Subhash K. Jha on Double Dhamaal

By IANS

Film: "Double Dhamaal" ; Starring Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi ,Riteish Deshmukh, Javed Jaffrey, Mallika Sherawat, Kangna Ranaut; Directed by Indra Kumar; Rating: **

Some things never change. Like Indra Kumar's style of storytelling. From "Dil" in 1990 to "Double Dhamaal" now, the fun never stops…that is , if fun is what you derive out of overgrown boys played by actors ranging from 20 to 50 who repeatedly get hit in their testicles.

Ouch!Balls are walls that the script scales to achieve a lowbrow calibre of hectic humour.

This slapstick comedy never escapes the ouch pouch. Cocooned in a juvenile comic mood that takes the characters through a maze of hazily-written humour, the narration leaves no pause for any emotion, not even exasperation that bubbles up in you as you watch the antics of the four semi-retarded protagonists, played at various octaves of lu