Ritika HandooExpect all you can from this Anand L Rai sequel. The film is a happy experience that will keep you in splits throughout. Right from the beginning, ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ successfully keeps your attention intact, scene-per-scene. The old Hindi film song playing in the opening credit roll gives the screenplay such a typical ‘Indian wedding’ feel.
Director Anand L Rai has brilliantly executed what he wanted to in this sequel. The moment Tanu Trivedi (Kangana Ranaut) is seen talking in her patent Kanpuri style while visiting a medical centre, as she feels her husband of four years, Manu Sharma (R Madhavan) is mad—the audience just can’t help but burst out laughing.
The way in which Kangana enacts each scene, as if she has always been and lived as her on screen doppelgänger Tanu—is something which only a talented actress like her can pull off. The story takes off from the point where the original ended. The fact that Manu manages to win Tanu and gets married does not quite end in a ‘happily ever