This week at theatres popular Television star Barun Sobti, making his debut, takes on superstar Rajinikanth. Will Mr Sobti face the wrath of Rajinikanth’s Lingaa or will he emerge victorious at box office fighting all odds? Answer awaits this weekend
Main Aur Mr. Riight
Director: Adeeb Rais
Star Cast: Barun Sobti, Shenaz Treasurywala, Kavi Shastri, Danny Sura, Maia Sethna, Anagha Mane, Varun Khandelwal
Synopsis: Main Aur Mr Riight is a story of 8 friends from different fields living their individual and successful lives. But the centre plot is about Aliya and Sukhi, played by Shehnaz Treasurywala and Barun Sobti respectively. The film termed as romantic comedy tells a tale of a single girl in search of her Mr Right. This slice of life is a realistic take on love, relationships and single-hood. It also raises the quintessential question of existence of Mr/Ms Right for everyone.
Why should you watch
The presence of Is Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? star is enough for all you Barun Sobti fans to warrant a visit to the theatres to catch Main Aur Mr Riight. And for those who are unaware of Barun Sobti’s star power and wondering why to watch a film full of newbies, then let me tell you that the film seems to have an interesting premise and seems to have something in common with Vir Das’ Amit Sahni Ki List. Infact both the films seem to be asking the same question – Does Mr/Ms Right exist? So if you like Vir Das’ hilarious take on love and relationships, there is a lot of possibility that you will like this romantic comedy.
Director: KS Ravikumar
Star Cast: Rajinikanth, Sonakshi Sinha, Anushka Shetty, Santhanam, Jagapati Babu, Karunakaran, Radha Ravi, Brahmanandam, Vijakumar, Manobala, Lauren J Irwin
Synopsis: Lingaa revolves around a dam being constructed during the pre-independence era under the British Raj. Rajinikanth plays the collector who looks over the dam’s construction and rebels against the British officials. Sonakshi Sinha, who makes her Tamil debut, is playing a village belle who falls for Rajinkanth’s stylish collector avatar. The film also spans to present times where Rajinikanth is seem romancing Southern hottie Anushka Shetty. The central plot of the film has been kept under tight wraps.
Why should you watch
The name Rajinikanth should suffice this question. Since Kochadaiiyaan was an animated film, with Lingaa, the superstar is back in his original avatar, four years after Robot. Sonakshi Sinha’s debut in Tamil should also attract some eyeballs. For the hardcore Bollywood movie buffs, presence of Sona in Lingaa will grab their attention. And the fact that Lingaa is being dubbed in Hindi is like an icing on the cake for Hindi viewers. AR Rahman’s music, KS Ravikumar’s skillful direction and Rajinikanth’s magic beckons you to theatres.