Three words: Bunty Aur Babli. Actually, about three dozen more - Bunty Aur Babli minus the surprises, the cast, kajra re
, Gulzar, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and just about everything that made that movie a hit. Also, add about 30-45 minutes of surplus fat in terms of duration, and a slightly tacky, low budget, feel.
Not that it's so
bad that it's unwatchable. Bhale Dongalu is definitely easier on the eyes and ears than, say, Poramboku or Singamalai. But that's a bit like saying it's preferable to die of natural causes than of snakebite.
The storyline isn't a state s....