The Sky is Pink Review: Family meant to stand together

Here is the review of the movie “The Sky is Pink”

Genre: Biopic

Director: Shonali Bose

Star cast: Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Farhan Akhtar, Zaira Wasim, and Rohit Saraf

Release Date: 11th October 2019

Rating: 3 out of 5

The Sky is Pink Trailer:

The trailer starts with the narration of the love story of a couple from their daughter’s point of view. As the daughter of the loving couple is suffering from pulmonary fibrosis, she tags herself as the villain for their story. In the trailer, it can be seen that due to her disease and circumstances, the couple gets separated. But the ending of the trailer hints that all is not bad, the same disease brings the couple back together. So it is a journey of a family facing a difficult situation.

The Sky is Pink storyline:

As seen in the trailer, the movie shows the journey of the couple (Aditi and Niren) from their love to marriage. After marriage, their happy married life with their son (Ishaan) and daughter (Aisha) is shown. But happiness does not stay for long in their life. On the diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis of their younger daughter, the couple fell apart on the process of earning money for her treatment. Further, the story progresses on the various means taken by the couple to save their daughter and to keep her happy. In this process, space and differences created between them. But they successfully overcome it and stayed together.

Poster

The Sky is Pink lead actors:

After a hiatus of three years, Priyanka Chopra returned to Bollywood with this movie. She magnificently portrayed the character of Aditi Chaudhary, mother of Aisha. While the role of the father of Aisha was donned by Farhan Akhtar. Zaira Wasim played the role of Aisha, diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. The role of Aisha’s elder brother was played by Rohit Suresh Saraf.

Critics praised the performance of Priyanka and Zaira in this movie.

The Sky is Pink unit

Music and filming

“The Sky is Pink” is another production of the producers of well-known movies “Barfi” and “Dangal. For direction, the production house selected Shonali Bose. The renowned lyricist Javed Akhtar penned the songs of this movie. While the renowned music composer Pritam gave music to this movie.

The shooting was done in Mumbai and London.

Final Verdict:

Though the story is great, the screenplay failed to touch the heart of the audience. So I would rate it 3 out of 5 stars. The performance of all the actors was nice. But still, something is left. There is something amiss in the screenplay which prevented its success.

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