It is not Keeping Up With The Kardashians but Keeping Up With The Kandasamy’s (yes, your eyes are not deceiving you) and it is a South African movie (how can we not be more proud?)
Last week Sunday I was invited to the exclusive screening of Keeping Up With The Kandasamy’s at Gold Reef City. I must say that this is actually the most funniest and well-produced local movie to date!
KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMY’S SYNOPSIS
There are two former best friends that are neighbours. They both have a beautiful life and well, of course gorgeous children and the most hilarious grandmother but I am sure you are thinking what happens when two former best friends are neighbours? Well, that is there the fun begins.
Their children are in a ‘secret romantic relationship’ which their mothers detest. Their fathers are also best friends and their wives do not know as well. In essence, this rather bone-cracking movie is filled with laughs, betrayal, happiness and acceptance at the end of the day.
The young couple go though all sorts of trails set-out by their parents, fights happen and ultimately, a break-up takes its course. The parents fight and they happen to realize that they are actually causing pain not only to themselves but their children as well.
Keeping up with the Kandasamy’s, has raked in a remarkable R1.6 million at the box office on opening weekend (3 March 2017), with an attendance of nearly 30 000 people. The film opened at number 3 on the Top 10 after Logan: The Wolverine and Fifty Shades Darker.
MORAL STORY OF KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMY’S
You never have to choose who your children date and the trails that they undergo. Happiness can happen to anyone and why judge their happiness? I have also learnt that not only can we fight over one lousy thing and not move on? This is where forgiveness comes into prospect.
Keeping With The Kandasamy’s is one Bollywood movie that will keep you laughing, be in tears for a moment and provides one with knowledge in general.
The film was produced in association with The National Film and Video Foundation, The Kwazulu Natal Film Commission, M-Net and The DTI, with distribution by Ster-Kinekor Entertainment. It features music by Kyle Deutsch and The Parlotones. The film is currently showing at selected theatres nationwide.
THE KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMY’S CAST