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Unni and the Box: Gori Tere Pyaar Mein

What happens when two people that never should date end up on the course to marriage? Nothing good, at least not without a few songs, a few flashbacks and a mission.

Gori Tere Pyar Mein, released last Fall, making  it the second directorial project from filmmaker Punit Malhotra. And though I enjoyed the premise and cheekiness of his debut film, I Hate Luv Storys, GTPM, made quite a different impression. What worked well with his first film— a hero that doesn’t take love seriously, falls into a serious kind of love— remains his backbone here, with a few major turns and hiccups. 

 

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First Look: Gori Tere Pyar Mein

As promised, Dharma Productions released their first teaser for their newest rom-com featuring Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor-Khan on Tues. Gore Teri Pyar Mein, translated Oh Fair Skinned Girl, In Your Love, is a story of two young people that meet, enter a relationship quickly, then break up and move on, with a little bit of social commentary. Of course, that’s not the whole of the story, but we’ll have to watch to see what else unfolds.

Below, I’ve added the character descriptions and the director’s note. You can find both in their entirety on the DP website but it won’t hurt to get a bit more background, for those of you that veer toward the less conventional rom-com model.

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News: Gori Tere Pyar Mein

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It’s no secret that I am an unadulterated Imran Khan fan. There’s something wholesome but naughty about his onscreen persona, while off-screen he’s this upright, strong-willed individual that anyone would love to have as a friend. And though it may be appropriate to mark this year as “his” year, with two hits in two distinctly different films (Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola, Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Dobara!), both showcasing his growth as an actor, I’d venture to say his performances last year carved a niche wide enough for him to settle in and stride in 2013.

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Movie Moment: Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola

Anticipation can be exhilarating and waiting for this film has been just that. For with every additional chunk of news concerning this film has just made me want more. The promotion for this film has been going on for awhile, but it has spread far enough that in the end, it’s been just enough, right when I needed it. And unlike most promotional material, I was just as excited as the first time, right up until it’s premiere.

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