For a film that has a nearly empty theatre on the first day, Ishta Sakhi actually starts off alright. And just at the time when you have decided to raise your hopes a notch higher, the movie starts to go astray.
Before going into those details, let's start off with the story. The film is about three friends - Sriram (Sriram), a painter, Varun (Varun), a singer, and Bhaskar (Bhaskar), a poet - who do nothing other than go to college and dance around girls. In the midst of all the dancing, Sriram's girlfriend dumps him for a guy with "more money in his pocket".