Subhash K. Jha on 'Dulha Mil Gaya'

By Subhash K. Jha

Film: "Dulha Mil Gaya"; Cast: Sushmita Sen, Shah Rukh Khan, Fardeen Khan, Ishita Sharma; Director: Mudassar Aziz; Rating: * 1/2

There is only one reason why this hideous satire gone awry can be tolerated for a bit. Sushmita Sen playing the broadly satirical and hugely self-important Shimmer just simmers on screen!

Dazzling despite her fluctuating weight, in-sync with her character in spite of a script that doesn't seem to know its mind, and utterly oblivious of the bustling mess that first-time director Mudassar Aziz has created, Sushmita just has so much fun with her character.

Sadly no component in the plot supports Sushmita's unique ability to create a woman who is simultaneously sexy and cerebral. How did Aziz think he cou