A word of caution: BUDDHA MAR GAYA is piping hot stuff! You haven’t watched something like this before. Be prepared for a bagful of adult jokes that’s sure to leave you gaping in shock. At the cost of repeating oneself, let’s also add that you need to lock your brains at home when you enter the cineplex to watch BUDDHA MAR GAYA.
Cast: Anupam Kher, Om Puri, Paresh Rawal, Rakhi Sawant
The film revolves around a business family headed by Laxmikant Kabdiya (Anupam Kher), who dies while in bed with a struggling actress (Rakhi Sawant). His demise is untimely; his company has an Initial Public Offering of Rs 5,000 crore due in two days.
His family is both happy and sad on learning about LK’s death. Happy because they will inherit his booty, and sad, because his death will adversely affect the company’s IPO. It is not easy to keep LK’s death a secret as many vested interests are out to botch up the family’s plans.
Besides, the media is eager to find out what’s going on.
Director Rahul Rawail steps into a new territory with BUDDHA MAR GAYA and as a storyteller, narrates an interesting plot successfully. Agreed, a film like BUDDHA MAR GAYA is not everybody’s idea of entertainment, but Rawail knows his fundas right. He uses everything on the shelf to make a black comedy.
On the whole, BUDDHA MAR GAYA has terrific title-value, abundant shock-value and strong entertainment-value as factors going in its favor. At the box-office, this one’s for the masses completely!