n18
NEWS|Entertainment 
   |

By Amina Khatoon

The promos would suggest that Bapi bari jaa is an adult movie but the number of kids that were seen accompanying their guardians on the very first day, to the theatre, shows that parents of today are as cool as guardians of the characters in the movie. The film does have a few kissing scenes but the present generation parents and children do not seem to have a problem watching together intimate scenes on screen.

What's it about

Bapi bari jaa is a story about five friends who were fresh graduates and the way of looking at lives in their own ways but the story is mostly about a youth born with a silver spoon in his mouth who goes on to discover life and love.

Bapi (Arjun Chakrabarty), the son of a reputed jeweller of the city is in love with his friend-since-class III, Dola (Mimi Chakraborty) but Mimi is miles away from the idea. Bapi, an introvert character, makes up for his timidness by footing all the bills for their outings and parties and even for expensive gifts that his friend wants to buy for his girl. Rejected by Dola, Bapi settles for an arranged marriage with Shiuli (Shalmi Burman), who finds out that Bapi is in love with Dola and decides to help him groom into a person who Dola would fall for. Things work out accordingly but in the process Shiuli falls in love with Bapi as well. What happens at the end is worth a watch

What's hot

The cast. All of them have performed very well an especially Arjun with his fantasies was outstanding. Director duo Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha have done it once again. Music by Jeet Ganguly leaves an impact. Although there are certain parts of the story which one would like to say 'predictable but the end is not conventional and gives a little twist at the end.  

What's not

Jeet's character should have been made little more stable. For sometime, the audience is left wondering who does he actually love, Dola or Shiuli. Certain sections of the second half is a drag.  

What to do?

For the sake of patronisation of gutsy experimentations in Bengali cinema, go for it.

Rating – 3/5

Tag : #Bengali movie review #Bapi Bari Jaa

Varun Dhawan: I don't want to do movies like 'Ek Villain' at the moment

from IBNLive

Varun Dhawan: I don't want to do movies like 'Ek Villain' at the moment

Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan, who followed up the success of his debut film \'Student Of The Year\' (SOTY) with comic entertainer \'Main Tera Hero\' and will now be seen in a romantic film \'Hump...


Priyanka Chopra's fans ridicule her by asking inappropriate questions on reddit

from IBNLive

Priyanka Chopra's fans ridicule her by asking inappropriate questions on reddit

New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra thought of having a Q&A session with her fans last night and asked her fans to put up any question they wanted her to answer on the open forum. Little did she know, t...

'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' is a modern-day tribute to DDLJ: Varun Dhawan

from IBNLive

'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' is a modern-day tribute to DDLJ: Varun Dhawan

Kolkata: After two back-to-back hits, Varun Dhawan is looking forward to his forthcoming 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' and says the movie is a modern-day version of the 1995 cult film 'Dilwale Du...

Manish Paul: No problem with Drashti Dhami after 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' reshuffle

from IBNLive

Manish Paul: No problem with Drashti Dhami after 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' reshuffle

New Delhi: Popular TV anchor Manish Paul, who has replaced Drashti Dhami on \'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7\', says his comeback on the show has not affected his friendship with the \'Madhubala\' actres...

Purab Kohli: I was shocked by my elimination from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7'

from IBNLive

Purab Kohli: I was shocked by my elimination from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7'

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Purab Kohli is the second contestant to be ousted from the celebrity dance reality show \'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa\' season seven. The \'Rock On!\' star said he was not expec...

Movie review: Humshakals has little to offer except dim-witted comedy

from Hindustan Times

Movie review: Humshakals has little to offer except dim-witted comedy

Based in London, the film is about the confusion caused due to three identical people Ashok (Saif Ali), Kumar (Riteish Deshmukh) and Mamaji (Ram Kapoor).

Extremely disturbed by the end result: Bipasha Basu explains her absence from 'Humshakals' promotions

from IBNLive

Extremely disturbed by the end result: Bipasha Basu explains her absence from 'Humshakals' promotions

Mumbai: There has been much speculation about Bipasha Basu's constant absence from the promotions of 'Humshakals'. Directed by Sajid Khan, the film which stars Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kap...