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Movie Review: Chup Chup Ke

Ok!! I finally got some time to write some stuff on my blog. I watched this movie “Chup Chup Ke” today, I was waiting for this movie and Phir Hera Pheri (I might watch it in a day or 2) for quite sometime.

Let me talk more about movie than my personal crap….

The movie revolves around a guy Jeetu (Shahid Kapur) who runs around from everyone…Okay, I am sorry, I am bad at story telling… Let Sukanya Verma do the job 🙂

When all attempts at business go bust, Jeetu (Shahid Kapur), hassled by a large line-up of creditors, decides to take his life. The small town lad assumes the insurance money his demise will bring may ward off his woes and make life easier for righteous papa (Anupam Kher) and loyal girlfriend (Sushma Reddy, who grates on your nerves with her simpering).

His attempt at drowning himself in the ocean fails though. Discovered and rescued by quirky fisherman duo Gundya (Paresh Rawal) and Bandya (Rajpal Yadav), Jeetu lands in Kolkata and is presumed to be deaf and dumb. The arrangement suits him just as much. The charade that ensues is packed with laughable moments.

Gundya, meanwhile, owes a huge sum to Gujarati businessman Prabhat Singh (Om Puri). Normally, one wouldn’t mention the Gujarati bit. But it is the subject of so many daft digs in the film that you can’t help but make note. The raucous Singh strikes a deal with Gundya. In exchange for Jeetu and Bandya’s services, he will give Gundya as much time as he needs to pay back the money.

Jeetu and Bandya’s stay at the household results in a whole lot of linguistic confusion. Through their misadventures, we are introduced to new characters: household supervisor Natwar (Shakti Kapoor), Singh’s nephew Mangal (Suniel Shetty doing his over-protective brother routine), his mute sister Shruti (Kareena Kapoor) and cousin Meenakshi (Neha Dhupia).

Meenakshi and Shruti discover Jeetu’s secret quite early in the film, making you wonder about the basis for a climatic twist. Bizarrely, romance blossoms between Shruti and Jeetu. This odd and hasty development is so bogus, you find yourself frantically anticipating Paresh Rawal’s next scene. The wait seems endless when what you presumed to be a comedy takes the face of dreary melodrama.

The movie gives mixed kind of feelings, it makes you laugh like hell and it also make you yawn like hell…first half of the movie is very good but the 2nd half makes you say things like “Oh, not again”, “Oh, why the hell they are showing typical s**t?” 2nd half of the movie is kind of stretched and the story is totally predictable…i.e. you can make out what’s gonna happen next….

Even, few of the comedy scenes are very much related to previous Priyadarshan movies…

Worst character in the movie was Sushma Reddy, I mean, why the hell? What was our fault? I just felt like slapping her and stop acting like “Sati Savitri

And yeah, what was Nagma doing as Anupam Kher’s wife (I think it was her only)

Okay, let me sum it up…

Story – It went well in first half but 2nd half was very predictable and was bad…. 

Acting – Rajpal Yadav rocked like every time…Paresh Rawal was also good, rest of the characters also acted well but Sushma Reddy was real bad…

Music – Okay, couple of hit songs but not so great…

So how was it overall? I give 2 stars out of 5

14 Comments

  1. Well, the malayalam counterpart was extremely hilarious, and one of the biggest hit in the malayalam industry.

    Much better than this of course.

  2. when is it coming out on dvd? on some sites i saw july 30. but i dont know if its for india or what. anuone know>

  3. I love this movie. It had me laughing real hard. People can get really desperate when they are broke. And literally sell themselves, lol. Shahid is soo hot and as always, very funny. He can make you laugh for sure. The songs were not that great but the movie is totally worth watching. Bollywood is such a dream land. I love to sit down and watch the love stories and experience the rich culture and traditions especially the ones around family. I recommnend Chup ChupKe to all people that understand how important it is to stop, breathe and laugh even during tough times.

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