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Straight  (2009 - Hindi)

Straight cumulative rating: 2.65 out of 52.65/5 (28 users)

Straight critics rating: 1.7 out of 5 1.7/5 (9 critics)

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Is he gay? Is he bi? No, he’s Pinuman — just confused, clumsy and unlucky in love. So Pinu Patel (Vinay Pathak), prosperous owner of the (wink, wink) Gaylord restaurant in London, can’t decide whether he’s lustingmore

Straight, directed by Parvati Balagopalan, is a confused film. More confused in fact than its protagonist Pinu Patel, a thirty-something virgin who can't tell if he's gay or straight. Vinay Pathak plays Pinumore

DOSTANA and FASHION brought homosexuality out of the closet. One assumes STRAIGHT would take it one step ahead. It would look at gays, the relationships, the emotions. It doesn't. On the contrarymore

Straight is boring. Straight is predictable.” That’s not us talking, that’s Anuj Choudhary’s Kamalesh, a little more than an hour into this “tedhi medhi love story”. And we have to agree for, apart from a few chucklesmore

The film is a breezy exploration of the twin bogeys that most Indian men have about their sexuality. First, they are embarrassed by their virginity - you can't not have done it by now! - and second, they still likemore

Let's get this straight -- this is not a happy or gay film. It's just an amateur piece of indulgence with limited appeal for Vinay Pathak fans. He plays Pinu Patel, a never-been-kissed, thirtysomething virginmore

There are some films that aren't meant for theatres. Films you randomly find while surfing channels on TV, and that you end up watching for lack of anything better to do -- or because the remote's batteries have run outmore

There is a new Facebook even before you can catch up with its previous change. The present one clearly sucks. If I could wade through its front-page, I’d know one Pinu Patel, the lead character of this moviemore

Let's get one, straight. Homosex-uality is finally out of the closet in our films. Well, sort of. Last year's Dostana had the leading men pretending to be gay. Now Straight has Pinu Patel (Vinay Pathak)more