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Sadak 2 movie review: One of 2020’s worst films, take this trip at your own risk

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Cast: Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Pooja Bhatt, Makrand Deshpande

Director: Mahesh Bhatt

Sanjay Dutt is in on it, and perhaps he is the only one. As Sadak 2 meanders between fake babas and greedy families, as it slaps on the melodrama and the rest of the cast goes through the paces, Sanjay Dutt really gets into the spirit of things. His Ravi is grizzled and shows his gut, but that doesn’t stop him from going head-to-head with the first baddie he sees. Don’t miss the smile on his face and the song on his lips as he goes at it. He brings the only moments of joy in this uniformly dreary outing.

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The trouble with Sadak 2 is that it is so deeply entrenched in the worst aspects of 90s filmmaking that all of Dutt’s aching intensity and hell-for-leather action cannot free it. It’s a far cry from the superb cinema Mahesh Bhatt served us back in the day – I speak of Naam and Zakhm, Arth and Daddy. Sadak 2 regurgitates the most cliched, exaggerated pulp that Bollywood spewed out in the decade, and in the one preceding it.

The themes of death, suicide and mental illness are all pervasive in the film and are handled with all the finesse of a bull in a china shop. Aching for his lost love, Sanjay’s Ravi constantly talks of a ‘reunion up in the heavens’ and often tries to act on it. The one time his friend manages to drag him to the hospital, the doctor asks him what he would do if his house was on fire. His answer involves a can of petrol. Alia Bhatt’s Aarya, who is trying to unmask a ‘dhongi baba’ named Gyaan Prakash (Makrand Deshpande), is quickly labelled crazy and sent to the same doc. There is even a mention of her being threatened with electric shock therapy!

Sadak 2 review: Despite Sanjay Dutt’s screen presence, the film fails to hold you.

Sadak 2 review: Despite Sanjay Dutt’s screen presence, the film fails to hold you.

Written by Mahesh Bhatt and Suhrita Sengupta, the film looks dated from the word go. Makrand Deshpande’s cut-out hulks over a religious ceremony that is straight out of a Dan Brown book. This is perhaps the only time we really see anything remotely connected to religion or faith. Alia spray-paints the word ‘revenge’ on the cut-out before setting it afire. Amid this private Dussehra, she is chased around by the baba’s minions and ends up in the said hospital.

An heiress, Alia goes on the run from the fake baba – an ungainly phrase, doesn’t help how many times the film says it — who has got his hooks into her family too – father Yogesh (Jisshu Sengupta) and step mommy Nandini (Priyanka Bose). She hires Ravi, who is pining for his lost love (Pooja Bhatt, seen only in portraits), to drive her to Kailash to fulfil a promise she made to her dead mother. Coming along for the ride is her boyfriend (Aditya Roy Kapur). What follows are more twists than you’d see even in an Abbas-Mustan film, and each is more hilarious than the last one, finally leading us to one of the most cringe-inducing climaxes of any film this year.

Many veterans put in an appearance too – there is Gulshan Grover as Dilip Hathkata and Mohan Joshi as a corrupt police officer Rajesh. Weighed down by the ponderous story and sluggish pace, none of them add much to Sadak 2. Even the naturally gifted Alia Bhatt fails to rise above the expository dialogues and the leaden narrative.

Montages from the original Sadak, interspersed through this iteration, never let us forget how half baked this product is. And then there are the self-referential nods – Makrand’s baba appears in drag, as a nod to Sadashiv Amrapurkar’s iconic Maharani from the first film, perhaps. It comes across as a cheap knock-off, a lot like this film.

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Gaurav Chopra’s adorable lullaby for his little prince will leave you emotional

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Gaurav Chopra and wife Hitisha Cheranda welcomed a baby boy on September 12 in Bengaluru. He has been sharing a lot of pictures with his baby boy and it’s super cute. However, recently he shared a video of himself holding his little prince and singing an adorable lullaby for him. Gaurav Chopra had lost both his parents recently but he became a father as well during this time. The actor is thankful to God for this gift but also misses his parents. Along with his video, Gaurav also penned down a long note where he spoke about embracing fatherhood and also remembered his father. He wrote, “Both of us are two weeks old today … Our #princeChopra and me , the infant #daddy ..both learning .. this is the #lori I sing to him ..he’s kind enough to ignore the lack of rhythm and tune .. and falls asleep each time … sometimes both the infants : him and me fall asleep ..he loves to wriggle and snuggle into my neck ..” Also Read – Gaurav Chopra’s adorable lullaby for his little prince will leave you emotional

“Had mentioned this song in a previous post .. had improvised this for a scene in #uttaran , its originally from #kabhikabhie ..Hope you’re kind enough to ignore the besuri singing as well..??? Tomorrow it shall be a month to my father passing away …While I take baby steps to become a daddy ,he guides and mentors me from within .. If only …Sending out love and wishes and asking for blessings ,like always …” Take a look at his post here: Also Read – Gaurav Chopra shares the FIRST picture of his baby boy, and it’s super cute!

