Director: Maneesh Sharma
Writer: Jaideep Sahni
Cast: Parineeti Chopra, Rishi Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput, Vaani Kapoor
Introduction: India, as a country believes that marriage is a solution to all problems. The movie questions this premises.
Premise: A commitment-phobic couple meet and go through various situations wherein society expects them to get married but their phobia causes them to run.
Raghu Ram (Sushant Singh Rajput) is a tourist guide in Jaipur, who also doubles up as rental baraati for Goyal (Rishi Kapoor), a wedding planner. Raghu is suffering from pre-marital jitters. On his way to his wedding venue, Raghu meets Gayatri (Parineeti Chopra), an open-minded, free willed, independent woman who lives life on her own terms. An already confused Raghu, heavily impressed by her freedom, gathers the guts to run away from his own wedding.
A fortnight later, the two meet and begin dating. Entering into a live-in-relationship, Mr.Gupta (Tarun Vyas) is typical Desi Neighbor of Gayatri, catches raghu with gayatri and later creates some issues in Raghu’s mind, but the two decide to get married. On the day of the wedding, Gayatri runs out on him, and Raghu is left inconsolably confused.
Soon after, at a wedding, Raghu meets Tara (Vaani Kapoor), the woman he was going to tie the knot with, before he met Gayatri. She asks him out initially on a revenge trip but slowly their relationship turns serious. Just as he is about to ask her to marry him, Gayatri re-enters his life.
Acting: Parineeti and Sushant’s acting was great, Vaani Kapoor’s speech felt a little fake.
saara hindustan settlement karane pe laga hai… saatth saal se do padosi se settlement kara nahi paae bade chaudhary bante hain’
What I loved: The movie shows the importance of love not marriage in a relationship. It shows that girls need not be ‘good’ every time, they just need to be themselves.
Brownie Points: 4 out of 5
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