Film: "Life Partner"; Cast: Govinda, Tusshar Kapoor, Prachi Desai, Fardeen Khan, Genelia D'Souza; Director: Rumi Jaffrey; Rating: **
Some of the writing invested into this not-bad comic look at the roller-coaster called marriage is surprisingly sharp.
For example, there's this Gujarati family lorded over by a tycoon (Darshan Jariwala) in Cape Town who remains rigidly rooted to conventions that ended 50 years ago. Back home in Gujarat a modern business family run by a liberal patriarch (Vikram Gokhale) ends up giving his daughter (Prachi Desai) to the NRI tycoon's mousy son (Tusshar Kapoor). The conflict that ensues is likeable and in a fully filmy way, believable.
Elsewhere this spoilt rich girl (Genelia) with a father (Anupam Kher), who never bothered to discipline her, gets herself a domesticated husband who does all the wo