It’s been 18 years since Priyadarshan’s Hungama launched in theatres and fact be advised, not even the most important followers of the director would have anticipated him to return with a sequel to this 2003 hit, given he was not even part of the Hera Pheri sequel Phir Hera Pheri in 2006. The director, who has helmed comedy movies like Hulchul, Bhagam Bhag, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, is again with the style that has been synonymous together with his identify within the Hindi movie business. It marks his return to Hindi cinema after 2013’s Rangrezz.
Whereas it stays to be seen what Hungama 2 is all about, it’s simply the appropriate time to revisit Hungama and study what actually labored for the movie on the time.
Hungama, starring Akshaye Khanna, Aftab Shivdasani, Paresh Rawal, Rimi Sen, amongst others launched a few years after the director’s traditional, Hera Pheri. Hungama was a remake of his personal 1984 movie Poochakkoru Mookkuthi and the Hindi model was effectively obtained by the viewers on the time, however grew to become even in style with its repeat telecast on satellite tv for pc channels. And 18 years later, a movie that would have been misplaced within the umpteen titles of the director’s fairly busy filmography is getting a brand new life.
So what precisely labored for Hungama? Let’s have a look
1. Paresh Rawal
Upon watching the movie 18 years later, it’s evident that Hungama rests on the shoulders of Paresh Rawal. Enjoying Radhe Shyam Tiwari, he has the funniest comebacks for his spouse Anjali, performed by Shoma Anand. Even the little conversations he has with Akshaye Khanna’s Jeetu or Shakti Kapoor’s Teja are laced with humour. With Paresh Rawal being the mainstay of Hungama 2, the movie may ship on the humour quotient.
2. The crackling dialogues
Late writer-director Neeraj Vora wrote the dialogues for Hungama and it’s these dialogues for the big half that make Hungama watchable even immediately. After all, there may be tonnes of sexism within the identify of comedy that’s at play right here however except for that, the nice comedy bits nonetheless get you.
3. The mistaken id plot
As ardent Hindi cinema viewers, we’ve been watching the mistaken id plot for years now. The comedy of errors is supported effectively by the final act of Hungama the place the mess will get even messier.
4. The electrical climax
Hungama ends with the decision of the love triangle between its three leads however the movie reaches its crescendo within the penultimate scene which is probably the most remembered a part of the movie. Right here, the entire bunch of characters that exist within the movie’s universe get linked to 1 one other after they kind a sequence by getting electrocuted one after one other. As Bollywood buffs will inform you, that is the stuff for which you must go away your brains behind.
Hungama 2 releases on July 23 on Disney+ Hotstar.