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It Is Not The End Of The Road For Kapil Sharma

Subhash K . Jha

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It Is Not The End Of The Road For Kapil Sharma

All of us who wished to see Kapil Sharma snap back into shape have our fingers crossed. Close friends say, the comic virtuoso who brought so much happiness into our lives with his stand-up act on television, is in no mood to return to television immediately.

“He doesn’t seem to know what he wants. He does seem to know what he doesn’t want. For example, he didn’t want to come back to India from his long holiday in Europe. He was happy being on his own, walking sleeping, eating, thinking. He is just not up to the life of a tv entertainer as yet. He feels all his troubles and anxieties have come upon him after his success as an entertainer. He wants to return to his life on camera which he now feels is a lie but a part of his life,” says a source.

In fact, Kapil had confessed to me, “Sach bolun? Main thak gaya hoon iss bhaag-daud se. Main yeh sab ab karna hi nahin chahta (shall I tell you the truth? I am tired of all this running around. I don’t want to do all this anymore).”

At that time Kapil’s close friends and his girlfriend Ginny had dismissed his anguished outcry as an over-reaction.

Now it seems Kapil is gearing up for a new inning in showbiz. He gave up the spiraling TRPs of The Kapil Sharma Show, took a break then returned with Family Time With Kapil. When that wasn’t working out Kapil voluntarily closed down the show. Contrary to popular belief, the channel didn’t ask Kapil to leave. He did so on his own.

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Kapil had said to me, “What is the point of doing something I don’t enjoy? If I don’t enjoy it how can I expect the audience to have a good time?”

Now I realize how ominous Kapil’s words were. The truth is, Kapil was tired of that phase of his life.

But he is ready to return. All the people who conspired to tarnish his image—a disgruntled girlfriend, a comedian colleague who found his fame on Kapil’s show and then defamed his mentor by blowing up a fight out of all proportions—should stop feeling happy. The coast isn’t clear for the rivals.

The audience will accept Sunil Grover or Abhishek Krushna in Kapil’s place. Kapil is and will always remain irreplaceable. To those who brought about his downfall I say, enjoy your tryst with borrowed glory. In fame, Kapil made his colleagues famous. In his exile too he has brought recognition to his colleagues. Now he is soon coming back. Go get into drag as much as you like, gender-bending won’t usurp Kapil from the throne

There cannot be another Kapil Sharma simply because no one does the stand-up gig as effortlessly as him. He never has to dress up as a woman, spew double-meaning jokes or suck to stars. Kapil Sharma was funny without trying. Thank you for all the laughter, Thank you for taking Indian television out of the clutches of Ekta Kapoor’s sickening soaps and the Big Boss brand of crude reality, thank you for making Indian television bearable.

Do what makes you happy. You brought a smile into our lives. Now it’s your turn.

No one cares to see the pain that Kapil is going through. They only see the rude obnoxious tweets. If only they would see the provocation behind these unsavoury outbursts of truancy. No, it is not arrogance. It’s just the opposite. Kapil is an extremely vulnerable man who was unequipped to handle the superstardom that hit him, and Indian television, like a meteor. We didn’t see it coming. Neither did Kapil.

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Now that it has claimed him, the stupendous success, he doesn’t know how to handle it. I’ve known him since he became THE Kapil Sharma and he has never been anything less than warm affectionate, always sharing his inner-most fears and insecurities with me.

When I spoke to him after the Friday fireworks that eroded his reputation, even more, he was not the least apologetic. On the contrary, he told me things related to the incident that further exposed the hollowness of this whole sham and shindig that we call showbiz. In a world of makebelieve where there are no real friendships, Kapil looks for genuinely unaffected caring people. And when he doesn’t find them he recoils and hits out at those very people who use his superstardom for their own gains.

While it would be unethical of me to reveal the shocking details that emerged from Kapil’s heartfelt outpouring on Friday night I can say this much without breaching his trust: Kapil is very very hurt with the betrayals that he has gone through in the past few years.

“How would you respond if you went through the same things? Wouldn’t you be angry? We all have our way of expressing anger, I do it with gaalis,” Kapil told me.

He also promised to marry the very devoted very intelligent and sorted girlfriend Ginny, the mysterious girlfriend whom no one knows about, and whom Kapil says he is already married to in his mind. Making it official would be just the kind of formality that’s abhorred by the informal unassuming unpretentious boy-man from Amritsar who brought so much laughter into our lives and I am sure will continue to do so in the feature.

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We will see, you Kapil, after the break.

