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Ki & Ka (2016)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 1 April 2016 (India)
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Follows a young, married couple whose relationship challenges the gender roles placed upon women and men in Indian society.

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R. Balki
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Cast

Credited cast:
Amitabh Bachchan
Kareena Kapoor ... Kia Bansal (as Kareena Kapoor Khan)
Arjun Kapoor ... Kabir Bansal
Jaya Bhaduri ... Jaya Bhaduri
Rajit Kapoor ... Kabir's Father
Swaroop Sampat ... Kia's Mother
Abhiroy Singh ... (as Abhiroy Singh Cheema)
N. Madhusudan N. Madhusudan ... Loan Officer
Ratnesh Mani Ratnesh Mani ... Maid's boyfriend
Priyanka Moodley Priyanka Moodley ... Bride
Govind Chaudhary Govind Chaudhary ... Groom
Purshottam Mulani Purshottam Mulani ... Landlord
Richard John Lovatt Richard John Lovatt ... American Man
Tanvir Singh Tanvir Singh ... Reunion Friend
Sanjeev Wadhwani Sanjeev Wadhwani ... Boss
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Follows a young, married couple whose relationship challenges the gender roles placed upon women and men in Indian society.

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stri-ling pul-ling samething! (femin-ine mascul-ine samething!)

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

India

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Hindi | Tamil | Telugu

Release Date:

1 April 2016 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

R. Balki's Next See more »

Filming Locations:

Delhi, India See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$207,413, 8 April 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$795,900, 10 April 2016
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Jaya Bhaduri's comeback Hindi film after 8 years; she was last seen on-screen in a Hindi film in The Legend of Drona (2008), and she was last heard in Paa (2009) when she narrated the opening credits. See more »

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Kabir Bansal: If you want to slap me, then on this cheek please
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Fresh & Progressive!
1 April 2016 | by namashi_1See all my reviews

R.Balki's 'Ki & Ka' is innovative, progressive & amusing. This film breaks the stereotype of the hero-heroine concept & offers an all new approach. Its far from perfect, but it has a good heart & the narrative holds at most times.

'Ki & Ka' follows of how A young couple's (Kareena & Arjun) marriage challenges the gender roles placed upon men and women in Indian society.

'Ki & Ka' is about a man who enjoys being a house-husband & a women who proudly runs the house. Its a fresh thought & Balki's Writing offers enough scope for humour & some drama. Its amusing to watch this brand new take on romance & society unfold in those 124-minutes. The first-hour is nicely balanced on how its protagonists meet & their subsequent sudden their marriage, but the second-hour slows down & the jealously angle from the lady's point of view, when the man becomes a craze for his uniqueness, doesn't really work. In fact, 'Ki & Ka' has a breezy first-hour & sets things right up, but the second-hour loses pace, as the proceedings become loose. However, things come back on a track, as the finale, is cute.

Balki's Screenplay is engaging at most parts, but a sharper & more convincing second-hour would've elevated the narrative. Blake's Direction is competent, as always. Cinematography is well-done, although a few frames are distracting. Editing is neat. Music by Various Artists is wonderful. Art & Costume Design are good.

Performance-Wise: Kareena & Arjun make for a good on-screen couple. Kareena shines from start to end, enacting the part of an authoritative wife with remarkable conviction. Arjun is extremely likable as the loving, younger husband. Also, the on-screen chemistry between the two, is exciting. In supporting roles, Swaroop Sampat is adorable as Kareena's lovable mom, while Rajit Kapur is perfect as Arjun's miffed dad. Amitabh & Jaya Bachchan are delightful in cameos.

On the whole, 'Ki & Ka' dares to be different & yet it doesn't forget to entertain. Recommended!


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