Khatta Meetha (2010 film)

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Khatta Meetha
Directed by Priyadarshan
Produced by Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd
Written by Sreenivasan
Starring Akshay Kumar
Trisha Krishnan
Urvashi Sharma
Rajpal Yadav
Manoj Joshi
Music by Pritam
Shani
Cinematography V. Manikandan
Editing by Arun Kumar
Distributed by Eros International
Release date(s) 23 July 2010
Running time 2 Hrs. 35 Mins.
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget Rs. 30 crore[1]
Gross revenue Rs. 37.90 crore

Khatta Meetha (Hindi: खट्टा मीठा, translation: "Sour Sweet") is a 2010 Hindi satire directed by Priyadarshan that stars Akshay Kumar and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles. The film is a remake of the 1988 Malayalam film, Vellanakalude Nadu, scripted by Sreenivasan, also directed by Priyadarshan and starring Mohanlal and Shobana in the lead roles.[2] Khatta Meetha was released on July 23, 2010.

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Synopsis

The film revolves around a struggling road constructor, Sachin Tichkule (Akshay Kumar). He dreams big but there seems to be no chance of his dreams coming true as he doesn't have any money to bribe the bureaucracy. To make matters worse, the new municipal commissioner turns out to be his former girlfriend, Gehna Ganpule (Trisha Krishnan), who now hates him. As Sachin stumbles from one disaster to another, the film brings to light the extent of corruption that's rampant in the system.

Cast

Actor Role
Akshay Kumar Sachin Tichkule
Trisha Krishnan Gehna Ghanphule Madam
Rajpal Yadav Rangeela
Makrand Deshpande Azad Bhagat
Sachet Engineer
Asrani Karodimal
Johnny Lever Anshuman
Milind Gunaji Suhas Vichare
Aruna Irani Sachin Tichkule's mother
Urvashi Sharma Anjali
Manoj Joshi Trigun Fatak
Kulbhushan Kharbanda Ramakant Tichkule
Atul Parchure Chintan
Neeraj Vora Mr Ghanpule

Soundtrack

Khatta Meetha
Soundtrack by Pritam Chakraborty
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label T-Series
Professional reviews

The film's soundtrack is composed by Pritam Chakraborty with lyrics penned by Irshad Kamil, Shehzad Roy and Nitin Raikwar.[3][4]

Tracklist

The soundtrack contains 4 original songs and 3 remixes.

Track # Song Singer(s) Duration
1 Nana Chi Taang Kunal Ganjawala 5:01
2 Sajde KK & Sunidhi Chauhan 5:07
3 Bullshit Shehzad Roy 3:55
4 Aila Re Aila Daler Mehndi & Kalpana Patowary 4:22
5 Nana Chi Taang (Remix) Kunal Ganjawala 4:05
6 Sajde (Remix) KK & Harshdeep Kaur 4:39
7 Aila Re Aila (Remix) Daler Mehndi & Kalpana Patowary 4:00

Critical reception

Upon release, the film received mixed to negative reviews from critics. Rajeev Masand of CNN-IBN rated the film 1 out of 5 saying, "Khatta Meetha is a schizophrenic film".[5] Sukanya Verma of Rediff gave it 2/5 saying, "The story with its baggage of generic turns and contrived twists seems all too familiar in making its even-now significant point. In addition, it seems a tad too long at its three hours running time.[6] Mayank Shekhar of the Hindustan Times gave it 1/5 and stated, "This one’s about wacky Akki alone. Truly, few things unite Indians, besides a high illiteracy rate, and films of Bollywood superstars. One benefits from the other. And Priyadarshan gets to churn out his own no-brainer remakes every other week."[7] Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama rated the film 1.5/5 while stating, "Khatta Meetha is a major letdown from the accomplished director. It's not a full-blown comedy. It's not a full-scale satire either. Hugely disappointing!"[8] Blessy Chettiar of DNA gave it a rating of 2/5 and said, "Khatta Meetha is a hotchpotch of too much drama and very little comedy".[9] Nikhat Kazmi of the Times of India gave it the highest rating of 3/5 saying, "Tune off a bit for the tedious middle and you could be in for some fun and frolic in Khatta Meetha".[10] On the review-aggregation website ReviewGang, the film scored 3.5/10 based on 6 reviews.[11]

Box Office

According to Box office India, Khatta Meetha had a "Good To Average Opening"[12] and collected Rs. 230 million (Rs. 23 crore) during its opening weekend in India.[13] By the end of its first week, the film collected Rs. 32.24 crore.[14] It collected Rs. 5.66 crore in its second week, bringing the gross collections to Rs. 37.90 crore.[15]

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1 comment:

gaurav manral said...

khatta - meetha is a comedy movie, the main actor of this film is akshy kumaar, and in film song's gave preetam kumar .in box office this film did't success . because the story is okay type.
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