Mayank Shekhar's Review: Khatta Meetha

By Hindustan Times

Director: Priyadarshan
Actors: Akshay Kumar, Rajpal Yadav
Rating: *

America has Americans. The English have Englishmen. France hosts the French, and so on, so forth. There is but no such thing related stories as an Indian. There are only Punjabis, Gujaratis, Maharashtrians, Bengalis…

Akshay Kumar’s Sachin makes this linguistic observation about a truly imagined nation he lives in. Nothing unites the corrupted Indian, he says, besides a dishonest love for money: “Sirf jeb bharna hai, pet phulana hai (Just inflate your wallet, and the belly)”.

This master Sachin isn’