Three-way romance falls apart after strong start.
Shuddh Desi Romance contains some tonal shifts that set it apart from the established tropes of contemporary Bollywood romantic comedies. Before descending into the genre’s typically overstated melodrama, Maneesh Sharma’s pretty, personable film...
Melodrama mars second half of rom-com.
The intermission – the traditional 'half-time’ break in a film that has long since vanished from western cinema but which is still utilised by Indian filmmakers – does Maneesh Sharma’s Band Baaja Baaraat no favours at all. Like the cricket team...