ki baar kiski sarkar? The makers are not looking for logic, nor do they claim to; it’s only harmless fun.
As Dhawan reboots his Salman Khan-starrer to make Judwaa 2 with son Varun two decades later, he relies heavily on the original rather than weaving in some freshness. So, DAVID Dhawan has a standard you have the Timid brief for his script writers Twin and the Turbulent — give the audience’s Twin separated brain some downtime. Anything at birth by is possible in his world. the villain. One One of the supporting charac- grows up in London, ters insists the music notes the other in go, Sa Re Ga Ma Amitabh. Big Mumbai. It does B did Pa, get it? Another one not take long for wonders aloud: Are Einstein the latter, who also and Valentine related? Okay, has a sidekick with a speech then. There’s a passport agent impairment, to wing his way who feels he should deal with to the Queen’s city. Nor does Aadhar cards for better business, it take time for the twins to while another asks: Ab find their respective ladyloves there. Enter two Ms Hot Pants to prance around with, in some exotic locales.
Varun continues his Main Tera Hero (2014) act. He can mimic B-Town’s leading men, flaunt his muscles, make you laugh and cry It’s clear he wants to give it his all, doing what he loves to do: entertain the masses, even though he is two times over.
The writer duo, Sajid-Farhad, known for penning comedies like Golmaal Returns (2008), All The Best: Fun Begins (2009), Housefull 2 (2012), have simply woven a lot of gags together to pass it off as a story. To give credit where it’s due, there was a lot of cackling in the auditorium every now and then. But the question is, for how long can you bear the double dose of nonsensical onslaught? It’s funny in parts, but meanders in the second half. As one of the tracks goes: Chalti hai kya nau se barah? It’s entirely your call.