The trouble with the film is that it takes off on a boring note. However, there are quite a few smart lines that elicit a good laugh. Watch it if you are a Dev fan.
Adi (Dev) and Nayantara (Srabanti) get married to please their respective families. But both are stuck in their past. Nayan still thinks of Shiraj (Soham), who deserts her on the day of their wedding. Adi, too, finds it difficult to reconcile with the death of his girlfriend, Koli. Can they stay together?
An official remake of Tamil romantic drama Raja Rani, this Birsa Dasgupta directorial is like the fizz in a cola bottle. Till the fizz lasts, the cola tastes great. The trouble with the film is that unlike the original, it takes off on a boring note. However, there are quite a few smart lines that elicit a good laugh. For example: when an angry Nayan tells Adi that he is neither a prince nor an MP from Ghatal, audience loves it. The story finally gathers momentum only after interval. Shudhu Tomari Jonyo has all the trappings of a commercial potboiler — good-looking stars, a glossy look, peppy music — but lacks zing. With two flashbacks eating into the screen time, the real love story gets cramped for space.
Since Adi and Nayantara can't stand each other even after marriage, they try every trick to irritate one another. While Adi drinks himself senseless night after night, Nayan wants to do everything to get away from the marriage — even if it means a transfer overseas. Can they really fall in love once again? While Mimi is impressive as the spirited orphan, Srabanti couldn't have asked for a better role. She looks pretty and renders a sincere performance. From being a bubbly girl to a mature woman, her transformation has been well etched out. Soham is average and could have done better. Arindam Sil as Nayan's super cool dad — who is more of a friend than a father — is good on screen. Strangely, we never get to see anyone from Adi's family, not even at the wedding.
Romance being his forte, Dev clearly plays on home turf. He looks dapper, but the actor should have done something about his weight. No doubt he tries hard to infuse life into his character, but it's high time he should brush up on his diction. Dev, we love your smile, dance and even your stunts. We really do. But "Ami shondhebela tattari aasbo..." is a little difficult to digest. Kharaj Mukherjee as Kangsha mama and Biswanath Basu as Adi's best friend are hilarious. They make sure there's enough to keep you entertained till the "predictable" climax. Music by Arindam Chatterjee goes well with the storyline. The song Egiye De is catchy; the rest is just about average. Overall, it's a one-time watch. You can try catching the film in between pandal-hopping this Puja.