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Shaadi 3 Crore Ki

So you get the drift…we suggest,you watch Hum Aapke Hai Koun instead. Meri gal sunno,chuck this teen crore ki barbadi!

Written by Kshama Rao | Mumbai | Published: March 18, 2011 3:02:42 pm

No offence meant to the Punjabis but we are just fed up of these Buntys and Bablis,Puppy Jhappy Singhs,Goldies,Sweeties and Bebos…not to forget,the incessant naach gaana they indulge,the chak de pattes,gora mundas,soni kudis,bebbes and Chintu de Pintus. Shaadi 3 crore ki,Imagine’s new enterprise is a big fat Punjabi wedding of Sheenu and Ishu (please don’t ask for their real names).

These two blessed people have decided to marry and even as you read this,they have gone through some half a dozen elaborate rasams (read long-drawn rituals where everyone is hugging each other and talking in incomprehensible Punjabi,thank god for subtitles) and a sagai. The girl smiles incessantly when she is not throwing coy glances at Ishu while Ishu is more worried about matching his turban with her lehenga ji! So you have him wearing a purple pagdi to go with her glittering mauve lehenga,and to our horror,they are even sitting on a baingani sofa…someone pass me the lassi,please!

Ok,so what’s the show about? Don’t know clearly but we guess the channel is sponsoring their shaadi and have magnanimously offered a three crore ka budget (and we thought shows were flopping left,right and centre on Imagine) to both the parties. So now they have to decide how much money they are going to spend on their clothes,jewellery,invitation cards,music,food etc etc. You don’t even want to know the petty fights the ladke ke rishtedaar get into asking for their ‘personal’ budget,the ladki ki mother cribbing they should have got more money than the ladkewalas and what not… While the obscene display of wealth gets out of hand,adding to our woes are begani shaadi mein Abdullah deewanas Ali Asgar and Mona Singh. They try hard to make the proceedings lively with their non-stop chatter. Mona dresses in these heavy costumes (someone should get her swayamvar done,come on guys,Imagine hard!) and seems more interested than even the bride.

So you get the drift…we suggest,you watch Hum Aapke Hai Koun instead. Meri gal sunno,chuck this teen crore ki barbadi! By the way,the girl looks suspiciously familiar…we won’t be surprised if she turns out to be some small-time actress who is just having a good (prime) time.

Verdict: *

Haven’t we said enough.

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