Y M I - Yeh Mera India - Notepad
Dir: N Chandra
A day in the life of Mumbai. Its ups, downs and in-betweens are handled with care, sensitivity and yet shows the filth that needs to be cleaned up to make this a better place to live in. Despite this it remains a be-as-it-may, this is home and I love it.
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Warning: this section has some details that could distort your experience while watching the movie. I strongly recommend reading this only after you have seen the movie or if you have decided not to see it.
A bunch of some 20 characters are picked as a representative of the socio-economical-religious background they belong to. And we become a part of a day in their lives.
- Oh wow! A bomb with an on-off button. I sorely missed the red wire/blue wire scene though. :D
- The rick-driver being slapped - worked completely! Haven't seen a more satisfied audience.
- The entire sequence of how Talreja realizes his folly. Extremely well-done!
- Comment on TV-addiction.
- The audience cheering Rajpal Yadav!
- The battle of the shoes versus the chappals that are worn for show in the hope of making one look simple and Indian.
What did not
- Ooh…Talreja's (Rajit Kapoor's) room door was open when he was talking about his sexual adventures on the phone. And the daughter walks in.
- Ok what disco was young lady, Tanvi going to at 8 in the morning?
- 12 doctorates applying for a railway clerk's job, really?
- The little girl crying.
- How can a terrorist so blatantly carry a soft toy around?!
- Why is a boy that age so desperately trying to reach a soft toy?!
- Seema Biswas wearing lipstick.
- A lot of the film is shot on the roads of Bombay in the middle of the day and hardly anyone is sweating.