It’s not consistently hilarious at the start, or at any point, but its pleasant silliness – especially in political digs – keeps the story afloat.
The movie, spanning 25 years, is a simple drama that has 'good people' and 'bad people'.
Some bits, not even central to the mystery, are plain baffling – even insulting.
Caste, religion and even sexism are all referenced to serve the patriotic cause.
'Maajhi Preet', an episode in the Netflix docuseries 'My Love', does something remarkable: it invites us to experience rural beauty on its own terms.
Only once does Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra surprise the audience with an element of subversion that comes as a pleasant surprise.