Karina and Sanjay come close to each other and kiss each other on a train. Along with his mother played by the delightful Supriya Pathak , the three of them stay in a matchbox of an apartment in Dadar, which is the core of why Sanjay wants out so desperately. What could have been a great commentary on the real-estate crisis plaguing millennials with a love story weaved in, is instead a sappy, overdramatic love story, with the housing crisis just a prop, a 'different' backdrop. Watch out for a funny scene involving Karina and Sanjay fighting for an auto by walking ahead of one another Mumbai peeps, sounds familiar? But Blossom states that her only dream is to see Karina get married. But the significant others in their lives are appalled at such an idea -- particularly since the two are from different religions, which is a non-starter under any circumstances. Anand Tiwari handles romance with proper care and maturity.
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They have an argument but later apologize, and they both share their housing scheme dreams. In their journey to live independently and on their own terms, Sanjay Chaturvedi and Karina D'Souza are sometimes thwarted and sometimes enabled by their crazy families, colleagues, friends and exes. One of the joys of this film is its working-class, lived-in feel of Mumbai, even if the ease with which the protagonists land their dream home is a bit of a stretch. Love Per Square Foot is to Mumbai what Band Baaja Baaraat was to Delhi. While the next day Karina and Sanjay get ready to go to office together sharing the housing chores together, Sanjay finds a guy admiringly looking at their flat the same way Sanjay looked at some other flat at the beginning of the movie. An excited Sanjay accepts and they get married happily. The principals too, are in good form.
Filmmaker Anand Tiwari and his team deliver the goods: laughs, heart, and characters to root for. Rashi just uses Sanjay as a love slave, while he wants more from the relationship. What is the origin of the term? Karina and Sanjay share a heated argument in the middle of the road regarding the property and their love. Karina Angira Dhar , who doesn't know Sanjay as the story opens, works in accounting on the second floor of Centrum and has the same aspirations. Released 2018, 'Love Per Square Foot' stars , Angira Dhar, Alankrita Sahai, The movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 13 min, and received a score of out of 100 on Metacritic, which assembled reviews from top critics. Sanjay gets shocked at Rashi's demeanor.
The saving grace of the film is the chemistry between Vicky Kaushal, who is remarkably good, and Angira Dhar, who quietly slips into her character. Rashi calls Sanjay to tell him that she is pregnant. Sanjay arrives telling all the marriage can't happen. One of the reasons behind this is that both of them are involved with other people. Instead of bringing in an affair that give a false sense of conflict, adding nothing to the narrative, the makers could've focused on the very real, relatable, and exhaustingly tiring struggle of securing a house in Mumbai, which happens fairly easily for the occupants of this movie.
He comes across a housing scheme for married couples. The film, showing no loyalty towards tone, slips into ho-hum slapstick territory. The whole process of love-marriage-house takes place in reverse for them. Sanjay's father gets retired, who was a Railway announcer. Sanjay's father a worthy performance by the veteran Raghubir Yadav is a retiring Railway official. The desire to own a piece of land in Mumbai isn't a rite-of-passage or a routine logistical hassle of adult life, it's a hugely-coveted reward the city-dwellers slog their entire lives working for and yet fall short in attaining. The best moments in the film other than the gorgeously-filmed opening sequence punctuated by a rap by Divine come between Raghubir Yadav what a delight to hear him sing and Supriya Pathak, who play Sanjay's parents with aplomb.
That dream seems especially elusive in a city like Mumbai where hawking both your kidneys might not cover the down payment on a new construction. A nuanced sense of middle class values and the paradoxes attached to them make these characters endearing. Love Per Square Foot is a quirky romantic comedy about a guy and a girl who enter a marriage of convenience to buy a flat, and make space for themselves, in Mumbai, the city of their dreams. She makes her presence felt. Are they in love with the house? Next morning Sanjay and Karina meet.
Nonetheless, Love Per Square Foot has its heart in the right place. While she proposes to Samuel , her fiancé, about the joint scheme, he bluntly refuses as he has his own home and she can live there. The inter-religious marriage bit Chaturvedi-D'souza is a nice touch but it doesn't take long before all of it goes overboard with characters doing over-the-top filmy things that happen only in filmy films. It is baffling why the makers of this film felt the need to have lip-sync songs in the middle of an otherwise tight narrative. Vicky Kaushal and Angira Dhar, a newcomer, head a very engaging cast in a tale about the challenges of being young adults in the demanding, big-city world.