Desi Boyz is exactly what you'd expect. Awful acting by good-looking people who look really good. A 'whatever' story with a few good hearty laughs.
Desi Boyz's trailer leaves a very unsettled feeling.
Maybe it's just because I pride myself in trying to give films that don't have very appealing trailers a fair shot. But I'd be lying if I said I can go in to watch Desi Boyz with any hopes. The story line is interesting in the sense that the pathos of the usual saga of a woman having to turn to selling herself in order to feed herself is turned around. Here you have male prostitution and no one seems to be taking anyone seriously.
The only distant hope is that the comedy will - somehow, to some extent - work. But then again the director is from the Dhawan lineage, so...
I know, I know, it's not fair to judge a son by his father's films, but when the name Rohit Dhawan stares back at you, it's difficult not to think of his father and his recent endeavors with comedy. The silver lining though is that Rohit Dhawan has been associated with Don and hopefully he has taken a few lessons in style from his experience there.
The one good thing we know for sure is that we can look forward to seeing some good-looking people look very good - ladies and gentlemen, take your pick - Deepika Padukone, Chitrangadha Singh, John Abraham or Akshay Kumar. I know, I'm trying to hang by the last straw here. The music too isn't the kind I enjoy - too loud, too much of the same.
Oh well...is there any chance I'm in for a good surprise?
Milliblog - "Familiar and barely tolerable masala music from Pritam."
Music Aloud - "5.5/10"
Apun Ka Choice - "3.5/5"
Bollyspice - "4/5"
Bollywood Hungama - "4/5"
dunkdaft - " Pretty regular stuff. Bah. Anyways, what more can we expect from a regular comedy flick? But atleaset they could've given something like Garam Masala."
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