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Old 21st July 2010, 08:55   #976
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Guys stay away from Milenge Milenge.
We walked out in intermission.
You have been warned.
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Old 21st July 2010, 09:18   #977
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Why senseless ? Care to explain?
the movie is all about how they find a Osama look alike...well, it indeed worked out just that way. The director in real did find some look alike and based a storyline around it.
yes it does have some some funny moments and its not a total write off too. I guess that's all that I can tell.

it's banned in Pak?
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it's banned in Pak?
Yes Sir!
Pakistan bans comedy about bin Laden lookalike - CNN.com
Pakistan bans Bin Laden comedy film - CENTRAL/S. ASIA - Al Jazeera English

As a matter of fact even LAMHAA has been banned in the entire Middle East and Pakistan
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As a matter of fact even LAMHAA has been banned in the entire Middle East and Pakistan
This i didnt know. Considering the direct pokes taken i am not surprised too.
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Khatta Meetha sucks.

It's a movie that is supposed to talk about the rot in our country and it preaches it long and hard. On the whole a very predictable movie (remake of a 1980's Priyan movie).

The same actors, same kind of sets, same acting....it is bore to the core.


Verdict - 1/5.
Avoid.
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I wish I could at least call “Khatta Meetha” a mindless comedy but it isn’t even that. Priyadarshan has thrown in oodles of melodrama and dollops of attempted-morals in a film that is for the most part intended to be a funny political satire.

The film has a struggling hero, corrupt elder brothers, sarcastic sisters-in-law, a righteous patriarch and eve-teasing politicians, reminiscent of B-grade Hindi film sagas from the 1970s.

Akshay Kumar is a road construction worker struggling to make it big like his dishonest brothers. Initially it seems like honesty is the only impediment to Akshay’s road ahead but as the film progresses you realize that he is not that honest after all. Then why does he try to reiterate again and again to his elder brothers that they are successful only because they are unscrupulous?

The narrative is all over the place, an item number here, a song sequence there, lots of drama, an attempted suicide, an alleged murder and a brutal death of the villain, and Priyadarshan seems to think his job is done. Where is the finesse with which he made us laugh and cry in “Billu” or the psychological thrill and the seemingly unintended comedy that was there in “Bhool Bhulaiyaa”?

You will manage a few laughs because Akshay’s and Rajpal Yadav’s comic timing is instinctive. But other than that the film seems like a never-ending ordeal. Trisha is a total misfit and her lip-sync seemed off in a number of places. The rest of the cast is the usual ensemble that you see in most of Priyadarshan’s Hindi films. They do a reasonable job considering they can do little to overcome a very bad script.

The film is a remake of the Malayalam political satire, Vellanakalude Naadu (1988) which was a huge success but the problem is something that worked in 1988 has a limited chance of working today unless the director effectively repurposes the original story. It’s a huge letdown from a director who we know is capable of much more.

Source:Fit to Post: Yahoo! India News Blog Archive Review: Khatta Meetha
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Too late for me. Watched Khatta Meetha@290 per ticket.

Actors shouting not talking.
Who is giving money to make these kinds of movies.

I am on a hat trick of seeing lame movies. First it was Milenge Milenge, now Khatta Meetha. Lets see what comes up next.
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HAHA.
Am i feeling good about my resolution of not watching akshay and priyadarshans movie. As expected. People were mad in my gym too
Money and time saved.

Any more good suggestions of recent releases?
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HAHA.
Am i feeling good about my resolution of not watching akshay and priyadarshans movie. As expected. People were mad in my gym too
Money and time saved.

Any more good suggestions of recent releases?
You can watch Udaan, very powerful performances and very well made movie.
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HAHA.

Any more good suggestions of recent releases?
Watch LAHORE if you haven't done yet.
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Watch LAHORE if you haven't done yet.
Well if you can stay awake watching it...it's painfully slow for the 1st hour and then I fell asleep.
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Well if you can stay awake watching it...it's painfully slow for the 1st hour and then I fell asleep.
yes, its slow and predictable. But still much better compared to recent movies like ILHS, Kites, Khatta Mittha.
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Watched Quick Gun Murugun yesterday.

I had little expectations from this movie, but it was worth watching.

I loved the characters - Rice Plate Reddy, Gun Powder, Rowdy MBA, Mango Dolly etc.

The dialogues were just amazing.

Quick Gun Murugun : Rascal, I'll teach you how to behave.
Gun Powder : Need not to worry, mein correspondence se seekh loonga.

Quick Gun Murugun : Name your poison.
Mango Dolly : Cocktail, I love cocktails. (To bartender) Aaj kya kya hai ?
Bartender : Se* on the beach, Honeymoon special, Se*y dame.
Quick Gun Murugun (To bartender) : Aaayyyeee, apashabdo ka prayog karta hai, ladies ke saamne. Non-veg jokes udaata hai.

And my favourite one was:

Mango Dolly : To, kaisa laga tumhe ?
Quick Gun Murugun : Good, next time put thora aur elaichi in payasam.

You have to watch the scene to know why this dialogue was so funny.

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Too late for me. Watched Khatta Meetha@290 per ticket.

Who is giving money to make these kinds of movies.
At Rs 290 per ticket, you are also one of them who gives money to make these kind of movies.

Rohan

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for those who are interested, 3 idiots will be screened on sony tv at 8 pm today.

have fun
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Tere Bin Laden :

A fun movie with good humour. Though not outrightly funny, instead slapstick humour in bits & parts. Very very different from the regular bollywood comedies. A good one time watch.

Rating: 7.5/10
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