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Choricha Mamla: Film Review – Delivers the Funnies as Promised

Choricha Mamla: Film Review – Delivers the Funnies as Promised

By Pooja Pande31 January, 2020 2 min read
Choricha Mamla: Film Review – Delivers the Funnies as Promised

Verdict: Katekar aka Jitendra Joshi is a show-stealer in this comic caper.

From its trailer, Choricha Mamla seems like a movie that’d be fun to watch. Now that we have watched it, we can vouch for it. Directed by Priyadarshan Jadhav and starring the likes of Jitendra Joshi, Hemant Dhome, Amruta Khaviilkar, and Kshitee Jog, Choricha Mamla is a comic capper you don’t want to miss.

What’s Choricha Mamla About:

Nandan (Jitendra Joshi) is a pramanik chor and is on his way to steal Rs. 33,313 for his kids’ school fees and other household expenses. His wife sends him off with a pocket knife as good luck. Nandan reaches local politician Amarjeet Patil’s (played by Hemant Dhome) plush farmhouse and while he is finishing off the robbery, Patil arrives with his girlfriend Shraddha (Amruta Khanvilkar), who he is having an extramarital affair with. Patil has lied to his wife Anjali (Kshitee Jog) that he is in Delhi for his party’s work. Nandan wants to escape but is caught by the owner. When things seem to go wrong for the thief, Patil’s wife lands up and thus begins a game of lies, bribing, and total deception of all parties.

What Works:

A thieving attempt interrupted by an owner and his extramarital girlfriend is a trope that has been used in plays and movies one time too many. While the plot is nothing groundbreaking, it’s the script, the dialogues, and even the physical comedy that are the highlights of Choricha Mamla. The film takes all the tried-and-tested formula and puts it together for an enjoyable and genuinely hilarious experience. The story is kept simple with a few central characters and the cast has some kickass chemistry. Amruta Khanvilkar looks gorgeous and gets some terrific lines to deliver. Kshitee Jog is amazing as Patil’s “gaavraan” wife who enjoys her wine and secretly smokes. Hemant Dhome displays outstanding comic timing and his chemistry with Joshi just adds to the general hilarity. Jitendra Joshi, who has lately risen to fame after playing the adorable Katekar in Sacred Games, is the real show-stealer. Joshi’s simple, magnanimous Nandan (who later plays Mr. Ahluwalia) is great in every shade of his role. He is a delight in every scene and every line he delivers. In this arid world of comedy movies, where no movie seems to be good enough, director Priyadarshan Jadhav gives us a fantastic entertainer that is one of the better comedies to come out of Marathi cinema in the recent times.

What Could’ve Been Better:

You need a lot and we mean a lot of suspension of disbelief if you wish to enjoy the film in the spirit with which it was made. While the first half spends some time establishing characters and situations and is sort of slow, the film picks up the pace just before the interval and runs with it.

Why You Should Watch:

It’ been a while since we have seen a good quality Marathi comedy that fulfills its purpose of being entertaining and making the audience laugh. Choricha Mamla does a great job and makes you forget all your troubles for 2 hours 14 and minutes. Book for this one ekdum bindaas!

Tags: #Amruta Khanvilkar #Aniket Vishwasrao #Choricha Mamla #comedy #Crime #Hemant Dhome #Jitendra Joshi #Kshitee Jog #marathi #Marathi Review #Priyadarshan Jadhav #Super Se Bhi Upar
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