By Taran Adarsh, December 28, 2007 - 12:30 IST
You cannot turn a blind eye to the fact that Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt have, most of the times, [i] Opted for stories that mirror the times when those movies were attempted and [ii] Encouraged new talent, be it an actor or director or writer or music composer or singer. In SHOWBIZ, the Bhatts dare to unmask a section of the media that indulges in foul play and cares two hoots for ethics and scruples.
Also, SHOWBIZ marks the directorial debut of choreographer Raju Khan and stars two freshers in the lead -- Tushar Jalota and Mrinalini Sharma.
Unfortunately, SHOWBIZ is a good idea gone wrong. Writers Raju Khan and Mudassar Aziz partly succeed in exposing the spineless media persons, who, in their pursuit of making that extra buck and accomplish soaring TRPs, stoop to abysmal lows to achieve their target.
Great idea, but the web the writers create tears apart halfway through the film. What follows thereafter is a childish take on settling scores by t