New Delhi: Bollywood has found its new love in Punjabis. It's not just the Punjabi tracks that are making their way into Bollywood films but most of the directors now have their stories woven around a Punjabi family which has loud, hilarious characters adding their own colour to the script. After the success of Shoojit Sircar's 'Vicky Donor', a debut director has now set her film in the backdrop of a Punjabi wedding.
Ashima Chibber's new film 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' is about Sameer (Saqib Saleem) who sneaks away his dad's new car to impress his college friend and all hell breaks loose when he loses the car.
Saqib Saleem, who made his debut with 'Mujhse Friendship Karoge', is returning to the silver screen with yet another Yash Raj film and giving him company is none other than small screen's star Ram Kapoor.
Will 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' turn out to be Saqib Saleem's first hit?
Charu Thakur of IBNLive is inside the theatre to find that out.
04:45 PM: Stay tuned for the live tweet review of #MDKM.
04:50 PM: Directed by Ashima Chibber, #MDKM stars Saqib Saleem, Rhea Chakraborty and Ram Kapoor.
04:55 PM: Set in the backdrop of a Punjabi wedding, will #MDKM be able to entertain and live up to its expectations?
05:00 PM: #MDKM begins on the streets of Chandigarh with Punjabi music.
05:05 PM: And here arrives Dad ki maruti. #MDKM
05:10 PM: Car ki line laga dunga. Kyu Maruti mein kaam karne ka irada hai. #MDKM
05:15 PM: The Punjabi backdrop adds colour to the script. #MDKM
05:20 PM: Saqib Saleem has got some moves. #MDKM
05:25 PM: #MDKM is hilarious. Keeps you in splits. Ravi Kishan also makes an appearance in #MDKM.
05:30 PM: #MDKM beautifully brings out the Punjabi culture. Ram Kapoor is one of the finest actors of recent times.
05:35 PM: The engagement song is a must watch. I am really love you.
05:40 PM: And all hell breaks loose. #MDKM doesn't give you a dull moment. The groom boards a local bus. #MDKM is full on entertaining.
05:45 PM: Prabal Panjabi needs a special mention. Punjabiyaan di battery charge rehti hai. The music and story is the backbone of #MDKM.
05:50 PM: A good script can do wonders for the film and #MDKM proves it. Ram Kapoor, Saqib Saleem and Prabal Panjabi are the backbone of #MDKM. Some fine acting on display.
05:55 PM: #MDKM is highly recommended for its story, good performances and some punjabi tadka. #MDKM will not deliver a single dull moment.
06:00 PM: Thank you for staying with us through the tweet review of #MDKM.