Film Review – Hogaya Dimaagh Ka Dahi

Today nobody is happy in the world as each individual is surrounded by one or the other problem and in this tensile atmosphere, Daily Multimedia Limited’s movie Hogaya Dimaagh Ka Dahi provides relief. The film is out-an-out a pure comedy entertainer with good humour and sheer language for which the credit goes to Fauzia Arshi, who has done a brilliant job in her debut directorial venture.

 A satire in the comedy genre, the basic plot of the film is about relationships where life can be taught through experiences. The story is tailored around Tom and Jerry concept having 5 Toms and 3 Jerry in the movie. The characters in the film are put into complicated yet humorous situations where they run, chase, fall and again get up in life and in doing so, understands life.

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 Performance wise, director has handled all the five protagonist Kader Khan, Om Puri, Rajpal Yadav, Sanjay Mishra and Razak Khan perfectly, who have come out with the flying colors. The remaining cast of the movie Chitrashi Rawat as Saara looks charming, alluring and promising. Amita Nangia, Vijay Patkar, Bunty Chopra, Danish Bhat, Amit J and others lend adequate support. Shahbaaz Khan has given a million dollar performance in Maula Maula song which is one of the highlight in the movie.

On production front, film is up to the mark. Technically, story is interesting, screenplay is sharp dialogues are witty, cinematography is eye soothing and editing is brisk.

The film has four songs but pick of the lot is Maula Maula, a sufi song rendered by Kailash Kher and Fauzia Arshi, penned by Allama Iqbal and Amir Khushro, title track Dimaagh Ka Dahi, a peppy, spicy entertaining, written by Shabbir Ahmed in the voice of Kunal Ganjawala and Ritu Pathak regales and worth mentioning is a solo number ‘Kabhi To Sun Ghaur Se’, beautifully penned by Ravi Chopra and sung by Fauzia Arshi is ear pleasing. The last one ‘Baap Hona Paap’, sang by Mika Singh and written by Anees Ali Sabri needs is catchy.  The music composed by Fauzia Arshi is very lilting and melodious, she is the surprise addition as a music composer.

As a debutant director Fauzia Arshi is up to the mark and excels in all the departments writing, music as well as direction. The movie is produced by Fauzia Arshi and Santosh Bhartiya.

 On the whole, Hogaya Dimaagh Ka Dahi entertains from first to last frame and it is meant for all ages. Surely, the film will make its producers and distributors happy.