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Tumhari Sulu (U) 140 min
Cast: Vidya Balan, Manav Kaul, Neha Dhupia, Vijay Maurya, Abhishek Sharma
Direction: Suresh Triveni
Rating: **1/2

Suparna Sharma

Madhyantar tak, till interval, choti-choti battein make Tumhari Sulu a crackling, delightful film.
Its charm, warmth lies in the small details that make up a marriage, in ways a couple negotiates life, in characters who are fresh, different and being played by excellent actors.
After interval, sadly, writer-director Suresh Triveni’s Tumhari Sulu takes a route that’s not just conventional, but also convoluted.

In Mumbai, Sulochana (Vidya Balan) and Ashok Dubey (Manav Kaul) are a middle class couple. Their Virar parivar is completed by their school-going son, Pranav (Abhishek Sharma).
Sulu’s a housewife and Ashok a devoted, diligent employee of Mathuradas & Sons, uniform makers.
Their coupledom is lovely — Ashok carries Sulochana’s handbag and cheers her on as she runs and comes…

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