Starring: Kareena Kapoor, Imran Khan
Directed by Punit D. Malhotra
Gori Tere Pyaar Mein strikes a hugely wrong note by trying to be self-righteous at a time when sanctimony is under attack. What’s more, it does so in a facile, predictable and boring manner.
In this love story in the times of NGOs, the woman is older, wiser, responsible. Boy is still trying to grow. In other words, yet another variation of Wake Up Sid. Add to it the north-south divide/coming together made fashionable by Chennai Express. And you get a tired, time-worn film which doesn’t come alive even for a minute despite the starry presence of Kareena Kapoor and Imran Khan.
Kareena goes through all the cliches of an activist type—makes a documentary on sex workers, feeds dogs, supports orphanages—all...