It was a fine and pleasant Monday morning until I decided to screw my day and money watching the film Humshakals, so claimed 'nine times the fun'.
With so much promotional activities and director Sajid Khan's tall
claims about the film, somehow I was convinced that
Humshakals will be a fun ride. Moreover, having such a big
star cast with comic genius like Saif Ali Khan and Riteish
Deshmukh, I was super excited while booking the
But, the 158 minutes that I spent watching Humshakals
at the theatre made me realise that this was perhaps the worst
Monday morning I could ever have.
The movie Humshakals as expected was too far from any
realism but to my utter bad luck, the film was too far from any
good comedy as well.
Riteish Deshmukh and Saif Ali Khan tried their best to make the
audience laugh but they miserably failed, all credit to the
'brilliant' script and cheesy punch lines.
I wonder what made Sajid Khan think that the line 'Hum pagal
nehi hai...hamara dimag kharab hai (We are not mad...we are just
crazy)" is funny as this line has been the most repeated one and
certainly the most irritating too.The ladies in the film,
Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta and Tamanna
Bhatia were just eye candies.
The only thing that could keep the audience awake in the theatre
was Saif, Riteish and Ram Kapoor's female avatars but that too
after some time seemed over-streched.
To give a hint of the story of Humshakals, Saif
(Ashok), a millionaire's son and Riteish (Kumar) are best friends
who are unaware of their look-alikes who in turn also have
look-alikes. On the other side Ram (Mamaji) who is Saif's wicked
uncle also has two look-alikes, neither of whom are aware about the
funny thing. And to make things even more confusing for the
characters, all the three look-alikes of the three characters also
have the same names.
Now, as you know the storyline of Humshakals and the above mentioned credentials, I suggest you to watch Humshakals only if 'You are not mad but crazy'.