It’s an unwritten rule broken only by stellar exceptions. Sequels don’t do well. Three-quels, more so. Is Golmaal 3 really that exceptional?
For the first half, it is.
Consider the formula. Sand, surf, skin and swaying hips, unbelievable wire stunts, crashing cars, heists and hijinks, a borrowed plot, inept hooligans, smart-ass loafers, a superhuman Ajay Devgn, a mute Tusshar Kapoor (thank God?) and a snake-tattooed Vrajesh Hirjee. That’s the story of Golmaal 1, 2 and 3. If you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all. Not much worse than the last, but not always much better.
Except that Golmaal 3 dares to do a few things differently.
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