Jamuna Paar: Bijju and Vidhi, do you know each other’s names?
Rajan Shahi’s latest love story is set in the New Delhi of the present but has characters behaving like they belong to the 1950s
When the makers of Jamuna Paar
promised us that it was a love story about a working class boy and a rich gal in New Delhi, we expected a lovely portrayal of the hustle bustle of the city, the uniqueness of the Jamuna Paar
area and the posh bungalows of South Delhi. What we got instead over the past 27 episodes is an unconvincing set of the Jamuna Paar
bylanes, a bungalow filled with caricatures straight from a Cinderella story and two lead characters who seem to have walked out of a 1950s village. Bijjuji? Madamji? They are in love, but not only do they address each other that way, but even think of each other privately too by those names. Come on! Click here to read more