Kapoor and Sons is a family drama that leaves you feeling you have been an observer of a real family. It is the story of accepting that family members have weaknesses, but on the other side of disappointment, our family’s love helps us cope and rise above them. This film is not a typical Bollywood film, in that it is more of a realistic character study of a modern family. The drama is understated and the story unfolds as daily life does. In the second half of the movie old wounds and secrets appear and the groundwork laid in the first half will leave you touched emotionally by the movie.
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Guru (Sidharth Malhotra) is a young thug who was traumatized when his parents were murdered in front of him at the age of eight. Prone to violence, Guru is working as an enforcer for a gangster, when he lands in jail. Aisha (Shraddha Kapoor) sees him being beaten by policemen. Being a compassionate person, her heart goes out to him, and when he is released, she tries to help him. Aisha believes that if you are in pain, you will find healing if you help someone else in pain. As Guru gets to know her, he realizes that she is dying of a terminal disease. He decides to help her fulfill the final wishes she has written in her diary. So, as they fall in love and marry, she pulls him from the darkness into the light.
Rakesh (Riteish Deshmukh) is a middle-class family man. Stuck in a dead-end job and humiliated at work, he feels like he is being squeezed between the lower class and the upper class in society. Rakesh’s frustration is » Read more..