blank
   
USA
s
Texas
|
Reach NRI
About Us Advertise Services Tell a Friend Report An Issue Contact Us
spacer
img spacer
spacer spacer
Register Now!
spacer
Need Help to Login?
spacer
spacer img
  News Main img India National img Entertainment img Business News img Sports News img Local News img Media Links img Media Highlights
spacer
Advertisements
spacer
Discounted Fares Inc
spacer
Ruchi Palace
spacer
thebmagazine
spacer
mytaxfiler
spacer
Ruchi Palace
spacer
JaiHo Indian Restaurant & Banquet Hall
spacer
TajMahal Indian Cuisine
spacer
Reddy & Neumann, P.C.
spacer
Micropix
spacer
Sunil Maini CPA
spacer
Lucid Travels Inc.
spacer
nishel events by design
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
Never, Never
Reported By nikitha On 20th Jun 2011
Source spacer : spacer mumbaimirror
spacer
Never, Never Another Friday, another 'youth' film, another launch vehicle for chocolaty debutants, and yet another snooze-fest of a movie. Always Kabhi Kabhi is so self-conscious in trying to be ˜cool™ and ˜youth-oriented™, the new buzzwords for producers these days, that it fails to connect at any level, whether it™s the vapid attempt at humour, the various social messages (for parents only), or the non-existent moments of drama.A story of four kids and many extras in a college, AKK attempts to capture the ubiquitous problems of teenagers occasionally using Shakespeare as reinforcement. A geek is pressured by his family™s tradition of going to MIT, an NRI lass is forced into stardom, a rebel girl™s parents are always in a meeting (always!), and the hero is hankered by cops for being stoned.I maybe off the ball here. Generation gaps have been redefined in the 21st century. Earlier your parents were a generation away. Now they™re equated with the inhabitants of Jurassic Park: around but ancient. Always Kabhi Kabhi™s ˜issues™ have been seen before and offers nothing new.

From academic pressure and 'I want to live my own dream, not my father's' angst (handled so much more maturely in 3 Idiots) to putting up a stage show to get the message across in the climax (executed way better in a film like FALTU).The crux isn™t the only unoriginal idea most sequences you™ve seen before: an introduction song set on campus (Main Hoon Naa), a fight causes an accident leading to template hospital scenes (Saathiya), and the headstrong rebel female lead who falls for the geek (Break ke Baad). As you can tell, Always Kabhi Kabhi is an inspired film.One is not sure who the intended audience of AKK is. The message is targeted squarely at evil parents (high expectations, no time for their kids, don™t want to hear their side of the story) but the grammar is SMS-like. Does Roshan Abbas expect kids to see it first and then drag their parents to watch it? Ambitious.The kids text nonstop and converse so quickly it™s hard to follow dialogue at times. This is realistic I suppose, because only teens understand teens, but when the dialogue lays itself bare in moments of high-drama (not!), it exposes the poor writing that marks the film.The only pluses? Use of a social networking site as transitions to move the story ahead and a single shot of Nandini (the bullheaded one) expressing herself with a lipstick that captures her character.
Of the performances, Satyajit Dubey is underwhelming and effeminate, Giselli Monteiro looks fine until the mismatched dubbed track takes over, Zoa Morani™s confidence is remarkable in a first film but she is undone by the writing. It™s only Ali Zafar who really stands out and tries to rise above the mediocrity.It™s hard to make any kind of connection with Always Kabhi Kabhi, no matter if you™re a teenager or the parent of one, let alone everyone else.
spacer
Latest Entertainment News  
Hashmi in Bhardwaj™s next
Hashmi In Bhardwaj™s Next
10th Jun 2011
Ekta Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj will come together for the first time to make a super natural musical titled D...
spacer
Lame Express
Lame Express
10th Jun 2011
The students of Subhash Ghai™s Whistling Woods International come together as actors and technicians in the mo...
spacer
Wicked!
Wicked!
10th Jun 2011
Shaitan is a next-gen film, an ember of ideas in the midst of the scattered mediocrity that is Indian cinema, ...
spacer
Bhansali forgives, never forgets
Bhansali Forgives, Never Forgets
10th Jun 2011
Sanjay Leela Bhansali might be making some adjustments with his attitude where Karan Johar is concerned but th...
spacer
Makeup time for Bebo-Dippy
Makeup Time For Bebo-Dippy
10th Jun 2011
Deepika Padukone is on a patching up spree. The girls she had fought with or rather chosen to ignore while she...
spacer
Truce Time for Sanjay, Vivek
Truce Time For Sanjay, Vivek
9th Jun 2011
Their last film in which Sanjay Dutt and Vivek Oberoi worked together was Shootout At Lokhandwala where Dutt p...
spacer
New niece on the block
New Niece On The Block
9th Jun 2011
Star kids making a foray in the film industry is now a passé. Setting a new trend are the nieces and nephews ...
spacer
I couldn™t help but laugh
I Couldn™t Help But Laugh
9th Jun 2011
When I had to face the camera with Pancham-da (composer R D Burman) in Pyar Ka Mausam, that was hands-down the...
spacer
Cupid strikes Bollywood
Cupid Strikes Bollywood
9th Jun 2011
With celebrity couples splitting up earlier this year, here™s something to restore Bollywood™s faith in love. ...
spacer
Kapoor™s girl gets Kool
Kapoor™s Girl Gets Kool
9th Jun 2011
First an audition for Dhoom 3 and now an actual movie. Ranbir Kapoor™s little Miss Swimsuit calendar, Angela J...
spacer
 
