Bollywood is known for its diverse range of films, from epic sagas to heartwarming family dramas. Nothing makes Indians happier than slice of life films that centre around large Indian families and their daily shenanigans. If that’s exactly what you are looking for in your next cinematic fix, there’s a movie in the pipeline that's generating quite a buzz - ‘The Great Indian Family’, releasing this Friday, on September 22.
Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced by Aditya Chopra under the prestigious Yash Raj Films banner, this Hindi-language family comedy-drama is poised to take the industry by storm. What sets it apart from the usual cinematic offerings? Join us as we delve into five compelling reasons why "The Great Indian Family" is all set to leave a lasting mark on Bollywood and your mind.
1. Vicky & Manushi - The Great Indian Jodi
What happens when India’s beauty queen and Bollywood’s poster boy share the screen? We are about to find out! For the very first time, we’ll witness Vicky Kaushal and Manushi Chhillar woo each other on the screen and we foresee fireworks. The two are our nation’s sweethearts and are highly acclaimed for their talents so we recommend you gear up some dhamakedar romance and entertainment.
2. It’s a slice of life with twists
The Great Indian Family, like any other comedic slice of life films, will have you rolling in your seats with the hilarious desi family dynamics. However, the film has a few highly interesting twists in the plot. Our lovable protagonist, Bhajan Kumar AKA Ved Vyas Tripathi (Vicky Kaushal), faces some life altering events that throws his life in chaos. Curious? You’ll have to watch the film to find out what we are talking about.
3. A plot almost every Indian can relate to
As we said earlier, the film hilariously depicts the daily shenanigans of an Indian family and the Indian society at large. It’s also a film most of us can relate to. Not only does it show the daily bustling life of Indians, it also shows the ups and downs we face. Religious differences, identity crisis among individuals, parent’s response to their child’s issues, these are some of the serious topics that have been lightly discussed in this film.
4. When life gives you lemons, make nimbu pani
The protagonist Ved Vyas Tripathi has been brought up in a hardcore Hindu family. Hailing from a family of pandits, Ved has grown up learning all the Hindu rituals and sermons. Unfortunately, life throws a curveball at him. He learns something that lends him in a dilemma about his identity. Being the positive person he is, we are sure he’ll find a way of making lemonade out of his lemons.
5. It’s a massive family entertainer
If you haven’t realised this already, The Great Indian Family is an awesome family entertainer! The film’s plot is full of masaledar entertainment with some melodrama thrown in too. The film promises to make you feel a myriad of emotions from laughter to sadness. Its light hearted plot makes it a must watch for all audiences, both young and old.