A cancelled honeymoon forces Atul and Vinya to spend their first days of marriage at the home of the groom's overpowering parents. Their increasingly fraught attempts to juggle sex, marriage and the demands of family make for rich and energetic comedy, thanks to Ayub Khan-Din's deft Asian update of a 1963 play by Bill Naughton (Alfie). Nigel Cole (Calendar Girls, Made in Dagenham) directs.
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