Film: Mere Dad Ki Maruti; Cast: Ram Kapoor, Saqib Saleem and Rhea Chakraborty; Director: Ashima Chibber; Rating: *** 1/2
For crying out loud! These characters are LOUD, man! Really, really loud. Everyone talks at the top of their lungs and, quite often, at the same time. So we end up listening to more conversation, topped with aggressive background music, than our ears could normally accommodate.
Welcome to the world of a big fat North Indian wedding. Anything can happen here. So be warned. Anyone can say anything and get away with it.
Somehow Indian weddings give a licence for a freedom from normal civil conduct. In several films, as far-ranging as Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding, Aanand Rai's Tanu Weds Manu and Maneesh Sharma's Band Baaja Baaraat, we saw how the wedding could bring out the angel and the devil from within the characters.
In Mere Dad Ki Maruti (MDKM), strange things happen to the abrasive» Read full review