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Movie Review: Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014)

★★★☆☆
Box Office: Hit


humpty-sharma-ki-dulhania-01When Kavya Pratap Singh [Alia Bhatt], a chirpy, yet fiesty girl from Ambala, decides to make a trip to Delhi for her marriage shopping, she meets a young, carefree Delhi lad, Humpty Sharma [Varun]. Humpty’s father is the owner of a campus bookstore, where Humpty and his two best friends, Shonty and Poplu, have grown up together and which remains their hangout spot even now. Kavya is unattainable for Humpty initially, which makes her even more endearing to him. But being a Delhi boy, he is not the one to give up so easily. With some help from his two best friends, he finds out all about her and through an interesting turn of events (including a ploy to save Kavya’s friend Gurpreet’s marriage), they start growing closer to each other.

The more time they spend with each other, their love hate banter grows, but their chemistry is apparent. They are both different, yet very similar as people. They are young, fiesty and carefree, and its the spurge of life which attracts them to each other.

As per plan, once Kavya’s trip ends, she heads back to Ambala, knowing very well that her father, the very strict, yet loving Mr. Singh, would never accept her love for Humpty. But even though they both weren’t looking for love, love happened. So Humpty, accompanied by his two friends, decides to go get Kavya.

That’s the beginning of a journey for him that he wouldn’t have imagined undertaking even in the wildest of his dreams. Humpty, against all odds, decides to convince Kavya’s family to agree to his alliance with her. How he does this and if he succeeds in his mission forms the rest of the story.

Reviews:

Good Reviews  |  Average Reviews  |  Bad Reviews
Positive Reviews
4.0 “HUMPTY SHARMA KI DULHANIA is a beautifully textured love story that wins you over. “
Bollywood Hungama
4.0 “Make it your weekend watch… Go fall in love.”
Filmfare
3.5 “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya is a fresh, fun film about DDLJ-fans”
Rediff
3.5 “This is a film that’s very much like the cold coffee our protagonists enjoy. Enjoyable, cool and good while it lasts. Slurp on!”
Sify
3.5 “Predictable in most parts, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania entertains you from the first frame to the last one. It’s a refreshing film.”
Indiatoday
3.0 “HSKD has plenty of feel-good moments, but nothing that will leave you punch-drunk. “
Time Of India
3.0 “HUMPTY SHARMA KI DULHANIYA is a delightful film which shouldn’t be missed. “
Glamsham
3.0 “A rehash of DDLJ, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya is a fun one time watch if you are filmy enough.”
Nowrunning
3.0 “An enjoyable fare that leaves a sweet aftertaste.”
DeccanChronicles
3.0 “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania will conquer your hearts with its fun and emotional love story and nevertheless you’ll love Alia-Varun as you adored Shah Rukh-Kajol in DDLJ.”
Indiatvnews
3.0 “Watch out for `Humpty..` this weekend, if you are a die-hard fan of rom-coms – a lot of fun awaits you.”
Zee News India
3.0 “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania is an out-an-out entertainment more so for the youth! Humpty is worth a watch to have fun without analysing the logic or rake your mind for reasons!”
One India
Average Reviews
2.5 “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania dishes out dollops of pop sociology for the less demanding.”
NDTV Movies
2.5 “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania puts on no airs about giving novelty a miss but that isn’t the prime concern here. “
Koimoi
2.5 “It’s one of the dreamy, larger-than-life and low on logic Bollywood movies.”
HindustanTimes
2.5 “The film scores with its likeable lead pair. Varun Dhawan still has raw edges, Alia Bhatt is vibrant and fresh.”
Indianexpress
Negative Reviews

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