Dil Kabaddi

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  • 2008
  • 5.7  (688)

Dil Kabaddi is a Hindi language romantic comedy movie directed by Anil Senior and produced by Shailesh R Singh. The movie was released in 2008 and stars Irrfan Khan, Rahul Bose, Rahul Khanna, Soha Ali Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma and Payal Rohatgi in lead roles. The movie is a remake of a popular American film titled 'Humpday'. The movie revolves around four characters - Misha (Soha Ali Khan), Samit (Rahul Bose), Rishi (Rahul Khanna) and Simi (Konkona Sen Sharma). Misha and Samit are a married couple who have been together for almost a decade. Rishi and Simi are a newly married couple who have just moved in next door to Misha and Samit's apartment. All four of them are close friends who often hang out together and discuss their personal and professional lives.

As the movie progresses, the audience gets to see the personal lives of each of the characters. Samit is a successful writer who is struggling with writer's block and is secretly jealous of Rishi's professional success. Misha is a successful interior designer who is bored with her marriage and is attracted to Rishi. Rishi is a successful advertising executive who is attracted to Misha but loves his wife Simi. Simi is a struggling actress who is frustrated with her acting career and is attracted to Samit.

One day, while they are all hanging out, they come up with an idea to play a game of Kabaddi where the losers would have to do anything the winners ask them to do. They play the game and things start to get complicated when Misha and Rishi end up kissing each other. The movie then explores the repercussions of this kiss on everyone's personal and professional lives.

The movie explores the themes of infidelity, jealousy, and insecurity in relationships. It also explores the theme of sexuality and sexual desires in a marriage. The movie deals with these themes in a light-hearted and humorous manner. There are many funny moments in the movie which keep the audience engaged.

The performances in the movie are top-notch. Irrfan Khan is brilliant as the narrator of the movie. His witty one-liners and sarcasm add a lot of value to the movie. Rahul Bose and Rahul Khanna are great as the two male leads. They both bring their own charm to their respective roles. Soha Ali Khan and Konkona Sen Sharma are both brilliant in their roles. They both bring a certain vulnerability to their characters which is very relatable.

The direction by Anil Senior is good. He manages to keep the movie engaging and interesting throughout the runtime. The music by Sachin Gupta and Amar Mohile is good. The songs are not memorable but they do not hinder the movie in any way.

Overall, Dil Kabaddi is a fun and engaging romantic comedy movie. The movie deals with serious themes in a humorous manner which makes it a great watch. The performances are top-notch and the direction is good. If you are in the mood for a light-hearted and entertaining movie, then Dil Kabaddi is a great choice.

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