Review : Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2
Release date : Oct 16, 2015
bollywood3.com Rating :3.25/5
Director : Luv Ranjan
Producer : Abhishek Pathak
Music Director : Toshi Sabri, Hitesh Sonik
Starring : Kartik Aaryan, Sonnalli Seygall
After creating a wave with its coming-of-age content and performances, the makers of Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 have finally come up with the sequel of the film which releases today. The movie possesses the same cast except for Sunny Singh Nijjar and Omkar Kapoor replacing Divyendu Sharma and Raayo S Bakhirtarespectively. Let’s see whether this one too proves to be a similar riot.
Three good friends, Anshul aka Gogo (Kartik Aaryan), Siddharth aka Chauka (Sunny Singh Nijjar) and Tarun aka Thakur (Omkar Kapoor) lead a carefree life in a posh apartment. Tarun being the highest earner of all, is the source of income for the rest two. Their life is about working and partying until three girls enter their lives.
Anshul falls for Cheeku aka Ruchika Khanna (Nushrat Bharucha), Siddharth for Supriya (Sonalli Sehgall) and Tarun for Kusum (Ishita Sharma). While the honeymoon period of the relationship is amazing, troubles start to persist after a while. Anshul becomes Cheeku’s servant cum boyfriend, Siddharth becomes Kusum’s money machine and Tarun becomes a domestic help for Supriya’s parents. It is after the boys realize that their relationship is a waste, they plan on getting out of it..
Now will the three boys be able to lead their past carefree life again? How will they do it? That forms the rest of the story.
The story and its concept is similar to the prequel of the film with three young boys getting in a relation and facing the aftermath of it later. Coming to performances, every actor in the movie is amusing in their own unique ways. However just as the prequel it is the boys who take the cake in this one as well.
Kartik’s monologue is extremely humorous. Sunny tries hard to get into Divyendu’s shoes and succeeds to some level. Omkar, who has been a child actor, is confident in front of the camera and looks good too. Kartik and Nushrat’s chemistry is good.
Even though all actors try their hard to entertain us, we somewhere miss Divyendu. Also Kartik seemed a little over-the-top in a few sequences. Nushrat, in the second half is an absolute disaster. The post interval sequences are extended without reason, many of which could have been easily chopped off.
Technically, the movie is quite sound. The dialogues, especially the one-liners are awesome and extremely witty. While the first half defines a whole new level of humor, the second half could have been a lot better.
The climax, however, is good again. The songs of the film are fine and fit well in the plot. All the numbers are placed perfectly in the screenplay. The cinematography is sharp and so is the editing.
On the whole, Pyar ka Punchnama packs a decent punch. Even though the movie speaks from a male perspective, the fact that most of younger generation will relate and just love the humorous comedy. Recommended.
bollywood3.com Rating : 3.25/5
Reviewed by Neha Prashar Gupta