Guest Iin London
Guest Iin London: Prolongation of Filthy, Racist and Sexist Jokes In The Name Of Cinema
Movie Review by Trijai Nerthi (Rocheston Certified Movie Critic)
Guest Iin London is the worst thing that could happen to you this year. It is so insensitive; it will fill you up with frustration. It slaps you with racist, sexist, insensitive jokes that it almost wants to make you sue the director for his ignorance. From delivering never-ending fart jokes to enclosing comedy humiliating women, the film packs each and every scene with political incorrectness. This sad excuse for a feature isn’t even worthy of existing as a film.
Directed by Ashwni Dhir, Guest Iin London is a distasteful copy of the film Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge. Aryan and Anaya hatch a plan to feign a marriage to attain citizenship in London. Just as Anaya moves into Aryan’s house to rid the government of any doubts, their distant relatives Paresh Rawal and Tanvi Azmi turn up at their home as unwanted guests, refusing to leave.
Spread across a runtime of two hours and twenty minutes, the film has Paresh Rawal farting and continuously making nasty jokes about his farts. If you find this to be disgusting, you have no idea what’s going to hit you. As you get tired of the fart jokes, you are hit by a wave of racist jokes, ridiculing Chinese, Indian and possibly all races. In one scene, Paresh Rawal actually says “She is Chinese. That means she’ll get destroyed soon.” How can anyone write such insensitive dialogues? And why in the world would actors voluntarily sign up for such distasteful nonsense?
How can one think making fun of one’s appearance is funny? How is referring to a person’s beard as Mehendi colored appropriate? What were the makers really thinking? Our society showcases demonstrates intolerance to roasts, frustrated comments while constantly attesting inappropriate censor certificates too. But this, racist, juvenile film slides away freely and untouched even with all of the garbage it throws on your face. This is both unfair and unjust and morally degrading.
The dialogues and treatment of women in the film are oppressive and regressive. The film bears lines on how women belong in the kitchen indirectly indicating an approval to lower their ambitions. This kind of portrayal is so backward; it shouldn’t even be allowed to exist. How long should you be expected to let mockery and humiliation of this sort run scot-free? To experience such a narrative riddled with insult and shamelessness is infuriating to say the least.
Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Kharbanda have nothing useful to do in the film. Their roles and their portrayals are as amateur as it gets. Paresh Rawal has been making poor decisions for years now, so this choice of his isn’t surprising. What’s shocking is Tanvi Azmi lowering her standard with nonsensical roles that are obviously beneath her.
Stay far, far away from this racist, insensitive jokes spouting, lame excuse for a film. Guest Iin London can officially be deemed the worst film of the year.