Review: MSG 2 Messenger Of God

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What is civilisation? Who are the truly civilised? Bear with me, for I agree no review of MSG2 Messenger Of God — coming to us from auteur godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan — should begin with any remotely deep conversation, but this production is an unlikely beast, a laughable product that nevertheless forces us to introspect a bit and ask ourselves who we are.

The first MSG was an outlandish work of gargantuan buffoonery wherein Mr Insan single-handedly waged war on drugs. In this sequel, he goes deep into weird jungles and tries, in his own smiling and uniquely violent way, to rehabilitate the savages. This, I feel after having sat through MSG2, might be more presumptuous even than most missionaries. Because who’s to say aboriginal “Junglee” savages are any less civilised than a hirsute man who leaps off jeeps — and onto elephants — while dressed…

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