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3 Idiots Review

The best wrap up movie of 2009!

Lets all rewind a bit and hit our college days.. Thats what this movie is all about!!! Wondering the connection between 3 Idiots and college life?? Read on..

Base Story

Three boys join the Imperial College of Engineering, the first/best of the colleges in the country to do their engineering course. Ranchoo (Aamir), Farhan (Madhavan) and Raju (Sharman) are roommates and study in the same class. How one chases their passion and end up in life is what is in store for you for the next two and odd hours. Ranchoo is the guy whose thinking is way different. He is always funny and likes to play around but at the same time is the brainiest of all in the batch. Farhan and Raju are not as brainy as Ranchoo but again very funny and the three become the best partners in crime.

Well the movie

Its starts with revenge. Of course in college life there is always this one gang or one guy people wont get along with. Here is this Uganda guy who had fought or rather challenged that in ten years down the line on Sep 5, he will be in a better position in life and profession when compared to these three, particularly Ranchoo. So after ten years, the uganda guy gets Farhan and Raju to the same place but Ranchoo is missing.

The movie begins in search of Ranchoo and zoom we hit the past with Farhan narrating the story. Farhan is born and the very same minute his parents decide that he will become an engineer. So here is the room of his hostel where he was bound to stay for the next four years and meets his first roomie Raju who is doing his pooja. Night falls and when all the freshers are getting ragged, Ranchoo comes to the hostel becoming the immediate prey for the senior. Fun starts with Ranchoo ragging the senior instead and from this time, all you will do is laugh, laugh and laugh with a pinch of seriousness.

The first turn in the movie begins with Viru Sahastrabudhhe, (Boman Irani), the director of the college and fondly called as Virus. He is depicted as the indirect cause for the death of one of the students. This is where the concept of the movie slowly comes alive that there are so many students who commit suicide because of academic pressure and that India stands first in this case. With Ranchoo explaining all this gets Virus super tensed and ends up writing a complaint letter not to Ranchoo’s parents but Farhan’s and Raju’s parents.

Next, the three of them crash into a wedding. Here, Ranchoo meets Pia (Kareena) and shockingly finds that she is Virus’ daughter.


How Ranchoo helps Farhan chase his dream; Raju gets a job through all his struggle and end up with Pia is what you will see for yourself. Connect these dots and watch out for twists.


After 10 years, how life changes everything around you but your passion and feelings for friends don’t change is how it zeros in. Arey bhayya, aall is well!!!

My review

The locations are fantastic, Boman’s acting is commendable and everyone in the movie have done their part to excellence. Music is good and the movie as such is soooo refreshing. One character could have been totally avoided – Pia’s sister as I felt her scenes were not doing good justice to the movie!

My free advice after seeing the movie – simply have three words for you – DON’T MISS IT. If you do miss the theatre version, DVD version is not far away. And again three words for you – JUST BUY IT as its worth to be one among your collection.


December 27, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Movie Review | , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Wake up Sid Review

The cutest movie of 2009!!! (Not Ranbir but the movie on the whole)

Wake up Sid opens with a guy who sits with his book to study for his exams and falls asleep in the procees and before I could fall asleep, the background score just makes you feel fresh and makes you wait to see what happens next!

Base story

Sid (Ranbir – Hero) is a rich kid who once used to be a topper at school. He is now totally not interested in studies one bit. All he wants in life is to have fun, bindaas life, care free attitude and does not worry about tomorrow. Aiysha (Konkana – Heroine) is a new girl in the city who wants a have things of her own and live an independent life. How these both meet, become responsible and make their life beautiful together is what Wake up Sid is all about.

Well the movie

Sid and his friends are in their final year of college and its time for their farewell party. He loves to take photos and since he has no date for the farewell party (the setup is just a replica of a prom) clicks random pictures. This is where he meets Aiysha. Knowing that she is not a part of the college, he starts talking to her and they quickly become friends. As she is also new to the city,  he decides to show her the new place and so they to go for a stroll. Here they talk about passion, how she wants to write, how he loves the monsoon which eventually leads in them sharing their mail id. As time goes by, they both become real good friends, she buys her own house, gets the job that she had wished for.

When everything seems to be fine, Sid fails in the university exams while his other friends pass. This gets him dejected, leading to a big fight at home and ends with him walking out of home. He then lands up knocking on the doors of Aiysha. As days fly, Sid learns how to cook, make his bed and also think of getting a job which he does with the help of Aiysha.

Here is the cute turn of events – Sid’s proposal to Aiysha which was once rejected by her due to his immatured and childish behaviour. makes her fall in love with him for the same reason. It definitely sounds “yeah I knew it” but how it happens is where one will enjoy.


Sid finally becomes responsible and finds a job in the magazine that he interned. This makes his parents very happy and decides to move back home. How they both express their feelings and get together is what the story ends.


While Hollywood movies end with french kiss, Bollywood ends with a HUG!

My review

I loved Konkana’s emotions – as usual perfect!! No draggy scenes, excellent Background score and a cute couple makes this movie worth watching.

December 23, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Movie Review | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Avatar Review

The most awaitied movie of the year!

The most expensive movie ever made!

So lets get to 2154.. and i wonder if im watching a movie or a video game (first thought). But as time progressed i was definitely into the movie.

The experience

Please do not compare this with any of James Cameron movie. No Titanic No Terminator. This movie making is a whole new tangent compared to any of his movies. One thing – It is a feast to the eyes to watch the visuals. Its just takes to a place far far away from the time you watch with those glasses on.

Base story

Theres not much story in the movie that we havent witnessed in the previous makings. Humans try to take over a place named Pandora which is the home of these blue, tall and big eyed aliens and also home to the most precious minerals that the humans want to take. Thinking about the aliens and not hurting them is their least priority. On the other hand, these aliens are humans –  just that they differ in appearance (goes without saying) and thinking. They want to conserve nature, very spiritual and believe in their ancestors (Eywa). How the humans try to take over the minerals and how the Navis (Aliens) try to safegurad their home is the story. Usual right!

Well the movie

Jake is the man who is wired in a machine and sent to be a part of this clan and learn all about them. So he meets Neytiri who teaches all about them, their ancestors and even to fly his own creature-bird. To ride this creature he needs to plug some thing thats is at the end of his hair with the creature to feel it and make it do want he wants. So as days go by, Jake and Neytiri fall in love (expected) and he wants to be the alien (and not human anymore) as he becomes part of “The(ir) People”. Jake already knows the plan of the humans and so he tries to save the aliens from the upcomings but things turn out the other way. After a lot of struggle and escaping, he makes sure he does something bigger than big for the aliens to believe him and help him in saving them.


The struggle between the humans and all the aliens is the time you wouldn’t move your eyeballs a second as the visuals again are just as breath taking as it can get and it just envelops you in the excellent and mind blowing  3D effects.


The acting is just perfect, few scenes a little draggy and has Lord of the ring flavour in it.

My review

A must watch. Go with no expectations – just feel the music, treat your eyes with the visuals as these kind of  movies come only once in a while and i’m sure this will give you one hell of a experience.

PS – If anyone said don’t watch this, they just don’t know how to enjoy different movies!!!!!

December 17, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Movie Review | , , , , , | 6 Comments