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Neellohit

Out Of Theatre
17 Jan, 2014 2 hrs 15 mins U
Samadarshi Dutta, Kamalika Banerjee, Jhilik Bhattachrya, Rohan Bhattacharya
Samadarshi Dutta, Kamalika Banerjee, Jhilik Bhattachrya, Rohan Bhattacharya
Bishnu Palchowdhury
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Some factors in the film make it an average watch.
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  • Critic's Review
  • Times of India
Some factors in the film make it an average watch.

He is born to break shackles; his life is a constant journey of finding his fantasyland - Dikshunyopur. It's a place where there is no castes, no dishonesty - just a free living. In the course of this journey, he also makes his new friends, experiences love and enjoys life to the brim. He is author Sunil Ganguly's immortal creation - Neellohit; the personification of the author's wanderer soul. Over the years, his readers have found themselves in Neellohit's shoes, just to taste that siren's beckoning of a wanderer's life. So, when Bishnu Palchaudhury has chosen actor Samadarshi for the lead character of his film, Neellohit, it's been clear that the director has gone through deep introspection over his choice. Samadarshi with his dreamy eyes, soft demeanor and a touch of boyish recklessness, has the potential to bring Neellohit to life. And he transforms into Neellohit effortlessly. His co-stars, especially Kamalika who played his sister-in-law and Binti (Jhilik Bhattacharya), his fiance, make Neellohit more real to us.

However, some factors in the film make it an average watch. Firstly, the director's attempt to instill humour. The light-hearted dialogues and some repetitive funny sequences look forced and disturb the dreamy rhythm of the story. Secondly, much-too-loud background score. For that, some scenes can be mistaken for horror film shots. In an attempt to dramatize the sequences, the soundscape becomes a bit mind-jarring.

As for the music, it's impressive. Two Rabindrasangeets — Phagun haway haway or Ha re re re re -- are beautifully sung and do justice to the film. And Billy Joel's song, She's always a woman -inspired number Kishori , is hummable long after you come out of the theatre.

Last but not the least, director's portrayal of still-persisting caste-system and superstitions in the village society and how it also corrupt the mind of an educated person, is hard-hitting and real.
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