Director: Suresh Triveni
Starring: Vidya Balan, Neha Dhupia, Manav Kaul
Screenplay: Suresh Triveni
Music: Javed Akhtar, Tanishk Bagchi, Santanu Ghatak, Siddhant Kaushal, Karan Kulkarni, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Amartya Rahut, Guru Randhawa, Vayu
Happy-go-lucky Sulochana (fondly known as Sulu Vidya Balan ), a suburban Mumbai housewife, lives with her husband, Ashok, a sales manager in a traditional company that sells uniforms, and their 11-year-old son, Pranav in distant suburb Virar. Sulu keeps herself entertained through the day, which includes listening to her favorite radio station and taking part in every possible contest. Sulu breezes through life with a fun and candid never-say-never attitude. On a day like any other, Sulu ends up winning a pressure cooker through a radio contest that she has taken part in. Little does she know that her trip to the radio station is about to change her life. In an unexpected turn of events, she lands a job of an RJ (radio jockey). She is no ordinary RJ for she is made to anchor a night show, which involves chatting with peculiar, strangers and lonely souls. A husband in constant battle at a mid-level job (Manav Kaul), a precocious child who is up to something alarmingly strange in school, and a woman who unpredictably stumbles into the world of radio. Seasoned with music, humor and quirk, Tumhari Sulu witnesses the everyday grit of a housewife, a marriage put to test and a world that struggles to see the beauty of a so-called ‘simple, ordinary life’. The film seems inspired from Robin Williams ‘Good Morning Vietnam’. Also we have seen Vidya perform a similar role in Munnabhai MBBS-2. The music is very good and the remix version of Hawa Hawai from Mr. India pits perfectly in the narrative. Technically a polished film. Vidya Balan is the life and soul of the film. Manav Kaul complements her well. Neha Dhupia is very impressive as Sulu’s boss Maria. RJ Malishka as herself does a good job. Uday Lagoo as Sulu’s father is very good. Abhishek Sharma as Sulu’s kid does well. Vijay Maurya as the radio stations writer is a good; he has written the dialogues also very well.
AT THE BOX-OFFICE
The film has taken a decent start and with a good word of mouth should sail through.