Khalujaan and Babban go one step ahead in this movie filled with some beautiful dialogues, good story and even prettier Huma Qureshi and Madhuri Dixit. The movie has the old world charm with a new world Twist. The movie is smarter, funnier and way more gorgeous than its prequel.
Set in the world of ada, tehzeeb and filled with Urdu shayari around Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. Abhishek Chaubey has taken very smart reference from Ismat Chughtai’s Lihaaf- the short story about Begum Jaan and Rabbu which twisted elegantly. Dedh Ishqiya is cleverly written and brilliantly executed. As the dialogues say – Ishq ke saat mukaam hote hain – dilkash, uns, mohabbat, akeedat, ibaadat aur junoon..and Arshad Warsi completes the seventh with Chutiyapa.
The film’s crackling humor and its dialogues are its biggest strength. Cinematography is good and Editing is crisp. The whole nawaby feel is mounted very well on the screen. Music is already spell-bounding, with my favourite Humri Atariya pe already an ear-worm.
The main attraction of the movie is Madhuri Dixit who plays the role of Begum Para. She proves that she still remains THE BEST actress. Her enchanting ada, her captivating dance and her mischievous glance casts a magic on the audience. Naseeruddin Shah is as exceptional and equally competent playing Khaalujaan. His moments with Madhuri outshines everything else. The dialogues like-