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Mithya Unveiled!

Last weekend, I hopped in to watch Rajat Kapoor's movie, Mithya. The cinema hall seemed virtually empty but that didnt deter me. I was told the movie is a rare type to watch. I decided that yes, it is good to watch a different movie once in a while.

This thriller was like a rollercoaster ride. Till the end, I had no clue about the twists and turns although something about the way the movie portrayed the characters failed to touch my understanding. The characters seemed lost in the sobering, uninspiring screenplay and the often quoted crass jokes that peppered every body's mood once and again.

VK, the protagonist is played by Ranvir Sheorey, who is definitely not my favorite by any means but he convincingly plays the role of an ambitious, aspiring Bollywood extra who likes to rehearse Hamlet using his bedspread as a cloak. His dream is to eventually become a hero in a Bollywood movie but his life is suddenly changed when he gets caught amidst two mob gangsters internal war, shoot…