Thursday, January 6, 2011
Silly Tees Maar Khan
The Verdict: MAYBE SEE...
Tees Maar Khan is a silly (in a good sense) action/comedy Bollywood about a crime artist Tabrez Mirza Khan or Tees Maar Khan (played hilariously by popular Hindi star Akshay Kumar, Jaan-E-Mann, Kambakkht Ishq) who literally came out out of his mother's womb a thief (he steals a nurse's and doctor's jewelry as a newborn) because she watched too many heist movies while pregnant with him. Older Khan is finally caught but escapes of course, taking on his biggest heist yet--- robbing a train full of treasures out of an unsuspecting town. The plot isn't anything to get excited about and the song/dance numbers aren't the best ("Shelia Ki Jawani" is the standout number) but Tees Maar Khan is fun nevertheless. Khan's gorgeous vain girlfriend (beautiful Katrina Kaif, Namastey London, Race), three stooges-esque partners in crime, busybody mother, Siamese twin rivals, and two officers hell bent on catching Khan make Tees Maar Khan nothing but mindless fun! And for fans of Bollywood megastar hunk Salman Khan (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam or Straight from the Heart, Dabangg)--- he makes a cameo!
(*The film is subtitled in English*)