Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai: A Comedy Drama About Bollywood Dreams
Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai is a 2012 Hindi comedy drama film directed by Rajnish Thakur and starring Sunil Shetty, Udita Goswami, Rajpal Yadav and Om Puri. The film is a satire on the Indian film industry and its various aspects such as producers, financiers, directors, actors and critics.
The film follows the story of Amar Joshi (Sunil Shetty), a video library owner in Benaras who dreams of becoming a film maker. He sells his business and joins a film institute in London, where he learns the basics of film making. He returns to India with a script and tries to pitch it to various producers, but faces rejection and humiliation at every step. He meets an aspiring actress Chandni (Udita Goswami) who agrees to work in his film. He also meets a veteran actor Mohan Kapoor (Om Puri) who becomes his mentor and guides him through the challenges of Bollywood.
Amar finally manages to find a producer Suraj (Rajpal Yadav) who agrees to finance his film, but with a condition that he has to make a masala film with action, comedy, romance and item songs. Amar reluctantly agrees and compromises his vision to please the producer and the audience. However, he soon realizes that making a film is not as easy as he thought, as he faces various hurdles such as creative differences, budget constraints, casting issues, censor troubles and negative reviews. Will Amar be able to complete his film and fulfill his dream Or will he give up and accept the harsh reality of Bollywood
Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai is a humorous and entertaining film that exposes the dark side of the glamorous film industry. It also pays tribute to some of the iconic films and personalities of Bollywood. The film has some catchy songs composed by Sukhwinder Singh, Subash Pradhan and Parvez Qadar. The film was released on 20 July 2012 and received mixed reviews from critics and audiences.The film has some memorable scenes and dialogues that poke fun at the clichÃs and stereotypes of Bollywood. For example, there is a scene where Amar meets a producer who asks him to make a film based on the life of Osama bin Laden, but with a twist that he is actually a good guy who loves India. There is another scene where Amar meets a critic who gives him a negative review without even watching his film. There is also a scene where Amar shoots an item song with an item girl who can't dance or act.
The film also has some emotional moments that show the struggle and passion of Amar and his team. For example, there is a scene where Amar breaks down after his film gets rejected by the censor board. There is another scene where Amar and Chandni confess their love for each other after facing a lot of difficulties. There is also a scene where Amar and Mohan Kapoor have a heart-to-heart conversation about their dreams and aspirations.
The film ends with a twist that reveals that Amar's film was actually a hit and he becomes a successful director. He dedicates his film to his mentor Mohan Kapoor who passes away before the release. He also thanks Chandni for being his support and inspiration. He then announces his next film which is based on his own life story and titled Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai. ec8f644aee