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God Tussi Great Ho – movie review


God Tussi Great Ho, movie review

God Tussi Great Ho is a comedy bollywood film inspired by the American movie Bruce Almighty. The story is a simple in this sober and clean film which also carries a message.

A comedy in the beginning, it shifts its emphasis to other social issues.

Arun Prajapati (Salman Khan) is still struggling to be a successful TV anchor, but accomplishment has always eluded him. Frustrated, he blames it on God (Amitabh Bachchan) for not achieving his goal. Arun is head over heels in love with Alia Kapoor (Priyanka Chopra), a popular TV anchor working in the same channel. Having a complex within him, he has never been able to express his love for her.

Arun feels more unsafe when Rocky (Sohail Khan) joins the channel as an anchor and he starts believing that Rocky will win Alia. Underperforming and being distraught, Arun is expelled from the channel.

At the end of the worst day in his life, Arun angrily rages against God for making his life miserable. To his astonishment, God appears before him in human form and endowing Arun with all of his divine powers, challenges Arun to take on the big job and see if he can do it any better – atleast for the coming ten days.

Arun responds to his newfound powers with childlike zeal and sets off making one hysterical yet disastrous decision after another. The love of his life Alia (Priyanka Chopra) is astonished at the ‘new’ decisive and confident Arun.

He thinks he can make the world a happy place by granting everybody their wishes. But to his horror, this results in unprecedented mayhem. Ultimately, Arun realises that he is only human, and being God is tougher than he thought! Arun does what he thinks will be good for all, but messes it up.

If God spoke, it would surely be in that deep baritone! And of course, God would be tall and dignified and well dressed. Amitabh Bachchan aka God is perfect cast in this divine role. Surely he would have that twinkle in his eyes that in an instant could change into steely flint.

Whether it’s losing his balance or losing his job or losing his girl, Arun Prajapati (Salman Khan) is convinced that God and only God is to be blamed. But if you were in that whacked out zone that Arun inhabits – you would too!

If you were as smart and pretty as Alia Kapoor (Priyanka Chopra) who would you love? A loser like Arun or a winner like Rocky? It says loads about her character that Alia sees through the chaff and picks the good-hearted failure – Arun.

London returned, smart and smarmy, his easy going exterior hides Rocky’s (Sohail Khan) devilish intentions. When he wants something, he gets it – by fair means or foul. Usually its the latter.

There is one particular song worth mentioning in God Tussi Great Ho, “Aa Chalti Kya” and the music is just above average. In the end there is preaching that you always have to be content with whatever life (God) has given to you. It is a clean, family movie.

Cast of God Tussi Great Ho:
God – Amitabh Bachchan
Arun Prajapati – Salman Khan
Alia Kapoor – Priyanka Chopra
Rocky – Sohail Khan
Mr Prajapati – Anupam Kher
Mrs Prajapati – Beena Kak
Arun’s sister – Rukhsar
Arun’s Boss – Dilip Tahi
Tinu – Snehal Dabi
Gang leader – Puneet Issar
Bholaram Sacha (Netaji) – Satish Kaushik
Doctor – Shashi Kiran
Salman’s friend – Anupam Maanav
Murari – Sanjay Mishra
Kidnapper – Abbas Ali Moghul
Assistant – Rajesh Puri
Maid – Upasna Singh
Kewalchandani – Dalip Tahil
Beggar – Rajesh Vivek
Rangeele – Rajpal Yadav

Credits of God Tussi Great Ho:
Producer: Afzal Khan
Director: Rumy Jaffery
Story/Writer/Dialogue: Rumi Jaffery
Music Director: Sajid Wajid
Director of Photography – Ashok Mehta
Choreography: Bosco Martis, Caesar Gonsalves, Ganesh Acharya, Ahmed Khan
Art Direction – Nitin Chandrakant Desai
Costume Design – Vikram Phadnis
Visual Effects – Abu Thahir
Additional Cinematographer – Aseem Bajaj
Assistant Camera – Gautam Mandal, Asit Biswas, Anshu Thakur, Sunil Wankhede
Playback Singers – Wajid Ali, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal, Amrita Kak, Shankar Mahadevan, Udit Narayan, Sonu Nigam, Shaan, Neeraj Shridhar, Alka Yagnik
God Tussi Great Ho, movie review