Very rarely does one get to see a truly different genre of film-style in India.Cute love stories, romantic melodramas,revenge-avenge,semi and supernatural, poor hollywood rip-offs ,unsocially social themed are the standard “beaten tracks” that any director would take to satiate the viewing pleasure of Indian audiences. Our heroes and heroines are generally like this or this.
Only yesterday did get to see the birth and death of new genre of film making with absolutely no-stereotype in either the actors, acting, film-making or cinematography.My friends and I braved chennai’s nagging rain , waded through muddy streets, climbed the confusing escalators of City Center INOX to watch the movie called
The grey cells of my brain have manged to unravel the mysteries behind movies like Identity or Memento , and have been numbed by off-beat films like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and many other types of movies.
But experience of watching No Smoking cannot be defined.
It took my group 4 hrs to get out this film and the entire time ,whilst we were eating dinner we trying to understand what the movie was about.Its a psychedelic film on psychedelic experiences of the director ,probably while smoking a pot, one the likes of Jimi Hendrix would be proud to write a song about.Cinematography is a must see with its sepia effects and Comic Bubbles and for all thee John Abraham fans this movie is an eye-candy for them, with peekaboos of his body.
Final Verdict : Must Watch on Pirated DVD [ Good Quality is a must ;-)]