Fruit and Nut

Kunal Vijaykar’s efforts to make a comedy film resulted in – a few funny jokes strung together to make a storyline. It promises to be a senseless comedy that will make you roll on the floor with laughter. Sadly, it only remains senseless and not funny enough to make you smile more than a time or two.

The story is about a simple man named Jolly Maker. He is a hardworking, middle class guy who is on the lookout for money, friends and love. He works for a corrupt builder named Khandar as his accountant. He makes a classic protagonist with being a nerd and un-cool along with being accident-prone.

Dia Mirza in Fruit And Nut
Dia Mirza in Fruit And Nut

Jolly Maker’s smart, pretty and sexy snob of a colleague, Monica, gets kidnapped under mysterious circumstances. A series of events lead Jolly Maker to a crazy Ex-Maharaja who plans on destroying Mumbai. The film is then all about if Jolly Maker is able to save Mumbai and find love.

While a lot of effort has been put into it by the director, the story doesn’t have a strong base. Performances by all the actors are fitting for the film. Boman Irani and Mahesh Manjrekar have done a good job while Dia Mirza has been unnoticed as ever. And Cyrus Broacha carries on in his own wave, whether people like it or not. This film is not exactly a must-watch but not totally horrible either.

Banner Studio 18
Film Fruit and Nut
Cast Boman Irani as Maharaja Harry Holkar
Cyrus Broacha as Jolly Maker
Dia Mirza as Monica
Mahesh Manjrekar as Khandar
Atmaram Bhende as Peter
Rajit Kapoor as Pinakin
Vijay Patkar as Clint
Surendra Rajan as Dhotilal
Kishore Nandlaskar as Motilal
Suhas Khandke as Mayor
Anisha Hinduja as Suman
Sachin Nayak as Anna
Bachan Pachehra as Sulaiman
Anil Mahtrey as Inspector Chaugle
Director Kunal Vijaykar
Producer Studio 18
Music Director Sangeet Haldipur
Siddharth Haldipur
Lyricist Saajan Aggarwal
Rating 2/5


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