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Movie Review: The Sky is Pink – An emotional and heart-rending story

Story

The story revolves around Aditi (Priyanka Chopra Jonas) and Niren (Farhan Akhtar) as they struggle to make their daughter Aditi (Zaira Wasim) survive for as long as possible. Aisha, soon after her birth is diagnosed with SCID, a rare genetic disorder. 

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Review

The Sky is Pink is based on a true story. It is emotional, heart wrenching yet funny story. The movie is explained from Aisha’s point of view. After her death, from beyond the graveyard, a voice echoes telling about her journey. The journey starts with Aisha’s birth. Soon the family gets on a tumultuous ride to heal Aditi. 

Storyline

There are some tender moments in the film that makes the story interesting. The simple moments in The Sky is Pink are directed so beautifully. The narration of the movie is neither too slow nor too fast; it goes at a perfect pace. The emotional moments are well balanced with light hearted scenes.

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Acting

Priyanka Chopra Jonas is remarkable as a mother, and her acting is setting a benchmark. In every scene, her grief and pain can easily be seen. Farhan Akhtar plays the role of a supportive father and husband. His emotions in the film are not always shown but the feelings within can be seen through his eyes. Zaira Wasim as Aisha with her amazing acting breathes life into every moment.

Screenplay

The movie is well put together, but as the different aspects of the three characters are unfolded, the pace of the screenplay slackens. At times a person wishes that the narrative should have delved further into some particular scenes. 

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The final work

The direction is good; dialogues are excellent, the screenplay is simple as it suits the film and background music is excellent. The Sky is Pink is an emotionally touching movie which is bound to make you cry. It reminds us of the value of life’s every moment.

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