Movie Report : ' The One Hand ' And Saira ' Essay

1284 Words Oct 27th, 2016 6 Pages
It was 14th February 1993 – a black day; not for it stayed dark, overcast and rainy all day – typical London weather, but rather owing to the fact that doom descended on the lives of the two couples: Kaashi - Kamal on the one hand, and Saira - Jai on the other. They were two young married pairs of Indian origin in their early thirties, neighbours, living in London Middlesex, and coincidentally, both couples were about to become first-time parents in the next few hours. Quite a few similarities? Well, another and the most unfortunate one was – both pairs had a hothead each; i.e. Kaashi the angry young woman in the first one, whilst Jai the angry young man in the second. Fortunately, both madcaps had a cool-as-cucumber better half; Kamal: Kaashi’s hubby and Saira: Jai’s wifey.
On that Valentine’s evening when the foursome started off for the Portland Hospital to admit Kaashi for her delivery, Saira had also started experiencing pre-labour cramps. Although the journey was preceded by acrimony between the quarrelsome duo Jai and Kaashi – a bit of a spoiler; all of them were eagerly looking forward to the romantic day turning into the biggest day of their lives. However, soon that festive Sunday evening turned into an ill-fated one, when Kaashi and Jai needed to be rushed to the accident and emergency department of London’s Chelsea and Westminster hospital. Oh yes, along with Saira! So, in fact three people were admitted in an emergency, by the anguished fellow Kamal. Of course,…

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