Ajay Devgn has delivered a superb performance and his comic timing is amazing. He is witty and shows great chemistry with his girlfriend, Rakul Preet Singh and first wife Tabu. However, after 8 long years, he has done a romantic film involving kissing scenes with Tabu and Rakul Preet Singh which doesn’t go well with his current image. Rakul Preet Singh is full of confidence and gives a charming performance in the first half. The film lacks appeal to the youth because Rakul Preet Singh is relatively a new face in Bollywood and she is yet to be accepted by the audience. Talented actors such as Jimmy Shergill, Javed Jaffrey and Alok Nath are fully wasted. Editor turned Director Akiv Ali is quite successful in delivering light entertainment films but only in parts. The story, screenplay and dialogues are strictly average. The thin story line and screenplay could have been better and the dialogues are funny only at places. The movie is rich in every department of production. The London locations in the first half and India in the second half are beautifully captured. Luv Ranjan has come out with a fresh and exciting idea on paper but failed to develop it into a rom-com. In fact, it suits more a TV serial rather than a film. The screenplay hurts Indian sentiments a lot. The film is full of lewd jokes and the language at times is very low, when a woman is being compared with a new car. The film is devoid of emotions and family values. Music is strictly below average but however “Vaddi Sharaba” stands out a little. Akiv Ali’s editing could have been sharper as the pace dips at many places. Filled with embarrassing moments such as the daughter insulting her father in front of the entire family and guests and some expected scenes with Tabu, one can go with high expectations because of the interesting trailers but will return home totally disappointed!
As no other major new films have been released for the past one month, it would give an advantage to ‘De De Pyaar De’. However, Ramzan month is likely to affect the collection up to some extent. It would struggle to reach the Rs. 100 Cr mark.