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Review: Pyaar Ka Punchnama

The plot is inert and the dialogue, vacuous. The film feels like it

  | March 07, 2014 09:48 IST

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Review: Pyaar Ka Punchnama
  • Genre:
    Comedy
  • Cast:
    Kartikeya Tiwari, Rayo Bhakhirta, Divyendu Sharma, Sonalli Sehgal, Nushrat Bharucha, Ishita Sharma
  • Director:
    Luv Ranjan
Pyaar Ka Punchnama, written and directed by debutant Luv Ranjan, starts out with some promise, echoing Dil Chahta Hai with a laid-back, buddy vibe but that evaporates as soon as the women appear.

Played by Nushrat Bharucha, Sonali Sehgal and Ishitta Sharma, these women are uniformly intolerable. I didn?t want to spend five minutes with them so I couldn?t understand why these men devote so much time and energy to making them happy.

The plot is inert and the dialogue, vacuous. The film feels like it?s in slow-motion. Nothing much happens for a very long time.

The boys Rayo Bhakhirta, Divyendu Sharma and Kartikeya Tiwari are much, much better than the girls ? Divyendu and Kartikeya even manage to infuse some emotional heft into the proceedings but finally, this script proves to be too high a hurdle to clear.

I?m going with two stars.
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