Director: Pannaga Bharana
Cast: Danish Sait, Sal Yusuf, Disha Madan and Rangayana Raghu
French Biriyani, which is the second Kannada movie after Law to have its world premiere on Amazon Prime, is a simple motion comedy that works principally as a result of it by no means takes itself severely. Centred on a bunch of characters, together with a French emigrant, who’re after a lacking bag, the movie manages to remain afloat proper till the top as a result of it makes use of improv comedy to ship some enjoyable stretches. The movie, which follows three days within the life of an autorickshaw driver and a French emigrant in Bengaluru, has rather a lot in widespread with Delhi Belly however handled as wholesomely humorous as its Bollywood counterpart.
Interesting fascinating how the movie brings collectively a bunch of characters from totally different walks of life, cultures and religions and pits them in opposition to one another in a narrative about mistaken identification and a misplaced bag. The outcome is just not one thing that anticipated immediately ring a bell with everybody, but it surely positively predicts disappointment, courtesy some genuinely humorous stretches. Going a lot occurring in French Biriyani, being a lot chaos, but it manages to entertain in its personal approach. There are some uninteresting stretches however fortunately sufficient sufficient to loosen up the general temper.
Danish Sait as Asgar, the Urdu talking auto rickshaw driver, is a riot. Scenes between him and Sal Yusuf, who performs the French emigrant, are simply the movie’s finest moments. Sait breathes a lot life into the movie together with his flawless portrayal of an area Muslim who speaks Urdu combined with Kannada. Scenes that includes him pave approach to some senseless comedy however you have been thoughts given significantly not occurring within the movie though it is crammed with rather a lot of different characters.
It was be an excessive amount of to anticipate French Biriyani to be funnier. Agreed, it may have taken the assistance of a greater author to make the screenplay extra fascinating, however the best way it manages to speak about Bengaluru’s cultural range with out taking potshots at anybody deserves to be applauded. When you’re taking out the IT parks of Bengaluru, just about all the things is left is what French Biriyani makes an attempt to relate by way of its story, and it does a reasonably first rate job getting rather a lot of issues on level in its depiction.
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