Jab Mona Met Imtiaz

Sometimes I feel like I am the hero of an Imtiaz Ali movie, lost somewhere, waiting for the heroine to come and topple my life and help me find myself.

I am Viren in Socha Na Tha, confused about love, marriage and everything else in life, taking decisions and regretting them later.

I am Aditya in Jab We Met, waiting to hop on a train, leaving all my problems behind.

I am Jordan in Rockstar, waiting for that one heartbreak to make it big in life, hurting everyone I love in the process.

And finally I am Ved in Tamasha, an unwilling engineer, living a lie, and bored with my life, narrating the story of my life in a virtual space, finding solace in that.

I haven’t seen the new movie yet, but going by the reviews I am quite sure I would be Harry of Jab Harry Met Sejal. Even Shahrukh’s life has become quite like mine, giving one flop after another, not finding the right script, something that could do him justice. How much ever he wants to be young again, he can’t seem to accept the fact that it is not okay for him to romance actresses half his age in exactly the same way he did twenty years ago.

He needs to grow up, as much as I do.

And as for Imtiaz, as much as I like watching movies similar to my life, you really need to find a new story. Even I am bored of coming of age so many times.


*all images from google.

5 thoughts on “Jab Mona Met Imtiaz

    • Well, I am not a Shahrukh fan. I used to like his movies back on those days. I kinda liked the trailer of JHMS but read horrible reviews. I don’t know why none of the movies in 2017 got a good review. Haven’t seen a nice bollywood movies since ages. 😦


      • I don’t watch Bollywood movies much but got to watch Hindi medium last month. It was good. Go for it if you haven’t watched already. Or best thing, you could start TV series like GOT. Rest, I am waiting for Marvel movies only.


      • I watched Hindi medium last month… it was good, could have written a better ending.
        Oh, no time for tv series..those are very addictive. I have save GOT for someday when i’ll be finally free..haha.


      • Yes they are but better option than any Bollywood movie. If you haven’t watched already I would recommend the series ‘lost’. The characterization is superb. You will connect to them for sure. 🙂


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