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  • Bheja dry

    Smita Vyas Kumar (6,903 DM Points)

    Desimartini | Updated - June 17, 2011 13:34 PM IST
    3.1DM (487 ratings)
    Bheja Fry 2Watch trailerRelease date : June 17, 2011

    Yet again a sequel disappoints. I recall rolling helplessly with laughter at the antics of Bharat Bhushan (BB) as he irritated us with his weird behaviour. The Bharat Bhushan in the sequel is a pale imitation of the original though still played by Vinay Pathak. One of the reasons why a sequel should work is because we are familiar with a character and his eccentricities. In Bheja Fry 1 the most irritating and remembered tic of BB was the way he would say Its ringing when he dialled a number and his fantastic album. The filmmakers have chosen to ignore both these things and give us a new person almost. Only the laugh remains intact though even that does not come on too often.

    The story Has BB coming on board a cruise ship after winning the trip as a prize on a game show. The ship also has on board a crooked tycoon (Kay Kay Menon) who wants to bump off BB since he is a tax inspector (Which is quite lame) and in trying to do so, gets marooned with him on an island. There is a minor sub plot of a romance between BB and the producer of the game show Minissha Lamba) which is not exploited enough. There is also a small bit with Amol Gupte as a crazy Bong photographer (which does not come off as funny as it sounds on paper)

    Nothing much happens till the interval in terms of laughs. The second half has a few but they are not fast enough in coming. There are extended sequences which are meant to be funny but you did not hear a giggle in the theatre (and it was fuller than I have seen a hall for a 930 am show. Goes to show the expectations people had from this one). Vinay Pathak exploits his facial expressions quite well but is otherwise subdued and not helped by the script. Kay Kay as the lusty and dishonest businessman marooned with a bore is spot on and shows good comic timing. Suresh Menon as M.T. Ramalingam, BBs righteous colleague out to get Kay Kay is the only real funny man in the movie and the scenes with him get the best laughs.

    All I can say is that I am disappointed. I guess when the original is so good and has been such a hit you should make sure you have your script and story perfect if you are going to be brave enough to meet the huge challenge set up by audience expectations. Go for it only if a rainy evening at home with nothing to do beckons.

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