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Sahi Dhande Galat Bande Review

Movie Name: Sahi Dhande Galat Bande
Actors: Praveen Dabas, Vansh Bharadwaj, Ashish Nayar, Kuldeep Ruhil, Tena Deasae, Kiran Juneja, Sharat Saxena, Yashpal Sharma
Director(s): Praveen Dabas
Producer(s): Preeti Jhangiani

Editor Review: Sahi Dhande Galat Bande Movie Review
The film is good and Praveen Dabas makes an impressive debut in the directorial department. Watch it as there are no other good releases this week. Rating: ***
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Praveen Dabas has now taken up the megaphone and turned director. However, he has to face the jinx of actors turning director. Many actors have turned directors in the past, but none of them have succeeded.

Many actors misjudge the duties of a director and take up the mantle. What they do not realize is that other than just shooting the film, the director has many other duties. They have to be involved in all the departments of the film, and they are fully responsible for the fate of the film. Let' s check whether Praveen fully understand his role or no.

Rajbir (Praveen Dabas), Sexy (Vansh Bhardwaj), Ambani (Ashish Nair) and Doctor (Kuldeep Ruhil) are four friends. They have a leader named Fauji (Sharat Saxena), who hands them a job that will bring them so much money that they will never have to worry for the rest of their lives. However, the job is not a good one as they have to convince people from their village to part with their land for a development project. Their conscious troubles them and they try to make a mid-path that is beneficial for all. However, that plan fails and they now have to make a few tough choices if they want to succeed. Will they succeed? Will dupe their own villagers? That remains to be seen.

The story of the film is good. The timing is also great as fight against corruption is going on in full swing. In the film, there are also villagers shown as protesting through fast. Though, I doubt this has been put in the film deliberately as shooting for the film would have begun long before the Janlokpal Bill. It is just a lucky coincidence for makers.

The screenplay of the film is good. It has all the right mixture of different elements. However, in a few places, the film tends to drag and get clich├ęd. The real disappointment in writing is the conclusion. The writers could have been braver and given an unexpected and tame climax. Sadly, it all becomes undone in the end as your expectation rises throughout the film.

The direction from Praveen Dabas is good. Here is one actor who can definitely direct. He shows great skill in handling the film. The subject is quite a sensitive one and even many veteran directors avoid taking such subjects as it is hard to make the film that takes a courageous on these issues. Therefore, hats off to Praveen Dabas for taking on such a complicated issue. However, not everyone debutante director can make a flawless film. He too has committed a few errors, like the ending of the film, it leaves a lot be desired.

Performances are good. Praveen Dabas in the lead does a good job. Though, he does not have a tough guy image, he carries the role really well. The best part is that he avoids the temptation of putting his character in the spotlight. All the central characters are given ample scope and they make good use of it. All the rest of the foursome; Vansh, Ashish and Kuldeep fit the mould perfectly.

Kiran Juneja is brilliant in her portrayal. She brings the character to life. It is hard to believe that she is the same actress who played the sweet caring mother in Khosla ka Ghosla. Sharat Saxena also does a great job. Anupam Kher has quite a small role and one feels that he is wasted. The rest of the supporting characters do a great job.

The music in the film is decent, but there is an absence of chart busting numbers. It helps to have at least one or two good songs in the film. Many mediocre films have become blockbusters because of its music. The background score is also good. The cinematography and the editing are apt and add well to the film.

Sahi Dhandey Galat Bandey is good film that tackles the issue of farmers losing their land to industrialists for developmental projects. It takes on the issue and shows both sides of the coin really well. Just wish though the ending should have been different. Then the film would have been superb and would have catapulted Praveen into the big league of directors.

Rating: ***

Verdict: Sahi Dhandey Galat Bandey will make a neat profit and will do well given the great subject and the good timing of its release.

Reviewed by: Harshal Anand

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Sahi Dhande Galat Bande Reviews by Twitter Users:

SAPTARSHI reviewed on 2011-08-23 at 16:07:38Z

new realeses biting the dust.Chatur singh,not a love story and sahi dhande galat bande all disasterous

The Devil ha ha ha reviewed on 2011-08-23 at 08:28:31Z

go for Sahi Dhande Galat Bande I liked the movie

Nitesh Nitesh reviewed on 2011-08-22 at 19:38:03Z

Saw ' Sahi Dhande Galat Bande' . I M impressed bcos they have made more it as an off beat rather commercial

vishal gorai reviewed on 2011-08-22 at 19:09:09Z


The Devil ha ha ha reviewed on 2011-08-22 at 16:11:39Z

watch Sahi Dhande Galat Bande, just watched it. cudn' t hv released at an appropriate time

Sethumadhavan Napan reviewed on 2011-08-21 at 20:28:31Z

Sahi Dhande Galat Bande- an interesting subject chosen by Parvin Dabas that would have worked better if

Sethumadhavan Napan reviewed on 2011-08-21 at 20:28:31Z

Sahi Dhande Galat Bande- an interesting subject chosen by Parvin Dabas that would have worked better if

SUDHIR MISHRA reviewed on 2011-08-21 at 15:24:23Z

Actually entire Congress party has gone to see

Vaibhav Vinayaka reviewed on 2011-08-21 at 14:43:17Z

saw " sahi dhande galat bande" . this was a total no audience show. and preeti disappointed me. please dont watch.

