 2013)
Superb movie.Nit & clean comedy movie BOL BACHCHAN. I just watched themovie. Too good comedy. Bol Bachchan is a laugh riot. After a long longtime a hilarious comedy me has been released. The main plus points ofthe movie is the fantastic dialogue of the movie, the funny English ofAjay devgn makes really laugh everybody all time in the movie. Besidethis there are also so many things which makes everyone really laugh.Ajay Devgan and Rohit shetty pair proved again that only this pair canmake the best commercial movies. Ajay Devgn's acting and comedy(mainlyof wrong English) are too good.Abhishek Bachchan's coming timing alsovery good. A full entertaining package for everybody with family. Goingto be a super-duper hit.
Vivekmaru45 (17 May 2013)
Plot in a nutshell: Abbas Ali (Abhishek Bachchan) lives in ChandniChowk, New Delhi with his sister Sania (Asin Thottumkal). They arelegally fighting for an ancestral propertyÂ land case. But the oddsturn against them and they lose. Their well wisher, Shastri Chacha,advises and convinces them to migrate to his village Ranakpur where heassures Abbas that he will get him a job at his owner's place. Theowner being none other than the powerful Prithviraj Raghuvanshi (AjayDevgn). Abbas enters Ranakpur village and while saving a child trappedinside a temple, he breaks open the lock of an ancestral temple butfate plays an important twist in Abbas' life as the whole villageincluding Prithviraj's step-brother Vikrant opposes Abbas' actions butPrithviraj arrives and handles the situation. On being asked his name,Abbas's friend comes out with a fake name 'Abhishek Bachchan', as itwould create a rage if villagers came to know that the lock of a templehad been broken by a Muslim. From here starts a series of cover-ups,goof-ups and comic situations where to cover one lie, Abbas startspadding up with a bigger lie telling people that he also has a twinbrother with no moustache. From here on starts the topsy-turvy journeyof a single person acting as two different entities.Prithviraj is made to believe that Abbas is a gay. So he appoints Abbasas a kathak dance teacher to his sister Radhika (Prachi Desai). Thismakes Abbas to work as supervisor as Abishek Bachchan at morning andkathak teacher to Radhika at night as Abbas. Soon, Radhika and Abbasfall in love. In the climax, Prithviraj comes to know the truth, but helikes Abbas's character and spares them.Verdict: as I said its a decent time-pass comedy film. Abhishek looksand acts well. I always thought he was a decent actor in comic/oddballroles. Well also see Krishna Abhishek the nephew of Comedy King andDance Superstar Govinda. Govinda is in a "CLASS" all by himself and anIndian CINEMA ICON. Will Krishna surpass him? It remains to be seen....The actress Asin seems to have lost to much weight. She looks too damnskinny in the movie. Gujrati actress/model Prachi Desai stars in herfifth Bollywood film. Good luck to you Prachi!!! And lastly how could Iever forget to mention Ajay Devgn. To tell you the truth I newer likedthis guy the first time I saw him in a Hindi film. Boy is the guy"Black" and ugly. When there are fairer and handsome actors in India Itseems a freak of nature that talentless as*oles like this guy whodoesn't even speak Hindi properly, let alone English is making it. If Iwould compare his face to an animal it would be a G*R*LL* (can Uguess?). If you think about it even Abhishek. is better lookingcompared to him.Of course this Gorilla has BRAINZ. Yes! He begs Amitabh Batchan to singand dance the opening number of the film so that Indian public wouldcome to watch the film and save him from bankruptcy.
