Cast: Rahul Aggarwal, Narayani Shastri, Om Puri
Direction: Rahul Aggarwal
Congress’s ‘aam aadmi’ (note: it’s never the ‘aam aurat’) tries as hard to enter the nation’s economic agenda as he does to slip in to our popular films.
This movie, that way, is a notable exception. A gentleman, with a feminine Devaki for a first name, introduces to the camera his village. The film starts off thus as a mockumentary. The protagonist talks to viewers directly. And then the film meanders into a regular narrative. It’s an irritatingly confused devise — you may check out the beginning of Manish Acharya’s hilarious Loins Of Punjab Presents, for reference.
The place here is called Palanhar, and for purposes of postal codes, even the hero isn’t sure if his