Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain

Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain

18 May, 2018
1 hrs 48 mins
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Set in the beautiful backdrop of Varanasi, Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain is a family drama that explores the relationship of a middle-aged couple. It showcases loving someone is not enough and expressing that love is also equally important.
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Verdict: A lovely slice-of-life drama that wonderfully captures the beauty of Varanasi. Indian cinema is known for its romantic movies. Every once in a while, Bollywood churns out an extraordinary romantic film, which makes us believe in the power of love. And they have done it again – this time with Harish Vyas’ family drama. Angrezi Mein Kehte Hai features a cast of some of the best actor... ...Read full review
When love goes flying out of the window, a middle-aged couple struggles to keep their lives together and rekindle their romance that was long buried under the burden of domestic responsibilities. ...Read full review
Director Harish Vyas got started on Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain with his focus firmly on the subject of soft domestic abuse. However, he doesn`t realise that the problem he is documenting is far more potent than the story arc he falsely constructs to give the film a dramatic structure. ...Read full review
Some of the film is pleasing in the way it brings out the dull familiarity that plagues a well-excavated relationship, and both Sanjay Mishra and Ekavali Khanna feel sufficiently lived in. ...Read full review
Autumnal love tales hold out the promise of both yearning and hope. They speak either of happiness reclaimed and second chances claimed or of opportunities forever lost. Writer-director Harish Vyas Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain is one of such tales. Produced by the National Film Development Corporation and Drumroll Pictures, it is the story of a middle-aged man who has taken his wife for granted through almost a quarter century of marriage but realises her worth when the possibility of losing her looms large. ...Read full review
Somewhere in Harish Vyas Angrezi Mein Kehte Hain, there is a mature, observant film about love merely being a cultural form of co-dependence; about how marriage, for better or worse, transcends our perception of gender dynamics and toxic masculinity; about why its never too late to customize the habit of companionship. The films central theme the breakdown of a middle-class, middle-aged couples 24-year-old marriage is a worthy one, and one that is designed to suggest that the opposite of traditionalism is not always modernity. ...Read full review
Yashwant Batra (Sanjay Mishra), is a 50 plus man working for the post office in Varanasi. Hes set in his day-to-day activities as also in his views. He is married to Kiran (Ekavali Khanna) his wife of twenty four years who has come from a better background than him. Though she doesnt throw it at him at any given time, he does have a chip on his shoulder about his in-laws being better off financially than him. ...Read full review
A compassionate and heartfelt exploration of the realities of love, life and solidarity, ANGREZI MEIN KEHTE HAI (AMKH) is a cut above love story that grows up rather than remain old in its idea that discards the typical Bollywood idea of romance. ...Read full review
Starring the enormously talented Sanjay Mishra as a cranky, weatherworn husband Yashwant Batra, four years short of retirement from his dull India Post job in Varanasi, and Ekavali Khanna as Kiran Batra, Yashwant`s caring-but-neglected wife trying to be patient with her ageing partner`s callous ways, Angrezi Mein...paints a somewhat endearing picture of a humdrum, middle-class family in small-town India which refuses to take the lack of marital excitement as a given. ...Read full review

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