Review: 'Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya' emerges as a refreshing departure from cliched love stories
'Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya' is a fun-filled light-hearted rom-com offering a unique love story blurring the lines between humanity and artificial intelligence, backed by powerful performances.
Published: Friday,Feb 09, 2024 04:30 AM GMT-07:00
Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya Review
Plot and Screenplay
At its core, "Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya" revolves around the enchanting romance between Aryan, portrayed with charm and depth by Shahid Kapoor, and SIFRA, brought to life with grace and nuance by the radiant Kriti Sanon. Aryan, a talented robotic engineer, finds himself entangled in a profound connection with SIFRA, a humanoid android created by his aunt, portrayed superbly by the veteran actress Dimple Kapadia. As their relationship blossoms, the film delves into the intricacies of love, acceptance, and the consequences of defying societal boundaries. The film is quite engaging with fun-filled light-hearted moments in the first half. In the latter part, there's a noticeable slowdown as emotions start to take over the storyline. Yet, just when you think you've got it all figured out, brace yourself for an unexpected twist after the climax. While the build-up to the climax might follow a predictable path, the conclusion defies expectations, setting the stage for an intriguing Part 2.
Shahid Kapoor, Kriti Sanon and their electrifying chemistry
Shahid Kapoor delivers a captivating performance as Aryan, effortlessly transitioning from moments of humor to vulnerability as he grapples with his feelings for SIFRA. Kriti Sanon shines as SIFRA, infusing the character with a perfect blend of innocence and curiosity, captivating audiences with her portrayal of an AI discovering the complexities of human emotions. Her expressions hit the right chords and the robotic mannerism is pulled off with utmost conviction.
What truly sets "Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya" apart is the outstanding chemistry between Kapoor and Sanon. Their on-screen connection feels organic and genuine, drawing viewers into their world and evoking a range of emotions. Whether they're sharing tender moments of intimacy or engaging in playful banter, Kapoor and Sanon's chemistry elevates the film to new heights, adding depth and authenticity to their characters' relationship.
Supported by a stellar ensemble cast, including the legendary Dharmendra as Aryan's wise and supportive grandfather, the film resonates with authenticity and depth. Each actor brings a unique dimension to the narrative, enriching the storytelling experience with their memorable performances. Dimple Kapadia as Urmila is passionate and charming. She gives what the script asks of her having a decent screen presence. Rakesh Bedi, Anubha Fatehpuria, Rajesh Kumar and Raashul Tandon also delivers with conviction.
Furthermore, the music of "Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya" has already become a fan favorite, with hits like "Laal Peeli Akhiyaan" and "Tum Se" adding emotional resonance to key moments in the film.
"Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiya" is a delightful blend of romance, comedy, and social commentary. With its stellar performances, compelling storyline, and timely exploration of AI ethics, this film offers audiences a unique cinematic experience that lingers long after the credits roll. A must-watch for anyone seeking something fresh and thought-provoking at the movies.
***1/2 (3.5/5) stars