yunusitboss (17 May 2013)
Bol Bachchan (U/A)-------my Rating: 4/5 SUPER HIT* It is an action comedy entertainer......* Cast : Ajay devgan and abishek stunned the audiences by theirperformances especially the comedy characters will take with unlimitedlaugh throughout the movie, where as Asin and prachi comes in shortrole... * story is the remake of the Tamil movie"THILLU MULLU" so thestory is predictable and stunned the screenplay with marvelouslaughable dialogues..... *Music and BGM rocked the theater ... * Rohitshetty direction was very good as his usual scenes of car,bus fly inthe air in the action sequences....Finally the movie is the clean family entertainer....Bol Bachchan is a Bollywood romance comedy film directed by RohitShetty. The film stars Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Asin Thottumkal,and Prachi Desai in lead roles
IMDa Best (14 May 2013)
It's a good Rohit Shetty comedy which has his Zameen cast thrill again.It's a movie seen without a brain. The story is all rattled and triesto create subplots just to not let it get boring while the comedy is alittle missing in the starting of both the halves. Yet, it gets reallyhilarious at times in the first half that it's difficult to control thelaughter. Also, the fighting scenes almost show super humans in actionand the fights do go a level beyond Singham and you get a smile whileseeing the nonsense-action.Among the cast, Prithviraj Raghuvanshi takes your breath away with hisEnglish and his shocking expression and even his innocence seems towork. Abhieshek unexpectedly comes with a superb act as Abbas Ali, thedance teacher. He is too good for what is probably his first completecomedy movie. And among others, Asrani rocks in his little screen time.The screenplay disturbs you as it prefers first time bollywood actorslike Krishna over veteran Asrani. He just has too much screen time tohandle. A little more VIP in sharing time with him would have helped.Yet, both of them were decent. Even Archana, I thought could have gotmore screen time. Also, please tell me why can't the actress in in a movie have somepunches. Both, Asin and Prachi Desai have little time on screen andthen they have to take care of the emotional content in that too. Iwould prefer Kareena in Golmaal 3 over these. These talented actresseswere not used properly. In the actors, even the characters aredeveloped well. A little more to the 2 actresses could've helped.Lastly, this movie does have a little lack of originality but it stilldoesn't bother the viewer much as AB Jr. and Ajay just excel. Watch itfor them. It's sort of a 7.5 movie but I think lack of story and welldeveloped subplots brings it down to 7.
cricket10 (14 May 2013)
i don't see no other way to make batter this film..this is really goodcomedy movie..ajay has prove again that he can play any role he wantand he make that role perfect..Bol Bachchan will undoubtedly draw infans of muscleman Ajay Devgn (Singham) and his longtime collaborator,director Rohit Shetty (Golmaal: Fun Unlimited), for a healthy run atthe box office. But its biggest surprise is Abhishek Bachchan, whoreveals an unexpectedly subtle side and a talent for verbal humor inone of his best performances to date. Rohit Shetty yet again displayshis penchant for picking the right actors for the right roles in BolBachchan. Ajay Devgn as the angry young Prithvi excels in a role thatseems absolutely tailor-made for him. Abhishek Bachchan is entirelybelievable as the helpless simpleton Abbas. Asin scorches the screen asa desi girl with loads of attitude. Prachi Desai comes up with yetanother fine performance in this enjoyable flick. Bol Bachchan alsobenefits from its slick storyline, developed by Farhan Yunus andSajawal Sajid. Sajid has come with real strong dialogues too, whichwould definitely be lapped up by the masses. Screenplay by YunusSajawal is equally efficient. Editor Steven H. Bernard and art directorNarendra Rahurikar also lend a distinct crispness and stylish feel tothe movie.
Reeshab-dutt (12 May 2013)
This movie has got Rohit Shetty written all over it. It's loud, chaoticand entertaining. The action sequences are also very typical of hiswork. lots of noise, cars flying, and superhuman fighting skills. Toenjoy this movie I suggest you leave your brains at home and watch it.Ajay Davgan has done a good job like he always dose in a Rohit Shettyfilm especially his English which was the only thing that got mechuckling in the theater. Krishna Abhishek has done a lot of overactinglike he always dose even in his laughter challenge TV shows. Peoplelike him but I'm not a fan in particular. Overall I think it's a onetime watch. Don't look for sense in the movie.
ishanrohit (11 May 2013)
Bol Bachchan is a typical Rohit Shetty movie with a little moresubstance. It has cheap jokes - this time on lousy understanding ofEnglish by Prithviraj - character played by Ajay. It has thosecharacteristic action sequences - people and vehicles flying in theair. It has few songs, which are light and melodious.But this film should be remembered for an actor who has worked out ofhis skin to entertain audience - Abhishek Bachchan. I have never seenAbhishek show so many emotions in a single film. He is good at comicroles - if we see Dostana and now Bol Bachchan. Action sequences andsharing chemistry with females is where I find him a littleuncomfortable. He should not be compared to his dad now. He has carvedan audience for himself.
