Cast: Rajeev Khandelwal, Tena Desae, Paresh Rawal
Directed by: Aditya Datt
Ratings: * * *
Table No 21 is this year's first release. According to the director
Aditya Datt, This film is a 'Crazy Thriller'. There were speculations
in the Press and Media about Table No 21 to be a rip-off of 'Saw',
'The Hunger Game' and 'Phone booth' and the film does have very few
inspirations from the mentioned films, But as a plot this film is very
The film is about a middle-class couple Vivaan (Rajeev Khandelwal) and
Siya (Tena Desae) who wins a free trip to the exotic Fiji Islands.
Soon their affair turns into a reality show for 8 million viewers on
the internet. The couple is invited by Mr.Khan (Paresh Rawal) to Table
No. 21, A live game show where 8 questions are asked, followed by a
There's a Rapid Fire round too. And the prize money is
Indian Rupees 21 Crores. But, A Hitch.. If you speak one 'Lie', You
Soon arrives the moment where the couple is torn between a web of
Lies, Truth and shocking reality which leads to a climax where you
feel very Sad about what actually happened.
I promise, I will not give you away much but In the end, You'll definitely solve the mystery of
the film's title for sure.
Rajeev Khandelwal this time sits on the 'Hot Seat' of Sach Ka Samna in
Table No 21. He performs his part with lot of energy but his role very
much reminds of his earlier (Debut) film 'Aamir'. Tena Desae is
charming in the film. The actress knows her performance timing and
screen space in between two seasoned actors.
Paresh Rawal is the actor who takes the cake in the film with his Class-A-Part acting and new
Look. In fact, You start to feel in some parts about the film being
in-complete without Paresh Rawal as he carries the whole film on his
Aditya Datt has done a good job of entertaining on the edge of seat
with a Nail-Biting script and splashing-in some hard reality bytes.
The film is little slow in the First Half, That's because (Maybe) the
writer wanted you to understand the character's and the Game.
But as soon as the second half concludes, The film goes into a total
different aura of 'Bumpy-Rides' altogether.
Prepare yourself for an Edge-Of-Seat roller coaster ride of this
'Scary' and 'Thrilling' Kaun Banega Crorepati.