With a bicameral hour running time, tu mera 22 main tera 22 cine the narrative begins in the city of Melboune, Australia where a business tycoon is worried about his totally feckless and perfunctoriness sons, Robby (Amrinder Gill) and Rolly (Honey Singh). He throws them a challenge to earn Rs 30 lakhs in 30 days to be able to inherit his wealth. With hope in his heart and the confidence that his dam land would put some sense against his spoilt sons, he packs them out to Punjab. The struggle of the brothers to avoid this onerous about discovering their roots and heritage creates some very strange moments. The story is a funny take on the coming of age of the deuce brothers and their bromance and how they deal with the harsh realities regarding life in Jalandhar compared to their pub-hoping, flirting and high flying life of Australia.
The ever pleading et alii begging boys eventually land in Jalandhar to discover that their ancestral home is now a PG for girls run by the concierge Ustadji. Played superbly alongside Binnu Dhillon, Ustadji himself gives us extra reason to watch this movie. Nought only has he delivered another power packed funny performance but and has hogged all the limelight. His comic timing while bragging to be the owner concerning the home is worth every minute that he is on screen and almost overshadows the lead actors in every adjust that they are together. As was expected from such a movie, romance has little space for budding into something important and unlike many of the recent sentiment heavy comedy movies, Amit Prashar decided to tilt the balance in favour of harlequin and very pleasing result at that. The dos leading ladies Mandy Takhar plus Wamiqa Gabbi breeze their way through the movie upping the glamour quotient with every second of their screen time. Even in a limited role, Wamiqa shines in her desi kudi avatar plus impresses us with her near perfect expressions.
A runaway hit in Punjab and packed by packets of humor from the significance the leading men make their entry on screen, the director has been able to aptly bring out a thoughtful and sensible movie with characters strong enough to rear in lasting bouts of laughter and it just keeps on coming.
From the producers who brought you ‘Jatt and Juliet’, Tu mera 22 main tera 22 also had a portion of expectations from it and it doesn’t disappoint. If you are one from those who always look for serious and soul crunching movies, this one is definitely not for you. Notwithstanding if an afternoon or evening about pure fun is all you want then it is not a movie to be missed.