Baar Baar Dekho Review

Rating: 3.5/5

2016-09-09T15:43:47+00:00
Critic Rating: (3.5/5)
Success is the ultimate motto for anyone whatever their interest may be. With the decrease of success rate image and star value gradually start to fade. Siddharth Malhotra who is a heartthrob of many girls is craving for real success. Though his previous movie Kapoor and Sons fared well much credit in success does not come to him as it has some ensemble cast. He is coming with Baar Baar Dekho with Katrina Kaif under the direction of Nitya Mehra who earlier directed The Reluctant Fundamentalist produced by Dharma Productions and Excel Entertainments. Hope this brings much success to the team which created a lot of curiosity among audience with it’s trailer and promos. As it is releasing today let’s see how it works on us!

Story

Siddharth and Katrina in Baar Baar Dekho
Siddharth and Katrina in Baar Baar Dekho

Jai Varma (Siddharth Malhotra) is a Mathematics professor. Diya Kapoor (Katrina Kaif) is an artist. They both are in relationship from the childhood itself. Diya proposes to marry and Jai agrees to it reluctantly. During a ceremony of marriage where he knows about the true meaning of seven steps from the priest (Rajit Kapoor), he gets nervous and start to hate the idea of marriage. He gets an offer from Cambridge University to join as assistant professor and tells that to Diya where she breaks down. He then sleeps and suddenly wakes up in Thailand where he is in honeymoon with Diya where he is confused with everything he sees and the happenings of his life. He then sleeps and wakes up in London and finds Diya pregnant and delivering a baby boy and then sleeps and wakes up after 28 years where Diya gives him divorce. With all these he goes clueless and everyone thinks that he is lunatic. What’s happening with his life forms the rest of the story.

Cast and Performance

Siddharth Malhotra as Jai is a delight. His performance as a confused one and someone who is seeking something which changes the course of his life is impressive. The basic emotion of the story lies in his character and he pulls it off with ease and lot of charm. If he fail to perform Jai, this movie would not have worked out. Katrina Kaif as Diya Kapoor is superb. She tried to give very pleasing expressions despite of her slang. Ram Kapoor is nice. Rajit Kapoor is good. All other cast performed to the extent of their role.

Writing Department

Baar Baar Dekho Team
Baar Baar Dekho Team

Story of Baar Baar Dekho is novel and interesting. Screenplay is nice and gets us hooked despite of minute flaws. Dialogues written by Anvita Dutt are terrific and are situational.

Technical Departments

Songs are composed by various composers and they are already chartbusters. Background score is fantastic and makes audience connect even more to the emotion. Cinematography by Ravi K Chandran is perfect and is more appealing. Editing by Amitabh Shukla is good but his crisp in it misses in the second half.

Highlights

  • Siddharth Malhotra as Jai
  • Novel Story
  • Dialogues
  • Songs
  • Background Score

Minus

  • Second half lets down a little

Verdict

Childhood of Jai Varma and Diya Kapoor runs with the titles and is presented so beautifully and makes audience have sign of smile on their face. First half goes giving intriguing moments to audience and ends so interestingly and convincingly. Second half has it moments but seems to be lost somewhere and gets back on track towards the climax. Director Nitya Mehra made this an entertaining ride with the screenplay she opted and is to be appreciated. This movie tells that past cannot be changed, future cannot be guessed so be in present. This is what makes us watch Baar Baar Dekho. To sum up, this movie is an emotional ride which has its moments to tease and tickle us.

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