Will You Marry Me Movie Review
Cast: Shreyas Talpade, Rajeev Khandelwal, Muzammil Ibrahim, Mugdha Godse and Tripta Parashar
Director: Aditya Datt
Question: Will You Marry Me? You scream from your seat: NO!
By Priyanka Ketkar
"Thoda sur mein gaayon na warna humare sur kabhi nahi milenge...thodi aur koshish kijiyen naa warna Pyaar Kabhi nahi hoga..." (Try to sing properly or else our chords will never match, try harder please or else we won't fall in love) Really... that is the kind of a dialogues used to impress a girl. And yes, you guessed it right, that is how bad the movie "Will you Marry Me?" directed by Aditya Datt is.
A gang of boys make a pact after investing money and buying stocks worth One Lakh rupees that whoever remains single by the time everyone else in the group gets married will get the entire sum of money. Out of 14 boys, only 3 remain and they our film's heroes- Aarav (Shreyas Talpade), who is the good boy, well mannered but who never gets a girl; Nikhil (Muzammil Ibrahim) who is soon to get married to his childhood sweetheart Anjali (Tripta Parashar) and last but not the least, Rajveer (Rajeev Khandelwal) who is a playboy. These three are best friends but for some odd reason Rajveer and Aarav don't look like friends to me. They both are always fighting and competing and their latest competition is to get the bride's best friend, Sneha (Mugdha Godse) as a life-partner. After this there is so much that happens that not only will it be boring to write and read, but I bet it will be boring to even watch.
There is gambling involved, marriage breaks, friendships break, there is a hell lot of melodrama and of course there is a song to suit each mood. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that I will suggest someone to learn to make their movie melodramatic from Ekta Kapoor. But this movie needed her counsel if it wanted to be truly melodramatic with dignity. The dialogues as I already said before are dreadfully sappy. At times the actors even forget their dialogues (or maybe their dialogue delivery is so bad that it seems like they have forgotten their dialogues). There are unnecessary accents used, over-the-top acting done and an obscene amount of money wasted on really unimpressive Dubai shots and a lot many sports activities (sky-diving, water-boats etc...)
As far as the acting is concerned, from Iqbal, Soundtrack and Dhoka to this movie, it is like seeing Shreya Talpade, Rajeev Khandelwal and Muzammil Ibrahim deteriorate as actors. Mugdha Godse and Tripta Parashar have clearly taken a lot of efforts on their roles but are still bad. Paresh Rawal, who is such a good actor, is absolutely wasted. About the rest of the cast well, don't bother. Songs are horrible, choreography even worse.
This is by far one of the most, seriously damaged movies I have seen till date. Clear message- Don't bother going for it.