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“I Don’t Look Like Hrithik At All,”Anand Kumar Can’t Wait For Bio-Pic To Be Out”

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 Mathematical maestro Anand Kumar from Bihar would not be  present for  the  post release of Super 30 the  film based  on his  life and teachings.

Says Anand, “The poster was released on  Teacher’s day.And I had to be with my students  in Patna on that day.So I couldn’t attend  the poster release. However I’ll be promoting the film with Hrithik Roshan when  it is ready for release. I may also ask some of  my students to join in the promotion. I am  what I am because of  my students.”

When asked  about the  catchline Anand kumar said, “We  thought about the line about  the raja ka beta long before the  film started  shooting. The writers  thought this line serves the  film’s purpose. My entire endeavour in life is  to educate poor students and equip them with the knowledge that would empower them against  poverty.”

Anand says he is  delighted with the way  the film Super 30 has shaped up.  “The film would definitely encourage  promising students  to  aspire to go into teaching. I don’tknow why  the teaching profession  has  lost  its aura and power. Perhaps  the teachers themselves are to blame for this loss of credibility. I am hoping this film will revive the respectability of  teachers as gurus who are the architects  of  our future.”

Anand is very happy with Hrithik’s performance. “I don’t look like anything like Hrithik Roshan.He  looks  like  a Greek God. But to see him play me is a very big thing for someone like me who comes from a background  where film stars belong to a dream world.”

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Peppermint Movie Review: It Is A Self-Justice Abomination

Subhash K . Jha

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Peppermint

Starring Jennifer Garner

Directed  by Pierre Morel

Rating: **(2 stars)

 The  kindest thing I can say about this  no-holds-barred vigilante  drama is that  it makes no bones  about its elementary target. This actioner  with much sound and no substance   puts the  talented Jannifer Garner  into a no-brainer  bloodbath after her husband and little daughter  are gunned down on the night  of  the daughter’s birthday.

When the law turns  the  other way Riley(Garner)  must take it (the law, though not the narrative) in her own  hands.

The  film open in the middle of the plot, with Riley savaging  a distinctly despicable sort in a car. The  wailing  soundtrack aids the  saga  of  violence much in the same way that an aphrodisiac helps  the  sexually disengaged  sex worker.From there it pushes  into a flashback on Riley North  ko gussa  kyon aata hai(what makes Riley mad).

The  happy-family bit is rubbed  in with the gleeful  accentuation of a  Bollywood  happy-family film. Only the song is missing.But then Peppermint(the title comes from the flavour of the icecream the daughter enjoys before the gruesome tragedy) doesn’t allow us to feel any  of  the protagonist’s  unspeakable pain .

Director Pierre Morel  is  so taken up with the  task of his heroines vigilantism in all its blazing-guns glory,  he barely gives the plot room to breathe.

 It’s all bang-bang with  not a  moment of tender introspection.  Strangely  as the story progresses  Riley loses  focus of her mission(to avenge her family’s death). Garner’s Riley  goes berserk with the gun. In one sequence she roughs up an alcoholic father  of a little girl after threatening a storeowner  warning him  not to sell the sodden father  any hard beverage.This kind of collateral  Justice serves  no purpose in  the plot.

In scene after scene Garner  ploughs through  showy,thunderously  staged shootouts and then sits  down to sew herself together.Alas,   there is no sowing-and-mending for the script  of this  tacky flashy tawdry revenge drama which could do with a lot more selfcontrol.Rage  is  a good remedy for   wrong-doings but only when used with prescriptive restrain.The narrative of retribution  goes  berserk in this film.

  On the  plus side Peppermint  does have some  exciting shootouts and the sheer  idea of a  woman training herself to beat the hell out of her venomous adversaries is  an incentive to  see the  film. If you  like that  kind of a thing.

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Manmarziyan Bows To Protests

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Producer Aanand Rai and director Anurag Kashyap have been forced to cut out scenes showing Abhishek Bachchan smoking in Manmarziyan and Abhishek is not happy about this 
while the actor who is overjoyed with the response to his performance is unable to speak on record a source close to Abhishek says , “Abhishek was very happy to play a Sikh for the first time since his grandmother mrs Teji Bachchan was Sikh.But his joy has been diluted by these unexpected protests .He would never do anything to hurt the Sikh community.”
Former chairperson of the censor board Pahlaj Nihalani is alarmed to hear about the alleged cuts. “If after the censor board had cleared the film with no cuts and the makers have decided to give in to outside pressures and cut scenes then it is a very wrong precedent.Once the censor board clears a film no power on earth can stop any scenes “

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