1 out of 5 (Poor)
Will You Marry Me is devoid of reasons to make for a watch. Watch any other rom-com instead.
Mansha Rastogi Thu, 01 Mar 2012
This is one film that's been in the making for a while and right at the time when it's finally seeing the light of the day, all the actors have ended up having a fall out resulting to no promotions whatsoever. Despite all odds, filmmaker Aditya Datt is going ahead with its release. Let's see whether it's worth a watch or not.
Three bachelors Aarav (Shreyas Talpade), Rajveer (Rajeev Khandelwal) and Nikhil (Muzamil Ibrahim) seal a pact with other friends never to marry and buy shares that will go only to the last bachelor left in the group. With passing years all other friends get married except the three. Eventually Nikhil decides to tie the knot too with Anjali (Tripta Prashar). Despite detesting the idea, Nikhil's best friends Aarav and Rajveer decide to be a part of his destination beach wedding planned in Dubai. Just when all's going good enters a Gutka King (Paresh Rawal) who kidnaps Nikhil and things go haywire in the lives of all three friends. How Rajveer and Aarav save Nikhil and whether he eventually gets married or not forms the rest of the story.
Will You Marry Me had a fairly interesting plot with twists and turns and a combination of good actors and witty dialogues could've made this film for an entertaining watch. However, the screenplay, the graph of the storyline, acting and even the dialogues lack the punch and the film ends up being a monotonous dreadful journey.
Despite having talented actors like Shreyas Talpade and Rajeev Khandelwal, filmmaker Aditya Datt leaves them to ham. Muzamil Ibrahim, despite giving a praiseworthy performance in his debut Dhokha, too fails to please. All the three actresses are either made to look bad (read: Celina Jaitly and Tripta Prashar) or don revealing outfits (Mugdha Godse).
Music comes with an exaggerated timely gap of every 5 minutes appearing to have been forcefully inserted in the film to merely follow a set template of Indian films and are ear piercing at that.
Over all, Will You Marry Me is devoid of reasons to make for a watch. Watch any other rom-com instead.
Critic: Mansha Rastogi
1 out of 5 (Poor)