Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic: A Review
Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (English: A Little Love, A Little Magic) is a 2008 Indian fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Kunal Kohli, who also wrote and co-produced the film with Aditya Chopra under their banner Yash Raj Films. The film features Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukerji in lead roles, and Rishi Kapoor and Ameesha Patel in supporting roles. The child artists include Akshat Chopra, Shriya Sharma, Rachit Sidana and Ayushi Burman.
The film tells the story of Ranbir Talwar (Saif Ali Khan), a lonely industrialist who is sentenced by a judge to look after four orphaned children whose parents he killed in a car accident. The children resent Ranbir and want revenge, while he is unprepared to live with them. One day, they pray to God (Rishi Kapoor) for help, and he sends Geeta (Rani Mukerji), his most whimsical and mischievous angel, to unite Ranbir with the children. Geeta uses her magical powers to make their lives more fun and joyful, but also faces some challenges along the way.
The film was released on 27 June 2008 in India, and received mixed reviews from critics and audiences. Some praised the performances of the lead actors and the humor, while others criticized the script and the screenplay for being unoriginal and predictable. The film also failed to perform well at the box office, grossing 37.25 crores on a budget of 23 crores, and was deemed a "flop" by Box Office India.
Despite its commercial and critical failure, the film has some memorable moments and songs that are worth watching. The film's soundtrack was composed by ShankarEhsaanLoy, with lyrics by Prasoon Joshi. The songs include "Lazy Lamhe", "Nihaal Ho Gayi", "Bulbula", "Beetey Kal Se", "Pyaar Ke Liye" and "Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic". The song "Lazy Lamhe" was especially popular for its catchy tune and Rani Mukerji's glamorous avatar.
If you are looking for a light-hearted family entertainer with some fantasy elements, you can give Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic a try. You can watch it online on [Amazon Prime Video] or rent it on [Google Play Movies], [YouTube], [Amazon Video] or [Apple TV]. You can also buy it on [Google Play Movies], [YouTube], [Apple TV] or [iTunes]. For more information about the film, you can visit its [Wikipedia page].