Fillmmakers Sharmeen Obiad Chinoy and Karan Johar both talk about intolerance, women empowerment and Fawad Khan without even mentioning 'Pakistan' and 'India' in their 30-minute conversation at the World Economic Forum this morning....
The simpletons amidst us donâ€™t ask for much beyond an entertaining movie, whether it is the visually engrossing Bajirao Mastani, the technically superior (Star Wars) or a simple animation like Kung Fu Panda. So when something as pleasant as Kapoor & Sons comes along, itâ€™s a no brainer that the film will guarantee entertainment, if nothing else.
Luckily, like more Karan Johar productions, K&S provides a little more than a good looking cast working its way through a foreign location and fantastic soundtrack. This one gives us characters to relate to, enjoy and endear.
Thereâ€™s really nothing original about the plot; we have seen the inside out of dysfunctional families from Kal Ho Naa Ho, Kabhi Alvidaa Naa Kehna and more recently,...
Day Two: October 7
Show one: Couture Jewelry starring Queenie, Raj Mahtani and Maheep Kapoor
Q: Did anyone understand why the runway was constructed like a piece out of a rubic
A beautiful Raveena Tandon. But why?
cube, with poor models consistently having to walk up and down without tripping?
A: No, it was inexplicable. It was a horrible set with terrible neon lighting. Queenie Â opened with impact but then the show moved into an OTT on bling (and why Raveena Tandon agreed to model is something only industry insiders would know) ending with socialites walking out for their friend Maheep Kapoor. Stars and starlets filled the runways but the likes of Chunky Pandey had a child in his lap, who...