Advertisement
Friday, Oct 22, 2021
Outlook.com

Salaam-E-Ishq

Like going to a typical North Indian wedding banquet with loads on the menu—from golgappas to chowmein. But not one dish catches your fancy and you actually return home hungry.

Salaam-E-Ishq
Salaam-E-Ishq
outlookindia.com
-0001-11-30T00:00:00+05:53
Starring: Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Govinda, Shannon Azra, Akshaye Khanna, Ayesha Takia, Vidya Balan, John Abraham, Suhail Khan, Isha Koppikar
Directed by Nikhil Advani
Rating: **

After giving a snazzy twist to the great Indian family sagas in his debut venture, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Nikhil Advani held enough promise for us to expect an entertaining flick if not uplifting cinema. In Salaam-E-Ishq that promise comes undone.

Much like KHNH, Advani decides to go berserk with the narrative here: multiple frames, split screens, quick cuts. And he does more, he chooses to make one film with six tracks, some parallel, others colliding and overlapping. In the process, SEI doesn’t quite come out so neat and clever. The story-telling is terribly self-conscious and weighs too heavy on the film, making it extremely ungainly and boring. In focusing on the style, Advani conveniently forgets...

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Live: PM Modi Addresses Nation On Achieving 100 Crore Vaccine Milestone

Live: PM Modi Addresses Nation On Achieving 100 Crore Vaccine Milestone

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation in the wake of India, recently crossing the mark of 100 crore Covid-19 vaccination shots.

Covid-19 Booster Dose: US CDC Gives Nod To 'Mixing And Matching' Of Vaccines

Covid-19 Booster Dose: US CDC Gives Nod To 'Mixing And Matching' Of Vaccines

United States Centre for Disease Control is allowing the flexibility of 'mixing and matching' the booster dose regardless of which type of shot people received first.

Deepika, Ranveer Eye New IPL Team, Manchester United Keen Too

Deepika, Ranveer Eye New IPL Team, Manchester United Keen Too

The two new IPL teams will be announced on October 25 in Dubai, a day after the high-profile India-Pakistan T20 World Cup clash. Close to 15 companies have shown their interest to bid.

Countries Trying To 'Greenwash' Pollution, Says Greenpeace Chief Ahead Of Climate Talks

Countries Trying To 'Greenwash' Pollution, Says Greenpeace Chief Ahead Of Climate Talks

The forthcoming U.N. climate talks to be held in Glasgow have been described as 'the world's last best chance' to prevent global warming from reaching dangerous levels.

Advertisement