After the success of Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are back with Imtiaz Ali’s Tamasha. Imtiaz is known to come up with different and contemporary stories. So, we expected the same from the Tamasha – something unique and something that we haven’t seen before. So, does Imtiaz offer us something new? Let’s see…
Tamasha is about Ved (Ranbir) and Tara (Deepika). They meet in Corsica and pretend to be totally different from what they are in their day-to-day lives. They make a promise to each other that whatever they say about each other will be a lie. They also decide to never cross the line (have sex). However, when Tara is all set to leave Corsica, she goes to Ved’s room and they have sex. Tara comes back to India, but knows she is in love with Ved’s antics. After four years, Tara meets Ved in Delhi. This guy is totally opposite from whom she met in Corsica. Anyway, they start dating each other, and one fine day, Ved proposes to Tara, but she rejects the proposal stating that he is not the one she had fallen for. The movie moves on with the concept of finding yourself and your inner strength.
The story, written by Imtiaz, is undoubtedly interesting, but not unique. We have seen films where the character is in search of his/her real self. However, Imtiaz takes the entertaining route without being preachy. Well, the story is quite good, but the screenplay is disappointing. The screenplay fails to keep us engaged. The Corsica portion is utterly boring. The scenes are long and stretched. Spanning a good 2 hours and 31 minutes, the movie could have easily been wrapped up in less than two hours, had the scenes not been stretched. There are very few technical issues, but one thing that I cannot digest is the scene where Deepika chooses to run down 50 floors, instead of waiting for the lift to return. Dude, the lift would have been anytime faster than taking the stairs! Hahahahahahaha… Very bad, Imtiaz!
Imtiaz Ali is known to narrate the story in a totally different way. He has done a good job with the direction. He gets his charm of narration in the film. But due to a lacklustre screenplay this movie fails to reach our expectations. We wish Imtiaz had worked on the screenplay more. Ravi Varman’s cinematography is awesome, however Aarti Bajaj’s editing could have been better.
Ranbir Kapoor has three horrible films behind him which didn’t really boost his career nor did they give him a scope to showcase his acting ability. But Imtiaz succeeds in getting the actor out of Ranbir. The actor is excellent in the film. Watch out for the sequences where he sporadically turns hyper. Deepika has proved that she is capable of doing any role given to her, with ease. The actress is simply outstanding in the film. She keeps you hooked to the screen whenever she appears. And no doubt, Ranbir and Deepika’s chemistry is the best part in the film. Piyush Mishra is quite good in his part.
Music of the film is nice. AR Rahman has done a good job with the music, but at some point you might feel that the music is becoming monotonous.
Tamasha Movie Review Final Verdict:
Overall, Tamasha is one of those films for which you need to have patience. However, if you are an Imtiaz Ali, Deepika Padukone or Ranbir Kapoor fan, then it is a must watch.
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