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None of the lead characters invite your sympathy or attention — whether it is Mayera (Sonam Kapoor), a spoilt, petulant girl who thinks her boyfriend’s credit card limit is a sign of growth; Mayera’s loud, blustering father (Rishi Kapoor) who doesn’t think twice before spying on the boyfriend; or Mohit Chaddha (Ayushmann Khurrana), the boyfriend in question.
The problems in their lives seem self-created (Mohit runs up heavy credit card bills even when he is unemployed, and Mayera insists that he lie to her father about losing his job), and as a result, the humour falls flat. Except, of course, when it is unintentional.
You cannot help but laugh out loud when Mayera’s boss tells her that a Dubai job she had earlier declined has been offered to someone else, but she still stands a chance if she reaches Dubai before the other guy.