The train starts moving; the hero is at the door; the heroine is at the platform. The hero leans out of the door; stretches his arm out; the heroine starts running; she runs fast in slow motion; she then manages to hold his hand. The hero then pulls her up into the train.
As a rule, if a film has this scene, I am bound to like the film. It is my all-time favourite Bollywood scene. And that’s what happened with Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. Yes, I did like the film.
The film is not great; the film is not bad. The film is likable.
No one did an exceptionally great job.
Ranbir Kapoor did what he does best – playing cute.Deepika Padukone did what she does best – playing intelligent and geeky.
Kalki Koechlin did what she does best – playing Kalki.
No, it’s not about great acting. It’s not about a great story line or about great music. It’s not about a great script either.
But what it is about, is a great deal of niceness.
Remember that dear friend who gives you a nice tight hug when you meet? It always happens; it’s clichéd; yet, it is one of the warmest feelings you can experience.
And that is exactly the feeling Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani left me with; loads of warmth.
PS: Madhuri Dixit did what she does best – look gorgeous.Farooq Sheikh did what he does best – awesome acting.
PPS: It's not a film I would want to watch again ever. but I did like watching it this one time.