May 20, 2024


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Bhau Kadam and Kushal Badrike’s camaraderie is the highlight of Pandu

The late Dada Kondke has influenced an total generation of viewers, filmmakers and actors in Maharashtra, and Pandu is a testimony of that. No, it is really not a remake or sequel of Dada Kondke’s legendary Pandu Hawaldar, but a tribute to Dada Kondke.

Pandu doesn’t make tall promises it stays accurate to the essence of Dada Kondke’s movies, with one particular sole intent – that of entertaining the masses. And who much better to do that than two of the most effectively known comedians from the field?

Bhau Kadam and Kushal Badrike crew up for this comedy, creating it the first time for the two to be acting jointly on the large display screen. The movie begins with the Bhau (Pandu) and Kushal (Mhadu) accomplishing at a programme in honour of politician Babasaheb Pathare (Pravin Tarde). Happy with their functionality, Babasaheb fulfils their wish of accomplishing a task for livelihood and receives them inducted as Hawaldars in the Mumbai police force. What follows is a comedy of glitches, twists and turns, and a hatke climax.

Comedy with double indicating jokes is a tricky location. It requires to have just the suitable harmony a minimal less can make it drab, and a minor far more can make it crass. Director Viju Mane manages to strike a stability, making you giggle with just the suitable tadka.

The performing department is total of identified names and they provide what is predicted of them. Anybody else in put of Bhau Kadam for this function could not have hit the mark, but the ace comic nails each and every punch line when retaining a sure amount of innocence. Kushal as Mhadu is the fantastic companion to Bhau’s Pandu and provides an equally good effectiveness. Neither of these two overpowers every other. Sonalee seems lovely no doubt, and she also will get to pack a punch (virtually) as Usha. The actress’s section is pivotal to Pandu’s plot. Pravin Tarde instructions the display screen as Babasaheb Pathare whilst Prajakta Mali emerges as a surprise deal in this equation as Babasaheb’s daughter.

As entertaining as Pandu’s initial fifty percent is, the film loses pace in the 2nd fifty percent. Nevertheless the climax earns some brownie points, the movie does not make a finish turnaround. There are some supporting people additional for comedian reduction, but accomplishing away with some of them wouldn’t seriously have built a great deal of a change. Hemangi Kavi, for illustration, does not have a great deal to do apart from creating Mhadu’s married lifetime, nor does Shahbaz Khan.

All mentioned and finished, Bhau Kadam and Kushal Badrike’s camaraderie is the spotlight of the movie. That is also what most people today would go to view the film for. The two really do not disappoint. The very same simply cannot be reported about the movie as a total though.