Pagalpanti is a Hindi Comedy-Drama directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by T-Series and Panorama Studios. The movie stars some of the celebrated actors in Bollywood like Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Arshad Warsi, Ileana D’Cruz, Urvashi Rautela, Kriti Kharbanda among others.
The movie portrays the life and blunders of three friends – Raj Kishore (John Abraham), Junky (Arshad Warsi) and Chandu (Pulkit Samrat) who set out on a vacation, which soon turns into them getting hired by gangsters Raja (Saurabh Shukla) and WiFi Bhai (Anil Kapoor) in a bid to recover their damages. The movie follows these characters through a baffling and crazy journey.
What’s Good –
Saurabh Shukla and Anil Kapoor manage to portray good performances in this otherwise despicable movie. The three ladies are the only bright side glitter and glamour of the movie, as is expected in a Bollywood film.
What’s Bad –
From the poor direction, weak-sauce scripting to shoddy acting, the movie is a mess. The film is supposed to be a comedy but fails badly in proper execution in more ways than one. The film’s portrayal is more topsy-turvy than anything else. Even though it stars some of the renowned names in Bollywood the film fails to deliver as it becomes too tedious to watch, with a disoriented story-line that gets you nowhere.
An unfunny comedy as Pagalpanti might not be the best choice for film enthusiasts or movie watchers.