Mauji played by Varun Dhawan and Mamta Anushka Sharma in Sui Dhaaga are a married couple in a small town Chanderi in the heartland of India. The couple has no time for each other but this is not driven by a lack of love but Mamta is stuck between the daily chores and in-laws seva and Mauji works at a shop selling sewing machines and has little time for anything else.
On the acting front, I’m a little scared for Varun Dhawan who is not getting typecast as the small town simpleton who gets walked all over until he flexes his well-developed dola’s. That said Varun Mauji Dhawan is brilliant at the act, it is a delight to watch his simplicity
In contrast, Anushka Sharma is steely quiet and restrained in her act Her character as the holy dedicated bahu cum pati driver is perfect. Together the duo gives the film their best making the story on screen eminently watchable.
Director Sharat Kataria is masterful at depicting the love and longing comfort and conflicts of couples from small-town India. He did this a while ago in the sweet gem Dum Laga Ke Haisha that took the box office by storm and he has done it again with Sui Dhaaga the journey of Mauji and Mamta. His screenplay of small-town dynamics is pitch perfect right down to a screeching Mausi.
One last point to be made here and it seems that all the filmmakers in Bollywood are rooting for the ruling NDA It all began with films Toilet Ek Prem Katha on the PM’s Swaach Bharat theme and no Sui Dhaaga it seems Bollywood is peddling the Made In India theme big time.
Sui Dhaga is a well stitched together tale embellished with the sparklers of humour embroidered with warm emotion-filled moments and labelled with the Made in India Branding, could you ask for more
Sui Dhaaga Review Rating 3 / 5 stars