Breaking free


Unless you reside beneath a rock, you undoubtedly would have heard about Neena Gupta and her daughter Masaba! Theirs is a narrative that has been performed within the tabloids and that’s what Netflix net sequence Masaba Masaba brings to you. Not solely is it a few mother-daughter bond, but additionally a commentary on the occasions we live in.

The opening credit name it fictional, however by means of the six episodes, there are scenes and circumstances that one has seen play up over the many years. The story is relatively linear — a daughter coping with private mess and a mom making an attempt to get out of knowledgeable lull; each taking refuge in social media.

As reel and actual merge, one does at occasions step into the sneakers of the protagonist and stroll that ‘not so conventional’ path. The sequence opens on a promising observe. One feels for Masaba and her state of affairs. The tales we dwell or see round — damaged bonds, parental points, personal-professional stability. One wonders if the lead actress would be capable to dwell as much as expectations, contemplating that in her debut she’s paired reverse Neena Gupta! Call it energy of the script or the screenwriters’ focus, Masaba truly shines. She is sensible and horny, poised and sensible. Sonam Nair — the author and director of the sequence — positive presents a slice from their lives.

Amongst the highs is a compelling story that belongs to our occasions, when it’s all proper to scribble one’s joys and sorrows on social media. Also, it’s all a few resilient spirit; breaking the patterns not serving any function, going through the music and beginning afresh. There is humour, particularly how Masaba retains going again to her life coach (performed by Pooja Bedi), a star spouse, who on document has extra points plaguing her life than Masaba’s! There are moments that shock you, comparable to the brand new assortment launch at a ship and the epic catastrophe that waits.

Surprise, nevertheless, is just not the energy of Masaba Masaba. Neena and Masaba’s life have panned out within the open. One needs one acquired to know extra about Neena Gupta although!

To see or to not see… Well, if you wish to decide up one thing gentle and acquainted, Masaba Masaba is for you. Just drift, don’t count on any revelations, although. It’s a narrative we already know — child-parent quibbles, pretend drama that carries on within the lifetime of glamour, celebs donning position of social media influencers. But on the coronary heart of it’s a mother-daughter duo who can quip and quiver, however are indomitable, united to face the world.

While the problems collected over the 5 30-minute episodes come clear within the final one, one needs it was this straightforward for everybody else too! But then, when has life stopped being a shocker?

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