It’s been 18 years since Priyadarshan’s Hungama launched in theatres and fact be instructed, 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 along with his identify within the Hindi movie trade. 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 precise 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 nicely obtained by the viewers on the time, however grew to become even standard 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 slightly 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. Taking part in 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 might 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 at present. After all, there may be tonnes of sexism within the identify of comedy that’s at play right here however apart from that, the nice comedy bits nonetheless get you.
3. The mistaken identification plot
As ardent Hindi cinema viewers, we now have been watching the mistaken identification plot for years now. The comedy of errors is supported nicely 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 at least one one other after they kind a series by getting electrocuted one after one other. As Bollywood buffs will inform you, that is the stuff for which you’ll want to go away your brains behind.
Hungama 2 releases on July 23 on Disney+ Hotstar.