12 April, 2021

Golmaal

The giddy gags notwithstanding, yet another in the line of the mass-produced Bollywood comedies, that seems to have arrived a bit too late in the day

Golmaal
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Starring: Ajay Devgan, Paresh Rawal, Arshad Warsi, Sharman Joshi, Tusshar Kapoor, Sushmita Mukherjee, Mukesh Sharma
Directed by Rohit Shetty
Rating: **

There are some nicely giddy moments in Golmaal. Like Gopal (Devgan) and Madhav (Warsi) playing a game called "Black-Black"—a wacky spoof on the Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie. Then there’s a villain called Vasooli (Sharma) who worships Sanjay ‘Munnabhai’ Dutt. And of course, there are Rawal and Mukherjee, an old blind couple, singing a duet that’s a throwback to the much-loved black and white classics with Sushmita looking stunningly like Vyjanthimala in Madhumati.

However, the giddy gags notwithstanding, there’s also something rather rusty about the film. Yet another in the line of the mass-produced Bollywood comedies, Golmaal seems to have arrived a bit too late in the day. The male bonding, the silly heroine, the sillier villains (one of whom is called Babli), the low brow jokes, the risque...

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