Film: Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal; Cast: Nana Patekar, Shreyas Talpade, Madhurima Bannerjee, Om Puri, Paresh Rawal, Asrani and Neeraj Vora; Director: Priyadarshan; Rating: ***
If you can overlook the outrageous suggestion that Nana Patekar could be Om Puri's son, then you're in for some clean, healthy, wholesome and engaging fun in this comic drama about a stranger who walks into a Catholic village and changes malfunctional lives with his positivity.
Does the reformation in the Church theme ring a bell? Films of Hrishikesh Mukherjee - "Anand", "Bawarchi", "Buddha Mil Gaya" and "Khubsoorat" - attempted the same theme of the whimsical but endearing stranger who walks in with an eccentric agenda to change jaded lives.
Priyadarshan's parodic populace is a city of eccentricity. Rural or urban,» Read full review