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Born in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, Ram Saran Pandey, relocates to Bombay, Maharashtra, to improve his lifestyle, leaving behind his mom and dad, Sudama, with a promise to call them to Bombay when he is well settled. Ram gets employed as a garage mechanic, and this is where he meets with a customer named Kamya Lal, a Journalist, who is impressed by his honesty. She decides to write a number of articles on him, making him immensely popular. She allows him to visit her at all times in her palatial bungalow, giving Ram the impression that she is attracted to him. Then one night, a drunken Ram decides to ask Kamya for her hand in marriage - and this is the night that Ram will be thrust into a world that he has never known before - changing, if not risking his life, forever. Written by
While the film eventually picked up speed, the characters were all a little annoying for the first hour of the film. I will have to admit, though, that Manoj Bajpal was excellent in his role and was convincing in every change in his character. The film was hurt by overacting on most of the characters part except for Tabu, who is always excellent. Some of the fight scenes were just too fakey and a little extra work could have paid huge dividends. I would have loved to have seen the nightclub scene without the fight sequences. It is the best song/dance in the movie.
If you purchase the DVD, be forewarned that the cover and back art gives a completely inaccurate picture of the film which, instead of beeing cheerful and upbeat, is very dark and, at times, depressing. At least the synopsis did not give everything away like so many of the ones on the DVDs.
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