Bareilly Ki Barfi And Every Daughter’s Dream Dad

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Bareilly Ki Barfi And Every Daughter’s Dream Dad

Illustration: Cleon Dsouza

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modern update on Saajan and Mujhse Dosti Karoge!, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s effervescent Bareilly Ki Barfi revolves around a love triangle garnished with a side of mistaken identities. Ayushmann Khurrana, as Chirag Dubey, a jilted lover with a mean streak, continues his broken-hearted tirade from Meri Pyaari Bindu (he even finishes writing a book in this film). His frenemy in the film, Rajkummar Rao, once again gives Bollywood a masterclass in how to effortlessly slip into different versions of the everyman: a meek saree salesman and the gali ka gunda. Both vie for the affections of Bitti, played by Kriti Sanon.  

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