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Baahubali 2 (Tamil Movie)
Tamil Movie
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (English: The One with Strong Arms) is a Indian epic historical fiction film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. It is the continuation of Baahubali: The

Baahubali 2 (Hindi Movie)
Hindi Movie
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (English: The One with Strong Arms) is a Indian epic historical fiction film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. It is the continuation of Baahubali: The

Hindi Medium (Hindi Movie)
Hindi Movie
4 Stars - Bollywood Hungama -http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/movie/hindi-medium/critic-review/ 4 Stars - Times of India

Baahubali 2 (Telugu Movie)
Telugu Movie
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (English: The One with Strong Arms) is a Indian epic historical fiction film directed by S. S. Rajamouli. It is the continuation of Baahubali: The

Rarandoi Veduka Chudham (Telugu Movie)
Telugu Movie
Ra Randoi Veduka Chudham (English: Come, let's watch the spectacle) is a Telugu romantic film directed by Kalyan Krishna Kurasala. It stars Akkineni Naga Chaitanya and Rakul Preet

Sachin: A Billion Dreams (Hindi Movie)
Hindi Movie
“Sachin: A Billion Dreams” is a biographical film based on the life of Indian cricket icon and living legend Sachin Tendulkar. A tale of a restless 10-year-old boy and his journey

Yugpurush - Mahatma Ke Mahatma (A Play in Hindi)
Regular Events
An untold story of two legends in Indian History MAHATMA GANDHI AND HIS MENTOR, SHRIMAD RAJCHANDRAJI

Dolly Ki Doli (Hindi Movie)
Film: "Dolly Ki Doli"; Cast: Sonam Kapoor, Rajkummar Yadav, Pulkit Samrat, Varun Singh; Director: Abhishek Dogra; Rating: ***

It works on the idea level. A spunky spirited girl who unapologetically cleans up unsuspecting bridegrooms on the wedding night. And by cleaning up, we don't mean what you think.

There is no sex, not even a kiss. This one helluva feisty con woman is out to take revenge on mankind after being dumped by a guy. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, they say. Scornfully presumptuous as it rolls up the wedding tent over and over again to facilitate our Dolly's wicked designs (and we don't mean the luscious lehngas and the alluring cholis), "Dolly Ki Doli" is the sort of cinema where laughter at a social evil (the girl child's lack of options in life) drowns the din of implausibility.

The plot works its way through three episodes, each displaying Sonam Kapoor's vivacious charms in oodles of opulent 'show-sha-giri'.

This is North India where everyone has to be loud and coarse. Archana Puransingh leads the banshee bandwagon. She screams even the punctuations between her lines. And expects laughter for pronouncing 'Bra' as 'Buhraa'.

Sonam gets to create humour out of even 'woh auraton wali problem' to get away from doing the needful with husband no.2 on her wedding night.

Husband No.2 is played by the cherubic Varun Sharma who was last seen raising a laugh riot in "Fukrey". Here Sharma and the rest of the very talented cast must make do with paper-thin wit lining the spoken lines. They stubbornly cling to the hope of humour.

What carries the slim film up that hill to the finishing line are the actors. They all seem to be extra-protective of the flimsy material. The plot about a girl who cons her way through numerous marriages is constantly treading shaky grounds. It's the actors who keep the humour from sagging. Specially good are Rajkummar Rao and Varun Sharma as the two jilted grooms bonding over their betrayal.

There is a sequence where Varun over drinks asks Rajkummar if she gave 'it' to him. Rajkummar pretends to have done 'it'.

Male bonding at its most delusional. Mohammed Zeeshan Ayub as the guy who secretly loves Dolly while he must pose as her brother at sham weddings is the only actor who introduced a sense of seriousness to this tale filled with a mocking rage over a social system that doesn't allow a certain section of women to choose whom they want to sleep, or not sleep, with.

What works for "Dolly Ki Doli" is Sonam in the title role.

Sonam's character belongs to the cattle class and yet refuses to be cowed down. Spirited till the end, she plays the film's hero in every respect, owning up to the conning game that men have played from days of Dev Anand in "Jaal" to Ranveer Singh in "Ricky Behl Versus The Ladies".

Why should the boys have the fun? Dolly seems to ask with that mischievous glint in her eyes.

The take-it-or-leave-it attitude suits Sonam's Dolly fine. It doesn't work for the film, though.

For a film filled with fun festivity and frolic, the music and songs including the item song filmed on the queen of the genre Malaika Arora Khan, are poorer for their vapidity.

Incidentally, producer Arbaaz Khan was not quite telling the truth when he claimed his superstar brother had no place in this film. Salman Khan not only makes a surprise appearance at the end, Pulkit Samrat seems to be aping the star all through.
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Dolly Ki Doli Official Theatrical Trailer