Review by Bhavna Singh
We waited for the film, we jammed to the album, and I finally got to see the movie tonight! Veere Di Wedding is a rule-breaking film that I thoroughly enjoyed.
VDW is definitely not your typical ‘Chick-flick’ kind of movie, instead, it is the movie that has constantly been playing in my head at every social party or wedding I have been to. The only difference is these four characters that I have heard in my head came to life on-screen today through Veere Di Wedding. The film isn’t perfect, it isn’t full of perfect love stories, or perfect girls or perfect families. And that’s probably why I liked it so much. The film will definitely have you laughing almost every scene, and even clapping at some of the dialogues.
The four girls, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Swara Bhaskar, Shikha Talsania and Kareena Kapoor Khan portrayed real-life veeres and characters I could relate to on too many levels. Prior to the film, I had a lot of mixed feelings. I told my mom that this could either go really bad or very well, but regardless my expectations were low. The main strength of this film is the performance by these four outstanding actors and the dialogues by Nidhi Mehra and Mehul Suri. In addition, I was in awe of every character’s wardrobe and I had already fallen in love with the album when it released a few weeks back.
VDW is full of a lot of language and some sexual scenes, so I would obviously not recommend this film for kids. That being said, I was very happy to see B-town breaking the norms on ALL levels with this film. If you’re not an avid Hindi Film viewer, and you’re still stuck in the time when they made babies behind tree stumps during a flowery kind of song… you also need to snap out of it and accept how forward our film industry is becoming. As an aspiring filmmaker, I was very very pleased and happy to see this film come to life today and happy to be apart of this generation of cinema.
My favorite track of the film is no doubt Tareefan!
Aa Jao Na and Bhangra Ta Sajda are also some of my favorite songs from the film too.