Review: ‘Khatta Meetha’
When Priyadarshan and Akshay Kumar join hands, you expect the cineplex to reverberate with laughter. Let's not forget, the team has regaled us with some terrific entertainers in the past. Naturally then, you expect 'Khatta Meetha' to take the legacy forward.
Unfortunately, 'Khatta Meetha' is noise [the actors scream a lot in this movie], more noise [the great promotion] and only noise, while the content takes a complete backseat. Although 'Khatta Meetha' shouldn't be compared to this combo's earlier works, since this one's a satire, I have to add that this is their weakest film to date.
The first question I asked myself once the movie got over was, what's the story? Okay, okay, neither did Priyadarshan's last few films had a story to tell, but when you attempt a satire, when one talks of the hardships faced by the common man, when one talks of corruption in society, there HAS to be a story in place. That goes without saying!
'Khatta Meetha' raises a finger at the corruption in government establishments, but what it tries to say, or expose, has been witnessed over and over again. In fact, it's the writing - sorry, the absence of it - that makes matters worse. The beginning is good, the middle falters and the end is exasperating.
Final word? This one's far from being meetha. It's a khatta experience!
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