Starring: Rishi, Neetu and Ranbir Kapoor, Pallavi Sharda
Directed by Abhinav Kashyap
After Dabangg, Abhinav Kashyap gets politically incorrect with Besharam, the mammoth, 3,500-print, carpet-bomber of a release this week. All very good. Didn’t overt sexism, toilet humour and discomfiting innuendoes propel the Carry On series and Austin Powers films to immense popularity and make a cult out of a Delhi Belly here? But, despite much that you’d have found objectionable, at least some moments did manage to tickle the funny bone. Besharam remains unbearably unfunny from the first shot to the last. It irritates and exasperates rather than bring out a chuckle.
To bring the house down there are jokes aplenty: about the vibrator of a cellphone, a hard-on, scratching of unmentionables,...