Mr Makwana is a banana hating businessman on the run from the legislation – that’s the operating gag in writer-director Pankaj Saraswat’s (far-from comedian) comedy Hello Charlie. Jackie Shroff performs Makwana, adorned with a silver toupee, ponytail and an enormous fraud cost on his again, he is attempting to flee the nation.
His arm sweet, Mona darling (how unique), suggests he escapes in a gorilla swimsuit. The ridiculous thought involves her from a information report a couple of hit movie known as Monster Monkey.
The one humorous scene is Shroff/ Makwana watching monkey movies to get into the act. Costume bought, thought in place, Mona (Elnaaz Norouzi) now hires the dumbest child on the block to drive Makwana cross nation to the port of Diu.
Aadar Jain performs Charlie, who you may be sort sufficient to explain as a ‘simpleton’. Completely devoid of road smarts or any helpful abilities, his solely redeeming high quality is he’s a pleasant chap. So a pleasant, however easy, chap with a borrowed truck is transporting a person who he believes is a primate who is truly a fugitive by legislation.
Within the universe of Hello Charlie, a gorilla could possibly be altering a punctured tyre on the facet of an Indian freeway and never one passing automobile will cease to look or take an image. To not point out Charlie having no curiosity concerning the texture of Toto the gorilla’s fur, pores and skin or tyre altering talents.
To complicate issues, and create a case of mistaken id and so on., an actual gorilla has escaped a aircraft crash. Charlie additionally has a conflict with an opportunistic circus proprietor who needs to accumulate the gifted Toto. This circus in Gujarat contains a showcase track and dance by Padmini. Why is there a Punjabi merchandise quantity being carried out in a circus tent in Gujarat in a supposedly kids’s movie?
Charlie finds an surprising ally in dancer-performer Padmini (Shlokka Pandit), who is indentured to the circus proprietor. Collectively they free Toto, however can Makwana escape the cops and Charlie’s idiocy?
Of the performances, the gorillas utterly upstage the human actors who’re constrained by a banal story. If there is a touch upon scams and frauds within the nation, it’s stifled by the brilliant colors, insanity and aggravating characters that populate this slapstick journey.
Hello Charlie is at the moment streaming on Amazon Prime Video.