SAAT UCHAKKEY is a comedy caper about 7 petty crooks blundering their way through an exciting gamut of mystery, greed, treachery and running into one riotous crisis after another. Set against the gritty backdrop of Old Delhi, this burlesque film opens a window into the unpredictable world of magical realism, where the lingo is spattered with the choicest of swear words and the mannerisms with sidesplitting humor.
The first half is confusing and the only aim seems to be making the audience get used to the vulgar language. The characters are called Pappi, Haggu, Phodoo, Bichy… you get the drift.
If you already didn’t know this, Neeraj Pandey is the film’s producer. He is known to be the man with the Midas touch, but there is hardly anything in this one that can be salvaged. Director-writer Sanjeev Sharma seems to have had it right just on paper; let’s not even discuss the execution.
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