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Partner — The Review

Posted by nishitdesai on July 27, 2007

Just a question. What do you do if you have a script of proved hit comedy film from Hollywood? Answer. If you are David Dhawan, you rip-off the script, you mess it with as much as you can and turn it into a slapstick, Govinda-ish comedy. Yes that’s Partner for you.

As you already know Partner is a rip-off from Will Smith, Eva Mendes starrer Hitch. Partner, which our good old Taran Adarash defines as, It’s stylish, it’s crazier, it’s a bigger entertainer than David’s last two laughathons. I have only one question. ARE YOU KIDDING ME? Partner is as bizarre as it can get. Now copying Hollywood movies is not anything new we have heard in Hindi movies (What else do you expect when you have the very word Bollywood derived from Hollywood just because it’s located in Bombay?). Directors have forgotten that people actually watch Hollywood movies now-a-days. Anyway, all David Dhawan had to do was remake the movie frame to frame and would have turned into a decent entertainer, but my frustration gets even bigger after they try to put some intelligence into it. Sanjay Gupta did it with Zinda and now it’s David Dhawan’s turn to prove his “superiority”.

As for plot, a loser trying to pataofy a rich, simple-minded, kind-hearted girl with help of a love guru, who has problems of his own with the girl whom he is trying to pataofy and all’s well that ends well. Well, that’s pretty much it. Flavour it with child scientist making accurate missiles and cool-dude child helping other dude so he can marry his mother. All the crap about Salman-Govinda chemistry and Govinda’s applauded comeback non-sense doesn’t make any sense.

Verdict : Strict no-no. Rather go to a local DVD shop and watch Hitch again.

PS:- While you are at it, don’t watch Naqaab – Shaatir Iraade – Disguised Intensions either. Worse of the two? Difficult to pick.

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2 Responses to “Partner — The Review”

  1. Neha said

    Hahahaha…. Since u have brought the cd for me… i think ill watch it now 🙂

  2. A very good blog, I loved it. I have forwarded this blog to all of my friends. Please keep posting such a nice stuff.

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