Bibhuti Beura (11 May 2013)
now logic,no pressure on brain.. just watch--> interpret --> laugh ;)spending on this type of movie is truly worthier . Direct translationof Hindi Dialog to English . Amazing . Those who like fun, funny, laughtherapy.. just watch it. 2+ hrs full entertained so putting this typeof review...Cast : Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Asin Thottumkal, Prachi Desai,Asrani, Archana Puran Singh, Neeraj Vora, Krushna Abhishek, JeetuVerma... Director :Rohit Shetty Producer :Ajay Devgn, Dhillin Mehta Story : The film is inspired by HrishikeshMukherjee's 1979 classic comedy Gol Maal. Genre :Comedy
Aamir Khan (10 May 2013)
Yes!! this movie is awesome, and with very good comedy. In short moviehas a good story, the crew is excellent, and fantastic acting by AjayDevgn, and Abhishek Bachchan. Sometimes you just to have come to cinemawith open mind. Don't over-think much about this film, as it just goeswith the flow :). Ajay Devgan and Rohit shetty pair once again provedthat only this pair can make the best commercial movies. Ajay Devgn'sacting and comedy( just mainly of using wrong English words) is toogood. Abhishek Bachchan's acting timing is also very good. Its a fullentertaining package for everybody with family. Prachi Desai looks cutein the movie. This movie is going to be a super-hit. Awesome 10 out of10!
nama chakravorty (08 May 2013)
Rohit Shetty's Much Awaited 'Bol Bachchan' is a Time-Pass Fare, thatshouldn't be taken seriously. Its strictly pop-corn entertainment, thatdoesn't even attempt to be remotely remarkable. If having fun at themovies is what you're looking for, then 'Bol Bachchan' is waiting foryou.'Bol Bachchan', inspired by the classic 'Gol Maal', tells the story ofhow one man's lie, leads to a puzzle of confusions. 'Bol Bachchan' has a hilarious first-hour, with each passing scenestanding out. The interval point, is simply superb. However, thesecond-hour loses pace & the climax seems a bit stretched. Yunus Sajawal's Screenplay is funny & entertaining, but it definitelycould've been stronger in the latter hour. A Special Mention for thedialogue written by Sajid-Farhad. The dialogue are simply hilarious!Rohit Shetty's Direction is good. Cinematography, Editing & Art Design,are efficient. Action-Sequences are over-the-top. Music by HimeshReshammiya & Ajay-Atul, is energetic.Performance-Wise: Ajay Devgn is excellent, yet again! He very playfullyplays his part & delivers the funniest lines with ease. His brokenEnglish is sure to bring the house down. Abhishek Bachchan does anequally good job. The actor scores as Abhishek & is simply flawless asAbbas Ali. Asin & Prachi Desai get limited scope & they both delivermediocre performances. Krushna Abhishek, Asrani, Neeraj Vora & ArchanaPuran Singh are simply fantastic in supporting roles. Amitabh Bachchanappears in the title track.On the whole, 'Bol Bachchan' works till it lasts.
Barun Debnath (08 May 2013)
This movie was really funny. After long run of crappy Hindi "funny"movies it was a really fun to watch movie. Well I am not saying this isa hilarious movie. But its not that bad as the reviews are showing. Thematter is you have know about our Indian culture (specifically villageculture) to enjoy the funny part of this movie. Also there were someparts where actors said some dialog from previous funny movies. Thosewere also funny. So you see if don't know about our culture or aboutour long tradition of funny film culture - you wont get the funnyessence from it. Abhishek Bachchan, Ajay Devgan were awesome. But this girl "PrachiDesai" is a gorgeous actress (or whatever) but she does not know how toact. Also "Krishna Abhishek" in some part of the movie did someirrelevant overacting.
Christo Thomas (08 May 2013)
Please don't watch the movie. Just a waste of money and time. There isnothing in this movie that is watchable. Songs are not good, the movieis a remake of a classic movie Golmaal which is narrated very badly.Ajay Devgans role in the movie is to bash the villains and mobs in thecity and walk away in a slow motion. I don't know how can it makesense?? The songs come in the place where they are not at all needed.Romantic songs in an tragic scenario. Abhishek is just a gay and he'llalways be like that since Dostana i guess. Prachi Desai has given adecent performance in the movie but still something is missing thatmakes her a good actor. Asin has given a performance like in everymovie, we can't expect anything good from that girl. Overall my ratingis 1/10.