Gaurav Chopra spoke about the feeling of becoming a father for the first time in an interview with Bombay Times. He said, “I am so happy that we have got the baby home now. Hitisha, her parents, grandmother and I take turns to look after him. Hitisha’s friends, and my brother and bhabhi decorated the entire house when we brought him home from the hospital. It was an emotional moment and I missed my mother the most. She would have been ecstatic if she were here to see her grandson.” Also Read – Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2, Nia Sharma, Bigg Boss 14 — here are the TV newsmakers of the week

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Mandar Chandwadkar aka Mr. Bhide’s social media account gets hacked

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SAB TV’s popular and longest show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is riding the success high as it recently completed 3000 episodes. The show is a nation wide success and there’s no one who doesn’t know the characters of the show. But recently one of the popular characters of the show Mr. Atmaram Bhide played by Mandar Chandwadkar’s social media account was hacked. He took Palak Sindhwani aka Sonu’s social media account to make the announcement to his fans and followers.

Palak who play Mr. Bhide’s daughter Sonu posted the video informing everyone about Mandar’s account getting hacked. She also wrote, “*URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT**Hello, everyone, This is to inform you that I’m not operating my Instagram id since last 4 days , I.e., @realmandarchandwadkar so if anybody is receiving messages from my id, consider that it’s been hacked, please spread the word! I’ll inform you once I’ll get access to my Instagram id, till then take care, I’ll update you all soon.

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Ishq Mein Marjawan 2 29th September 2020 Written Episode Update

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Ishq Mein Marjawan 2 29th September 2020 Episode starts with Riddhima checking the teddy. Vansh comes and says did you see Ishani, she isn’t in her room. Ishani thinks I may get caught. Vansh sees the teddy and says Ishani, come out. Aryan worries. Ishani comes out. Everyone comes out. Vansh scolds Aryan. Aryan asks why do you always accuse me, I gifted her the teddy, I didn’t know she will do this, maybe Riddhima has helped Ishani escape. Vansh says because I know Riddhima can never do this, I reached your room and got your blank cheque, why did Ishani give this to you. Dadi slaps Aryan.

She says you were making Ishani run away, why are you taking revenge, I would have ousted you from the house. Vansh asks her to calm down. He says you would have ruined our family respect, its good Riddhima saw you and stopped, go and get ready, its time for the rounds. Ishani sits in the mandap.

Vansh asks Riddhima to have juice, she didn’t have anything since morning. She asks did you know. He nods. She thanks him. He says let me thank you, you saved my life and today my respect, I would have lost Ishani today, its my mistake, I failed to keep an eye on her, thank you so much, why do you look so worried, is everything fine, I don’t believe in keeping favors. She recalls everything and says I wanted to tell you something, about my past, when I was out of the house…. before marriage… Vansh stops her. Ye pyaar hai…plays….

Vansh says it was your past, we are married now, we are together and it matters to me, you also learn to live in present, you will be happy. Pandit says its time for kanyadaan. Dadi says Ishani’s dad isn’t alive, Vansh and Riddhima will do the kanyadaan. Ishani thinks I will ignite fire in your life. Pandit says Riddhima didn’t wear any suhaag sign. Riddhima says sorry, I forgot to wear it. Vansh says its fine. He takes the sindoor and fills in her maang. Kabir and Anupriya look on. Kabir says so much happened and its not affecting her, how. Vansh makes Riddhima wear the mangalsutra.

Pandit does tilak to him and gives the gathbandhan cloth. Vansh and Riddhima tie the gathbandhan cloth for Ishani and Angre. Riddhima recalls his words. She recalls their marriage. Ishani and Angre take the wedding rounds. They perform the rituals. Vansh sees Riddhima. Anupriya says I think Riddhima forgot the past and moved on, she has fallen for Vansh, what will we do now. Kabir says my pawn has gone blind in love, she has to come back to me at any cost. He vents anger on himself. Riddhima asks Dadi not to worry. They see Vansh shouting on the call. Vansh says you should send the file to Khurana by tomorrow. He goes. Riddhima says he looks worried. Dadi says he stays angry when he is hungry, it was Ishani’s marriage, he didn’t find time to have anything, did you have anything, you both are same, like kids, caterers would have gone, wait, I will make something. Riddhima says I will cook something for us, don’t worry. Kabir says time has come…. He gets angry.

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Telecast Date:29th September 2020
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