It is touted as the first trilogy of Indian cinema. It's about time that the distant cousin of Hollywood had one. Yet, what's important is that Bollywood did not need to have trilogies as one hit film has the habit of spawning a whole generation of films that look and feel like the original. "Golmaal 3" also suffers from that syndrome. Thankfully, it only feels like its previous avatars.
Despite retaining most characters from its previous outings, "Golmaal 3" enters a hitherto uncharted territory. Madhav (Warsi), Laxman (Khemu) and Lucky (Kapoor) are the three scheming sons of Pritam (Mithun) who manage to lure Vasooli (Mukesh Tiwari) into one scheme after another.
However, as luck would have it, in everything they start, they find competition from three other down-on-their-luck kids Gopal (Ajay Devgn), Laxman (Shreyas Talapade) and Dabbu (Kareena Kapoor) with funding from Puppy bhai (Johnny Lever). Gopal and Laxman are the sons of Geeta (Ratna Pathak Shah).
Inevitably, locking horns they end up destroying each others businesses. What the two groups don't know is that their parents are unrequited ex-lovers. When Dabbu finds out she schemes and unites the two lovers in a marriage without letting their children know about their step-brothers. All hell breaks loose when they finally find out and a hilarious war engulfs between the two groups right under their parents noses.
Like its predecessors "Golmaal 3" has enough laughs going through the film to keep the momentum. Johnny Lever as the Ghajini-style forgetful don who adopts a new filmy avatar every few minutes has the audience in splits. The few spoofs of old Hindi films, full of camera pans and quick zooms, will nostalgically tickle the funny bone. The twists of various popular phrases and known adages, raises more than a chuckle.
Mithun gets to do his "Disco Dancer" once again. Theatre veteran Ratna Pathak-Shah waltzes through the film with aplomb. Arshad Warsi is his usual tapori self while Shreyas Talapade and Kunal Khemu do a good job. It is however the beefed up Tushar Kapoor who seems to be trying too hard, and despite raising giggles, fails to arouse laughter. In the first part he, looking the most vulnerable, was the funniest of the lot.
Director Rohit Shetty tries his best in merging comic vignettes into one comprehensible film. However, had it not been for the funny dialogues, his lack of directorial verve would have shone out. He is spared the fate by some ingenious dialogue writing by Robin Bhatt ("Aashiqui", "Sadak", "Baazigar") and Yunus Sajawal.
Now that Bollywood finally has a trilogy, will it please also make one that also has some real standing in the world of cinema?
Satyen K. Bordoloi | IANS
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golmaal 3 was not that great it was funny but the story line should have picked up where it left off and started from there in golmaal 2 when they were married they could have started a story line about after there marriage show some drama there some laughs and kids its easy to say you have a 3rd movie but at least let the story line flow bollywood needs fresh and ideas for indian movies contact me for my review before making movie it will save some time and money just because you put some big stars in a movie dont make it a hit on scale 1-10 i give this a 5 sorry..
OMG worst of the 3 Golmaal movies. i was seriously not excited for this movie i knew this would happen. there are some scenes which will give you couple of laughs but the story is terrible. Golmaal 1 was good, Golmaal 2 was nice with good humour and average but likable plot. this one has average humor but terrible and out of nowhere plot. for that reason stop calling it a sequel. adding couple of new character and a completely new story did not saved it from being one of the worst indian comedy.
i am deeply disappointed from Rohit shetty. story, plot, screenplay is terrible, good humor but you can't just rate it higher on that basis. Music was below average. i however enjoyed those over the top action sequences for which Rohit is known for. towards the end it gets little good. Ajay was lost in this movie but good acting, Tusshar was awsome, Kareena was good but character was lost, the other guys were decent. Mithun Sir could have been much Good but i blame this movie.
if you like not just a silly action comedy with terrible story but good and crazy laughable situations ten go watch it or other wise for someone like me, this was a not so good idea. Diwali releases this time were bad. Action replay 2.5 stars and this one 2 . :(