Achyuta Ghosh (07 May 2013)
The 70s were golden times- not only because i was born then, but alsobecause it churned out timeless classics from Bollywood. HrishikeshMukherjee's Golmaal was one such comic caper- Utpal Dutt and AmolPalekar effortlessly creating magic that demands multiple viewings. Thedefinition of entertainment was different then- more substance, lessstyle. Better acting, less special effects. High on creativity, tightscript, memorable dialogues, hence less cringe-worthy situations. RohitShetty, after making billions through the name Golmaal, decided that hecould wring it for some more, and out came Bol Bachchan, starring AjayDevgn and Abhishek Bachchan.To be fair, and considering the current state of Hindi mass marketcomedies, Bol Bachchan is actually a watchable effort- i mean iactually did laugh a bit. The basic fabric of the original story isretained- Ajay is Prithviraj, the self-styled maharajah in Raunakpur,and he employs Abbas Ali (Abhishek Bachchan) who has had to hide hisMuslim identity to prevent a caste war. The only think Prithviraj hatesis deceit- but lies are told to cover up previous lies, and itsnowballs into one comedic set-piece to another. Everything works outwell at the end in an overdrawn climax as Ajay exclaims- "My chest hasbecome a blouse"- go figure.Prithviraj is an extension of Ajay's character in Golmaal 3- Gopal.Tough, with a heart of gold, but a simpleton, he has two passions- thefirst one being body building, and the second being able to speak aversion of English that is there just for added laughs. To Ajay'scredit, he carries his character's stupidity with admirable honesty,and also allows AB Jr. to shine. As the titular character, AB gets themeatier role- and he is great in both, especially so in his gay avatar.Gay AB is even better than the current gold standard, Riteish Deshmukh-there i have said it!!!The funniest moment for me in the movie waswhere Mr. "Two left feet" AB Jr. has to dance to a medley of tunes. Hischemistry with Ajay is great too, and this is one reason he shouldstick to ensemble movies, and stay away from solo features- Guru was anexception, then.The supporting cast also do a fantastic job in creating the laughs- itsgood that Asrani knows only one way to act, one way to deliverdialogues over 40 years- all through the movie you want Angrezo kezamaane ka jailer to come out, and he does in the end. Neeraj Vohra asMakhan is a scene stealer, and TV comedians are in for good times itseems- the film starts actually getting funny once Archana Puran Singhmakes her entry, as the evergreen Zohrabai, and Krishna as Ravi Shastrican make people laugh by his ability to cry at will.In fact it is theacting along with the solid source material which enables this film topunch above its weight. On the flip side, this is a typical Rohit Shetty movie with no connectto reality. The town of Raunakpur and its maharajah fearing denizensseem straight out of a period movie. There are unnecessary actionsequences- cars are blown up, and glass shattered just because there isa budget for the same. Prachi Desai and Asin play the romantic leads ina strangely disconnected fashion, and like a lot of these actionentertainers (Rowdy Rathore etc) the goons seem to largely come fromTollywood. The film should have ended 30 minutes before it actuallyended, and the music by Himesh Rehammiya is really bad, even by RohitShetty's standards.To sum up, Bol Bachchan is another mindless comedy. Its headingstraight for your wallet, not your senses, and i have a feeling thatpeople who go to watch it already have their expectations set, so aregoing to enjoy it. A truckload of entertainment it isn't, itsforgettable fare- been an hour since i have seen it and its alreadyslipping my mind, but then there are a few enjoyable moments in themovie, and the humor is clean, the actors are sincere- 6/10 for thatand i need to watch the original again ASAP.
