Anupam Kher, Kirron Kher, Sara, Vishwa Badola, Anuj Pandit
1 hour 55 minutes
Siyapaa is a light-hearted romantic comedy.
Ali Zafar as Aman, the male lead of the movie is cute as a Pakistani boy friend
who is in London to meet his Punjabi girl friend Asha’s (Yami Gautam) family to
seek their permission for the marriage.
going to be a laughter riot but somewhere it gets stretched.
only increases as Aman reaches Asha’s family and the family discovers that he
is Pakistani. A series of events follow one after another. Kirron Kher as Asha’s
mother is loud, expressive and very vocal. Her anxiety as a mother is
believable. Grandfather (Vishwa Badola) does give some funny shots when he
keeps moving around the house.
the movie, I wish his role could have been redefined with more funny moments.
An actor of such a great caliber and comic timings seemed underutilized.
dance sequence by Jia and Aman on “Nahi Maloom…” on table-top is captivating
and full of energy.
sensitively handled India Vs. Pakistan issue in a very light-hearted manner. A
scene is to be mentioned where a coin is flipped to decide who will beat up an
Englishman first – the Indians or Pakistanis, one doesn’t get to see the coin;
the coin is tossed and it is in the air and the very next moment Englishman is
appreciated. Chal buleya, a sufi song is also very melodious.
fun to watch – with Ali Zafar amidst ‘Total Chaos’.