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Film review : Changing mores of urban India

Neha Madhiwalla

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2013.016


Vicky Donor, released in April 2012, is a comedy about the life of Vicky Arora, a young middle-class Punjabi man living in South Delhi, who becomes a commercial sperm donor. It is an addition to the look-feel-smell real genre of small films that are changing the face of Hindi cinema. When it was released, it was marketed, for all intents and purposes, as a sex comedy. Thankfully, it veers safely away from the risk of regressing into one. Instead, it takes a light-hearted look at the changing life of urban, middle- class India. It is rare to find a film about men and reproduction and, hence, this film needs to be noticed.

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