Tuesday, October 06, 2009
Review: Wake Up Sid
Such is the infectious peppiness of Wake Up Sid that, despite an insubstantial storyline that would require a few more subplots to qualify as featherweight, this atypically low-key Bollywood romantic comedy somehow manages to remain pleasantly diverting throughout an unduly protracted 138-minute running time. It helps that first-time helmer Ayan Mukerji has a light touch, but it helps even more that well-cast leads Konkona Sen Sharma and Ranbir Kapoor are so effortlessly appealing – even when the latter’s character is borderline obnoxious. You can read my full Variety review here.