- 1h 36m
A boy's view of his community in modern day Mumbai.A boy's view of his community in modern day Mumbai.A boy's view of his community in modern day Mumbai.
- (as Imad Shah)
A gem of a film, funny and complicated and moving. The actors are so much at ease with their roles that they seem not to be performing at all, resulting in one of the most endearing depictions of family I've ever seen. The relationships are all carefully and lovingly etched - between Boman Presswala (Boman Irani, enjoying himself to the hilt as always - watch him when he's practicing dance steps) and his wife Mahabanu (the pitch-perfect Zenobia Shroff - where has she been hiding all this while?); between Zizou (Jahan Battiwala, who does a great job of being believably vulnerable without being a goody-goody kid) and his elder brother Art (Imaad Shah's finally found a role that he seems to fit right into, after the travails of Yun Hota To Kya Hota and Dil, Dosti, etc); between Mahabanu and her mother (Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal, who turns in an absolutely brilliant performance as the slightly batty, but still full of joie de vivre mother). Not to be missed.
- Dec 19, 2008
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