spacer
Advertisements
spacer
right banner ad comes here with 160x120 size
spacer
The B magazine has some of the most competetive rates in the Desi Publishing Industry. We are affordable to allow more businesses to tap into the Desi Market in Dallas ,TX
spacer
TajMahal Indian Cuisine has long been Austin's favorite dining experience. Owners Ajay and his wife Kiran, were both raised and educated in the art of Indian cooking and hospitality in New Delhi, India. Opening TajMahal Indian Cuisine in 1990, the couple gave many Austinites their first taste of intriguing tastes of India. The public responded with numerous awards for Best Indian and Best Buffet in the Austin Chronicle's well-respected 'Best of Austin' awards, year after year.
spacer
Discounted Fares Inc, as the name speaks for itself deals with discounted airfares for international travel. Willie Abraham, the President and CEO, has been in the travel industry for over 22 years. He was the Co Founder of a reputed travel agency in Dallas since 1989,moving on to open branches in Austin,Texas and Mumbai, India.
spacer
Paradise Biryani Pointe is a perfect and pleasant place for Delicious and Traditional Hyderabad Nawabi Food. With the strength of esteemed and loyal customer base we are very glad to serve our customers in New Jersey, Virginia, Texas and North Carolina to relish their Taste buds with Traditional Taste and Unique Preparation of Hyderabadi Biryani, Moghlai and Tandoor Cuisine.
spacer
The vision for Nishel Events by Design was created by Nisha Patel. She is well known for her high energy, spunky attitude and natural sense of unique creativity. Nisha and her staff have a true passion and talent to create that once in a lifetime experience that will never be forgotten.
spacer
Tanmai Jewelers specilaizes in diamond jewelry. We are Importers/Exporters and trusted Suppliers of Quality Stones and Jewelry.
spacer
Lucid Travel Inc. based in Dallas is a full service travel agency. Lucid Travels offers competitive rates for international travel (Europe, Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa). Lucid Travels Inc. has professional staff in order to meet all your travel based requirements.
spacer

Micropix Creation is a full service Graphic,Print ,Web Design and Development Company located in Dallas ,TX
spacer
Jai Ho..! Restaurant offers you a relaxed, contemporary atmosphere for you to enjoy an extraordinary, authentic Indian Cuisine in addition to Chinese dishes. Enjoy excellent food, cozy ambience, outstanding service and comfort in the middle of DFW metropolis.
spacer
desiplaza.us
radiokhushi.com
spacer
© 2017 ReachNRI. All Rights Reserved.
Powered By   Sayeon LLC
Privacy Policy Terms of Service
Connect with us:  
blank