Badrinath ki Dulhania – Watch it for Alia Bhatt!

Normally I am one of the last to put up a review on a Bollywood film. However this movie, it was 1st day 2nd show, not because of all the hype created about the film-just that it was Alia Bhatt 

So here’s what I thought about the movie:

Lovely movie. Enjoyed it thoroughly…Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt do make a cute screen pair, I was looking at Alia throughout, so I wasn’t even really paying attention to the actor at all.
If you want to compare this movie to Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (where the same two actors played leading roles), its nothing like that film…well there’s a little bit of romance, heartbreak, families etc.., but its different. It’s refreshing to see Alia Bhatt do so many movies of late, that smile and her cute dimple <3 Simply WOW! She is such a delight to watch on the big screen. From Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Kapoor & Sons to Dear Zindagi and now Badrinath ki Dulhania, she’s just been brilliant!

Watching Alia Bhatt on screen is like 

1st day, 2nd show..yup! Anything for Alia Bhatt 🙂 We were all of around 40 people or so in the theater, consider people are working in the morning-the number was quite good. [Some of the pretty girls come for the morning show too.. 😉 ]

Is it okay to say that Varun Dhawan’s attempt to make people laugh worked!? Yes, it did..people did laugh, maybe it was more for his stupidity than anything else 😉

The movie has a lot of messages to give out but for that you’ll have to watch the film. It’s only the first day of the movie’s release and not many people would have watched the film as yet. So go watch the film, it is great fun…Alia is cute as always…Varun…he does a good job (given his limited acting skills) and the movie overall is a feel-good- type-of-film 🙂

I wasn’t too impressed with the songs, they were okay. The so much hyped song of Tamma Tamma didn’t get even my legs tapping. However, if you’re an Alia fan (like me) it is a must watch, I also like the pace at which the movie went 🙂

I’d give the movie a 3.5/5 rating.


Dear Zindagi

You know what’s the worst part of watching a movie at a theater?

It is the fact that, after 3 hrs you have to return to the real life. A life that not many of us can boast of as a great one!

Just returned sometime back from watching ‘Dear Zindagi’. I know! I know…I’m one of the last ones to have watched it. There were all of only 10 people in the the theater, that made it quieter & better to watch. This is the first time that I went for a movie without really reading anything about the film before hand, be it for what the story line was or listen to the songs before hand, the film ratings or even what was the genre of the film. I expected it to be a romance but it wasn’t, all I knew was that, there was to be a Shahrukh Khan and an Alia Bhatt.

Who knew Shahrukh Khan would act as DD – Dimag Ka Doctor (therapist) and Alia his patient of sorts. Like I have always said, I’m not too big on movies that make me think..and ‘Dear Zindagi’ did just that, so I’ll have to say that the movie stressed me out just a bit but seeing Alia on screen neutralized most of the stress 🙂 What I love most about Alia is that she is just herself on screen, she pulls off most characters with the utmost of ease and that makes me watch her movies. Performance wise, this is Alia’s best I feel (she is certainly getting better with every film) She rises above the screenplay and fits perfectly into Kiara’s character making it more believable. The songs are not that great but for the title which is good and ‘tu hi hai’ by Ali Zafar ( I thought that was a sweet song)

I’d give it a 3 star rating ***