Love Breakups Zindagi - Notepad

wogma rating: Watch when on TV (?)
quick review:

Love Breakups Zindagi is a very sedate kind of a relationships film. It is a casual and everyday-like take on the subject but it also turns out to be long-drawn and boring. Not worth a trip to the theaters for the one or two insightful things it has to say about romantic relationships.



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Plot Summary

Girl (Dia Mirza) meets boy (Zayed Khan). Only problem is girl has already met another boy and boy has already met another girl. Now what?

What Worked

  • Naina's (Dia Mirza) disappointment when she finds out her boyfriend is showing up.
  • I liked the fact that the choreography in the sangeet dance wasn't professional. Gave the wedding a very homely feel.
  • Dia Mirza outfit in the dance mentioned above.
  • The breakups are handled by characters in a very mature fashion.

What did not

Note: This section simply lists the things that I did not like in this movie. This is not the overall impression about this movie. Please read the full review here

  • "main se meena se na saaki se" was cute for a bit, but the entire song?! Goodness no!
  • How come ALL people who have come for a wedding have appropriate white clothes for a funeral?!
  • There is no high point or conflict in the film.
  • Ritu's side story.
  • Boman Irani's character.
  • Riteish Deshmkh's character.
  • Shah Rukh Khanbeing himself.
  • Shah Rukh Khan handing away gyaan on relationships.
  • The "do it for biji" spiel in the end!