Star Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Ritesh Deshmukh, Aftab Shivdasani, Sonalee Kulkarni, Bruna Abdullah, Karishma Tanna, Kainaat Arora, Maryam Zakaria, Manjari Fadnis
Director: Indra Kumar
YouthTimes Verdict: With gross vernacular implications, unrestrained skin show and inherent vulgarity, the film makes for a perfect two hour timeout with boys. For the same reason, it is a strict “no” for families. And if you judge it purely as a film, it fails miserably. Choose accordingly!
It perfectly caters to the taste of the front row audience of single screen theaters. To be fair, there are some instances that genuinely make you laugh really hard, owing to the innovatively vulgar situations and double meaning dialogues. But, since the whole setup and premise of it all is so lousy, all of this hardly has a lasting impact.
Grand Masti: Story/Synopsis
The story, not exactly a sequel, is based on the same premise of the 2004 hit Masti. Three married guys Meet (Vivek Oberoi), Prem (Aftab Shivdasani) and Amar (Ritesh Deshmukh) go out on a fun experience in their college reunion in Shree Lalchand University of Technology and Science (SLUTS), finally to be trapped in a danger.
There’s a scene in a tent, where Bruna Abdullah searches for some items in Riteish Deshmukh’s bag, while he bends down to clean the floor. But what appears from outside the tent is something grossly inappropriate and unbelievably funny. Although, the whole scene is setup in a ridiculously unreal manner, the end result is effective. But this, obviously is one of the few guilty pleasures that this film offers during its run of 2 hours 20 minutes. The script is inexistent, the logics are lacking and there is every effort put in to artificially create events inviting adult inferences. It is more of an incoherent assortment of adult gags, than a proper film.
Comparing it with the original ‘Masti’, Grand Masti is a terrible letdown. It lacks any soul whatsoever. So, it’s more of an informed choice that you can make before you go for it. Despite its daft content, you might still like it if shamelessly adult comedy is what you’re looking for. While, if you really are in a mood for some good cinema, this will make you cringe.
Grand Masti Review: Star Performance
There’s little good to be said about the performances here. While they all try very hard to create humour, no actor really stands out. In fact, except for Riteish Deshmukh, and the three leading ladies, no other actor even qualifies to be called an actor. The songs too, are subpar.
Grand Masti Review: Final Verdict
With gross vernacular implications, unrestrained skin show and inherent vulgarity, the film makes for a perfect two hour timeout with boys. For the same reason, it is a strict “no” for families. And if you judge it purely as a film, it fails miserably. Choose accordingly!
Grand Masti Trailer