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Hawaa Hawaai

In theaters : May 09, 2014 Runtime : 2 hours 00 min

Hawaa Hawaai
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Hawaa Hawaai
3.4
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3.4/ 50 - 1,204 Ratings 4

Critic rating:

3.3/5 - 7 Ratings

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Verdict: Hawaa Hawaai is a heartwarming film with touching performances.This triumph-of-the-human spirit tale deserves to be seen for its subtlety and innocence.

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Plot: Arjun (Partho Gupte) moves to the big city along with his mother and little sister. Out there he discovers a hidden world of in-line skating through coach Lucky, who mentors kids to become skating champions. While Arjun starts nursing the dream to learn skating under Lucky (Saqib Saleem), his four friends get together to make this dream come true for him. In this endearing story of hope and aspirations, will Arjun’s dreams take flight?

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Smita Vyas Kumar
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Hawaa Hawaai Review - Skating to a win for viewersMay 9, 2014NewsHawa Hawaii is the story of a chai stall boy who dreams of becoming a skating champion. He is helped in his quest by his 4 friends- a garage mechanic, a rag picker, a gajra seller and a zardozi worker. The 4 boys help him to fashion inline skates, they get the skating coach on their side and then the story goes through twists and turns before reaching its exciting end. The story is pretty straightforward in its narration. The urchin boys tug at your heartstrings with their earnestness, sincerity and the simple love they shower on their friend as they go about fashioning a fantastic looking pair of skates from old metal parts they find in the junkyard. The coach has his own personal journey of transformation to undertake that happens through these boys. The problem with Amol Gupte’s movies for me is that they teeter precariously on the maudlin side. Your eyes are always watery throughout the movie and I  don’t know if that is a good thing. The kids are poor and scraggy but they are spunky and not prone to self pity. Instead of celebrating their spunk he sometimes patronises them, by showing us their poverty and accompanying it with mournful songs. I think peppier music would have helped the mood stay upbeat in what is after all a positive movie. The acting is first grade from the entire cast. Amol Gupte’s son Partho had already won our hearts in Stanley ka Dabba and here as the boy with a tragic background and a sordid present but with firm roots does a fine job. I am a Saquib Salim fan anyway and as the skating coach he is perfect inspite of the fact that even he has watery eyes mostof the time.   This is a greart vacation watch for kids of all ages. The story is easy to follow by even 5 year olds as my nephew Neel testified and my daughter Keya who is 8, sobbed her eyes out. The movie has morals about hard work and perseverance but it also teaches kids about friendship and dreaming big. A worthwile watch. Smita Vyas Kumar Hawaa Hawaai Review - Skating to a win for viewers May 9, 2014
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Hawa Hawaii is the story of a chai stall boy who dreams of becoming a skating champion. He is helped in his quest by his 4 friends- a garage mechanic, a rag picker, a gajra seller and a zardozi worker. The 4 boys help him to fashion inline skates, they get the skating coach on their side and then the story goes through twists and turns before reaching its exciting end.

The story is pretty straightforward in its narration. The urchin boys tug at your heartstrings with their earnestness, sincerity and the simple love they shower on their friend as they go about fashioning a fantastic looking pair of skates from old metal parts they find in the junkyard. The coach has his own personal journey of transformation to undertake that happens through these boys.

The problem with Amol Gupte’s movies for me is that they teeter precariously on the maudlin side. Your eyes are always watery throughout the movie and I  don’t know if that is a good thing. The kids are poor and scraggy but they are spunky and not prone to self pity. Instead of celebrating their spunk he sometimes patronises them, by showing us their poverty and accompanying it with mournful songs. I think peppier music would have helped the mood stay upbeat in what is after all a positive movie.

The acting is first grade from the entire cast. Amol Gupte’s son Partho had already won our hearts in Stanley ka Dabba and here as the boy with a tragic background and a sordid present but with firm roots does a fine job. I am a Saquib Salim fan anyway and as the skating coach he is perfect inspite of the fact that even he has watery eyes mostof the time.

 

This is a greart vacation watch for kids of all ages. The story is easy to follow by even 5 year olds as my nephew Neel testified and my daughter Keya who is 8, sobbed her eyes out. The movie has morals about hard work and perseverance but it also teaches kids about friendship and dreaming big. A worthwile watch. 

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Aneela Zeb Babar
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3.0/5
In the words of my plus one, the 5 year old who is still a film watching novice, the film could be summed up as "First there was a boy he would do ... read more
Madan Mohan Marwah
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3.5/5
.This film is primarily a children's film which accompanying adults like bhaiyya, didi, mummy, daddy etc can also enjoy. Films like these can be sh... read more
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