Poster Boys a great success: All Drama revolves around men who unknowingly promote ‘Bina taka nasbandi operation’ is a light-hearted and clever take on the population problem that plagues our nation.
The best part about Shreyas Talpade’s unsuspecting debut film as a director is the fact that he doesn’t try too hard to make his characters look or sound funny. They are just common people stuck in an uncommon situation and must deal with it. Their ways to prove their innocence are as ineffective but that makes you identify with their trauma. What’s also refreshing is Shreyas’ decision to not follow the ‘Bollywood comedy’ template by making his sensitive subject seem frivolous. Of course, there are enough silly metaphors that refer to the male reproductive tract but those can be overlooked, given the significance and sensitivity he leads to the topic otherwise.
The Best Efforts
Credit also goes to the writers for localizing the Hindi adaptation and comic strokes well. But what pleasantly surprises you the most is the hilarious Deol brothers jugal-Bandi in a never-seen-before funny avatar. Shreyas extracts the best out of them and it is their ironic timing and odd tributes to each other’s previous hit films that amuse you the most.