Chandrakant Singh's 'Bin Bulaye Baraati' is like any other Bollywood's multi-starrer comic caper that promises to be different but like all, ends on a poor note. The story revolves around a gang of small town thieves who enter an unknown village as heroes. Filled with many characters, the uncertain story creates no strong plot for the film.
An underworld don Durjan Singh (Gulshan Grover) hands over a suitcase full of valuable jewels to Gajraj (Mukesh Tiwari) to get a good amount in return. Accidentally Aftab, aka AD, a small-time thief, gets his hands on the suitcase. Shreya (Priyanka Kothari), his love interest, along with her lover AD and his gang that comprises of Murari (Rajpal Yadav), Hazari (Sanjay Mishra) and Cheeta Singh (Vijay Raaz) reaches the village and from thereon the chase to get hold of the suitcase begins. Whereas Gajraj is after the suitcase, Durjan is behind his life for losing such valuables.
Incidentally, Johny Lever plays a 'gay' named Sajjan Singh and is the real blood brother of Durjan Singh. In the film's latter parts, it is revealed that Rajjo (Shweta Tiwari) is the daughter of Ajay Prakash (Shakti Kapoor).
Inspite of so many characters already in the film, there are few more who are introduced in the course, a dutiful police officer Pralaya Pratap (Om Puri) and police commissioner Sharma (Neeraj Vora) too play dumb characters. Then there is Mrs. Kusum Sharma (Rati Agnihotri) who plays the commissioner's wife in the film.
The story line moves on, without any logical connections between the characters and the screenplay, hardly makes the film funny. The jokes too are pitiful and aren't worth a laugh. The script doesn't do justice to veteran actors like Om Puri, Gulshan Grover and Johnny Lever, as their immense talent is wasted in the film. The dialogues of the film too are substandard and don't evoke laughter in the audience at all.
Aftab Shivdasani continues his poor run at the box-office with this one as well. It makes us wonder what made him sign the film that has no scope for him as an actor. RGV's (Ram Gopal Verma) muse Priyanka Kothari is no better and such roles will certainly do no good to her downtrodden career. Shweta Tiwari's item number and her tryst with acting puts up a decent show. Rati Agnihotri and Neeraj Vora look lost in the multi-starrer. The rest of the cast, Vijay Raaz, Manoj Joshi and Hemant Pandey, act fairly. On one side Rajpal Yadav adds no humor to the film, whereas Shakti Kapoor leaves an impression. Poor story and script adds woe to Chandrakant Singh's pitiable hand at direction.
Amongst the three item numbers, Mallika certainly stands out. Mallika's item number is the only highlight of the film, though the track is not exactly a chartbuster but Mallika's sizzling moves makes it raunchier. Still, that doesn't give one enough reason to go and watch the film.