Rather underwhelming. Lacks the consistent vivacity (I feel pretty weird saying this though) of the better Tarantino films. There are a few things to like of course - the climax, the performances, a few likeable gags. But its not enough.
Probably not bad enough technically to warrant a 2/10 but epitomizes everything that is wrong with (most) biopics being made in India at the moment.
Absolutely no attempts to be accurate factually - in fact so many of these films unapologetically contort the facts in a drastic manner to fit a cliched narrative structure, I have lost count. And that is especially disappointing here because with the many narratives surrounding Kumar and the shroud of doubt around some of his…
Even judging by Bollywood's generally high standards, this film exceeds expectations in the ridiculous sensationalism department.
> Today I learnt that astronaut recruitment is effectively the same process as Indian Idol auditions.
Also, who the fuck are these background music people, going for grandiose high volume strings, trying to get you to empathize with a man (victim of dwarfism btw) who tries to conjure up shooting stars in front of an audience and fails (who wrote this?)
Anushka Sharma is so…