02 October, 2020


Tanuja Chandra manages to play out the cliches cleanly.

Starring: Lucky Ali, Gauri Karnik, Simone Singh
Director: Tanuja Chandra
Rating: **

Orchestral manoeuvres in Ooty is what this film directed by Tanuja Chandra and produced by Pooja Bhatt is all about. Being trumpeted in the movie market as "the melody of life", Sur shows Chandra breaking off from her Dushman and Sanghursh evil-obsessions. Here she composes a simple, musical script, which debuts soulful singer Lucky Ali (of O Sanam fame) and small-screen actress Gauri Karnik. Playing Svengali and Prof Higgins all at once, Lucky Ali as Vikramaditya Singh is a maestro who gets struck by Gauri Karnik, 'Tina Maria' singing Ave Maria in a church in Goa. And before you can say amen, he transports her to Sur, his school of music in Ooty hoping to bequeath her with his musical legacy. Sequestered in the green Nilgiri hills, Tina joins other students who do their daily workout on violins. Plenty of Vanessa Mae moments here like...



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