ApunKaChoice : Bollywood

SCOOP!! & NEWS

Dobara: Reviving the lost love!
26th Sept 2004  21.00 IST
By Nitika Desai  


Jackie Shroff and Raveena Tandon starrer Dobara is a sensitive story about a married man whose life is turned topsy-turvy when one day he receives a call from his ex-lover, who reveals to him the shocking truth about their 'secret' son.

First time director Shashi Ranjan had a good story for his debut, but he falls short of making a thought-provoking film because of uneven pace of the story, its loop-holed script and the deliberate inclusion of songs that look out-of-sync at many places.



The film stars Raveena as a mentally disturbed woman Ria, who was once in a very intimate relationship with Ranbir (Jackie) before she started losing her mental balance and was sent to an institution. Years have passed and Ranbir has settled into a happy, married life with Anjali (Mahima).

One day, Ranbir gets a call from Ria who tells him the truth about their secret son, now living in Goa. As Ranbir and Ria set about on their journey to Goa to see their son on his birthday, a suspicious Anjali follows them.

Dobara has an 'out of the ordinary' story that might have been made into an excellent film had the director not tried to incorporate some of the essential Bollywood elements like the mandatory songs between the hero and his ex-lover and then his wife, consecutively.

The film also has too many references to yesteryear hit Ek Duje Ke Liye. The inclusion of such sequences, which begin to irritate after repetition, is perhaps done deliberately by Ranjan to show his love for Ek Duje Ke Liye.

Some people may find the pace of Dobara sluggish in the first half, but its interesting story (its saving grace), keeps a viewer involved until the very end, which, sorry to say, is a bit disappointing.

Also check out the movie review with photo gallery at Dobara



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

Box office: Salman Khan’s 'Kick' is highest opener of 2014 with over Rs. 26 crore
Salman Khan’s 'Kick' rakes in Rs. 26 crore on opening day
Watch Rani Mukerji’s 'Mardaani' tribute to women police officers
I wanted to propose to Soha at most romantic place in the world: Kunal Khemu
Why is Emraan Hashmi selling ‘Kick’ tickets outside Gaiety Cinema?
Khoobsurat: Sonam Kapoor, Fawad Khan glam up 'Entertainment Ke Liye...' finale
OMG! Salman Khan calls 'Kick' actress Jacqueline Fernandez ‘Khan’
Humaima Malick says Emraan Hashmi is good at romance
Amitabh Bachchan to shoot 'KBC 8' launch episode in Surat
Box office: Salman Khan’s 'Kick' opens to packed houses!
Why Emraan Hashmi cursed his profession?
Must watch: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ trailer is hot and intriguing
Believe it or not: Priyanka Chopra fought real boxers in ‘Mary Kom’
Movie Review: 'Kick' is a treat for Salman Khan fans
‘Singham Returns’ song: Kareena Kapoor, Ajay Devgn feel 'Kuch Toh Hua Hai'
First look: Sunil Grover no longer Gutthi on 'Comedy Nights With Kapil'

AKC HOT INDEX

ECARDS > Valentines Day, New Year, Diwali, Birthday, Valentines, Love, Christmas
CardWeaver.com > Birthday, Holi

MOVIES


celebs wallpapers the celeb A-Z
who's in Freida Pinto | Anushka Sharma | Katrina Kaif | Deepika Padukone | Ranbir Kapoor | Dev Patel | Aishwarya Rai | Abhishek Bachchan | Imran Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Salman Khan | Aamir Khan | Hrithik Roshan | Akshay Kumar | Zayed Khan | Saif Ali Khan | John Abraham | Shahid Kapur | Kareena Kapoor | Vidya Balan | Priyanka Chopra | Rani Mukherjee | Mallika Sherawat | Bipasha Basu | Preity Zinta | Kajol | Neha Dhupia | Sameera Reddy | Juhi Chawla | Karisma Kapoor | Madhuri Dixit | Chitrangada Singh | Payal Rohatgi | Sneha Ullal | Mahima Chaudhary | Meghna Naidu | Rakhi Sawant | Bhumika Chawla | Lisa Ray | Dimple Kapadia | Ayesha Takia | Dia Mirza | Sushmita Sen | Amisha Patel | Esha Deol | Amrita Rao | Amrita Arora | Genelia D'Souza | Arjun Rampal | Amitabh Bachchan | Vivek Oberoi | Raima Sen | Riya Sen | Rekha | Rimi Sen | Nigar Khan | Tanushree Dutta | Yana Gupta | Shilpa Shetty | Celina Jaitley | Sonam Kapoor | Neha Oberoi | Nisha Rawal | Manjari Fadnis | Kamal Haasan | Rajnikant | Asin | Sanjay Dutt | Shahid Kapoor | Sherlyn Chopra | Farhan Akhtar | Prachi Desai | Mandira Bedi | Shahana Goswami | Konkona Sen Sharma | Kangana Ranaut | Mugdha Godse | Masumeh Makhija | Minissha Lamba | Nandana Sen | Malaika Arora | Shweta Kumar | Namitha | Kalki Koechlin | Mahi Gill | Shakeela | Lara Dutta | A R Rahman | Trisha | Shruti Haasan | Neetu Chandra | Shriya Saran | Padma Lakshmi | Emma Watson | Kelly Clarkson | Britney Spears | Anne Hathaway | Anjana Sukhani | Tila Tequila | Soha Ali Khan | Priyamani | Sonal Chauhan | Vaishali Desai | Jackky Bhagnani | Kristen Stewart | Robert Pattinson | Neil Nitin Mukesh | Shiney Ahuja | more...