bobbysing (07 May 2013)
When a director is back after delivering a fabulous string of 4 bigblockbusters in a row, then it's indeed going to be a hugely stressfulevent for him undoubtedly. Because not only the viewers but theindustry also is bound to expect a lot from his project keeping in mindthe excellent track record of his successes. And when further, the samedirector is back with a remake of one of the Top 10 All Time FavouriteComedies of Indian Cinema then obviously the expectations are going toreach sky high.So here we have director Rohit Shetty striking again with his updatedversion of Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Cult Classic GOLMAAL, to which hetries to give his own twists and turns instead of copying the originalas a true fan. In fact this very intelligent step of the directorremains the only plus point going in his favour, as there are not manyin this world (including myself) who would appreciate seeing an updatedrevised version of that incomparable original classic having atremendous repeat value of itself.Now what Rohit does in his BOL BACHCHAN is that he re-writes acompletely new & fresh script around the basic storyline of theoriginal GOLMAAL and never makes the viewer feel that they are watchingjust a pure re-make. On a positive note, this is exactly how it shouldbe done as there is no way that any director can re-live a classic filmlike GOLMAAL after more than 3 decades with the same elegance. Sothough we have the same plot being worked upon here, still Rohit triesto rope in some new characters, more comic mannerisms and few moreforcibly funny sequences to make his BOL BACHCHAN a completely freshfilm based on a famous masterpiece.But unfortunately, the sad part of all this hard work done by thedirector and his team is that they hugely fail in the process and theirnewly added ingredients in the re-written script of GOLMAAL simply donot work or fall flat. In other words, the last 20 minutes of the film,even make you wonder that Is this really a Rohit Shetty film running onthe screen? Moreover, the disappointment doesn't stop on the writingand execution level only as all the actors in it also remain a biglet-down throughout which was not at all expected in a film by thedirector, who is known to have the pulse of his audience.BB starts off unlike a comedy and surprisingly there is no great funnystuff to be enjoyed in its opening 40 minutes. With such anuninteresting start, all the high spirits of watching it actually turnnegative and this continues till the intermission working against allthe expectations from the Hit team of Rohit Shetty and Ajay Devgan. Inthe second half too, the director tries to add more elements thanrequired which actually result in a poor mess. Particularly theinclusion of a gay character in the script remains the weakest part ofthe film as neither the actor (Abhishek) nor his director are able tohandle it well.Honestly, I only enjoyed watching Neeraj Vohra &Prachi Desai alone,despite of the presence of all the know actors in this big bannerproject. Ajay, more or less remains in his SINGHAM hangover only &Abhishek tries too hard to be funny without any success. Frankly Ineither could laugh on the English dialogues of Ajay nor on the weirdkind of Kathak dancing of Abhishek which was really awful. Asin is justthere to look beautiful and Archana Puran Singh does make a sincereeffort to generate some laughter. But overall they all are not able toput up a good show collectively. Plus I remained hugely dissatisfiedfrom the supporting act of Krishna, who unarguably was given a rolemuch below his actual caliber.BB also falters in its action and cinematography department as whateverhappens on the screen looks like 'all seen before' in the director'searlier films only. Its high time Rohit should realize that he cannotuse the same kind of camera-work, slow motions, fighting stunts, flyingpeople and car blasts in all his films repeatedly. Musically also thefilm doesn't have anything great to offer apart from one interestingsong "Chalao Na Naino Se Baan Re". Just like the film, its title trackalso goes over the top showing the over-confidence of both its actorsand the director.To be straight, BOL BACHCHAN is just not a Rohit Shetty film full oflight entertainment as compared to some of his previous ventures. Iloved watching his GOLMAAL 3, ALL THE BEST and SINGHAM, but BOLBACHCHAN is simply not anything even close to these. Interestingly onesequence of the film (when Archna Puran Singh is introduced in aNautanki), also reminded me of a similar scene in Mukul Anand's HUM,wherein Kader Khan is discovered in an exactly similar situation byboth Anupam Kher & Anu Kapoor.The director revealed his fascination towards the cult classic GOLMAAL(1979) when he started using the word in the title of his chain offilms beginning with GOLMAL: FUN UNLIMITED in 2006. But now when he hasre- made the classic officially, he simply misses the opportunity andcomes up with a project which will be surely remembered as a "BadAttempt" in his career.However, there is one silver lining in this black cloud that after BOLBACHCHAN, perhaps the silly and avoidable trend of re-making the goldenclassics of 70s & 80s would come to an end. Because if this doesn'tstop here, then be ready for seeing many more such trash remakes ofthose cinematic masterpieces, which surely indicate the emergence of a"Creative Block" in our Hindi Film Industry.
Sujit Mohanan (07 May 2013)
This is one of the worst movies of all times. This is one more Golmaalrip off. I don't understand why the director is obsessed with Golmaal.He has already made a string of sequences of it. There is nothing tolaugh in the film - not the situation nor the dialogues. There were oneor two good comedy dialogues by AB in the whole film - that's it!Krishna also fails at comedy, he cries in a particular way wheneversomething bad happens in the film. It is supposed to be funny - I don'tthink so! AD speaks some weird English language, but again not funny.Prachi Desai looks sweet and Asin does OK in whatever chance she gets.Overall - one of the worst films. If such directors are encouraged inthe industry, then I don't see a good future for our films.
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