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'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' Sequel Reportedly in Works!

Zoya Akhtar's 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' was one of the beloved films back in 2011 as the film was majorly successful both critically and commercially. Even after 8 years of its release, the film is still fresh in our hearts due to its contemporary story and characters. Both Hrithik Roshan and Farhan Akhtar have expressed their desire and passion for a sequel as now it seems like Zoya Akhtar has given a serious thought for a sequel to the movie.

According to an anonymous source, “Zoya feels that the audience would be keen to know what the characters are up to in today’s time. The sequel will retain all the characters and the story will take a 10-year leap."

Also Read: 'DON 3' to Start Production Very Soon

Zoya is currently working for 'Gully Boy' starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles and will begin work on 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara 2' after she finishes her current project.

A Movie News Report by Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal) | Website's Twitter Handle - @JustMovieFreaks

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Happy Ending - Movie Review

Verdict - “Happy Ending is just another movie which we come across every year."

Even with the most generic title, I expected an assorted take on this genre, only because of the fact that it was directed Raj & DK who previously directed many distinct movies like Shor in the City and Go Goa Gone. My expectations were pretty moderate and presumed for that arbitary vibe from the movie.

Yudi Jaitley (Saif Ali Khan) is a popular and also a candid individual, who doesn't believe in love. After numerous break-ups with his exes, he encounters Aanchal Reddy (Ileana), an emerging writer who replaces Yudi's position at their company. Known for his incredible skill at flirting people, Yudi easily grabs Aanchal's attention as they hangout together starting as friends.

The screenplay of the movie kickss off with a indefinte direction, it's just all over the place and it's pretty hard to comprehend for a while. After setting up it's destination, it turns into a generic rom-com with all the customary moments we've seen before. We can simply predict the movie beforehand and with the accustomed things happening over and over again, you will feel bored and may probably lose interest in the movie.

But I can defend the movie with this argument, it does some justice to the word "happy" in it's title. The comedic aspect was great in the movie, it was fresh and sparkling and i genuinely enjoyed it for the most part. And also the climax, it just ends well without any surprise which may keep a smile on your face for few obvious reasons.

I still enjoy Saif Ali Khan's style and humour. But is he too old for these kinda roles? Yes! I did enjoy his character, but it was slightly displeasing to watch. Ileana D' Cruz does a decent job, there was no depth in her character and I didn't really care about her in the movie.

But Ranvir Shorey did a magnificent job as Saif's BFF in the movie, he had that alluring factor and the scene just sparkled whenever he's around. Kalki and Govinda were brilliant with their minimal roles and added that extra amusing ingredient to the movie which is always a positive component.

I personally love the work of the directors Raj & DK, they always try something diverse and also surprisingly succeed everytime. But with this movie, the streak came to an end. It was nothing new or nothing surprising and that is the major drawback of the movie. The movie didn't felt like a sattire on the usual Bollywood rom-com's as it had the same elements as everything else.

Finally, Happy Ending had some happy moments to cheer about, but there was nothing new in this attractive bag. If you do love rom-com's rent this movie and watch it on a rainy day, for everyone else, I do recommend to skip it.

My Rating - 2/5
Grade - C (Meh! Probably a rental)
-By Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal)

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