resident shobana fangirl.
1. Hard to believe this was Nimisha's debut. She is, simply put, a queen!!
2. I love how Sreeja refused to let any man stop her from standing by herself, even the man she had chosen to be with. More of this in our cinema please!
3. Nimisha and Suraj have such interesting dynamics on-screen... or maybe I am just haunted by The Great Indian Kitchen (2021).
4. This film has immaculate vibes, and it's also a shining example of…
Where there's Rajuvettan, there's a plot twist. I had my share of problems with the climax here (saying that you can forget that you're gay is pretty much saying that it's not a natural thing) but to be very honest, I had very little to complain about apart from that. Prithviraj was appropriately confused and his ability to not overdo it pulled me down deeper into his own personal haze. His performance was restrained and effective, and will definitely go down as one of my favourite films of his.
PS- this film is going to be up there in my "ACAB but make it hot" list.
Moral of the story: don't marry a guy whose entire personality revolves around being your simp since school days.
I honestly did not expect to enjoy Jugjugg Jeeyo as much as I did, but there was something so delightful about an unabashedly typical Bollywood film about big fat Punjabi weddings with gorgeous clothes. The bonus was the way in which the film explored decades of repressed emotions, power dynamics in Indian families, and how people fall out of love with…