ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Movies » Desi Boyz » Desi Boyz Movie Review

Desi Boyz movie review

(0 fans)
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar
Users
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar
Editor
Add to List
Add to Favourite
 
Desi Boyz

Cast Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone, Chitrangada Singh    more...
Director Rohit Dhawan
Comedy / Action
Hindi

Overview
News & Features
Cast & Crew
Fan Club
Photos
Posters
Wallpapers
Reviews
Songs
Trailers & Videos
Message Board
Movie Showtimes
Click on the Like button to get updates about Desi Boyz directly on your Facebook page.

The Desi Boyz Movie Review

'Desi Boyz' is part funny, part frustrating
By Nikhil Kumar
Rating: 2.5/5

The ApunKaChoice movie review of Desi Boyz

Nonsense, besides sex, sells! And two beefy hunks, one in late thirties and the other in mid-forties, ripping their shirts off and showing off their finely waxed chests hardly make for an eye-pleasing sexual content. Not for the male lot this raunchy display of the ageing beefcake, I’m sure, sexual orientations notwithstanding. With sex scratched out, we are left with nonsense, something that director Rohit Dhawan, having inherited a good chunk of genes from his dad David Dhawan, can be veritably relied upon to be at home with.

And home with it Rohit Dhawan indeed is. For he manages a laugh out of situations like John Abraham and Anupam Kher rubbing against each other and looking into each other’s eyes, before the latter declares “Don’t get ambitious”. To Rohit’s credit he wrings out a few comic moments from the otherwise wooden John. Catch John absolutely nonplussed when his fiancé (Deepika Padukone) and her father (Kher) show up at his pad while he’s having a raunchy party with a bunch of eager-to-strip guys and girls.

Where Rohit Dhawan falters is in his bid to squeeze in melodrama where none was needed. The sequences involving Akshay Kumar and his orphaned nephew whose custody the latter is about to lose are aimed at leaving you moist eyed. They don’t. More embarrassing is a scene where a maths professor scoffs Indians as harebrained and Akshay spiels about the contribution of great Indians: from Aryabhatta, the contributor of ‘zero’, to Sabeer Bhatia the cofounder of hotmail. Worse still, Rohit filches an idea from an advertisement and turns it into a full-blown scene when Akshay makes a show of being beaten up by his interviewee to scare away the other contenders for the job. That’s lame! If anything was left, we have Sanjay Dutt who runs a male escort agency Desi Boyz and claims to be the purveyor of happiness to the womankind.

The story of Desi Boyz is pretty slim. Two best friends find themselves scrounging for a decent living in London after being hit by recession. Jobless but not hopeless, they must find something to make ends meet. Nick has a fiancé Radhika (Deepika Padukone) who craves for a perfect wedding while Jerry is trying to come good to gain the custody of the nephew he dotes on. Pushed to the wall, the two become male escorts, which involve stripping for women at bachelorette parties and even fulfilling their fantasies in the bed.

But this job turns their already derailed lives topsy-turvy. So the two Desi Boyz set out to make amends and get their lives back on track.

The movie’s pace is bumpy for the most part of the first half. The second half begins on a promising note with the introduction of Chitrangada Singh as the hot Economics professor who has a crush on her overaged student, Akshay Kumar. Chitrangada doubtlessly looks prettier and hotter than Deepika. There’s a scene where she offers to strip layer by layer for her student Akshay if he answers the economics questions correctly. The scene is almost exploitative, but Chitrangada makes it work. In comparison, Deepika’s character is reduced to looking sulky. Akshay Kumar and John Abraham are the two lifelines of Desi Boyz and they just about deliver the goods.

The film’s music by Pritam is below par. Cinematographer Natarajan Subhramaniam cans a few interesting shots, particularly one where Akshay and John are shown sitting on the ledge of their penthouse. In the dialogue department, Milap Zaveri comes up with some lines that leave you grinning.

All in all, Desi Boyz is a film that’s not a laugh riot but just about a tolerable one-time watch. Its humour may be irreverent, facetious and even crass, but it works at times.

Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5

User Reviews for Desi Boyz

 (7)
Sort by:   Date  |  Votes  |  Recent Votes

IzzyAkki786
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar(5/5)
08 Nov 2012
Desi Boyz
I love this movie and watched it for 10 times :)
People thought this was helpful: 
(0)(0)

maryyann
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar(4/5)
29 Mar 2012
Desi Boyz
Nice, easy story about boyz and how they deal after loosing their job. 0.5 + for Akshay Kumar and John Abraham.
People thought this was helpful: 
(0)(0)

Amanraza
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar(4.5/5)
26 Jan 2012
Desi Boyz Reveiw
Desi Boyz is an awesome movie i hope peoples like that kinds of movie. akshay and john performance is too good. this movie made blockbuster all over
People thought this was helpful: 
(0)(0)

tusharbhatia
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar(0.5/5)
05 Jan 2012
sequl of desi boyz
desi boyz has become a hit movie.rnNow director rohit dhawan set to make a sequl of the movie named Desi boyz. He is wait for the good script.
People thought this was helpful: 
(0)(0)

swetaJeety
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar(3.5/5)
08 Dec 2011
hi
desi boyz is a very good film and john is hot i like john.......... thnks
People thought this was helpful: 
(0)(0)
« Previous 1 | 2 Next »  
Login to Write Review
 




 
Salman Khan deals out justice as aam aadmi in 'Jai Ho'
Don't miss the 'Jai Ho' wallpapers
What's Hot In Movies
HighwayHasee Toh Phasee
Jai HoDhoom 3
Ragini MMS 2Gori Tere Pyaar Mein
GundayHappy New Year
Total Siyappa2 States
HeropantiBang Bang
Gulaab GangBewakoofiyaan
NOW TRENDING
Salman KhanShahrukh Khan
Katrina KaifKareena Kapoor
Alia BhattPriyanka Chopra
Aishwarya RaiHrithik Roshan
New Hindi MoviesKatrina Kaif Wallpapers
Photo Galleries 

Akshay Kumar and John Abraham screen 'Desi Boyz' for ladies

Akshay Kumar, John Abraham with the ‘Desi Boyz’ gals at press meet

Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor at the special screening of ‘Desi Boyz’

Akshay, John, Deepika and Chitrangada unveil ‘Desi Boyz’ apparel line

Chitrangada Singh promotes ‘Desi Boyz’

‘Desi Boyz’ music launch
Desi Boyz Reviews 
Movie Review : 'Desi Boyz' is part funny, part frustrating (2.5/5)
The ApunKaChoice movie review of Desi Boyz ...
Music Review : Have a ball with ‘Desi Boyz’! (3.5/5)
After Desi Girl, it’s now the turn of Desi Boyz, and if you did shake a leg with Desi Girl -- who else but Priyanka Chopra -- then with Desi Boyz you can bring the whole house down. ...
Most Favourable User Review : Desi Boyz (5/5)
I love this movie and watched it for 10 times :)... more
Most Critical User Review : desi boyz r bater thn the dasi grl :-p (0.5/5)
akshy\'s actng was good... more
Desi Boyz News and Features 
‘Grand Masti’ hottie Bruna Abdullah and her beau in ‘Nach Baliye 6’   - ApunKaChoice   - 182 days ago
Former Kingfisher Calendar girl Bruna Abdullah all set to shake a leg in ‘Nach Baliye 6’. The Gr more...

Salman Khan’s ‘Mental’ also has siren Bruna Abdullah   - ApunKaChoice   - 284 days ago
Salman Khan helps hottie Bruna Abdullah with Hindi. The sexbomb Bruna Abdullah is a part of Salman K more...

My acceptance as an action hero is much higher: John Abraham   - ApunKaChoice   - 415 days ago
Fun factor key element in choosing films: John Abraham. John Abraham talks about acting, film produc more...

I know where to say no in bold scenes: Chitrangada Singh   - ApunKaChoice   - 483 days ago
Chitrangada's limits: I know where to say no. Chitrangada Singh is open to doing bold scenes but say more...

'Student Of The Year' debutants ready for their next project   - ApunKaChoice   - 556 days ago
Second projects in waiting for 'SOTY' debutants?. It’s been a dream start to the acting careers of more...

Katrina Kaif has a new voice in 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan'   - ApunKaChoice   - 574 days ago
Check out why Katrina Kaif will sound different in ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’. Till now several singers more...

Desi Boyz Wallpapers 



Desi Boyz Photos 
Desi BoyzDesi BoyzDesi Boyz
Desi Boyz Videos 

Desi Boyz song Subah Hone Na De

Akshay, Jhon and Deepika in 'Jhak Maar Ke' song from Desi Boyz

Make some Noise for the Desi Boyz Akshay Kumar and John Abraham


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