July 13, 2024


Food never sleeps.

Bhau Kadam and Kushal Badrike’s camaraderie is the highlight of Pandu

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The late Dada Kondke has inspired an overall era of viewers, filmmakers and actors in Maharashtra, and Pandu is a testimony of that. No, it can be not a remake or sequel of Dada Kondke’s iconic Pandu Hawaldar, but a tribute to Dada Kondke.

Pandu would not make tall statements it stays correct to the essence of Dada Kondke’s movies, with just one sole reason – that of entertaining the masses. And who greater to do that than two of the most nicely recognised comedians from the sector?

Bhau Kadam and Kushal Badrike staff up for this comedy, making it the very first time for the two to be performing with each other on the big screen. The movie starts with the Bhau (Pandu) and Kushal (Mhadu) executing at a programme in honour of politician Babasaheb Pathare (Pravin Tarde). Joyful with their efficiency, Babasaheb fulfils their want of executing a work for livelihood and gets them inducted as Hawaldars in the Mumbai law enforcement pressure. What follows is a comedy of problems, twists and turns, and a hatke climax.

Comedy with double that means jokes is a tricky spot. It demands to have just the right equilibrium a very little a lot less can make it drab, and a minor much more can make it crass. Director Viju Mane manages to strike a stability, generating you chuckle with just the proper tadka.

The acting section is whole of identified names and they provide what is anticipated of them. Any individual else in put of Bhau Kadam for this role may perhaps not have strike the mark, but the ace comedian nails each and every punch line whilst retaining a specific degree of innocence. Kushal as Mhadu is the fantastic companion to Bhau’s Pandu and provides an equally fantastic effectiveness. Neither of these two overpowers every other. Sonalee looks gorgeous no question, and she also will get to pack a punch (actually) as Usha. The actress’s section is pivotal to Pandu’s plot. Pravin Tarde commands the display screen as Babasaheb Pathare even though Prajakta Mali emerges as a shock offer in this equation as Babasaheb’s daughter.

As entertaining as Pandu’s initially half is, the movie loses rate in the next 50 percent. Nevertheless the climax earns some brownie points, the movie doesn’t make a comprehensive turnaround. There are some supporting characters included for comic reduction, but undertaking absent with some of them would not definitely have built a lot of a change. Hemangi Kavi, for example, does not have a great deal to do other than setting up Mhadu’s married lifestyle, nor does Shahbaz Khan.

All mentioned and done, Bhau Kadam and Kushal Badrike’s camaraderie is the emphasize of the movie. That’s also what most individuals would go to watch the movie for. The two do not disappoint. The very same are not able to be said about the movie as a whole even though.