This is as good as commercial Hindi cinema can get and if and when it endeavours to get even better, I'd put my money on Katariya to be the man for the job.
A software engineer by degree, the author has written on cinema, music, and pop culture for various publications including Mumbai Mirror, Hindustan Times, Mid-Day, FirstPost, Time Out, and Elle Magazine. On the side, he plays the guitar and is working on a new electronica project called Hologram 28. When free from all of this, he travels.
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Every scene follows the exact same pattern: Some conflict occurs → Guruji enters dramatically in laughably blingy costume complete with tacky headgear → Guruji solves conflict through words/violence/magic (seriously)→ People causing conflict realise Guruji is da man and start chanting 'Dhan dhan satguru tera hi aasra' (an actual DSS chant) → Guruji smiles beatifically, unwittingly looking like a man who has just smoked some of the best weed of his life.
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All films must be judged by the difference between what they intended to deliver and what they actually delivered. The smaller the difference between the two, the better the film, and vice versa. It's only February, but I'm willing to wager my vocal cords that we probably won't see a worse film than <em>Shamitabh</em> in 2015.
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You know what the hardest part was? Not being able to laugh out loud at any of this. The list of invitees seemed to be very select and the overwhelming feeling in the room was that of reverence.
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But in <em>Ugly</em>, whose plot revolves around the mysterious disappearance of a 10-year-old girl, Kashyap reimagines a world that's utterly bleak, yet rooted in reality, and it eventually becomes impossible to follow.
25/12/2014 12:26 PM IST
It is a great premise (so what if it isn't particularly original) brimming with so many possibilities for biting satirical movie moments, even though 2012's extremely watchable OMG (Oh My God!), starring Paresh Rawal and Akshay Kumar, touched upon most of the same points.
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