By Gaurav Malani, Courtesy: IndiaFM
Monday, June 19, 2006
If you thought all's over between Sushmita Sen and Randeep Hooda, well you might not be wrong. But despite their reported break-off you will still get to see some sizzling chemistry between the duo. Blame it to their first (and perhaps last) movie together Karma, Confessions and Holi.
With an unusual and seemingly unconnected title like this, you also expect the content of the movie to be unconventional. Well the connection is that the movie talks about Karma and a group of people from different cultures, continents and age, come together for a Holi celebration where they make their confessions.
Interestingly Karma, Confessions and Holi also happens to be the first Bollywood and Hollywood joint production with mainstream stars from both the film industry. While the Indian brigade is represented by Sushmita Sen, Randeep Hooda, Deepal Shaw and Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, the Hollywood counterparts are not just fillers but big names like Drena De Niro (daughter of legendary Hollywood actor Robert Di Niro) who also is the co-producer and world renowned supermodel and actress Naomi Campbell.
A steamy shower scene between Sushmita Sen and Randeep Hooda follows with obvious smooches. This would be Sushmita's first onscreen smooch (the one with Anuj Sahney was subsequently edited in the film Chingaari) and promises to be much sensual that the other sleazy ones coming out regularly these days.
Some inner secrets are unveiled with some honest confessions being made. Someone's virginity status is disclosed and somebody claims to have made out with his professor. Randeep confesses that a very attractive girl taught him how to kiss (perhaps suggesting of Sushmita from the preceding shower sequence), while Sushmita talks about a couple who was naive and trying to have a baby from a while now.
The format of the movie faintly reminds of Mira Nair's internationally acclaimed Monsoon Wedding wherein different stories of different people converge together on a marriage setting. Incidentally that movie happened to be the debut film of Randeep Hooda where he had a small role.
Witness a celebration turn into scandals in Karma, Confessions and Holi.
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