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Make war, not love

DNMUM423045 | 9/28/2018 | Author : Meena Iyer | WC :591

Movie Review by Meena Iyer

Pataakha (Comedy-Drama)
Cast: Sanya Malhotra, Radhika Madan, Sunil Grover, Vijay Raaz, Saanand Verma, Namit Das
Direction: Vishal Bhardwaj
Duration: 2 hours, 16 mins
Language: Hindi (U/A)
Rating: 3/5

Story: Based on Charan Singh Pathik’s short story, Do Behnein, the film is based on two real-life warring sisters — Genda ‘Chhutki’ Kumari (Sanya) and Champa ‘Badki’ Kumari (Radhika) — from Ronsi village in Rajasthan. Their blow hot, blow cold sentiments are akin to those shared by India and Pakistan; or at least that is the metaphor the filmmaker tries to establish here. As luck, or should one say misfortune, has it, the two girls also end up being married into the same household. And their inglorious war c
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