Starring: Vinay Pathak, Rajat Kapoor, Anand Tiwari, Sita Spada
Directed by Praveen Kumar
Jo Dooba So Paar: It’s love in Bihar! is the kind of film that makes you wish the filmmaker had thought twice before making it. At a time when there are plenty of films that are getting the local milieu just right—of the recent ones, Phas Gaye Re Obama, Band Baaja Baaraat, even Sahib, Biwi aur Gangster to an extent—JDSP gets it all wrong. Sure, there is the outdated steel-grey transistor perched in a corner, a khatia thrown into the frame, lots of kitschy clothes to make the point that the film is set in Bihari heartland, but does it capture the subtle nuances...