Remember the chiffon sari fluttering in the icy Swiss Alps winds? How could you not, since growing up on a hearty YRF diet has embedded that image in every impressionable mind. If there were patent for it, the banner would’ve won it hands down. But now, as times change and heroines move on to ganji’s and shorts in the Spanish Riviera, they’ve adapted too. Band Baaja Baaraat was their latest cash horse, so just in time for wedding season they give us Mere Brother Ki Dulhan.
Call it rom-com or candy floss, but such movies are guilty pleasures, so here’s what to expect – A musical saga wrapped in pretty packaging, topped with all the classic YRF features. And while
MBKD’s theatrical trailer has given us acute déjà vu, we’re willing to give it a shot because of its star cast if Imran Khan, Katrina Kaif and Ali Zafar...
So love blossoms between Luv and Dimple. Formalities are exchanged and wedding preparations take off with some dancing around trees and item song routines juxtaposed in between. But just then, there comes a twist and things take a dramatic albeit satirical turn when Kush realizes he’s in love with his brother’s dulhan. Ooh, big reveal there!
A series of comical and unpredictable events from the crux of this unusual tale. Does Kush confess his love? Will Dimple accept him? And will Luv be happy? Wait and watch as what appears to be debutant director Ali Abbas Zafar homage to Bollywood romance unfolds onscreen.
You can also look forward to cameo appearances by notable actors as the tabloids claim, although only John Abraham’s name has been confirmed till now. After Delhi Belly, Imran’s on a roll and the same can be said for Ali Zafar who made his debut with the critically acclaimed Tere Bin Laden. Now let’s hope Katrina can pull this one off and forget the Tees Maar Khan debacle...