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Happy Bhag Jayegi Movie Review: Despite Flaws, the Film Makes for an Entertaining Watch

Shomini Sen | shominisen

Updated: August 19, 2016, 7:00 PM IST
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Happy Bhag Jayegi Movie Review: Despite Flaws, the Film Makes for an Entertaining Watch
Poster still from 'Happy Bhag Jayegi'

Diana Penty may have turned heads with her performance in her debut film Cocktail but she waited for good four years before saying yes to her second film. And Mudassar Aziz's film Happy Bhag Jayegi seems like a perfect way to make a comeback.

Playing the titular character- Happy Bhag Jayegi is a story of a runaway bride who in a bid to escape her own wedding lands up in Pakistan. Needless to say all hell breaks loose from there onwards.

The film has Abhay Deol, Ali Fazal and Jimmy Sheirgill competing against each other to get Happy's affection.

Produced by Anand L Rai the film is being touted as a rom-com. Shomini Sen of was inside the theatre to find out if Happy will make the audience happy or not.

10:00 AM: Tweet review of #HappyBhagJayegi in a bit. Stay tuned.

10:09 AM: .@jimmysheirgill's Sunny Deol dance right at the beginning is pretty accurate :D #HappyBhagJayegi

10:24 AM: Why doesn't Jimmy Sheirgill never get the girl? Specially in Anand L Rai's films? #HappyBhagJayegi

10:57 AM: The humour is very nicely infused within the story. No forced jokes here. #HappyBhagJayegi

11:02 AM: First half of #HappyBhagJayegi is fun, breezy and maintains it's pace. So far an entertaining watch.

11:21 AM: Piyush Mishra's comic timing is absolutely perfect. He has got the best lines in the film. #HappyBhagJayegi

11:37 AM: Sly jibe at Pakistan labelling every Indian who enters the country as 'Jasoos' thrown in. Haha! Much fun! #HappyBhagJayegi

11:53 AM: 'Yeh teen chaar Hindustaniyon ne milke Lahore mein aafat macha rakhi hai' #HappyBhagJayegi

12:02 PM: They have got the casting absolutely right. Each actor justifies his or her character perfectly. #HappyBhagJayegi

12:07 PM: There are a lot of things that don't make sense about the film but still it makes for an endearing, entertaining watch. #HappyBhagJayegi

12:12 PM: They keep the film light, funny and entertaining. No joke seems out of place. Which is a good thing. #HappyBhagJayegi

12:14 PM: Abhay Deol as the charming, kind Bilal is perfect. We really want to see more of his films. Bollywood, take note. #HappyBhagJayegi

12:18 PM: .@DianaPenty is literally 're-introduced' in #HappyBhagJayegi. You can't help but fall in love with her character Happy.

12:18 PM: There is something extremely genuine about @alifazal9. He makes Guddu lovable. #HappyBhagJayegi

12:19 PM: You will ignore the films flaws because of its feel good factor. #HappyBhagJayegi

12:20 PM: .@jimmysheirgill's comic timing is perfect. Someone make a film where he gets the girl, guys! #HappyBhagJayegi

12:22 PM: #HappyBhagJayegi should be on your watchlist this weekend . You will come out smiling. Specially because of Piyush Mishra.

12:23 PM: Thanks for staying with us throughout the tweet review of #HappyBhagJayegi. More movie updates to follow.

First Published: August 19, 2016, 10:14 AM IST
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