Kuch Luv Jaisa
Cast: Shefali Shah, Rahul Bose, Sumit Raghavan
Directed by Barnali Ray Shukla
Rating: ** 1/2
Chance meetings in Hindi films have always seemed less accidental and too fantastic to even be possible. Like the prankster Raj meeting the docile Simran while she tries desperately to catch a moving train (Eurorail, no less) in DDLJ. But then if filmy love stories were believable and logical, would they be as much fun and exciting? May be, may be not.
Anyway, this one is about an underappreciated housewife, Madhu Saxena (Shefali Shah) whose relationship with her husband (Sumit Raghavan) has been reduced to a clinical one. Like most neglected housewives, she wants to break-free and feels that her life is drifting away aimlessly and that she couldn't be all the things she wanted to. Oddly, one can empathise with her simple sufferings, without actually being in her shoes. Perhaps, that is the power of a well-written character.
Luckily, all is not lost. Just as her husband forgets one of herRead More »from Kuch Luv Jaisa: Review