Kriti Sanon and Karthik Aryan starrer Luka Chuppi turns two. This Laxman Utekar directorial deals with one of the most controversial issues in the Indian society: live-in relationships. Though movies like Cocktail, Shudh Desi Romance and Katti Batti have spoken about this concept earlier, Luka Chuppi’s take on it is a different one. It portrays what we may call live-in with family. The movie is one of its kind as it perfectly blends a stigamatised social issue with humour driving home why our outlook on live-in relationships should now change.
The stigma attached to live in relationships
The movie opens with reporters asking Nazeem Khan, a film star if he is an a live-in relationship. When he answers in the affirmative, there is a media uproar. This is because living with your partner outside wedlock is considered disgraceful and against India’s tradition and culture. He is believed to be a negative influence for the youth.
This notion holds true for Vishnu Trivedi, a…