Sameep reviewed on 2011-08-21 at 07:15:49Z

Sahi Dhande Galat Bande actually Slow than a trutle pulling a truck !!!!!! and Moreova have a Special Appreance of

Afroze ahmed reviewed on 2011-08-21 at 07:08:06Z

Sahi dhande galat bande worst review

Kiran Kurkimath reviewed on 2011-08-21 at 05:39:12Z

Sahi dhande galat bande has it' s heart in the right place. Good first effort from @parvindabas.

SUDHIR MISHRA reviewed on 2011-08-20 at 17:21:25Z

Rockstar, Players, Joker ........thank god such names are better than Sahi Dhande Galat Bande.......

Thamma Hazare reviewed on 2011-08-20 at 16:45:42Z

Sahi bande galat dhande is a must watch!! Brilliantly made movie

SAPTARSHI reviewed on 2011-08-20 at 10:15:05Z

Well friends this week report.Not a love story boomed,Sahi dhande Galat bande the slowest and Chatur Singh better in the single screen

Sonia Chopra reviewed on 2011-08-20 at 09:27:56Z

Sahi Dhande Galat Bande (3 stars) is relevant and super-fun too! Definitely the pick of the week!

Bobby Talks Cinema reviewed on 2011-08-20 at 07:42:39Z

SAHI DHANDE GALAT BANDE - Sorry but by only hiring a good cameraman cannot result in a good and entertaining film.

Sonia Chopra reviewed on 2011-08-20 at 06:43:48Z

@parvindabas Sahi Dhande Galat Bande is impressive! Will be posting my review. How' re u doing? We worked 2gether on Aquafina ad years ago!

Bobby Talks Cinema reviewed on 2011-08-20 at 06:08:29Z

SAHI DHANDE GALAT BANDE - Again a delibrate attempt to make a diff. hatke film. But its too childish......

Karan Anshuman reviewed on 2011-08-20 at 05:40:46Z

Sahi Dhande, Galat Bande: Reasonably engaging, pick of the week.

Navjot Gulati reviewed on 2011-08-19 at 19:56:40Z

Saw Galat Bande Sahi Dhande..honest attempt but not good enough..still three four scenes make it almost jhelable...cud have been real gud

Nama reviewed on 2011-08-19 at 18:07:42Z

Friends, Please Go and Watch @parvindabas Directed ' Sahi Dhande Galat Bande' . It' s one winner of a motion-picture!

Nama reviewed on 2011-08-19 at 17:52:58Z

Congratulations of ' Sahi Dhande Galat Bande' . Word Of Mouth is Superb!

Preeti Jhangiani reviewed on 2011-08-19 at 17:08:23Z

3 stars to Sahi dhande galat bande!!

wogma reviewed on 2011-08-19 at 14:33:12Z

Sahi Dhande Galat Bande: Unengaging political/crime drama with few stylish sequences.

cliptrend reviewed on 2011-08-19 at 10:45:24Z

Review: Sahi Dhande Galat Bande fails in execution

Movies & Showtimes reviewed on 2011-08-19 at 09:16:00Z

Sahi Dhande Galat Bande can be watched once but only with no expectations.

The News Jockey reviewed on 2011-08-19 at 08:40:29Z

Sahi Dhande Galat Bande... sahi banda made movie in slightly galat way! Do not judge!

rediff movies reviewed on 2011-08-19 at 08:07:53Z

Review: Sahi Dhande Galat Bande fails in execution: it' s a small-minded attempt at tackling an issue that either...

Trishla Baid reviewed on 2011-08-19 at 05:44:49Z

Watched Parvin dabas' s directorial debut " sahi dhande galat bande" last nite. Good effot, well shot by dear frend Anshul Chobey

Karan Anshuman reviewed on 2011-08-19 at 05:28:37Z

Must be said at this point that the pick of films this week is Sahi Dhande, Galat Bande. Not faultless, but with soul.

Bollywood Basanti reviewed on 2011-08-18 at 13:29:35Z

Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande: Movie Review: Sahi Dhande Galat Bande, like its title, has its heart at the sahi place...

Bharti Singh reviewed on 2011-08-18 at 11:55:51Z

What the hell is this Sahi Bande Galat Dhande guys!! I havent seen a single promo and all you guys cant stop talking bout it!! :O

Ayidarahs reviewed on 2011-08-18 at 08:55:19Z

Going for " sahi dhande galat bande" tonight,hope its one of those small,quirky,sharp witted movies which surprise you..too much to expect??

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