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Pyarge Aagbittaite, a remake of the Marathi film Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai, will amuse neither adults nor children

Published: 07th September 2013 08:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th September 2013 08:10 AM   |  A+A-

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Pyarge Aagbittaite, a remake of the Marathi film Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai, will amuse neither adults nor children. Instead it drags between Bangalore-Mysore-Bangalore. Director Kevin Bala lacks a sense of pace as he has a lot to say but isn’t been able to lay down the sentiments with clarity.

Pyarge... is an encounter between two young people, a Mysore boy (Komal Kumar) and a Bangalore girl (Prarthana). The girl’s parents insist she visit Mysore to meet with a prospective groom.

She gives in but makes up her mind to decline the proposal. As she reaches Mysore, she bumps into the boy she’s supposed to meet. He helps her with directions to his house. When she reaches the address, she finds the house locked. The neighbours are of little help and her mobile phone is out of battery charge. The girl decides to wait for the prospect to show up when she bumps into the boy again and ends up spending the day with him.

The two constantly debate their favourite city, Bangalore or Mysore and in between share little secrets about their lives. As the day goes on, both are charmed by the other.

Komal, who usually comes across as a lovable character in his films, seems out of place here.

His dialogues are dry and too much time is spent on the forced romantic conversations between the boy and the girl which are boring. The film depends heavily on the two leads who are virtually in every shot and to top it they have the same attire on throughout the movie.

The length of the film is a bit long and the overall effect pales when compared to Komal’s previous films. A lot of potentially comic situations don’t elicit much laughter and many scenes seem unnecessary to the storytelling.

Pyarge Aagbittaite is definitely one of Komal’s lesser works. It seems as if he has taken the audience for granted. Prarthana has much to improve if she wants to continue in the industry and someone needs to have a word with the person in-charge of her costume.

There is nothing to rave about the cinematography because Mysore has been shot poorly. Dharma Teja’s music is bearable.

The Verdict: Unlike the song Pyarge.. , this film doesn’t deserve any attention. No wonder we spotted some asleep in the theatre.

DIRECTOR: Kevin Bala

CAST: Komal Kumar and Prarthana



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