'Dhol' blends comedy with suspense


By Indo-Asian News Service

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Lots of characters colliding with one another in a chaotic situation is a regular feature in a Priyadarshan comedy and his latest offering "Dhol", releasing Friday, about four friends trying to become wealthy by marrying a rich girl is no different.

"Dhol" plunges into the lives of four unemployed and uninspired youth and a rich girl to extract some funny moments. Tusshar Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, Rajpal Yadav, Kunal Khemu and Tanushree Dutta form the cast of the film.The story goes like this:

"Four friends" - Sam (Tusshar), Pakkya (Sharman), Maru (Rajpal) and Goti (Kunal) are good for nothing. They're bound together by their ambition to make it big in life with the least effort possible.

Each one tries his hand at finding a short cut to success but ends up being in even deeper trouble. Things get worse when the four decide to take some desperate measures to end their misery once and for all.

They believe that the only way to get rich without working hard is to marry a wealthy girl. As luck would have it, enters rich Kanchan (Tanushree) in their neighbourhood. All four set out with their individual plans to marry her but end up discovering a shocking truth.

When four people have four different plans to woo a girl, it will certainly lead to confusion and some hilarious moments with interesting twists and turns. It happens in this story too.

Apart from the funny element, crime, murder and suspense are also woven in the story.

Priyadarshan, who once churned out the classic comedy "Hera Pheri", hasn't managed to create the same magic with "Bhagam Bhag", "Chup Chup Ke", "Malamaal Weekly", "Garam Masala", "Hulchul" and "Hungama".

Will "Dhol" be any different?