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Meri Pyaari Bindu Movie Review: This Little Universe of Ayushmann, Parineeti Is Simply Magical

Kriti Tulsiani | News18.com @sleepingpsyche2

Updated: May 12, 2017, 5:33 PM IST
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Meri Pyaari Bindu Movie Review: This Little Universe of Ayushmann, Parineeti Is Simply Magical
Will the fresh pairing of Ayushmann, Parineeti make it to Bollywood's most loved on-screen pairs?

Ever since the first chapter of Meri Pyaari Bindu was unveiled, the movie buffs went into a tizzy of sorts. The first chapter didn't introduce viewers to the characters, but instead featured two children, bonding over samosa and chutney and music. The makers, very strategically, started unveiling the film's story keeping the viewers hooked.

The film revolves around the story of a Kolkata-based writer Abhimanyu Roy who falls in love with Bindu, an aspiring singer.

Directed by Akshay Roy, the film features an oven-fresh couple Ayushmann Khurrana and Parineeti Chopra. Ayushmann was last in the critically acclaimed Dum Laga Ke Haishaa, while Parineeti's last few projects invariably tanked at the box office. Even though the two have individually proven their mettle as actors, it'll be interesting to see if they weave the same magic together. Their chemistry and camaraderie, if don't turn out palpable, could turn the film upside down.

Considering Parineeti's debut track Maana Ki Hum Yar Nahin has already caught the fancy and the film's protagonist is a singer, the film's music could be a plus for the makers.

Will the fresh pairing of Ayushmann, Parineeti make it to Bollywood's most loved on-screen pairs? Will their chemistry add a new dimension to the breezy romantic comedy? Will the film's story stay with viewers much after they've left the theaters? Kriti Tulsiani from News18.com is inside the theater to find out.

10:06 AM: #MeriPyaariBindu brings together an oven-fresh couple, @ayushmannk and @ParineetiChopra.

10:16 AM: Just 10 minutes into #MeriPyaariBindu and we're already transported to the golden days of cassettes and mixed tapes, of course.

10:19 AM: When young @ayushmannk and @ParineetiChopra bond over samosas, you'll instantly be reminded of your childhood love. #MeriPyaariBindu

10:37 AM: #MeriPyaariBindu is the story of Abhimanyu Roy, a Kolkata-based writer who is in love with his childhood friend Bindu, an aspiring singer.

10:46 AM: It's interesting how the makers have used time travel to pull forward the narrative. Keeps you invested. #MeriPyaariBindu

10:49 AM: It's half time. #MeriPyaariBindu, so far, is an absolute entertainer.

10:54 AM: .@ParineetiChopra is so at ease with her character Bindu. Looks like it's one of her personal shades on screen! #MeriPyaariBindu

10:57 AM: Plus, the present-day @ayushmannk as a writer, typing away with a smoke, is pretty charming. #MeriPyaariBindu

11:01 AM: There's an understated comfort between the two, it's so palpable. Off to a good start but we're actually waiting for more. #MeriPyaariBindu

11:10 AM: The Marine Drive scene with Abhimanyu and Bindu discussing their equation is so real! You can almost feel their vibes. #MeriPyaariBindu

11:14 AM: Kudos to #MeriPyaariBindu for keeping the realism intact while peppering it with whimsical jokes. Such perfect comic timing!

11:28 AM: Even though Ayushmann plays a Bengali in #MeriPyaarBindu, some scenes will take you back to his Vicky Donor days. #MeriPyaarBindu

11:33 AM: When @ayushmannk takes over as the narrator, the depth in his voice and the emotions in his words are just bang on. #MeriPyaariBindu

11:40 AM: RD Burman, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Mohammed Rafi - just the right background music for a romantic story! #MeriPyaariBindu

11:44 AM: .@ayushmannk's character grows on you. And so does his feelings. #MeriPyaariBindu

11:50 AM: We see Bindu as Abhimanyu sees her and that, that's what makes #MeriPyaariBindu grow on you. Beautiful to see how their universe unfolds.

11:58 AM: #MeriPyaariBindu is an experience that you've to live. It's a film that you've to see more with your heart than mind.

11:59 AM: Much of the film's strength lies in how it builds a nostalgia for the past and the longing for the new. #MeriPyaariBindu

12:04 PM: Even though Ayushmann, Parineeti's chemistry might seem a little inconsistent, the overpowering emotions make up for it. #MeriPyaariBindu

12:10 PM: All in all, #MeriPyaariBindu serves the right elements - old school romance, soothing Hindi film songs, a fresh pairing, intriguing story.

12:12 PM: Go for #MeriPyaariBindu if you wish to soak in the nostalgia of old Bollywood songs and live the beautiful little universe of Abhi and Bindu

12:13 PM: Also a thumbs up to the makers for creating the magical experience of a filmy world amid a film. #MeriPyaariBindu

12:14 PM: Thank you for staying with us throughout the tweet review of #MeriPyaariBindu. Stay tuned to see what #Sarkaar3 has in store for you.

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