Lust Stories 2 Review: Stellar Performances by Kajol and Neena Gupta, but ‘Sex With Ex’ Falls Short of Expectations

Let’s talk about the stories in “Lust Stories 2,” the much-anticipated sequel. Lust Stories 2,” a collection of four intriguing short films that explore different aspects of relationships and desires. Each story brings its own unique flavour to the table, with varying degrees of success.

Lust Stories 2 continues the tradition of its predecessor by presenting stories from a woman’s perspective. This anthology, helmed by talented directors R Balki, Konkona Sen Sharma, Sujoy Ghosh, and Amit Sharma, delves into the complexities of modern relationships through the exploration of sexuality and physical desires. Now, let’s delve into our Lust Stories 2 movie review to uncover the essence of this compelling anthology.

In the first story, “Made For Each Other,” Arjun (played by Angad Bedi) and Veda (played by Mrunal Thakur) are on the brink of getting married. The families gather to discuss wedding preparations, but things take an unexpected turn when Veda’s grandma (portrayed by Neena Gupta) insists that the couple should have sex before marriage to test their compatibility.

Mrunal Thakur
Mrunal Thakur (Credit: Lust Stories 2 – Netflix)

This humorous and thought-provoking tale, directed by R. Balki, keeps the audience engaged with its lighthearted treatment. Neena Gupta shines in her performance, while Mrunal Thakur showcases her growth as an actor. Angad Bedi’s character may feel a bit dull, but the supporting cast, including Hemant Kher and Kanupriya Pandit, adds depth to the story. 


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