The thing about watching Chef is that you where it’s heading. But the journey is worthwhile.
Chef Rohan Karla (Saif Ali Khan) is fired from his job in the US and to be honest, he dug his own grave. As suggested by his friend, he visits India to take a break and be with his son Armaan (Svar Kamble), who is presently staying with Rohan’s ex-wife Radha (Padmapriya). The trip turns out to be a life-changing experience for everyone.
An official remake of the 2014 Hollywood film of the same name, Chef is far from perfect. The writing seems uneven, especially in the second half, which is stretched. But the movie is still very watchable. The bond between Rohan and his son is shown well. It also tells the importance of having a work-life balance and the importance of family, without really being preachy. It’s full of witty & funny dialogues (most of them laced with sarcasm) that keep you interested.
I had my doubts whether Saif Ali Khan would be able to pull this one off but he acts really well and is very convincing. Padmapriya is a revelation. Wish we could see more of her. Svar Kamble is innocently charming. Chandan Roy Sanyal is wonderful.
Barring its inconstant writing, Chef is delicious. We give it 3 stars with a kink.
The thing about watching Chef is that you where it’s heading. But the journey is worthwhile. Chef Rohan Karla (Saif Ali Khan) is fired from his...3.0