Movie: Paheli (Hindi)
Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Anupam Kher, Amitabh.
Barring the beautiful scenes, this movie has nothing to offer. The songs were a big let down. After MM Kreem’s melodious numbers in Jism, this performance was sub-standard. Shahrukh and Rani handle their roles with ease like they always do. Amitabh shows up towards the end (show me a movie he doesn’t appear in these days, please, I’m serious), but nothing to get excited about.
Hero and heroine get married. Hero goes away on work for a long period of time. An identical ghost takes his place. The real husband returns. Meanwhile, the ghost and the heroine are greatly in love and expecting a baby, of course! The ghost is finally exposed and leaves only to re-appear within the hero’s actual human form (oh-oh, sorry, if I broke the suspense!).
I was just done cribbing about the movie and I heard that it was India’s choice for the Oscars!