One of Bollywood’s hideous actresses, Priyanka Chopra is the kiss of death for anything resembling class in a movie.
If it’s a Priyanka Chopra movie, you can be sure the movie will be a piece of trash.
True to form, Priyanka’s latest Bollywood outing Teri Meri Kahani is already drawing withering scorn from a gaggle of Indian critics.
Here, take a look at critical excerpts from some of the reviews for Teri Meri Kahani:
Teri Meri Kahaani doesn’t work despite potential in the premise. It feels soulless and superficial, and is unlikely to find many fans.
It is unlikely that the rather soulless Teri Meri Kahaani will last beyond the first week in the multiplexes. The film is only two hours long and yet it trudges down its hazy path rather sluggishly and, worse still, goes nowhere in particular….Teri Meri Kahaani is flat and fluffy for the most part.
…“sometimes life is a suitcase but you feel like it’s a lunch-box” (or was it the opposite?), and if you are sitting in the audience, you might be forgiven for going “huh? Did she really say that?”
Be prepared for many such moments during this two-and-a-half-hour film that claims to be an epic love story spanning three eras. Director Kunal Kohli is obviously trying to tell you that love does not change,whether in pre-independence India or London in 2012. If only you didn’t have to watch this film to find out.
The pace of the film becomes its biggest peeve: it is slow, there’s absolutely no character development and gets boring after a point. Your interest wanes as after the first story you know what’s happening in the second and third. There’s so much style that substance takes a back-seat, which is pitiable.
The awkwardness isn’t limited to the third’s narrative alone. Kohli dilutes the chance of a wholesome, affable entertainer down by his predilection for risk-free conclusions. What’s the point of telling three different love stories if you plan to give them a similar finish off? The whole exercise seems plain cosmetic.
Nobody loves a movie full of clichés. The party really gets pooped when the clichés are about love. Unfortunately Teri Meri Kahaani employs every known truism about love to establish its three love stories across three generations. The end result…feels too jaded to be true.