Jawaani Jaaneman: Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, and Alaya F’s.
U/A; Drama Romance
Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Alaya F, Tabu
Director: Nitin Kakkar
Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)
Nitin kakkar is one of the popular underrated and unfairly not noted filmmakers presently. His films, barring the top notch filmistaan, may serve the identical template we have visible in hindi cinema earlier than, he has his personal voice and fashion of speaking the same matters in another way. And jawaani jaaneman is no less! It has saif ali khan do the whole thing he did in cocktail, it makes a speciality of the carelessness and callousness of a father, some thing we saw in Shaadi Ke Side Effcets, and a toddler who’s longing for her father’s reciprocal, ala Salman Khan in Yeh Hai Jalwa and Aditya Narayan in jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai.
Bollywood has elderly and so has its perennial leading guys. However, only some of them have turn out to be wiser. Saif Ali khan is one of them. The actor’s coming-of-age can be traced by using the adventure of his characters.
In Jawaani Jaaneman, he again performed the necessary dedication-phobic playboy on screen, a character he has trademarked. But, the only distinction right here is that his ‘age’ is coming within the manner of him staying aloof. He can not maintain his beverages, he desires glasses to study, he dyes his hair more often than he modifications his clothes, yet he hates change. Seems like a person in his 40s?
However, that’s what Jaswinder Singh (Jazz) of Jawaani Jaaneman exactly is. He’s an extension of cocktail’s Gautam and Love Aaj Kal’s jai. But jazz’s body needs attention and his heart yearns for some vintage-school love. He has come to some extent wherein his “past is longer than his destiny” as kubbra sait (rhea, in Jawaani Jaaneman) says approximately jazz.
Director Nitin Kakkar’s Jazz is what a Jai or Gautam is look like at 40. He’s nonetheless the immature, celebration-loving man who refuses to develop up. And desires a 21-year-antique daughter out of wedlock to make him come to terms together with his reality.
The writing isn’t always sharp both. It tries to address vital problems inside the clothing of comedy, however the jokes just aren’t funny sufficient. “tera dil nahi dildo hai,” “iss ghar mein main aur mera swag rehte hai” – come on, it takes more to make us fun.