ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » Hum Tum Shabana - Movie Review
 

Hum Tum Shabana - Movie Review

Say Na to ‘Hum Tum Shabana’
By Usha Lakra
Fri, Sep 30, 2011 13:53:13 GMT
 

The ApunKaChoice movie review of Hum Tum Shabana
Directed by the Bheja Fry director Sagar Ballary, the movie Hum Tum Shabana does look like a good film. But will the film be a good bet at the box office this week. Let’s find out:

Storyline - With barely a height of 5ft or more, our heroine Shabana Raza (Minissha Lamba) is a model and wants to win a beauty contest, and with the help of our two heroes, Shreyas Talpade and Tusshar Kapoor, she succeeds in crossing the initial hurdles, but only to make them fall madly in love with her. Soon she leaves her helpers… err... her lovers without any word. The dreamy-eyed true lovers, in Bollywood isstyle, land up at her house ruled by a chubby gangster. Who is he? A dreaded criminal of the underworld, and also the chacha jan of Shabana. Instead of wooing Shabana, our heroes now want to shoo off their love for her. The change of hearts of the two suitors of Shabana and how they go about trying to lose her make the rest of the film. What follows after it is a bumpy ride with regular doses of slapping and screaming.

Not Again! - One can feel bored seeing the comedy sequences in the film. Where is novelty, Ballary? However, the movie looks promising, especially in the first half with beauty pageant against the background of scenic Goa locales. Ballary indeed proves his mettle in some scenes. Oh! but the later portions can easily fry your bheja as the script fails terribly. Shreyas Talpade and Tusshar Kapoor try to bring back the smile on our faces, alas it’s too little too late.

The enjoyable moments - The unsurprising first half with splatter of witty jokes. Sanjay Mishra, the one man whose performance excites us in the film: he is awkward, clumsy, confused and bearable in most parts, which we definitely can’t say about the film. Tusshar Kapoor aping his dad Jitendra while donning a Johnny Depp attire is hilarious, at least.

Performances - Minissha Lamba as Shabana is just about looks and no talent. The actress should try movies like her debut film ‘Yahaan’. In this film she neither has scope nor riveting screen presence. Model-Vj Pia Trivedi as a snooty top ramp model is perfectly acceptable. And after seeing Satish Kaushik’s bizarre gangster role which is more of a slap master and less of a ring master, we thought of patting our backs for braving the movie. Tusshar Kapoor as Rishi and Shreyas Talpade as Kartik will try to woo you back to the Golmaal days, but hello, haven’t we had enough of Golmaal. Com’on guys, this is another film. Bheja fry ho gaya!

Coming to the direction of Sagar Ballary, the director needs to don a thinking cap, otherwise he stands the risk of losing his loyalists from ‘Bheja Fry’ days. Wasn’t Bheja Fry 2 enough that he now came up with ‘Hum Tum Shabana’! The songs of the film by music composers Sachin and Jigar could have acted as a saviour because they are popular on FM channels; but as the film lacks punch, the tracks too fall flat on big screen.

‘Hum Tum Shabana’ is not only a waste of time, money but also energy. The serious search for fun in this comedy film was like a treasure hunt in a trash dump. No way!

Rating - 1.5 out of 5
Salman Khan most suited for 'Dookudu' remake in Bollywood!
 
Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster - Movie Review
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Pix: Richa Chadda at ‘Masaan’ premiere in Delhi
Pix: Richa Chadda at ‘Masaan’ premiere in Delhi
Movie Review: 'Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho' is a summon best ignored
Movie Review: 'Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho' is a summon best ignored
Trailer: 'Masaan', a film about life, death and everything in between
Trailer: 'Masaan', a film about life, death and everything in between
Pix: Director Abhishek Kapoor marries Pragya Yadav
Pix: Director Abhishek Kapoor marries Pragya Yadav
Tags :
,
,
,
,
,
comments powered by Disqus


 
Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Photo Galleries 

Pix: Meet the ‘Welcome Back’ gang comprising John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar

Watch Abhishek Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor shake a leg in song ‘Chaar Shanivaar’ from 'All Is Well'

Photo shoot: Sidharth Malhotra’s easy-breezy style on Hi! Blitz

Meet the ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8’ judges, and host

Shahid Kapoor wraps up opening act of 'Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa Reloaded' with selfies

Meet the ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8’ contestants

Salman Khan launches Eid song ‘Aaj Ki Party Meri Taraf Se’

These cute selfies by Sonam Kapoor will make your heart skip a beat
Wallpapers 

Bajrangi Bhaijaan Wallpapers

Katti Batti Wallpapers

Brothers Wallpapers

Sonam Kapoor Wallpapers

Drishyam Wallpapers

Singh Is Bliing Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Imran Khan

Vidya Balan

Ranbir Kapoor
New Movies 

Guddu Rangeela

Terminator Genisys

Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho
Videos 

Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif sizzle together in song 'Meherbaan'

'Finding Fanny' song 'Shake Your Bootiya'

Sonam Kapoor grooving to the party anthem ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’

Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif wow in ‘Bang Bang’ song video 'Tu Meri'

Shahid Kapoor in the 'Haider' song ‘Bismil’

‘Raja Natwarlal’ song ‘Namak Paare’ featuring Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Malick


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor