Gunday attempts to take us back to the golden age of Bollywood, when the Angry Young Men ruled the cinema audiences of the 70s and 80s.
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Published:February 15, 2014 3:51 pm
Gunday attempts to take us back to the golden age of Bollywood
Gunday attempts to take us back to the golden age of Bollywood, when the Angry Young Men ruled the cinema audiences of the 70s and 80s. Sadly, it doesn’t even reach a bronze age, and Gunday is a tedious watch. In keeping with the groan-inducing dialogues in the film, we ask ‘This Sunday, will you watch Gunday?’ with the expectation that the answer will probably be ‘No’.
Our reporter watched the film, and was surprised to see a dejected cherub sneaking away from the theatre. He caught up, and subjected Cupid to an interview.
Shaking his head, our reporter spotted the one person who looked completely happy:
After this interview, our reporter’s attention was caught by a beautiful woman with a far-away look in her eyes. He went up to her to investigate:
Suddenly, our reporter’s ears were assaulted by a voice of loudness level: Arnab. He turned around to see a furious woman in a white sari bearing down on him, and braced himself for the Didi onslaught.
So it was that our reporter spent upwards of 150 minutes watching Gunday on Valentine’s Day, and mildly regretted the experience.