Rating: 2.5/5 (Two And Half Stars)
What’s Good: Wilson Bikram Rai and his comic sequences, Gajit Bista’s performance which will give you relief, Music.
What’s Bad: Screenplay which is weak, the grossly stupid plot that has been presented as comedy which is neither humor nor even a brainless one.
Adhkatti starts from Chitwan where two friends Som Nath Upadhyaya and Lujama are good friends and also partners in crime. Both wants to earn lots of money by hook or crook. Som Nath falls in love with Radha. Tashi Sherpa comes to Chitwan from Himalayan region of Nepal in search of Thamel. Tashi had 7 lakhs in his bag. Som and Lujama tries to use Tashi and his money to start business of ‘Co-operative Company’ in Chitwan. After a month, their business gets into loss so they run away with more than 20 lakhs that has been collected in the co-operative. They come to Kathmandu to start new business with that money but they gets into a trap of a lottery. In Chitwan, everyone are searching them and also police are searching them. How will these three get out of this trouble and what is the lottery issue in their life? You have to watch the film to find out further story.
Adhkatti – Film Review:
Adhkatti film team attempted to make an out and out comedy film which will offer audience stomach-holding laughter. But the film’s entire comedy is in the hand of Wilson Bikram Rai’ character Tashi. And at post interval Gajit Bista’s character Kanshabeer Tamrakar will give smile to some extent. Else there is no any comic ingredients in the screenplay which are fresh to watch. Story and concept of making a comedy film was appreciable but screenplay seems to be written so lightly which fails to deliver an outstanding comedy film.
Two idiots opens a co-operative institution, buys bike, opens office with 7 lakhs seems pathetic. Again they are able to collect more than 20 lakhs in a month is another pathetic which is not funny at all. This event takes the film forward and by stepping on such pathetic sequence we can assume that screenplay and script is written so lightly without taking into consideration. If these sequences could have been improvised in logical way, film could get some relief. And there are much more such sequences in the film which are neither brainless nor comic and which had scope to get improvised but fails.
Actors performance are good. Director Subrat Acharya has selected actors in his first directorial venture rather than stars. Every actors has performed well. Wilson Bikram Rai’s performance is superb and he holds whole film in his hand. If you take him out of the film, you will laugh rarely. Gajit Bista’s character is also fresh and will give you smile. His dream of meeting Namrata Shrestha and his stupidity will give you smile naturally. Ashishma Nakarmi got a good hype from the song ‘Timro Figure Coca-cola’ but in the film she don’t have anything to offer. She has very less to do in the film. Rista Basnet as Radha has done superb work. She has portrayed her character very well. New actor Pradeep Bastola has done good work. Gaurav Pahari is good as Som Nath.
Subrat Acharya’s debut film Adhkatti fails to deliver outstanding comedy. He seems to be inspired by Bollywood’s comedy movies of Priyadarshan and Rohit Shetty which we can feel in the film. He also fails to present creativity as a director at many sequence where there was a scope. Story had a big scope to turn out a comedy film but Subrat and his team fails to write a good screenplay and script. He succeed to create a good hype of the film with trailer and music but fails to give movie comparatively.
If you are great fan of Wilson Bikram Rai than go for the film else you won’t find anything fresh to laugh. If your taste involve logic refusing humor filled with stupidity, than you will love the film.
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