Anupama Chopra's review: Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi

By Hindustan Times

Direction: Bela Bhansali Sehgal
Actors: Boman Irani, Farah Khan, Kavin Dave, Shammi, Kurush Deboo, Daisy Irani
Rating:** 1/2

Bollywood traditionally doesn’t pay attention to the love stories of forty-plus men – unless their last name is Khan and the actress is at least twenty years younger. So we should give a round of applause to debutant director Bela Bhansali Sehgal for creating a middle-aged love story. Sadly, the good intentions are marred by a weak screenplay and limp execution. Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi is a sweet but slight love story that is stretched so much that by the end, we no longer care if Shirin and Farhad live happily ever after or not.

Farhad, played by Boman Irani, is a